Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear Engineering courses

  Units
12 units from an approved list of Nuclear Engineering graduate courses that is updated annually 12

Listed below are recommended courses for four concentrations. Please check the department web site for updates.

Nuclear Reactor Design, Management and Infrastructure Concentration

Course # Course title Units
NE 200M Introduction to Nuclear Engineering 3
NE 215M Nuclear Reactor Theory 4
NE 220M Nuclear Materials 3
NE 256M Nuclear Criticality Safety 3
NE 260 Thermal Aspects of Nuclear Reactors 4
NE 261M Nuclear Power Engineering 4
NE 267 Risk-Informed Design for Advanced Nuclear Systems 3
NE 270 Advanced Nuclear Reactors 3
NE 275 Principles and Methods of Risk Analysis 4

 

Applied Nuclear Science and Radiation Detection Concentration

Course # Course title Units
NE 220M Nuclear Materials 3
NE 204 Advanced Concepts in Radiation Detection and Measurements 3
NE 210M Nuclear Reactions and Radiation 4
NE 211M Radiation Detection and Nuclear Instruments 4
NE 220M Nuclear Materials 3
NE 230 Analytical Methods for Non-Proliferation 3
NE C282 Charged Particle Sources and Beam Technology 3
NE C285 Nuclear Security: The Nexus Between Policy and Technology 4

 

Nuclear Materials and Manufacturing Concentration

Course # Course title Units
NE 200M Introduction to Nuclear Engineering 3
NE 210M Nuclear Reactions and Radiation 4
NE 220M Nuclear Materials 3
NE 220 Irradiation Effects in Nuclear Materials 3
NE 221 Corrosion in Nuclear Power Systems 3
NE 261M Nuclear Power Engineering 4
NE 270 Advanced Nuclear Reactors 3
NE C226 Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3

 

Medical Physics Concentration

Course # Course title Units
NE 200M Introduction to Nuclear Engineering 3
NE 210M Nuclear Reactions and Radiation 4
NE 211M Radiation Detection and Nuclear Instruments 4
NE 262 Radiobiology 3
BIOE C261* Medical Imaging Signals and Systems 4
BIOE 263* Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biophotonics 4
BIOE C265* Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 4

*to be cross-listed