Electives

MAE Technical Electives

ME Curriculum Electives

  • MAE 403 Air Conditioning (spring)
  • MAE 406 Energy Conservation in Industry (fall)
  • MAE 407 Steam and Gas Turbines (spring)
  • MAE 408 Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals (fall)
  • MAE 410 Modern Manufacturing Processes (fall)
  • MAE 421 Design of Solar Thermal Systems (spring)
  • MAE 430 Applied Finite Element Analysis (spring)
  • MAE 442 Automotive Engineering (fall)
  • MAE 495 Non-Destructive Testing (soon to be MAE 440) (fall)
  • MAE 495 Composite Materials (fall)
  • MAE 495 Product Design Management (spring)
  • MAE 495 Design for Manufacturing (spring)
  • MAE 495 Vehicle Dynamics (spring)
  • MAE 495 Space Exploration Systems (fall)
  • MAE 495 Applied Aerodynamics (fall)
  • MAE 495 Mechatronics (fall)
  • MAE 496 Undergraduate Project Work in MAE (3 credit limit) (fall, spring, summer) (Note: Students must have completed all 300-level MAE lectures courses required for major to be eligible.)
  • MAE 5XX Graduate Level Courses (fall, spring) (Note: Undergraduates must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA to enroll in 500-level MAE courses.)
  • ECE 482/483 Engineering Entrepreneurs Program (two semester sequence, fall only/spring only)
  • Any of the AE curriculum electives listed below, except for MSE 201 and ECE 331

AE Curriculum Electives

Guided electives (choose one from each elective group):

Flight/Space elective

  • MAE 457 Flight Stability & Control (spring)
  • MAE 467 Space Flight (spring)

Structures elective

  • MAE 430 Applied Finite Element Analysis (spring)
  • MAE 472 Aero Structures 2 (spring)

Propulsion elective

  • MAE 458 Propulsion (fall)
  • MAE 459 Rocket Propulsion (fall)

Materials/electrical elective

  • MSE 201 Structural Properties of Materials (fall, spring, summer)
  • ECE 331 Principles of Electrical Engineering (fall, spring, summer)

Technical elective choices by area:

Aerodynamics/Propulsion

  • MAE 452 Aerodynamics of V/STOL Vehicles (fall)
  • MAE 455 Boundary Layer Theory (fall)
  • MAE 456 Computational Methods in Aerodynamics (fall)
  • MAE 458 Propulsion (fall)
  • MAE 459 Rocket Propulsion (fall)

Dynamic Systems and Space

  • MAE 457 Flight Stability & Control (spring)
  • MAE 467 Space Flight (spring)

Structures and Manufacturing

  • MAE 430 Applied Finite Element Analysis (spring)
  • MAE 472 Aero Structures 2 (spring)

Other

  • Any of the ME curriculum electives listed above