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  • Nuclear Engineering

    The major in nuclear engineering educates students to work professionally in areas related to the control and safe utilization of nuclear energy, radiation and radioactivity.

    Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

    Nuclear Engineering major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Pass an assessment by two or more faculty and/or industry practitioners of performance on a major design experience.
    • Pass assessment in two or more courses of individual assignments targeted to each learning outcome. Assessment will be provided by the instructor of the course according to department standards.
    • Complete an exit interview in your final semester.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering for problem solving in engineering.
    2. Design and conduct experiments and analyze and interpret experimental data.
    3. Develop an engineering design to meet specific technical requirements within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, health and safety and reliability.
    4. Foster the need for lifelong learning and the ability to adapt this to engineering practice.
    5. Function effectively on multidisciplinary skills teams.
    6. Communicate effectively, using both oral and written presentations, in engineering practice
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6
    ENU 4001 I          
    ENU 4103 R   I I    
    ​ENU 4133  ​  ​
    ENU 4134   R R R    
    ENU 4192 A   A A A A
    ENU 4505L   A     R R
    ENU 4612C   I     I I
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    Assessment Types

    • Instructor's outcome scorecards
    • Senior exit survey
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