Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog 
2022-2023 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Manufacturing, Power, and Process Operations Technology - Nuclear Power Plant Non-Licensed Operator (MTNPO)

Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: South Omaha Campus

Nuclear power plants produce steam to be used in the production of electricity. This degree option provides entry-level training in maintaining, monitoring, and controlling equipment, systems, and processes found in both fossil- and nuclear-fueled power generating plants.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 33.5
Option Requirements: 43.5
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 99.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Nuclear Power Plant Non-Licensed Operator (MTNPO): Communication: ENGL 1220 ; and Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240   

Option Requirements for Manufacturing, Power, and Process Operations Technology - Nuclear Power Plant Non-Licensed Operator


The degree option is an area of interest within a program. Although students may complete single or multiple options within this program, only the major degree is awarded.

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.