Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
BS - Aerospace Engineering
|General Education Requirements||30|
|Of the 51 units required by the university, 21 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.|
|Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.|
|Preparation for the Major||33|
|MATH 030, MATH 031, MATH 032, MATH 129A and MATH 133A (16); PHYS 070, PHYS 071 and PHYS 072 (12); CHEM 001A (5)|
|Required for the Major||63|
|Engineering Common Area||28|
|ENGR 010, ENGR 100W, CE 099, CE 112, EE 098, MATE 025, ME 020, ME 030, ME 101 and ME 113|
|AE 114, AE 140, AE 160, AE 162, AE 164, AE 165, AE 167, AE 168, AE 169 and ME 120|
|Required Capstone Course||6|
|AE 171A and AE 171B (6) or AE 172A and AE 172B (6)|
|Additional Major Courses||6|
|Technical electives can be chosen from a list of designated courses in one of the two areas: Aircraft Design or Space Transportation and Exploration.|
*Applies to those students not taking American Studies and the Physics 070 series.
Note: PHYS 050, PHYS 051, PHYS 052 and PHYS 053 may be taken in place of PHYS 070, PHYS 071 and PHYS 072.
To qualify for a baccalaureate degree in Aerospace Engineering, a student must receive a grade of a grade of "C-" or better in all courses required for the major. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of at least "C" (2.0) in each one of the following categories: all college work (overall average), all units attempted at SJSU, all units in the major, and all units in any minors.
A semester-by-semester schedule for meeting these requirements is available in the department office.