Aerospace Engineering - University Park

Starting and ending at University Park / updated 9/8/2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS) Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
1.0
MATH 140 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (GQ)Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140E - Calculus with Engineering Applications I (GQ)Notes for: MATH 140E

MATH 140E

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (GN)Notes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
ENGL 15 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ESL 015 - ESL / Composition for American Academic Comm. II (GWS)Notes for: ESL 015

ESL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
3.0
MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (GQ)Notes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 141E - Calculus with Engineering Applications II (GQ)Notes for: MATH 141E

MATH 141E

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (GN)Notes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 17.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
3.0
E MCH 210 - Statics and Strength of MaterialsNotes for: E MCH 210

E MCH 210

Students may substitute E MCH 211 and E MCH 213 or E MCH 213D for E MCH 210.
5.0
2.0
MATH 250 - Ordinary Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 250

MATH 250

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100B - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100B

CAS 100B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
E MCH 212 - DynamicsNotes for: E MCH 212

E MCH 212

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
2.0
1.0
3.0
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
AERSP 301 - Aerospace StructuresNotes for: AERSP 301

AERSP 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
AERSP 309 - AstronauticsNotes for: AERSP 309

AERSP 309

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
AERSP 311 - Aerodynamics INotes for: AERSP 311

AERSP 311

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
AERSP 313 - Aerospace AnalysisNotes for: AERSP 313

AERSP 313

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ENGL 202C - Effective Writing: Technical Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
AERSP 305 - Aerospace Technology LaboratoryNotes for: AERSP 305

AERSP 305

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
AERSP 306 - AeronauticsNotes for: AERSP 306

AERSP 306

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
3.0
3.0
2.0
Total credits 17.0

Additional Notes

AERSP 401A/AERSP 401B and AERSP 402A/AERSP 402B: Students may schedule either the spacecraft design sequence (AERSP 401A and AERSP 401B) or the aircraft design sequence (AERSP 402A and AERSP 402B). The appropriate control course (AERSP 413 or AERSP 450) should be scheduled accordingly.

AERSP Technical Elective: Select from department list. Students who complete the Cooperative Education Program may substitute 3 co-op credits for a Technical Elective and 3 co-op credits for a Limited Elective.

Health and Physical Activity Elective (GHA): Students who complete the ROTC Program may substitute 3 ROTC credits for the GHA requirement and 3 ROTC credits for a Limited Elective.

Limited Elective: Select from department list. Students who complete the ROTC Program may substitute 3 ROTC credits for the GHA requirement and 3 ROTC credits for a Limited Elective. Students who complete the Cooperative Education Program may substitute 3 co-op credits for a Technical Elective and 3 co-op credits for a Limited Elective.

These courses offered at University Park in fall semester only:

  • AERSP 301
  • AERSP 309
  • AERSP 311
  • AERSP 313
  • AERSP 401A
  • AERSP 402A
  • AERSP 410
  • AERSP 413
  • AERSP 450

These courses offered at University Park in spring semester only:

  • AERSP 304
  • AERSP 305
  • AERSP 306
  • AERSP 312
  • AERSP 401B
  • AERSP 402B
  • AERSP 440

TOTAL CREDITS: 131

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

E MCH 210
Students may substitute E MCH 211 and E MCH 213 or E MCH 213D for E MCH 210.