Astronautics Curriculum (2016 – Present)

Fall 2016 – Present

All courses beginning with an ASE symbol are only taught in the semester they are listed. In the beginning of the Junior year, courses differ due to concentration requirements.

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Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 1010 Intro to Aerospace Engineering 3
CH 1211 Investigations in Chemistry 1
CH 1213 Chemistry I 3
EN 1103 English Composition I 3
MA 1713 Calculus I 3
Humanities Elective 3
Total Hours  16
Spring Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 2013 Astronautics, Propulsion, and Structures 3
EN 1113 English Composition II 3
MA 1723 Calculus II 3
PH 2213 Physics I 3
Humanities Elective 3
Social/Behav. Sci. Elective 3
Total Hours  18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 2113 Aircraft and Spacecraft Performance 3
EM 2413 Engineering Mechanics I 3
MA 2733 Calculus III 3
MA 3113 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3
PH 2223 Physics II 3
Social/Behav. Sci. Elective 3
Total Hours  18
Spring Semester
Course Description Credits
EM 2433 Engineering Mechanics II 3
EM 3213 Mechanics of Materials 3
MA 2743 Calculus IV 3
MA 3253 Differential Equations I 3
PH 2233 Physics III 3
Fine Arts Elective 3
Total Hours  18

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 3233 Aerospace Structural Analysis I 3
ASE 3333 Aerothermodynamics 3
ASE 3813 Introduction Orbital Mechanics 3
ECE 3413 Intro to Electronic Circuits 3
EM 3413 Vibrations (FALL ONLY) 3
Total Hours  15
Spring Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 3243 Aerospace Structural Analysis II 3
ASE 3823 Space Attitude Dynamics 3
EM 3313 Fluid Mechanics 3
GE 3513 Technical Writing 3
Math/Science Elective 3
Total Hours  15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 4113 Aerospace Eng Lab I 3
ASE 4123 Aerospace Controls 3
ASE 4343 Compressible Aerody 3
ASE 4533 Spacecraft Design I 3
ASE 4623 Aerospace Structural Design 3
Total Hours  15
Spring Semester
Course Description Credits
ASE 4443 Spacecraft Propulsion 3
ASE 4543 Spacecraft Design II 3
ASE 4721 Aerospace Engineering Lab II 1
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3
Total Hours  13

 

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