The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology offers a number of courses leading to a Minor in Nuclear Engineering. The program is offered through the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The purpose of the program is to educate the participating students in the fundamentals of nuclear engineering, nuclear energy conversion, reactor operation, and radiation detection & protection. Graduates can seek career opportunities in the nuclear industry or pursue a graduate degree in Nuclear Engineering.
To receive a minor in Nuclear Engineering, students need to take ENGR 3501 and select four of the five other classes offered under Elective Courses (ENGR 3502, ENGR 4501, ENGR 4502, ENGR 4503, and ENGR 4504)