Nuclear Science and Engineering (Course 22)

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Science and Engineering

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)

The General Institute Requirements include a Communication Requirement that is integrated into both the HASS Requirement and the requirements of each major; see details below.

Summary of Subject Requirements Subjects
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Requirement [can be satisfied by 22.04[J] in the Departmental Program]; at least two of these subjects must be designated as communication-intensive (CI-H) to fulfill the Communication Requirement. 8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 8.03 and 22.071 in the Departmental Program] 2
Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [can be satisfied by 22.09 in the Departmental Program] 1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17
Physical Education Requirement
Swimming requirement, plus four physical education courses for eight points.

Departmental Program

Choose at least two subjects in the major that are designated as communication-intensive (CI-M) to fulfill the Communication Requirement.

Basic RequirementsUnits
2.005Thermal-Fluids Engineering I12
8.03Physics III12
18.03Differential Equations 112
22.01Introduction to Nuclear Engineering and Ionizing Radiation12
22.071Electronics, Signals, and Measurement12
Select one of the following:12
Computer Programming for Engineering Applications
Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers
Introduction to Computer Science and Programming
Computational Methods of Scientific Programming
Required Core Subjects
22.02Introduction to Applied Nuclear Physics12
22.033Nuclear Systems Design Project15
22.04[J]Social Problems of Nuclear Energy12
22.05Neutron Science and Reactor Physics12
22.06Engineering of Nuclear Systems12
22.09Principles of Nuclear Radiation Measurement and Protection12
Required Thesis 2
22.THTUndergraduate Thesis Tutorial3
22.THUUndergraduate Thesis9
Mathematics Elective
Select one of the following:12
Introduction to Probability I
and Introduction to Probability II
Complex Variables with Applications
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Methods for Scientists and Engineers
Probability and Random Variables
Restricted Electives in NSE
In consultation with advisor, select two subjects in NSE24
Units in Major195
Unrestricted Electives48
Units in Major That Also Satisfy the GIRs(48)
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree195

The units for any subject that counts as one of the 17 GIR subjects cannot also be counted as units required beyond the GIRs.


 18.032 Differential Equations is also an acceptable option.


 Unit totals shown are the minimum requirements.