To obtain a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering degree, students are required to complete the general education requirements for engineering majors and the following courses:

Freshman Composition3-6
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
Humanities and Fine Arts9
Fine Art: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one or two 13-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities: Choose one3
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
Any 100 or 200 level Foreign Language 3
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Mathematics and Natural Sciences12
Mathematics4
CALCULUS A 2
Natural Sciences8
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
History and Social and Behavioral Sciences9
History: Choose one or two 13-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one or two3-6
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
Additional Mathematics and Science
MA 172CALCULUS B4
MA 201CALCULUS C4
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS3
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA3
PH 112GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II3
PH 115GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II1
Select one of the following science electives:3-4
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
Any 300 of 400 Mathematics
First Year Engineering
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS1
ENG 101INTRO COMPUTING ENGINEERS3
Aerospace Engineering
MAE 200PRINC AERONAUTICS & ASTRONAUTI3
MAE 211INTRO COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS2
EE 213ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I3
MAE 271STATICS3
MAE 272DYNAMICS3
MAE 284NUMERICAL METHODS3
ISE 321ENGINEERING ECONOMY3
MAE 311PRIN MEASUREMENT & INSTRUMEN3
MAE 330FUNDAMENTALS AERODYNAMICS4
MAE 341THERMODYNAMICS I3
MAE 343COMPRESSIBLE AERODYNAMICS3
MAE 370MECHANICS OF MATERIALS4
MAE 371AEROSPACE STRUCTURES3
MAE 440ROCKET PROPULSION I (or)3
AIRBREATHING PROPULSION
MAE 468ELEMENTS OF SPACECRAFT DESIGN3
MAE 471ADV AEROSPACE STR & MTRLS3
MAE 480AIRCRAFT STABILITY & CONTROL3
MAE 488ANALY ENGINEERING SYSTEM3
MAE 490INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN3
Select one of the following:
MAE 491PRODUCT REALIZATION3
MISSION DESIGN & DEVELPMNT
ROCKET DESIGN
AIRCRAFT DESIGN
Aerospace Technical Electives
Select two 3-semester hour technical electives from the College of Engineering or the College of Science at the 300-level or higher.6
AE students may not take both MA 385 and ISE 390 for credit. AE students may not take MAE 310 for credit.
Total Semester Hours128
1

 Students must take one literature and one history course. Students must also take either a second literature or history course to complete a sequence. (EH 207 + EH 208EH 209 + EH 210HY 103 + HY 104, or HY 221 + HY 222)

2

Based on Math placement, prerequisite (MA 112 and/or MA 113) Mathematics courses may be required. 

3

For choices see the World Languages and Culture department.

Suggested Pathway for Aerospace Engineering

Year 1
FallSemester Hours
MA 171CALCULUS A 4
CH 121GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 3
CH 125GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I 1
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
EH 101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
MA 172CALCULUS B 4
PH 111GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I 3
PH 114GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I 1
ENG 101INTRO COMPUTING ENGINEERS 3
EH 102FRESHMAN COMPOSITION 3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Year 2
Fall
MA 201CALCULUS C 4
PH 112GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II 3
PH 115GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II 1
MA 244INTRO TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
MAE 271STATICS 3
MAE 211INTRO COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS 2
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MA 238APPL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
MAE 272DYNAMICS 3
MAE 284NUMERICAL METHODS 3
MAE 370MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 4
MAE 200PRINC AERONAUTICS ASTRONAUTI 3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 3
Fall
MAE 341THERMODYNAMICS I 3
MAE 330FUNDAMENTALS AERODYNAMICS 4
MAE 371AEROSPACE STRUCTURES 3
EE 213ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I 3
Science Elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
MAE 343COMPRESSIBLE AERODYNAMICS 3
MAE 311PRIN MEASUREMENT INSTRUMEN 3
ISE 321ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3
MAE 488ANALY ENGINEERING SYSTEM 3
HSBS/HFA  6
 Term Semester Hours: 18
Year 4
Fall
MAE 490INTRO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN 3
MAE 480AIRCRAFT STABILITY CONTROL 3
MAE 440ROCKET PROPULSION I 3
  or MAE 441  or AIRBREATHING PROPULSION 
Technical Elective  3
HSBS/HFA  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
MAE 471ADV AEROSPACE STR MTRLS 3
MAE 468ELEMENTS OF SPACECRAFT DESIGN 3
Technical Elective  3
HSBS/HFA  3
Select one of the following Senior Capstone courses:  3
PRODUCT REALIZATION  
MISSION DESIGN DEVELPMNT  
ROCKET DESIGN  
AIRCRAFT DESIGN  
 Term Semester Hours: 15
 Total Semester Hours: 128