2013-14 Degree Plan

Nuclear Engineering, BS

School of Engineering: Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
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4 Year Plan

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Starting Math 150

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CNM to UNM Transfer

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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 101: Composition I: Expositions 3 C
Cc MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
CHNE 101: Introduction to Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 1 C
CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 32 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 102: Composition II: Analysis and Argument 3 C
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
Cc PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry II Lab 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 48 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHNE 230: Principles of Radiation Protection 3 C-
ECON 105: Macroeconomics 3 C
MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 65 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHNE 231: Principles of Nuclear Engineering 3 C-
CHNE 213: Laboratory Electronics for Chemical and Nuclear Engineers 3 C-
CHNE 372: Nuclear Materials Engineering 2 C-
CHNE 314: Thermodynamics and Nuclear Systems 3 C-
Cc MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C
PHYC 262: General Physics III 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 81 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHNE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
CHNE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
Cc CHNE 323L: Radiation Detection and Measurement 3 C-
Cc CHNE 470: Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials 3 C-
CE 202: Engineering Statics 3 C-
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 98 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHNE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
CHNE 313L: Introduction to Laboratory Techniques 3 C-
Cc CHNE 310: Neutron Diffusion 3 C-
Cc CHNE 330: Nuclear Engineering Science 2 C-
Technical Elective 3 C-
Second Language 3 C-
Term Hours: 17
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 116 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHNE 410: Nuclear Reactor Theory I 3 C-
Cc CHNE 464: Thermal Hydraulics of System 3 C-
Cc CHNE 497L: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering Design 3 C-
Cc CHNE 462: Monte Carlo Techniques 3 C-
Cc Technical Elective 3 C-
Cc Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 133 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHNE 413L: Nuclear Engineering Lab 3 C-
Cc CHNE 452: Senior Seminar 1 C-
Cc CHNE 498L: Nuclear Engineering Design 4 C-
Cc Nuclear Engineering Technical Elective 3 C-
Social Science 3 C-
Fine Arts 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 17 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 101: Composition I: Expositions 3 C
    Cc MATH 150: Pre-Calculus Mathematics 3 C
    Cc MATH 123: Trigonometry 3 C
    CHNE 101: Introduction to Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 1 C
    CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
    CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
    Humanities 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 34 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 102: Composition II: Analysis and Argument 3 C
    MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
    Cc PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
    CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
    CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
    CHEM 123L: General Chemistry II Lab 1 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 50 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 230: Principles of Radiation Protection 3 C-
    ECON 105: Macroeconomics 3 C
    MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
    PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
    ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 69 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 231: Principles of Nuclear Engineering 3 C-
    CHNE 213: Laboratory Electronics for Chemical and Nuclear Engineers 3 C-
    CHNE 314: Thermodynamics and Nuclear Systems 3 C-
    MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
    Cc MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C
    PHYC 262: General Physics III 3 C
    Term Hours: 19
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 87 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
    CHNE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 323L: Radiation Detection and Measurement 3 C-
    CHNE 372: Nuclear Materials Engineering 2 C-
    Cc CHNE 470: Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials 3 C-
    CE 202: Engineering Statics 3 C-
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 104 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHNE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
    CHNE 313L: Introduction to Laboratory Techniques 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 310: Neutron Diffusion 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 330: Nuclear Engineering Science 2 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C-
    Second Language 3 C-
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 122 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 410: Nuclear Reactor Theory I 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 464: Thermal Hydraulics of System 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 497L: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering Design 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 462: Monte Carlo Techniques 3 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C-
    Humanities 3 C
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 139 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 413L: Nuclear Engineering Lab 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 452: Senior Seminar 1 C-
    Cc CHNE 498L: Nuclear Engineering Design 4 C-
    Cc Nuclear Engineering Technical Elective 3 C-
    Social Science 3 C-
    Fine Arts 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1101: College Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1710: Calculus I (CNM) 4 C
    CHEM 1710: General Chemistry I (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 1792: General Chemistry I Lab (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty (CNM) 1 C
    IT 1010: Introduction to Computers (CNM) 3 C
    ENGR 1010: Survey of Engineering Fields (CNM) 1 C
    • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 34 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1102: Analytic and Argumentative Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1715: Calculus II (CNM) 4 C
    CHEM 1810: General Chemistry II (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 1892: General Chemistry II Lab (CNM) 1 C
    CSCI 1153: Programming in Matlab (CNM) 4 C
    Fine Arts (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 42 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc PHYS 1710: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1792: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 8
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 57 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc ENG 2219: Technical Writing (CNM) 3 C
    MATH 2710: Calculus III (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1810: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (CNM) 4 C
    PHYC 1892: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 73 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ECON 2200: Macroeconomics (CNM) 3 C
    MATH 2910: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations (CNM) 3 C
    PHYS 2710: OPhysics for Scientists and Engineers III (CNM) 4 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty (CNM) 6 C
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 79 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Social/Behavioral Science (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 6
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 95 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
    CHNE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 323L: Radiation Detection and Measurement 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 470: Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials 3 C-
    CE 202: Engineering Statics 3 C-
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 112 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHNE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
    CHNE 313L: Introduction to Laboratory Techniques 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 310: Neutron Diffusion 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 330: Nuclear Engineering Science 2 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C-
    Second Language 3 C-
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 127 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 410: Nuclear Reactor Theory I 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 464: Thermal Hydraulics of System 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 497L: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering Design 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 462: Monte Carlo Techniques 3 C-
    Cc Technical Elective 3 C-
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 10 Hours Towards Degree: 140 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHNE 413L: Nuclear Engineering Lab 3 C-
    Cc CHNE 452: Senior Seminar 1 C-
    Cc CHNE 498L: Nuclear Engineering Design 4 C-
    Cc Nuclear Engineering Technical Elective 3 C-
    CHNE 372: Nuclear Materials Engineering 2 C-
    Term Hours: 13
    Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.