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Minor in Radioenvironmental Sciences

This minor is designed for stu­dents who are interested in radiation in the environment. Two other nuclear minors are offered within the College of Engineering:

These minors are open to students in a variety of colleges and all disciplines of engineering.

Requirements

  • Minimum 15 credit hours from the course list below
  • Completed college algebra
  • Two semesters of college physics

Courses

  • NU ENG 4303: Radiation Safety (3)
  • NU ENG 4328:  Introductory Radiation Biology (3)
  • NU ENG 4330: Scientific & Technological Aspects of Terrorism and Counterterrorism (3)
  • NU ENG 4350: Nuclear Methods in Bioenvironmental Studies (3)
  • NU ENG 4379: Particulate Systems Engineering (3)
  • NU ENG 4391: Nuclear Radiation Detection (co-taught with CHEM 4600) (3)
  • CHEM 3300:  Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry (3)
  • CHEM 4280:  Environmental Chemistry (3)
  • CV ENG 3200:  Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering (3)
  • CV ENG 4220:  Hazardous Waste Management (3)
  • CV EGR 4250:  Environmental Regulation and Compliance (3)

Research Focus
  • Nuclear plasma and beam science
  • Material science
  • Pulsed power

Research Focus
  • RF effects on electrical and biological systems
  • Switches for high-powered applications
  • TH3, fractal antennas, matamaterials