Aerospace Engineering (BS) (14AEBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1 3 CSC 113 Intro Comp MATLAB 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1 1 GC 120 Found of Graphics 3
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv1,2 1 MA 241 Calculus II1 4
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ1,2 1 PY 205 Physics for Engineer & Scientists I1 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research1,2 4 PY 206 Physics for Engineer & Scientists I1 Lab 1
MA 141 Calculus I1 4 HES_***Health & Exercise Studies 1
EC 205 Economics (or EC 201 or ARE 201)* 3 E 102 New Eng GEP course 2
HESF 10* Fitness and Wellness 1
18 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MA 242 Calculus III 4 MA 341 Appl Differential Eq 3
MAE 206 Engr Statics2,3 3 MAE 208 Engr Dynamics2,3 3
MAE 250 Intro Aerospace Engineering 1 MAE 214 Solid Mechanics2,3 3
MAE 251 Aero Vehicle Perf2 3 MAE 252 Aerodynamics I2 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II 3 MAE 253 Expt Aero I 1
PY 209 Physics for Engr & Sc II Lab 1 GEP Requirement* 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MAE 201 Engr Thermodynamics I2 3 MAE 351 Aerodynamics II 3
MAE 361 Dynamics & Controls 3 MAE 352 Experimental Aerodynamics II 1
MAE 371 Aero Struc I 3 Math Elective7 3
MAE 372 Aero Vehicle Struc II Lab 1 GEP Requirement* 3
English Elective4 3 MAE ***Flight/Space Elective6 3
Ethics (GEP Requirement*)5 3 MAE *** Structures Elective6 3
16 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
MAE 405 Controls Lab 1 MAE 481 Aero Vehicle Design II 3
MAE 435 Controls 3 GEP Requirement* 3
MAE 451 Experimental Aerodynamics III 1 GEP Requirement* 3
MAE 480 Aero Vehicle Design I 3 MAE *** Flight/Space Elective6 3
MAE *** Propulsion Elective6 3 MAE *** Technical Elective6 3
MAE *** Technical Elective6 3
14 15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 127

Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1 Courses required for Change of Degree Audit (CODA): CH 101, 102; MA 141, 241; PY 205, 206 must be completed with C or higher.

2 Minimum grade of C-, E 115 requires satisfactory completion (S).

3 Students must have a 2.5 GPA is required to enroll.

4 ENG 331 Comm Engr & Technology or other approved course.

5 Select from IDS 201, STS 302, STS 304, STS 320, PHI 214, PHI/STS 325, or PHI 375.

6 Flight/Space (3 hours) Select either MAE 457 Flight Stability & Control or MAE 467 Intro to Space Flight;
Structures(3 hours) Select either MAE 472 Aero Struc II or MAE 430 Applied Finite Element;
Propulsion (3 hours) Select either MAE 458 Propulsion or MAE 459 Rocket Propulsion;
Open (6 hours) Select from approved lists.

7 Math Elective (3 credit hours) Select either MA 405, ST 305, ST 312, ST 370, ST 371, ST 372 or other approved courses.
General Education Program (GEP) requirements
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.
University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
Humanities – (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities list. 
Social Sciences-(3 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose 3 credits from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list in a discipline other than Economics. Economics 205 (or EC 201 or ARE 201), taken as part of the Major requirements, satisfies 3 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.

Health & Exercise Studies– (2 credit hours – must include one HESF 1000 level course and one additional HES course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies list.
Additional Breadth – (3 credits to be selected from the University approved GEP course lists)
Choose from the Humanities/ Social Sciences/ Visual and Performing Arts lists.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives – (5-6 credits)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list. STS 302, STS 304 or STS 320 taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 5 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives requirement.

The following Co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation

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