Nuclear Engineering (BS)

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Wed, 2009-07-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1
E 101 Intro to Engr & Prob Solving1
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research1
MA 141 Calculus I1
PE 10* Fitness & Wellness Course*

3
1
1
1
4
4
1

15

 CSC 112 Intro to Computing -FORTRAN
MA 241 Calculus II1
PY 205 Physics for Engr & Sci I1
EC 205 Economics (or EC 201 or ARE 201)*
GEP Requirement*

3
4
4
3
3

17

 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
MAE 206 Engineering Statics
MA 242 Calculus III
NE 201 Intro to Nuclear Engr
PY 208 Physics for Engr & Sci II
Advanced Comm Elective 2

3
4
2
4
3

16

 MAE 208 Engineering Dynamics
MA 341 Appl Differential Eq
NE 202 Rad. Sources Interact & Detect1
GEP Requirement*
GEP Requirement*

3
3
4
3
3

16

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
MAE 301 Engr Thermo I
MA 401 Appl Diff Equations II
NE 301 Fund of Nuclear Engr1
ISE 311 Engr Ec Analysis
GEP Requirement*

3
3
4
3
3

16

 MAE 308 Fluid Mechanics
MSE 201 Struct Prop of Engr Mat
NE 400 Nuclear React Ener Conver
NE 401 React Analysis & DES
Phys Ed/Healthy Living Elective*

3
3
4
4
1

15

 
SENIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

NE 402 Reactor Engr
NE 404 Rad Safety & Shielding
NE 406 Nuclear Engr Senior Design Prep
NE Elective3
Tech Elective 4

4
3
1
3
3

14

 

NE 405 Reactor Systems
NE 408 Nucl Engr Des Proj
ENGR Tech Elective 5
GEP Requirement*
GEP Requirement*

3
3
3
3
2-3

14-15

 
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*:123
 
Footnotes:    
 

Major/Program requirements and footnotes:

  1. Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.
  2. Advanced Communication Elective: COM 110, COM 112, COM 146, COM 211, ENG 215, ENG 288, ENG 289, ENG 322, ENG 331, ENG 332, ENG 333, FLA 201, FLA 202, FLC 201, FLC 202, FLF 201, FLF 202, FLF 208, FLG 201, FLG 202, FLI 201, FLI 202, FLJ 201, FLJ 202, FLJ 203, FLJ 203, FLJ 204, FLJ 205, FLK 201, FLK 202, FLN 201, FLN 202, FLP 201, FLR 201, FLR 202, FLS 201, FLS 202, FLS 208, GRK 201, GRK 202, LAT 201, LAT 202, PER 201, PER 202. If any of the listed courses are taken to satisfy this requirement, must take another course for any of the GEP requirements.
  3. Nuclear Engineering Electives: NE 409, NE 412, NE 418, NE 509, NE 512, NE/PY 528.
  4. Technical Electives: CSC 302; CH 315, 331; MA 405, 427; PY 341, 411, 414, 415, 525; ST 361, 370, 371.
  5. Engineering Technical Electives:  Any course from the list of approved NE electives (Footnote 3) or any College of Engineering course at the 300-level or above, except for CSC courses.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements:

To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION - 2 hours to be selected from the approved GEP Physical Education list.
a. One fitness and wellness course (any PE 100-level course).
b. One additional credit hour of PE activity courses above 100 level.
HUMANITIES - 6 credits to be selected in two different disciplines from the approved GEP Humanities list.
SOCIAL SCIENCES  - 3 credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205 (or EC201 or ARE 201) taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.
ADDITIONAL BREADTH - 3 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts lists.
INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES  - 5-6 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list.
Co-requisites:
U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites.
Foreign Language proficiency at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation.