Nuclear Engineering Minor

Texas Tech Nuclear Engineering

A minor in nuclear engineering is available through the University Engineering Alliance. The multi-state alliance currently offers online courses in Nuclear Engineering, taught by leading university faculty. For more information on the program, visit the University Engineering Alliance site. Students who wish to pursue this minor at Texas Tech should contact Shannon Younger at 806.742.3451 or

Required Courses

Course Name Campus Location Course Number Fall Spring Summer Credit Hours
Thermodynamics I Texas Tech ME 2322
ChE 2421
Yes Yes Yes 3 hours
Physics II Texas Tech PHYS 2401 Yes Yes Yes 4 hours
Intro to Nuclear Engineering Kansas State* ENGR 4001-D80 Yes Yes No 3 hours
Energy Systems Missouri-Columbia* ENGR 4001-D81 Yes No No 3 hours
Nuclear Reactor Engineering/Theory Texas-Austin*
Texas A&M*
ENGR 4001-D82 No
3 hours
Radiation Protection and Shielding Kansas State* ENGR 4001-D83 Yes No No 3 hours
            Required - 19 hours

*Distance learning courses offered by the respective universities. Register for these courses with Shannon Younger at Texas Tech University.