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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - NUCLEAR PROGRAM OF STUDY

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Mechanical Engineering Technology

To provide students with training and technical skills associated with nuclear concepts which will prepare them for employment as industrial technicians supporting the nuclear power industries.

This program uses classroom and laboratory experiences to prepare graduates to work as engineering technicians and related engineering technology positions in industries relating to nuclear power generation.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: NET

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
ENG 260 Advanced Technical Communications 3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
MAT 120 Probability And Statistics 3 0 3
PHY 201 Physics I 3 3 4
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
24 6 26

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
EGT 106 Print Reading & Sketching 3 0 3
NET 113 Nuclear Physics 2 3 3
NET 130 Radiological Protection 3 0 3
NET 230 Nuclear Plant Chemistry 2 3 3
15 9 18

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
EET 103 Introduction to Electronics 2 3 3
MET 216 Fluid Mechanics 2 3 3
MET 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 3 3
MET 226 Applied Heat Principles 3 3 4
MET 240 Mechanical Senior Project 0 3 1
NET 112 Nuclear Power Plant Components 3 0 3
NET 122 Nuclear Electrical Sciences 2 3 3
NET 215 Nuclear Reactor Physics 2 3 3
NET 237 Nuclear Reactor Safety 2 0 2
NET 240 Nuclear Primary and Secondary Systems 3 0 3
21 21 28
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  72

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGT 106 Print Reading & Sketching 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
NET 112 Nuclear Power Plant Components 3 0 3
15 0 15

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
MAT 120 Probability And Statistics 3 0 3
NET 130 Radiological Protection 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
12 3 13

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
EET 103 Introduction to Electronics 2 3 3
ENG 260 Advanced Technical Communications 3 0 3
NET 122 Nuclear Electrical Sciences 2 3 3
NET 237 Nuclear Reactor Safety 2 0 2
PHY 201 Physics I 3 3 4
12 9 15

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
MET 216 Fluid Mechanics 2 3 3
NET 113 Nuclear Physics 2 3 3
NET 230 Nuclear Plant Chemistry 2 3 3
NET 240 Nuclear Primary and Secondary Systems 3 0 3
11 12 15

SEMESTER 5 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
MET 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2 3 3
MET 226 Applied Heat Principles 3 3 4
MET 240 Mechanical Senior Project 0 3 1
NET 215 Nuclear Reactor Physics 2 3 3
XXX XXX Elective: Social/Behavioral Science 3 0 3
10 12 14
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  72

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: David Edwards

Waiting List: No

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