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Curriculum in Aerospace Engineering

Leading to the degree bachelor of science.

Total credits required: 126.5. See also Basic Program and Special Programs.

International Perspectives : 3 cr.*
U.S. Diversity : 3 cr.

Communication Proficiency and Library requirements: Engl 150 and Engl 250 with minimum grade of C ; Lib 160. Department approval. (See Basic Program for credit requirements.)

General Education Electives: 15.0 cr.**
Complete 15 cr. including a series. A series of at least two courses must be taken to fulfill this requirement.

Basic Program: 26.5 cr.****
Complete with 2.00 GPA including transfer courses: Chem 167 or Chem 177, 4 cr.; Engl 150, 3 cr. and Engl 250, 3 cr. (see above for grade requirements); Engr 101, R cr.; Aer E 160, 3 cr.***; Lib 160, 0.5 cr.; Math 165, 4 cr. and Math 166, 4 cr.; and Phys 221, 5 cr. (See Basic Program rule.

Math and Physical Science: 13 cr.
Math 265, 4 cr.; Math 267, 4 cr.; Phys 222, 5 cr.

Aerospace Engineering Core: 48 cr.
Aer E 243, 3 cr. and Aer E 243L 0.5 cr.; Aer E 261, 4 cr.; Aer E 311, 3 cr. and Aer E 311L,
0.5 cr.; Aer E 321, 3 cr.; Aer E 331, 3 cr.; Aer E 343, 3 cr. and Aer E 343L, 1 cr.; Aer E 351,
3 cr.; Aer E 355, 3 cr.; Aer E 411, 3 cr.; Aer E 421, 3 cr.; Aer E 361, 3 cr.; Aer E 461, 3 cr.;
Aer E 462, 3 cr.; E M 324, 3 cr.; M E 330, 3 cr.

Other Remaining Courses: 24 cr.
E M 274, 3 cr.; E M 345, 3 cr.; Mat E 272, 2 cr.; Aer E 161, 4 cr. Complete 3 cr., from Aer E 412, 3 cr.; Aer E 422, 3 cr.; Aer E 423, 3 cr.; Aer E 426, 3 cr.; Aer E 432, 3 cr.; Aer E 442, 3 cr.;
Aer E 446, 3 cr.; Aer E 451, 3 cr. or Aer E 464.
Technical Electives, 3 cr. and Career Electives, 6 cr. selected from preceding Aer E list or departmental-approved 300-level or above courses relevant to technical and career areas.

Seminar/Co-op/Internships:
Aer E 192, R cr.; Aer E 291, R cr.; Aer E 292, R cr., Aer E 391, R cr., Aer E 392, R cr., Aer E 491, R, cr. and Aer E 492, R cr.

* These university requirements will add to the minimum credits of the program unless the university-approved courses are also allowed by the department to meet other course requirements within the degree program.U.S. diversity and international perspectives courses may not be taken Pass/Not Pass.
**Choose from department approved list.
***See Basic Program for Professional Engineering Curricula for accepted substitutions for curriculum designated courses in the Basic Program.
****2.00 required including transfer courses.