The Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology is designed for reactor operators and related workers in the nuclear industry or in the U.S. Navy nuclear power program. Credits may be earned from the Navy Basic Nuclear Power School, advanced Navy training, NRRPT certification, NRC licensure or professional training. The BSAST in Nuclear Engineering Technology degree is a 120-credit program.
View information on the BSAST degree in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology, which is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.
View information on the Second Degree Program in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology.
|I. General Education Requirements||60|
|A. Intellectual and Practical Skills
|B. Civic and Global Learning
|C. Knowledge of Human Cultures||9|
|D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World||8|
|F. General Education Electives||16|
|II. Area of Study: Nuclear Engineering Technology||45|
|A. Nuclear Physics||3|
|B. Heat Transfer||3|
|C. Fluid Mechanics||3|
|D. Reactors and Systems
|E. Radiation Effects
|F. Safety and Protection
|G. Nuclear Electives
|H. Current Trends & Applications||3|
|The following courses are required for the BSAST Degree in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart.||30|
- How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Most students have earned credit from the Navy Basic Nuclear Power School, which covers more than half of the area of study. Credit may also be earned by advanced Navy training, Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), NRC license, NRRPT certification or ACE-reviewed company training.
Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.
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Last updated November 24, 2017