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Nuclear Energy Technology

Associate in Applied Science

 

Nuclear Energy Technology

Nuclear power is a clean energy that plays a major role in the US and accounts for about 20% of total electricity generated.  If you have a strong interest in clean energy alternatives, electricity or nuclear technologies, this is the program for you! Our program provides students with a solid foundation in basic scientific principles, mathematics, theory, and the materials and equipment necessary to work in the nuclear technology field. A strong emphasis is placed on nuclear safety and procedures.

Students who successfully complete the program may pursue entry-level careers as Nuclear Technicians or Nuclear Operators. Although the program is not designed for transfer, some credits may be transferrable to a 4-year institution for advanced studies.

 

 

 

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CAREER

Students who complete the Nuclear Energy Technology, Associate of Applied Sciences may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
  • Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
  • Power Distributors and Dispatchers
  • Power Plant Operators

 

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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
CSC115 Computer Applications 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
NET111 Mathematics for Energy Technicians 4 $50.00 $760.00 $810.00
NET115 Mechanical Sciences 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
HUM/SOC-ELEC Humanities/Social Science Elective 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $3,140.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ENG122 Business and Occupational Writing 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
MAT137 College Algebra 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
NET130 Appiled Physics and Chemistry 4 $50.00 $760.00 $810.00
NET131 Nuclear Industry Fundamental Concepts 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
NET133 Electrical Science 4 $50.00 $760.00 $810.00
Subtotal: $3,380.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
NET211 Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
NET213 Instrumentation and Control I 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
NET251 Maintenance Electrical Technicians 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
NET261 Nuclear Plant Systems and Components - PWR 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
PHY101 Physics I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
Subtotal: $3,372.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ENG202 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
NET221 Nuclear Science 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
NET223 Reactor Plant Protection and Safety 4 $50.00 $760.00 $810.00
NET225 Instrumentation and Control II 4 $182.00 $760.00 $942.00
NET263 Nuclear Plant Systems and Components - BWR 3 $50.00 $570.00 $620.00
Subtotal: $3,562.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Total Program Cost: $13,454.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.