BS in Aerospace Engineering

Sequence of Courses

The undergraduate program requires the completion of 129 credit hours for graduation, minus advanced placement credit. Specific degree requirements are given below:

Course Title Hours
Foundation Courses
ENGL 101/100College English I3
ENGL 102College English II3
COMM 111Public Speaking3
PHIL 385Engineering Ethics3
ECON 201Principles of Macroeconomics3
Fine arts/humanities & social/behavioral sciences courses 112
Mathematics/Natural Sciences
MATH 242Calculus I5
MATH 243Calculus II5
MATH 344Calculus III3
MATH 555Differential Equations I3
PHYS 313Physics for Scientists I4
PHYS 314Physics for Scientists II4
PHYS 315University Physics Lab I1
CHEM 211General Chemistry I5
Math or science elective 23
Major Courses
AE 223Statics3
EE 282Circuits I4
ME 398Thermodynamics I3
AE 227Engineering Digital Computation3
IME 222Engineering Graphics 32
IME 222LGraphics Lab 31
ME 250Materials Engineering3
AE 324Fundamentals of Atmospheric Flight3
AE 333Mechanics of Materials3
AE 373Dynamics3
AE 415Introduction to Space Dynamics3
AE 424Aerodynamics I3
AE 502Aerospace Propulsion I3
AE 512Experimental Methods in Aerospace3
AE 514Flight Dynamics and Control3
AE 524Aerodynamics II3
AE 525
AE 625
Flight Structures I
and Flight Structures II
6
AE 528
AE 628
Aerospace Design I
and Aerospace Design II
8
AE 607Flight Control Systems3
Technical electives 26
Total Credit Hours129

Applied Learning

Students in the Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing the two-course capstone design sequence (8 credit hours) consisting of AE 528 and AE 628.