Technical Electives

CONCENTRATION OF TECHNICAL ELECTIVES:

 
 

POWER, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT Electives Listing

Power, Safety & Environment students must take a minimum of six hours from the following list:
Hours NPRE Electives
2 or 3 NPRE 201 — Energy Systems
3 NPRE 412 — Nuclear Power Econ & Fuel Management
3 NPRE 442 — Radioactive Waste Management
3 NPRE 457 — Safety Analysis Nuclear Reactor Systems
3 NPRE 480 — Topics in Energy Security
3 NPRE 481 — Writing Sem on Tech & Security
*Satisfies the General Education criteria for an Advanced Composition course.
1 NPRE 482 — Military & Civ Uses Nuclear Energy
1 NPRE 483 — Seminar on Security
Variable NPRE 498 — Special Topics (Contact NPRE Student Services for current list of approved course sections and topics.)


 

POWER, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT Technical Electives

Power, Safety & Environment students must select the remaining 11 hours of technical electives from the following lists, or course sequences that provide similar depth in a single discipline:

Hours Common Engineering and Technical Electives
3 or 4 MATH 415 — Applied Linear Algebra
1 NPRE 199A — Undergraduate Open Seminar
*May be taken up to 2 times in separate seminars for credit towards concentration.
3 NPRE 470 — Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Sources
3 NPRE 475 — Wind Power Systems
Hours Thermal Sciences
4 ME 320 — Heat Transfer
3 ME 400 — Energy Conversion Systems
3 ME 402 — Design of Thermal Systems
4 ME 404 — Intermediate Thermodynamics
4 ME 410 — Intermediate Gas Dynamics
4 ME 411 — Viscous Flow and Heat Transfer
4 ME 420 — Intermediate Heat Transfer
  Power and Control Systems
3 ECE 329 — Intro Electromagnetic Fields
4 ECE 410 — Digital Signal Processing, I
3 ECE 430 — Power Ckts & Electromechanics
3 ECE 476 — Power System Analysis
4 ECE 486 — Control Systems
  Solid, Fluid and Continuum Mechanics
3 TAM 251 — Introductory Solid Mechanics
1 TAM 252 — Solid Mechanics Design
3 TAM 424 — Mechanics of Structural Metals
4 TAM 435 — Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
4 TAM 445 — Continuum Mechanics
4 TAM 451 — Intermediate Solid Mechanics
3 TAM 456 — Experimental Stress Analysis
  Computational Sciences and Engineering
3 CS 257 — Numerical Methods
3 CS 450 — Numerical Analysis
3 CS 455 — Numerical Methods for PDEs
3 CS 458 — Numerical Linear Algebra
3 CSE 413/CS 459/MATH 459 — Numerical Approx and ODEs (OLD COURSE)
3 ME 471 — Intro to Finite Element Analysis
  Environmental Engineering and Science
3 CEE 201 — Systems Engineering & Economics
3 CEE 330 — Environmental Engineering
3 CEE 437 — Water Quality Engineering
2 or 4 CEE 443 — Env Eng Principles, Chemical
3 CEE 444 — Env Eng Principles, Biological
3 CEE 445 — Air Quality Modeling
3 CEE 446 — Air Quality Engineering
3 CEE 447 — Atmospheric Chemistry

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PLASMA AND FUSION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Plasma and Fusion Science and Engineering students must select the remaining 14 hours of electives from the following lists, or course sequences that provide similar depth in a single discipline:

Hours Common Engineering and Technical Electives
3 or 4 MATH 415 — Applied Linear Algebra
1 NPRE 199A — Undergraduate Open Seminar
*May be taken up to 2 times in separate seminars for credit towards concentration.
2 or 3 NPRE 201 — Energy Systems
3 NPRE 470 — Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Sources
3 NPRE 481 — Writing Sem on Tech & Security
*Satisfies the General Education criteria for an Advanced Composition course.
Variable NPRE 498 — Special Topics (Contact NPRE Student Services for current list of approved course sections and topics.)
Hours Physical Science Electives
3 CHEM 104 — General Chemistry II (Physical Version)
1 CHEM 105 — General Chemistry Lab II (Physical Version)
3 PHYS 435 — Electromagnetic Fields I
3 PHYS 436 — Electromagnetic Fields II
4 PHYS 460 — Condensed Matter Physics
  Electrical Engineering Electives
3 ECE 329 — Intro Electromagnetic Fields
3 ECE 440 — Solid State Electronic Devices
3 ECE 441 — Physics & Modeling Semicond Dev
4 ECE 444 — IC Device Theory & Fabrication
3 ECE 484 — Prin Adv Microelec Processing
  Electronic Materials Electives
3 MSE 304 — Electronic Properties of Matls
3 MSE 403 — Synthesis of Materials
3 MSE 460 — Electronic Materials & Processes, I
3 MSE 461 — Electronic Materials & Processes, II
3 MSE 462 — Electronic Materials Lab

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RADIOLOGICAL, MEDICAL AND INSTRUMENTATION APPLICATIONS

Radiological, Medical and Instrumentation Application students must select 21 to 22 hours from the following lists, or course sequences that provide similar depth in a single discipline.

The initial list contains technical courses that are prerequisite for the more advanced sequences.

Hours Common Engineering and Technical Electives
1 BIOE 120 — Introduction to Bioengineering
3 CHEM 104 — General Chemistry II (Physical Version)
1 CHEM 105 — General Chemistry Lab II (Physical Version)
3 CHEM 232 — Elementary Organic Chemistry I
2 CHEM 233 — Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab I
4 IB 150 — Organismal & Evolutionary Biol
1 IB 151 — Organismal & Evol Biol Lab
3 or 4 MATH 415 — Applied Linear Algebra
4 MCB 150 — Molec & Cellular Basis of Life
1 MCB 151 — Molec & Cellular Laboratory
1 NPRE 199A — Undergraduate Open Seminar
*May be taken up to 2 times in separate seminars for credit towards concentration.
2 or 3 NPRE 201 — Energy Systems
3 NPRE 421 — Plasma and Fusion Science
3 NPRE 481 — Writing Sem on Tech & Security
*Satisfies the General Education criteria for an Advanced Composition course.
Variable NPRE 498 — Special Topics (Contact NPRE Student Services for current list of approved course sections and topics.)
4 TAM 335 — Introductory Fluid Mechanics or ME 310 — Intro Gas Dynamics
  Biomolecular Engineering Electives
1 BIOE 120 — Introduction to Bioengineering
3 BIOE 414 — Biomedical Instrumentation or
BIOE 472 — Techniques in Biomolecular Eng
3 CHEM 232 — Elementary Organic Chemistry I
3 MCB 450 — Introductory Biochemistry
3 MCB 401 — Cell & Membrane Physiology or
BIOP 401 — Introduction to Biophysics
2 MCB 403 — Cell & Membrane Physiology Lab
  Biomedical Engineering Electives
1 BIOE 120 — Introduction to Bioengineering
3 CHEM 232 — Elementary Organic Chemistry I
3 ECE 280 — Biomedical Imaging
3 BIOE 414 — Biomedical Instrumentation or
BIOE 472 — Techniques in Biomolecular Eng
2 BIOE 415 — Biomedical Instrumentation Lab
3 ECE 480 — Magnetic Resonance Imaging
3 MCB 401 — Cell & Membrane Physiology or
BIOP 401 — Introduction to Biophysics
3 MCB 402 — Sys & Integrative Physiology
2 MCB 403 — Cell & Membrane Physiology Lab
2 MCB 404 — Sys & Integrative Physiol Lab
MCB 103 — Intro to Human Physiology

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