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Astronautics

This minor will provide knowledge in basic Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis in Astronautics.  Students earn this minor by completing a total of 17 credit hour as follows:

AE 313Space Mechanics3
AE 325Experimental Space Systems Engineering1
AE 326Experimental Space Systems Engineering Lab1
EP 394Space Systems Engineering3
AE 414Space Propulsion3
AE 426Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics3
Specified Elective3
Total Credits17

Specified Electives

WX 322Space Weather3
AE 436Introduction to Optimization3
AE 428Advanced Space Mechanics3
AE 437Advanced Space Propulsion3
OR another Astronautics-related technical elective approved by the AE Department Chair

Note:  This minor is not open to students taking the Astronautics option in Aerospace Engineering.