Nuclear Engineering - BS

The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering degree program aims to educate and prepare future nuclear engineering professionals, researchers and leaders in the fields of nuclear science and nuclear technologies, including nuclear reactor design/operation/simulation/maintenance, nuclear energy production, radiation detection, radiological health technologies, computational method developments, nuclear materials, nuclear security and nuclear policies. The program is built upon a solid foundation and training from physics, mathematics and mechanical engineering. The program integrates fundamentals, applications and hands-on practices in nuclear-specific topics. Upon graduation, students are ready for jobs in academic fields, national laboratories, industry and professional schools. Students can expect to be instilled with the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and prepared to meet the complex challenges associated with nuclear science and engineering.