Aeronautical Engineering Minor

Aeronautical Engineering Minor

Aeronautical Engineering

Minor

With the U.S. Army operating more aircraft than any organization in the world, the Army demands engineers with specialized skills – skills Aeronautical Engineers possess.  

Aeronautical engineering is one of the fastest-growing engineering fields in the United States today and demands engineers with specialized skills. A minor in aeronautical engineering provides the foundation needed to pursue a career in the aerospace industry or graduate studies including courses in aerodynamics and aeronautics. The Aeronautical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

 

To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Required Courses

ME387 INTRODUCTION TO AERONAUTICS3.0 

ME388 HELICOPTER AERONAUTICS3.0 

ME481 AIRCRAFT AERODYNAMICS AND DSGN

 

Sample Electives

 

EE360 DIGITAL LOGIC W/ EMBEDDED SYS 

EE477 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

EE489 ADV IND STUDY IN ELECT ENGR 

MC312 THERMAL-FLUID SYSTEMS II

ME389 INTRO TO ADV STUDY IN MECH ENG

ME489 ADV STUDY IN MECH ENGRNG

ME493 WEAPONS ENGINEERING

XE472 DYNAMIC MODELING AND CONTROL

 

To learn more, view the full Aeronautical Engineering Minor Curriculum.

This minor features flight labs conducted in Army airplanes and helicopters. Cadets also have the opportunity for a trip to Sikorsky in Connecticut.

 

To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering or the Center for Innovation & Engineering.