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Undergraduate Programs: Curricula

For degree programs of students admitted prior to Fall 2010 see the MMAE Academic Office. Courses will always be offered in the semesters shown below. Unless a course appears in more than one program, there is no guarantee that it will be offered at any other time.

Mechanical Engineering

                 

Semester 1

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 2

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 100 Introduction to the Profession 1 4 3   MS 201 Materials Science 3 0 3
MATH 151 Calculus I 4 1 5   MATH 152 Calculus II 4 1 5
CHEM 124 Principles of Chemistry I 3 3 4   PHYS 123 General Physics I 3 3 4
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   CS 104 Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers 2 1 2
          Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Totals 11 8 15   Totals 15 5 17
                 

Semester 3

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 4

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 200 Introduction to Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 202 Mechanics of Solids II 3 0 3
MMAE 232 Design for Innovation 3 1 3   MMAE 350 Computational Mechanics 3 0 3
MATH 251 Multivariate & Vector Calculus 4 0 4   MATH 252 Introduction to Differential Equations 4 0 4
PHYS 221 General Physics II 3 3 4   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 16 4 17   Totals 16 0 16
                 

Semester 5

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 6

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 302 Mechanics of Solids III 3 0 3   MMAE 319 Mechanical Laboratory I * 2 6 4
MMAE 305 Dynamics 3 0 3   MMAE 321 Applied Thermodynamics 3 0 3
MMAE 313 Fluid Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 323 Heat & Mass Transfer 3 0 3
MMAE 320 Thermodynamics 3 0 3   MMAE 332 Design of Machine Elements 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 14 6 15   Totals 14 6 16
                 

Semester 7

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 8

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 419 Mechanical Laboratory II 2 6 4   MMAE 432 Design of Mechanical Systems 1 6 3
MMAE 443 Systems Analysis & Control 3 0 3   MMAE 433 Design of Thermal Systems 2 3 3
MMAE 445 Computer-Aided Design 3 0 3   IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project II 1 6 3
MMAE 485 Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3   Free Elective 3 0 3
IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project I 1 6 3   Free Elective 3 0 3
Totals 12 12 16   Totals 10 9 15
                 
          Total Credit Hours     127
* MMAE 319 can be replaced by MMAE 315.                
                 

Materials Science & Engineering

                 

Semester 1

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 2

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 100 Introduction to the Profession 1 4 3   MS 201 Materials Science 3 0 3
MATH 151 Calculus I 4 1 5   MATH 152 Calculus II 4 1 5
CHEM 124 Principles of Chemistry I 3 3 4   PHYS 123 General Physics I 3 3 4
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   CS 104 Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers 2 1 2
          Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Totals 11 8 15   Totals 15 5 17
                 

Semester 3

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 4

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 200 Introduction to Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 202 Mechanics of Solids II 3 0 3
MMAE 232
Design for Innovation
3 0 3   MATH 252 Introduction to Differential Equations 4 0 4
MATH 251 Multivariate & Vector Calculus 4 0 4   PHYS 224 General Physics III 3 0 3
PHYS 221 General Physics II 3 3 4   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   Free Elective 3 0 3
Totals 16 4 17   Totals 16 0 16
                 

Semester 5

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 6

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 320 Thermodynamics 3 0 3   MMAE 372 Aerospace Materials Laboratory 2 3 3
MMAE 365 Structure & Properties of Materials I 3 0 3   MMAE 463 Structure & Properties of Materials II 3 0 3
MMAE 370 Materials Laboratory I 1 6 3   MMAE 465 Electrical, Magnetic, & Optical Properties of Materials 3 0 3
MMAE 373 Instrumentation & Measurements Laboratory 2 6 4   Technical Elective 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 12 12 16   Totals 14 3 15
                 

Semester 7

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 8

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 470 Introduction to Polymer Science 3 0 3   MMAE 472 Advanced Aerospace Materials 3 0 3
MMAE 476 Materials Laboratory II 1 6 3   IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project II 1 6 3
MMAE 485 Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3   Engineering Elective 3 0 3
IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project I 1 6 3   Technical Elective 3 0 3
Technical Elective 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 11 12 15   Totals 13 6 15
          Total Credit Hours     126
                 

Aerospace Engineering

                 

Semester 1

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 2

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 100 Introduction to the Profession 1 4 3   MS 201 Materials Science 3 0 3
MATH 151 Calculus I 4 1 5   MATH 152 Calculus II 4 1 5
CHEM 124 Principles of Chemistry I 3 3 4   PHYS 123 General Physics I 3 3 4
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   CS 104 Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers 2 1 2
          Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Totals 11 8 15   Totals 15 5 17
                 

Semester 3

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 4

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 200 Introduction to Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 202 Mechanics of Solids II 3 0 3
MATH 251 Multivariate & Vector Calculus 4 0 4   MMAE 313 Fluid Mechanics 3 0 3
PHYS 221 General Physics II 3 3 4   MMAE 320 Thermodynamics 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   MATH 252 Introduction to Differential Equations 4 0 4
Humanities or Social Science Elective 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 16 3 17   Totals 16 0 16
                 

Semester 5

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 6

Lect Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MMAE 311 Compressible Flow 3 0 3   MMAE 304 Mechanics of Aerostructures 3 0 3
MMAE 312 Aerodynamics of Aerospace Vehicles 3 0 3   MMAE 372 Aerospace Materials 2 3 3
MMAE 315 * Aerospace Laboratory I 2 3 4   MMAE 443 Systems Analysis & Control 3 0 3
MMAE 350 Computational Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 452 Aerospace Propulsion 3 0 3
MMAE 305 Dynamics 3 0 3   Free Elective 3 0 3
Totals 14 3 16   Totals 14 3 15
                 

Semester 7

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs Cr. Hrs.  

Semester 8

Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Cr. Hrs.

MMAE 412 Spacecraft Design I **
OR
MMAE 414 Aircraft Design I **

2 3 3   MMAE 413 Spacecraft Design II **
OR

MMAE 416 Aircraft Design II **

1 3 3
MMAE 410 Aircraft Flight Mechanics 3 0 3   MMAE 415 Aerospace Laboratory II 2 3 4
MMAE 411 Spacecraft Dynamics 3 0 3   IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project II 1 6 3
IPRO 497 Interprofessional Project I 1 6 3   Technical Elective 3 0 3
Humanities or Social Science Elective (300+) 3 0 3   Humanities or Social Sciences Elective (300+) 3 0 3
Totals 12 9 15   Totals 10 12 16
                 
          Total Credit Hours     127
* MMAE 315 can be replaced by MMAE 319         ** Students must choose either the MMAE 412 & MMAE 413 sequence or the MMAE 414 & MMAE 416 sequence