Master of Engineering

In addition to the 25 hours listed, the Master of Engineering degree requires another 11 hours, for a total of 36 hours. The additional 11 hours should be elective courses (possibly including 685's), as decided by student's committee.

*DISCLAIMER*

These are sample degree plans and may be modified with advisor approval

Master of Engineering

Course NameCredits
NUEN 601 - Nuclear Reactor Theory 3 hrs
NUEN 604 - Radiation Interaction and Shielding 3 hrs
NUEN 605 - Radiation Detection and Nuclear Materials Management 3 hrs
NUEN 606 - Reactor Analysis and Experimentation
4 hrs
NUEN 610 - Design of Nuclear Reactors 4 hrs
NUEN 623 - Nuclear Engineering Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow 3 hrs
NUEN 624 - Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics and Stress Analysis 3 hrs
NUEN 681 - Seminar 2 hrs
NUEN 685 - Directed Studies 8 hrs

MATH 601 - Methods of Applied Mathematics I

MATH 602 - Methods and Applications of Partial Differential Equations

3 hrs
Total Credit Hours36 hrs

Notes:

  1. With advisor approval, students with sufficient background in heat transfer and fluid flow may substitute an elective.
  2. Instrumentation prerequisite for NUEN 606 can be met by a 2-hr NUEN 685 or other appropriate course(s).
  3. MATH course chosen by student's committee.

Master of Engineering with Nuclear Materials Option

Course NameCredits
NUEN 601 - Nuclear Reactor Theory 3 hrs
NUEN 604 - Radiation Interaction and Shielding
3 hrs
NUEN 605 - Radiation Detection and Nuclear Materials Management 3 hrs
NUEN 606 - Reactor Analysis and Experimentation
4 hrs
NUEN 651 - Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Nuclear Material Safeguards 3 hrs
NUEN 661 - Nuclear Fuel Performance 3 hrs
NUEN 662 - Nuclear Materials Under Extreme Conditions 3 hrs
NUEN 663 - Fundamentals of Ion Solid Interactions 3 hrs
NUEN 661 - Seminar 2 hrs
NUEN 685 - Directed Studies 5 hrs

MATH 601 - Methods of Applied Mathematics I

MATH 602 - Methods and Applications of Partial Differential Equations

3 hrs
Total Credit Hours36 hrs

Notes:

  1. With consent of advisor, the NUEN 604/606 combination may be replaced with NUEN 624/610.
  2. Instrumentation prerequisite for NUEN 606 can be met by a 2-hr NUEN 685 or other appropriate course(s).
  3. MATH course chosen by student's committee.