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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 18 credit hour as follows:

AE 313Space Mechanics3
AE 324Experimental Space Sys Engr2
AE 326Experimental Space Systems Engineering Lab1
AE 414Space Propulsion3
AE 426Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics3
EP 394Space Systems Engineering3
Specified Elective3
Total Credits18

Specified Electives

AE 428Advanced Space Mechanics3
AE 436Introduction to Optimization3
AE 437Advanced Space Propulsion3
WX 322Space Weather3
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.