CFCC 2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Sep 27, 2023  
CFCC 2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nuclear Technology, A.A.S. (A50460)

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The Nuclear Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become qualified reactor field technicians who are employed by licensed nuclear reactor facilities.

Course work includes theory and application related to industrial and engineering technology disciplines including nuclear reactor theory, reactor systems, industrial and nuclear safety, instrumentation, electrical generation, automation and robotics, and may include quality control, welding, and various metallurgical inspection procedures.

Upon completion, graduates should qualify as entry-level nuclear reactor technicians and have academic preparations to advance into other industrial or engineering technician positions within the commercial nuclear power industry.

General Education Requirements (15 credits)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credits)

Natural Sciences/Math (3 credits)

Social/Behavioral Science Electives (3 credits)

Major Requirements (30 credits)

Other Major Requirements (19 credits)

Engineering (3 credits)

Total Credits: 67

Spring Semester I

Summer I

Spring Semester II


Actual course sequence may vary from that stated above depending upon prior college credits. Contact the Lead Instructor regarding individual schedule and course selections.

This program includes a cooperative work experience course at a nuclear power plant that requires students to meet Federal regulations for fitness for duty and access authorization. Prior to registering for WBL 111N, students must complete a process that supports the security criteria for their assigned nuclear plant that includes a background check, drug screen, and psychological assessment. The college has agreements with the service providers of this process and students will be charged a fee that totals about $150. Please contact the Lead Instructor, Nuclear Technology for further details.

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