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Undergraduate Course Syllabi

The UW BSAAE degree is a fully accredited undergraduate program in aerospace engineering. Accreditation is awarded by the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET). Accreditation is based on a variety of factors, including a thorough review of the depth and breadth of undergraduate coursework. Our department's current accreditation is based on the following set of example syllabi for all required and elective undergraduate courses.

 

200-Level Survey Courses, Engineering Fundamentals

 

300-Level Required A&A Courses

  • AA 301, Compressible Aerodynamics
  • AA 302, Incompressible Aerodynamics
  • AA 310, Orbital & Space Flight Mechanics
  • AA 311, Atmospheric Flight Mechanics
  • AA 312, Structural Vibrations
  • AA 320, Aerospace Instrumentation (Lab)
  • AA 321, Aerospace Laboratory I (Lab)
  • AA 322, Aerospace Laboratory II (Lab)
  • AA 331, Aerospace Structures I
  • AA 332, Aerospace Structures II
  • AA 360, Propulsion

 

400-Level Required A&A Courses

  • AA 447, Control in Aerospace Systems
  • AA 410-411, Aircraft Design I-II (Capstone)
  • AA 420-421, Spacecraft & Space Systems Design I-II (Capstone)

 

400-Level Technical Electives

  • AA 400, Gas Dynamics
  • AA 402, Fluid Mechanics
  • AA 405, Introduction to Aerospace Plasmas
  • AA 419, Aerospace Heat Transfer
  • AA 430, Finite Element Analysis in Aerospace
  • AA 432, Composite Materials for Aerospace Structures
  • AA 440, Flight Mechanics
  • AA 441, Flight Test Engineering
  • AA 448, Control Systems Sensors & Actuators (Lab)
  • AA 461, Advanced Air Breathing Propulsion
  • AA 462, Rocket Propulsion
  • AA 470, Systems Engineering
  • AA 480, Systems Dynamics