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  • Academic Learning Compact - Aerospace Engineering

    Aerospace engineers solve exciting problems of design, construction and operation of aircraft and spacecraft to meet the ever-increasing requirement for improved performance at lower unit cost. The undergraduate curriculum provides a broad education with a strong foundation in mathematics, science and basic engineering sciences. Advanced courses in aeronautics and astronautics complete the degree program and your preparation to work in aerospace industries or to pursue graduate study.

    This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Pass an assessment by two or more faculty and/or industry practitioners of performance on a major design experience.
    • Pass assessment in two courses of individual assignments targeted to each learning outcome. Assessment will be provided by the instructor according to department standards.
    • Complete an exit interview in your final semester.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to aerospace engineering problems.
    2. Design and conduct aerospace engineering experiments, analyzing and interpreting the data.
    3. Design an aerospace engineering system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability constraints.
    4. Communicate technical data and design information effectively in writing and in speech to other aerospace engineers.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4
    EAS 4100 R   R R
    ​EAS 4200C ​R ​  ​R ​R
    ​EAS 4300 ​R ​  ​R ​R
    ​EAS 4400 ​R  ​ ​R ​R
    ​EAS 4510 R​  ​ ​  ​R
    ​EAS 4710 ​R ​R ​R ​R
    ​EGM 2511 ​I  ​ ​I  ​
    ​EGM 3344 ​R ​  ​   ​
    ​EGM 3401 ​R  ​  ​  ​
    ​EGM 3520 ​A  ​ ​R ​ 
    ​EGM 4313 ​R  ​ ​  ​ 
    ​EGN 3353C ​R ​  ​  ​ 
    ​EML 2023 ​   ​ ​R ​R
    ​EML 2322L ​R  ​ ​A ​A
    ​EML 2920 ​   ​ ​  ​I
    EML 3100 A      
    EML 3301C R I, A   A
    EML 4304C R A A A
    ​EML 4312 ​A  ​ ​R
    ​ENC 3254  ​  ​  ​ ​R

    Assessment Types:
    Assignments, exams, design projects and reports, and presentations. Additional assessments include exit and alumni surveys.

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