Program Educational Objectives
The educational objectives of the Nuclear Engineering program are to graduate students who will:
- To gain an in-depth knowledge of nuclear science and engineering by using relevant mathematical tools and methods of nuclear science.
- To develop an understanding of the different tools of modern nuclear energy production, transport, and usage.
- To develop an understanding of the computational methods and techniques involved in the production and usage of safe nuclear energy.
- To provide knowledge of safety and environmental issues resulting from the deployment and utilization of nuclear energy stations.
- To provide a general understanding of the issues related to the peaceful use of nuclear energy including non-proliferation, the required safeguards to prevent non-peaceful utilization of the fuel cycle and an understanding of the general public policy issues related to the use of nuclear energy.
- To provide an understanding of the health related issues of radiation, and also the utilization of nuclear isotopes for medical, food and agricultural applications.
Upon successful completion of the B.Sc. degree in Nuclear Engineering, the students will have:
a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, to analyze and interpret data
c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
g) An ability to communicate effectively
h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and
i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
j) A knowledge of contemporary issues
k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering