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2024 Nuclear Engineering Science Major Curriculum


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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Courses Choose 11 of 11
MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN 3.0  
MC364 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3.5  
NE300 FUNDAMENTALS OF NUCLEAR ENGR 3.0  
NE355 NUCLEAR REACTOR ENGINEERING 3.5  
NE361 COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN IN NE 3.0  
NE400 NUCLEAR ENGINEERING SEMINAR 1.0  
NE450 NUCLEAR WEAPONS EFFECTS 3.0  
NE452 INSTRUMENTATION AND SHIELDING 3.5  
NE461 ADV COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN IN NE 3.0  
NE474 RADIOLOGICAL SAFETY 3.0  
PH365 MODERN PHYSICS 3.0  
AND
Enrichment Electives Choose 1 of 16
Cadets who select ME301 as a Complementary Support Course must take ME362 as enrichment elective.
CH362 MASS & ENERGY BALANCES 3.5  
CH485 HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 3.5  
EE377 ELECTRICAL POWER ENGNRNG 3.0  
EM384 ANYL METH FOR ENGR MANAGEMENT 3.0  
EM411 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.5  
EV350 ENVIRONMNTL ENGR TECHNOLOGIES 3.0  
MC312 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS II 3.0  
MC380 ENGINEERING MATERIALS 3.5  
ME202 INTRO COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS 3.0  
ME403 MANUFACTURING/MACHINE COMP DSN 3.5  
ME472 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS 3.0  
MG382 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3.0  
PL394 ANTHROPOMETRICS & BIOMECHANICS 3.0  
PL479 LEADING ORGNZS THRU CHANGE 3.0  
XE442 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENGINEERING 3.0  
AND

Complementary Support Courses Choose 3 of 5
For the math requirement, a cadet should take MA364 but may substitute MA365 if qualified. Cadets will choose MC311 or ME301 from this list.
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
MA364 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 3.0  
MA365 ADV MATH FOR ENGRS/SCIENTISTS 3.0  
MC311 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS I 3.5  
ME301 THERMODYNAMICS 3.5  
AND

Integrative Experience for the Major Choose 2 of 2
NE495 ADV NUC SYSTEM DESIGN PROJ I 3.5  
NE496 ADV NUC SYSTEM DESIGN PROJ II 3.0  
AND
Science Depth  
Cadets in this major must take PH206 to satisfy the Science Depth requirement.
PH202 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH206 PHYSICS II 4.0  
STEM Depth  
Cadets in this major must take MA205 to satisfy the STEM Depth requirement.
MA205 CALCULUS II 4.0  
AND

Curriculum Requirements  
IT/CYBER Requirement  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the IT/CYBER requirement by successfully completing the IT/CYBER content in the core curriculum, EE301 and NE361.
EE301 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN 3.5  
NE361 COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN IN NE 3.0  
Core Engineering Sequence  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the core engineering requirement as part of their major courses.
Writing-in-the-Major  
Cadets in this major satisfy the West Point Writing Program requirement by successfully completing writing requirements in the core curriculum and this course in the major.
NE400 NUCLEAR ENGINEERING SEMINAR 1.0  

2024 Nuclear Engineering Science Major Remarks

Alternate major for Nuclear Engineering.