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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Nuclear Engineering Curriculum


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First Year


Fall


 

  • MANE 1961 Intro to Nuclear Engineering Credit Hours: 1
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Free Elective I Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

 

Spring


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Spring


  • Professional Development II Credit Hours: 2
    (See footnote 5 below)

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Restricted (NE) Elective I Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective II Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3
    (See footnote 4 below)
  • Restricted (NE) Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective III Credit Hours: 4

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Electives


In this area, the electives are based on the Institute and School of Engineering requirements. Students are urged to elect humanities, arts, and social science sequences through which they will obtain adequate breadth and depth in subject areas. Students desiring minors in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences must consult the school or department in which the courses are offered to obtain further information and specific requirements.

Footnotes


  1. Includes Professional Development I.
  2. Other 1-credit Engineering Exploration courses, such as ENGR 1300 may be substituted.
  3. May be taken either semester senior year. 
  4. Any course in engineering or science at 2000 level or higher.
  5. Students choose either PSYC 4170 or STSS 4840 to fulfill this requirement.
  6. MATH 2010 and MATH 2400 may be taken in either semster of the second year.

Dual Major Programs


Dual major programs in Nuclear Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are available to students who follow prescribed programs that can be completed in eight semesters.  Degree templates for dual majors offered by the MANE department may be found here: http://www.eng.rpi.edu/mane/undergraduate.cfm.

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