Aerospace Systems Engineering
Aerospace Systems Engineering Fundamentals
Please note: This major is available to domestic students only.
This recently launched program, among the first of its kind, is designed to train engineers to become future project managers and program managers for the aerospace industry with either integrator or supplier companies. The rigorous curriculum offers a unique blend of courses in mathematics and science, business and systems, and mechanical and aerospace engineering.
Other distinctive features of the program include an internship following the student’s first year of study and four mandatory co-op periods, during which systems topics will be covered. In addition, students will be required to participate on the Society of Automotive Engineers Aero Design team, beginning in their first year.
The curriculum of this new program is designed to include specific non-engineering and systems courses, as well as an intense co-op experience, to meet the goal of developing future senior technical leaders for our aerospace industries.
- are innovative and interactive
- incorporate real engineering design challenges into courses
- conduct research year round in state-of-the-art facilities
Experience aerospace systems engineering firsthand through the research facilities in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, which include:
- Computational Mechanics Lab
- Materials Testing Laboratory
Real World Experience
Gain important practical professional experience through the cooperative education program in your chosen engineering field. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school following your sophomore year. As an added benefit, you’ll earn a competitive salary.
Engineering Student Organizations
Interact with other engineering students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
- Tau Beta Pi (engineering honorary)
- Women in Engineering
- National Society of Black Engineers
- American Society of Mechanical Engineering
- Society of Automotive Engineers
- American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
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