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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nuclear Engineering Minor

Admission Criteria

The Minor in Nuclear Engineering is available to any K-State undergraduate student, undergraduate students in any ABET accredited engineering program, and to graduates of any ABET accredited engineering program, subject to the following criteria: 

  • Students must submit a Minor Application Form to the Kansas State University Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department; this would preferably occur prior to or within the first year of Minor coursework. 
  • The application must be approved by three Nuclear Engineering faculty members in order for the student to be eligible to receive the Minor in Nuclear Engineering. 
  • Undergraduate students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or higher. 
  • Graduates of an ABET accredited engineering program must have attained a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or higher.   

Minor Completion Requirements

In order to obtain a Minor in Nuclear Engineering, students must:

  • Complete the required courses with a grade of C or better. 
  • Take at least nine credit hours from Kansas State University (any transferred credits must be from an ABET accredited engineering program).
  • Earn a minimum cumulative 2.3 GPA for the courses applied to the Minor.

One introductory course (3 credit hours)

Choose 2 of the following 3 core courses (6 credit hours)

Choose 6 credit hours of nuclear engineering electives

 Courses taken as part of the core listed above cannot be taken as electives.


Laboratory courses require two weeks spent on-campus to conduct laboratory experiments; reports can be submitted after the on-campus term.