Aerospace Engineering Sciences: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 1350 Calculus 1 for Engineers
GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects/ASEN 1400 Gateway to Space
GEEN 1500 Intro to Engineering
ECEN 1310 C & MATLAB Programming for ECE
HSS Elective*
15
4
3
 
 
1
4
 
3
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus 2 for Engineers
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
ASEN 1022 Material Science for Aerospace Engineers
HSS Elective*
 
17
4
4
3
 
6
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 2350 Calculus 3 for Engineers
ASEN 2001 Intro to Statics, Structures & Materials
ASEN 2002 Intro to Thermodynamics & Aerodynamics
ASEN 2012 Experimental & Computational Methods
Free Electives
16
4
4
 
4
 
2
 
2
Spring Semester
APPM 2360 Diff Eq with Linear Algebra
ASEN 2003 Intro to Dynamics & Systems
ASEN 2004 Vehicle Design & Performance
Upper-division HSS Elective*
17
4
5
5
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
ASEN 3111 Aerodynamics
ASEN 3112 Structures
ASEN 3113 Thermo & Heat Transfer
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
16
4
4
4
4
Spring Semester
ASEN 3128 Aircraft Dynamics
ASEN 3200 Orbit Mech/Att Dyn. & Control
ASEN 3300 Electronics & Communications
Professional Area Electives
15
4
4
4
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
ASEN 4013 Foundations of Propulsion
ASEN 4018 Senior Projects 1
Professional Area Electives
College-approved writing course***
16
3
 
4
6
3
Spring Semester
ASEN 4028 Senior Projects 2
Professional Area Electives
Upper-division HSS Elective*
Free Elective
16
4
6
3
3

* When selecting humanities and social sciences (HSS) electives, students should consult the college’s degree requirements in this area.

** Programming is an implicit prerequisite for all ASEN 2000 level courses or greater. MATLAB is used extensively in the ASEN courses.

*** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

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