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 B. S. in Aerospace Engineering (Science Option)

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The​ program provides a strong base in the main areas of Aerospace Engineering during the four years of study. It contains the required general education courses in the areas of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Computer​ Science, Islamic and Arabic studies, English and Physical Education. Moreover, the curriculum is augmented by a number of elective courses in various branches of Aerospace Engineering. A student has the oppurtunity to take the appropriate elective courses (four technical electives) in the area of Aerospace Engineering in which he would like to specialize. It balances theory with application and provides practical experience with laboratory sessions as applicable.

The program includes MATH 333 (Methods of Applied Mathematics) and SE 301 (Numerical Methods) to give the student a strong mathematical background to enable him to address research-type problems or other problems encountered in engineering practice which require detailed analytical and/or experimental studies. The Senior Project (AE 411 and AE 412) is a capstone design course which presents an opportunity for the student to participate in a design team which operates in unstructured problem-solving situations. Every Aerospace Engineeing Science student is required to spend 8 weeks in summer training to make use of his knowledge and to acquire valuable experience in an  industrial environment, which may give him a fresh outlook for appropriately selecting his elective courses. The program prepares a student for an engineering career in an industrial establishment and for further graduate studies.


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(1) AE Department's approval is required to take these two AE Tech Electives courses from Table A.

​​(2) Technical Electives I & II can only be taken from Table A, B, C, and D with maximum of one course from Table D. AE Department's approval is required to take these two technical electives.​

(3) AE Department's approval is required to take these two General studies courses as mentioned in the paragraph following TableD.

(4) One summer must be spent in industry.


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