Energy Technical Specialist-Nuclear AAS (74 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program receive a nationally recognized certificate that is accepted at all nuclear facilities. Graduates of the program will have the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain entry-level employment in the nuclear energy industry.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Program Notice

This program is currently in the process of being suspended. No new enrollment is being accepted at this time. For questions, please contact Aaron Barker at

Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
ETEC1511 DC Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1512 AC Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1515 Safety Awareness 2 Credits
RNEW1300 Intro to Trades/Renewable Energy 3 Credits
TECH1552 Basic Metal Joining and Fabrication 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
ETEC1507 Digital Electronics 3 Credits
ETEC1517 Maintenance Process and Production 2 Credits
ETEC1524 Print Reading and Design 2 Credits
ETEC1528 Maintenance Awareness 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III (Summer)
NUCP2500 Nuclear Energy Fundamentals 3 Credits
NUCP2512 Nuclear Plant In Processing 1 Credits
NUCP2516 Nuclear Plant Electrical Job Shadow 1 Credits
NUCP2520 Nuclear Plant Mechanical Job Shadow 1 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
ETEC2515 Introduction to Process Control 3 Credits
ETEC2521 Mechanical Systems 3 Credits
ETEC2535 Fluid Power and Control 4 Credits
ETEC2543 Programmable Logic Control 3 Credits
NUCP2504 Nuclear Plant Materials and Protection 4 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester V
ETEC2546 Power Plant Technology 4 Credits
ETEC2547 Mechanical Fundamentals for Process Control 3 Credits
ETEC2570 Advanced Mechanical Systems 3 Credits
NUCP2508 Nuclear Plant Operating Systems 4 Credits
General Education
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communication *** ENGL 1302 RECOMMENDED *** 4 Credits
ENGL1308 Stretch Analytical Writing I 3 Credits
ENGL1309 Stretch Analytical Writing II 3 Credits
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ENGL1302 Analytical Writing 4 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 10 Environmental Science 4 Credits
ENVR1305 Environmental Science 4 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 3 Physics ** within 10 years ** 4 Credits
PHYS1305 Conceptual Physics 4 Credits
Choose the above course OR the below course
PHYS2300 General Physics I 4 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 4 Mathematics ** within 10 years ** 3 Credits
MATH1300 College Algebra 3 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $4639

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.