Skip to Main Content
Idaho State University

Energy Systems Nuclear Operations Technology

 

Program Objectives

  1. Apply a fundamental knowledge of mathematics, sciences (e.g. - physics, chemistry, and thermodynamics), and an understanding of the nuclear process while working in the nuclear industry
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills, with special emphasis on workplace, environmental, and safety concerns, to solve professional and technical challenges in the nuclear industry.
  3. Exhibit an understanding and adherence to the professional, social and ethical standards of the nuclear industry.
  4. Practice a commitment to be professionally and technically current with changing technologies in the nuclear industry through self-improvement and lifelong learning.
  5. Demonstrate communication and teamwork skills in diverse and multidisciplinary teams, while striving for increasing responsibilities and positions of leadership in the nuclear industry.

 

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Nuclear Operations Technology program will have the following learned capabilities:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. an ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  4. an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

 Student Outcome mapping - NUC

Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data
YearEnrollmentGraduates
2019 19 9
2018 23 4
2017 24 6
2016 12 7
2015 8  
2014 7  
2013 8 9
2012 12  

* Enrollments: Number of students majoring in the program enrolled in the fall semester of the academic year.

Graduates: Number of students awarded a degree during the academic year.