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Courses for a Degree in Aerospace Engineering

In addition to a focus on aerospace engineering courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Aerospace Engineering Courses:

  • Introduction to Global History of Aerospace Technologies
  • Private Flight Course
  • Private Flight Aeronautics
  • Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Introduction to Astronautics
  • Aerospace Industrial Internship
  • Aerospace Computer Graphics
  • Aerospace Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Advanced Flight Training
  • Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance
  • Aerospace Industrial Internship
  • Aerospace Structures
  • Aerospace Materials and Processes
  • Aerospace Systems Design
  • Space Systems Design
  • Propulsion Systems Design
  • Aerodynamics
  • Computing for Engineers
  • Dynamics of Flight
  • Spacecraft Systems
  • Fundamentals of Airplane Reciprocating Propulsion Systems
  • Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion
  • Advanced Aircraft Design Techniques
  • Wind Turbine Engineering

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology