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RPT-270 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering Technology & Radiation Health Physics

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to radiation health physics and the role of physics professionals in the field of radiation protection/health.

Radiation protection applications in connection with nuclear power generation, as well as the nuclear fuel cycle, research, government, industry, medicine, emergency preparedness and the environment are covered. Students will learn the fundamental tenets of radiation health physics that they can apply when advancing their education and pursuing a potential career in this broad field.

Advisory: It is strongly recommended that you do not take any of the Nuclear Engineering Technology and Radiation Protection area of study courses unless your math skills, up to and including derivatives and integrals, are current. Students are responsible for making sure that they have the necessary knowledge.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (RPT-270-OL):
Oct 2019,  Nov 2019,  Dec 2019,  Jan 2020,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020

Semester Hours: 3

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