The Master of Engineering, Plan C, Aerospace Engineering Specialization is an on-campus or online degree program focused on providing students with aerospace engineering-relevant content, in disciplines such as Fluid Flow, Propulsion, Structures, and Materials and Manufacturing. This program is intended for professional students who have an undergraduate degree in engineering and are working in the aerospace industry. This is a coursework-only degree program with no thesis requirement.

Effective Fall 2021

Foundational Courses (Select at least one course from two different groups for a minimum of 6 credits):6
Group A:
Numerical Methods in Science and Engineering
Computational Methods for Mechanical Eng.
Group B:
Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Group C:
Advanced Mechanics of Materials
Materials Issues in Mechanical Design
Technical Electives (see list below)24
Program Total Credits:30

Technical Electives (Select at least eight courses from the below technical electives or the above foundational courses for a minimum of 24 credits):

Fluid Flow Technical Electives:
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Laser Diagnostics for Thermosciences
Physical Gas Dynamics I
Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics
Propulsion Technical Electives:
Space Propulsion and Power Engineering
Chemical Rocket Propulsion
Broad-Beam Ion Sources
Advanced Combustion Theory and Modeling
Structures Technical Electives:
Mechanical Engineering Vibrations
Advanced Machine Design
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Vibrations
Finite Element Analysis in Mechanical Engr
Mechanics of Composite Materials
Materials & Manufacturing Technical Electives:
Advanced/Additive Manufacturing Engineering
Advanced Composite Materials
Materials Engineering
Composites Product Development
Processing of Polymer Composites
Systems Engineering Technical Electives:
Coupled Electromechanical Systems
Control Systems
Simulation Modeling and Experimentation
Principles of Dynamics
Foundations of Systems Engineering
Overview of Systems Engineering Processes

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.1


Of the 30 minimum credits required for this program, at least 21 credits must be at the 500-level or above and earned at CSU.