The Space Engineering concentration provides students with a broad background in aerospace and space engineering. The curriculum is based on a solid foundation of engineering disciplines and applied mathematics.

Effective Spring 2015

To qualify for graduation, Engineering Science majors must achieve a minimum 2.000 grade point average at CSU in all courses in engineering, mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and chemistry as well as courses taken as technical electives.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
Select one group from the following: 6
Group A:
  
Introduction: Civil/Environmental Engineering  
Engineering Graphics and Computing  
Group B:
  
Mechanical Engineering Problem Solving  
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes  
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B4
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A5
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Additional Requirements for Graduation1 0
 Total Credits 30
Sophomore
 
CIVE 260Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3
CIVE 261Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
ECE 204Introduction to Electrical Engineering 3
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III 4
MATH 340Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations4A,4B4
MECH 201Engineering Design I 2
MECH 337Thermodynamics 4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A5
Historical Perspectives3D3
Additional Requirements for Graduation1 0
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
CHEM 113General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II 1
MECH 342Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Flow Processes 3
CIVE 360Mechanics of Solids 3
CIVE 367Structural Analysis 3
MECH 3012Engineering Design III 2
MECH 307Mechatronics and Measurement Systems 4
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B6
Social and Behavioral Sciences3C3
Additional Requirements for Graduation1 0
 Total Credits 31
Senior
 
Select one group from the following: 6-8
Group A:
  
Senior Design Principles  
Senior Project Design4C 
Group B:
  
Engineering Design Practicum: I4C 
Engineering Design Practicum: II4C 
MECH 402 or STAT 315Mechanical Engineering Experimental Analysis
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
 3
MECH 344Heat and Mass Transfer 3
MECH 417Control Systems 3
MECH 460Aeronautics 3
MECH 468Space Propulsion and Power Engineering 3
MATH *** Mathematics, upper division 6
Technical Electives3 11-12
Electives 3-6
Additional Requirements for Graduation1 0
 Total Credits 45
 Program Total Credits: 137
1

Students are required to participate in the Professional Learning Institute (PLI) program as a requirement for graduation. The program consists of eleven PLI workshops distributed by focus areas as follows: Global and Cultural Diversity (2 workshops), Innovation (2 workshops), Leadership (2 workshops), Civic and Public Engagement (2 workshops), and Ethics (3 workshops). Each workshop is between 1-2 hours long and no outside preparation is required to attend any of the workshops. Attendance at the required workshops may be spread over the student’s four-year program.

2

Space engineering students will need to obtain a registration override from the appropriate department to take this course.

3

Select courses with advisor’s approval.

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
TO DECLARE MAJOR: Engineering is a controlled major:  students are admitted into the major only if they meet established academic standards.  Please see competitive major requirements or the advisor in the Department for more information.
TO PREPARE FOR FIRST SEMESTER:   The curriculum for this major assumes students enter college prepared to take calculus.  To qualify for graduation, engineering science majors must achieve a minimum 2.000 grade point average at CSU in all courses in engineering, mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and chemistry as well as courses taken as technical electives.  Students are required to participate in the Professional Learning Institute (PLI) program as a requirement for graduation. The program consists of eleven PLI workshops distributed by focus areas as follows: Global and Cultural Diversity (2 workshops), Innovation (2 workshops), Leadership (2 workshops), Civic and Public Engagement (2 workshops), and Ethics (3 workshops). Each workshop is between 1‐2 hours long and no outside preparation is required to attend any of the workshops. Attendance at the required workshops may be spread over the student’s four‐year program.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)X 3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)X 3A1
Select one course from the following:   3
Introduction: Civil/Environmental EngineeringX   
Mechanical Engineering Problem SolvingX   
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)X 1B4
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Engineering Graphics and ComputingX   
Introduction to Manufacturing ProcessesX   
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)X 1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 260Engineering Mechanics-StaticsX  3
MECH 201Engineering Design IX  2
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists IIIX  4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Historical Perspectives  3D3
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 261Engineering Mechanics-DynamicsX  3
ECE 204Introduction to Electrical EngineeringX  3
MATH 340Introduction to Ordinary Differential EquationsX 4A,4B4
MECH 337ThermodynamicsX  4
PLI Workshop(s) X  
CO 150 must be completed at the end of semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   14
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 113General Chemistry II X 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II X 1
CIVE 360Mechanics of SolidsX  3
MECH 307Mechatronics and Measurement SystemsX  4
MECH 342Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Flow ProcessesX  3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   17
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CIVE 367Structural AnalysisX  3
MECH 301Engineering Design IIIX  2
Advanced Writing  23
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Social and Behavioral Sciences  3C3
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   14
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Senior Design PrinciplesX   
Engineering Design Practicum: IX 4C 
MECH 417Control SystemsX  3
MECH 468Space Propulsion and Power EngineeringX  3
Electives   3-6
Technical Electives    6-7
Upper-Division MATH course   3
PLI Workshop(s) X  
 Total Credits   25
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Senior Project DesignX 4C 
Engineering Design Practicum: IIX 4C 
MECH 344Heat and Mass TransferX  3
MECH 460AeronauticsX  3
Select one course from the following:   3
Mechanical Engineering Experimental AnalysisX   
Statistics for Engineers and ScientistsX   
Technical Electives X  5
Upper-Division MATHX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   20
 Program Total Credits:   137