Curriculum Guides


Aerospace Systems Engineering (4900)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Aerospace Systems Engineering (490005BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Student will have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Students will have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Students will have an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams, identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
Students will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
Students will have an ability to communicate effectively.
Students will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
Students will have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
Students will have a knowledge of contemporary issues and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Year 1

3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4900:165 Tools for Aerospace Sys Engr2
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 14
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4900:166 Aerospace Systems Project Mgmt1
Oral Communication:7600:105 or 1063
Social Science:Any Set3
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 18
Elective:4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per (optional)0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
4300:201 Statics3
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 18
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
4300:202 Intro: Mechanics of Solids3
4400:307 Basic Electrical Engineering4
4600:203 Dynamics3
4600:260 Engineering Analysis I2
Min Credit Total 15
4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

4600:300 Thermodynamics I3
4600:310 Fluid Mechanics I2
4600:360 Engineering Analysis II2
4900:240 Aerospace Systems Engr I3
4900:336 Aerospace Structures3
6200:201 Accounting Principles I3
Min Credit Total 16
4100:301 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
4800:470 Human Factors Engineering3
4900:340 Avionics I3
4900:380 Aerospace Materials3
Min Credit Total 9

Year 4

4100:302 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
4600:315 Heat Transfer3
4600:337 Design of Mechanical Compon3
4600:411 Compressible Fluid Mechanics3
4600:413 Introduction to Aerodynamics3
4600:483 Mechanical Engr Measurmts Lab2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 16
4100:403 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 5

4600:400 Thermal System Components3
4600:412 Fundamentals of Flight3
4600:414 Intro to Aerospace Propulsion3
4600:460 Concepts of Design3
4900:320 Aerospace Systems Engr II3
Min Credit Total 16
4900:420 Object Oriented Design & Mgmt3
4900:440 Avionics II3
4900:450 Aerospace Computations3
4900:460 Aerospace System Manufacturing3
4900:490 Aerospace Design Project2
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
For completion of this degree program, students will need to complete several required Co-Ops with corporations or governmental entities. If you are not a citizen or national of the United States or a permanent resident alien you may not be able to participate in the Co-Ops based on export control laws and will not be able to complete the degree program. If you are not a citizen or national of the United States or a permanent resident alien please contact the Dean’s office to determine if you will be able to complete the degree program prior to admission into the program.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 139 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-11-2013