Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Energy Systems, Nuclear Operations Technology

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 D-GEF, S, Su  
ESET 0100 Engineering Technology Orientation 1 C- F, S, D  
ESET 0100L Engineering Technology Orientation Lab 1 C- F, S, D  
ESET 0121 Basic Electricity and Electronics 4 C- S, D ESET 0121L.
ESET 0121L Basic Electricity and Electronics Laboratory 3 C- F, D  ESET 0121.
ESET 0140 Applied Technical Intermediate Algebra 5 C- F, DC- in MATH 0025, a Math ACT score of 18 or higher, an SAT score of 460 or higher, an ALEKS score of 30 or higher, or 35 on the Algebra section (MAPL 2) 
ESET 0151 Nuclear Industry Fundamental Concepts 3 C- F, D  ESET 0151L.
ESET 0151L Nuclear Industry Fundamental Concepts Lab 1 C- F, D ESET 0151.
Semester Total21
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 D-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101P 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3 D-GEF, S  
GE Objective 5: PHYS 1101/PHYS 1101L 4 D-GEF, S  
ESET 0122 Electrical Systems and Motor Control Theory 3 C- S, DESET 0121 and ESET 0121L or permission of instructor.ESET 0122L.
ESET 0122L Electrical Systems and Motor Control Theory Laboratory 1 C- S, DESET 0121 and ESET 0121L or permission of instructor. ESET 0122.
ESET 0152 Nuclear Careers and Information 1 C- F, S, D3 credits required for graduation (take 3 times, 1 credit each 2nd, 3rd, 4th Semester) 
ESET 0153 Radiological Control Fundamentals 3 C- F, SESET 0151 & ESET 0151L, or permission of instructor. 
Semester Total18
Third Semester
GE Objective 5: CHEM 1101 or CHEM 1111/CHEM 1111L 3-5 D-GEF, S, Su  
ESET 0152: Nuclear Careers and Information 1 C- F, S, D3 credits required for graduation (take 3 times, 1 credit each 2nd, 3rd, 4th Semester) 
ESET 0220 Thermal Cycles and Heat Transfer 2 C- F, DESET 0102 or ESET 0122 or permission of instructor.  
ESET 0242 Practical Process Measurements and Control 2 C- F, DESET 0122 or permission of instructor. 
ESET 0248 Power Plant Drawings 2 C- F, DESET 0151 and ESET 0151L or permission of instructor. 
ESET 0249 Reactor Plant Materials 3 C- F, DESET 0151 and ESET 0151L or permission of instructor. 
ESET 0252 Power Plant Components 2 C- S, DESET 0151 and ESET 0151L or permission of instructor. ESET 0248 or permission of instructor.
ESET 0279 Conduct of Operations 2 C- S, DESET 0151, ESET 0151L or permission of instructor. 
Semester Total17-19
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 3: MATH 1170 (recommended); or MATH 1153, or MATH 1160 3-4 D-GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 4: TGE 1257, PHIL 1101, or PHIL 1103 3 D-GEF, S, D  
GE Objective 6 3 D-GEF, S, Su  
ESET 0152: Nuclear Careers and Information 1 C- F, S, D3 credits required for graduation (take 3 times, 1 credit each 2nd, 3rd, 4th Semester) 
ESET 0221 Boiler Reactor and Turbine Principles 2 C- SPREREQ:ESET 0102 or ESET 0122 or permission of instructor. S, D. 
ESET 0250 Radiation Detection and Protection 2 C- F, D ESET 0151, ESET 0151L, and ESET 0153 or permission of instructor. F, D. 
ESET 0251 Reactor Theory Safety and Design 4 C- S, DESET 0248, ESET 0249, ESET 0252 and ESET 0279 or permission of instructor. ESET 0250 or permission of instructor. S, D.
ESET 0280 Capstone and Case Studies in Nuclear Engineering Technology 2 C- S, DESET 0151, ESET 0151L, ESET 0153, ESET 0220, ESET 0242, ESET 0248, ESET 0249, and ESET 0252, and or permission of instructor. ESET 0250, ESET 0251 or permission of instructor. S, D.
Semester Total20-21
Total76-79