Energy Systems Nuclear Operations Technology
- Apply a fundamental knowledge of mathematics, sciences (e.g. - physics, chemistry, and thermodynamics), and an understanding of the nuclear process while working in the nuclear industry
- Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills, with special emphasis on workplace, environmental, and safety concerns, to solve professional and technical challenges in the nuclear industry.
- Exhibit an understanding and adherence to the professional, social and ethical standards of the nuclear industry.
- Practice a commitment to be professionally and technically current with changing technologies in the nuclear industry through self-improvement and lifelong learning.
- Demonstrate communication and teamwork skills in diverse and multidisciplinary teams, while striving for increasing responsibilities and positions of leadership in the nuclear industry.
Graduates of the Nuclear Operations Technology program will have the following learned capabilities:
- an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
- an ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
- an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
- an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
- an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
* Enrollments: Number of students majoring in the program enrolled in the fall semester of the academic year.
Graduates: Number of students awarded a degree during the academic year.