Nuclear Energy Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Nuclear Energy Technology


The Nuclear Energy Technology program prepares students to move directly into the workforce upon graduation. Students will be qualified for entry-level positions in nuclear power maintenance and technology. Courses provide students with a solid foundation in basic scientific principles as well as mathematics. Students are exposed to the theory, materials and equipment necessary to work in the nuclear technology field. Special emphasis is placed on nuclear safety and procedures.


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First Semester

  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • NET 111 Mathematics for Energy Technicians
  • NET 115 Mechanical Sciences
  • Social Science Elective or
  • Humanities Elective


Second Semester

  • ENG 122 Business and Occupational Writing
  • MAT 137 College Algebra
  • NET 130 Applied Physics and Chemistry
  • NET 131 Nuclear Industry Fundamental Concepts
  • NET 133 Electrical Science


Third Semester

  • NET 211 Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
  • NET 213 Instrumentation and Control I
  • NET 251 Maintenance: Electrical Systems
  • NET 261 Nuclear Plant Systems and Components – PWR
  • PHY 101 Physics I


Fourth Semester

  • ENG 202 Introduction to Speech Communication
  • NET 221 Nuclear Science
  • NET 223 Reactor Plant Protection and Safety
  • NET 225 Instrumentation and Control II
  • NET 263 Nuclear Plant Systems and Components - BWR