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BAEM Advising Guide

BAEM Semester by Semester Academic Plan

The following are the BAEM Degree requirements that go into effect Fall 2013. Students graduating May 2014 or earlier do not need to take AEM 3101.


Freshman year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MATH 1371 - CSE Calculus I 4 MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II 4
CHEM 1061/65* - Chemical Principles I 4 PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics I 4
Lib Ed - Biology with a lab 4 CSCI 1113 - Introduction to C/C++ Programming for Scientists and Engineers 4
WRIT 1301 - University Writing 4 Liberal Education Elective 3
Sophomore year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MATH 2374* - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis 4 MATH 2373 - CSE Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4
PHYS 1302W* - Introductory Physics II 4 AEM 2012 - Dynamics 3
AEM 2011* - Statics 3 AEM 2301 - Mechanics of Flight** 3
MATS 2001 - Introduction to the Science of Engineering Materials 3 PHYS 2303 - Introductory Physics III 4
Liberal Education Elective 3

* courses required for entrance into BAEM Major (Upper Divison)

Junior year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
AEM 4201 - Fluid Mechanics 4 AEM 4202 - Aerodynamics 4
AEM 3031 - Deformable Body Mechanics 3 AEM 4501 - Aerospace Structures 3
AEM 3101 - Mathematical Modeling and Simulation in Aerospace Engineering 2 AEM 4301 - Orbital Mechanics** 3
EE 3005 - Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering 4 AEM 4601 - Instrumentation Laboratory 3
EE 3006 - Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Laboratory 1 Liberal Education Elective 3
Senior year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ME 3324 - Introduction to Thermal Science 3 AEM 4203 - Aerospace Propulsion 4
AEM 4331 - Aerospace Vehicle Design I 4 AEM 4303W - Flight Dynamics and Control 3
AEM 4602W - Aeromechanics Laboratory 4 Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 3 Technical Elective 3
Liberal Education Elective 3

Total Credits: 122
Courses ending in W are writing intensive.

** AEM 2301 and AEM 4301 can both be moved one year later to the spring of Junior and Senior years, respectively, without affecting any other courses. This is typically what transfer students will need to do.


Last Modified: 2014-11-17 at 12:08:16 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation