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Course Description & Prerequisites

First Semester


REQUIRED:

CEN 100    Introduction to Engineering
CEN 199    Writing Skills
CHY 102    General Chemistry
MTH 140   Calculus I
MTH 141   Linear Algebra
PCS 211    Physics: Mechanics

Liberal Studies: one course from Table A.


Second Semester

REQUIRED:

AER 222   Engineering Design and Graphical Comm
CPS 125   Digital Computation and Programming
ECN 801   Principles of Engineering Economics
MTH 240  Calculus II
MTL 200   Materials Science Fundamentals
PCS 125   Physics: Waves and Fields


Third Semester

REQUIRED:


AER 309     Basic Thermodynamics
AER 316     Fluid Mechanics
AER 318     Dynamics
AER 320     Statics and Intro to Strength of Materials
CMN 432    Communication in the Engineering Professions
MTH 425    Differential Equations and Vector Calculus

Note: all required courses in 1st and 2nd semesters are prerequisites to all required courses in 3rd and 4th semesters.


Fourth Semester

REQUIRED:


AER 403     Mechanisms and Vibrations
AER 404     Intro. to Aerospace Engineering Design
AER 416     Flight Mechanics
AER 423     Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
EES 512     Electric Circuits
MTH 410    Statistics


Fifth Semester

REQUIRED:


AER 504     Aerodynamics
AER 507     Materials and Manufacturing
AER 520     Stress Analysis
EES 612     Electric Machines and Electronics
MTH 510    Numerical Analysis

Liberal Studies: one course from Table A.

Note:all required courses in 1st and 2nd semesters are prerequisites to all required courses in 5th semester.


Sixth Semester

Revised curriculum commencing Winter 2014 for students admitted in Fall 2011 and after.

REQUIRED:


AER 509     Control Systems
AER 606     Component Design and Material Selection
AER 615     Aircraft Performance
AER 621     Aerospace Structural Design
AER 622     Gas Dynamics

PROFESSIONAL: One course from the following. Students must complete the requirements for one of the following Streams:

Aircraft Stream
AER 626 Applied Finite Elements

Avionics Stream
EES 604 Electronics and Sensors

Spacecraft Stream
AER 627 Introduction to Space Robotics

 

Note:all required courses in 1st and 2nd semesters are prerequisites to all required courses in 5th semester


Seventh Semester

Revised curriculum commencing Fall 2013 for students admitted Fall 2010 and after.

Required:

AER 715     Avionics and Systems
AER 817     Systems Engineering

LIBERAL STUDIES: One course from the following:
ENG 503     Science Fiction
GEO 702     Technology and the Contemporary Environment
HST 701     Scientific Technology and Modern Society
PHL 709     Religion, Science and Philosophy
POL 507     Power, Change and Technology

PROFESSIONAL: Two courses from the following. Students must complete the requirements for the Option/Stream chosen in 6th semester.

Aircraft Stream:

AER 716 Aircraft Stability and Control
AER 722 Aeroelasticity

Avionics Stream:

EES 508 Digital Systems
AER 716 Aircraft Stability and Control

Spacecraft Stream:

AER 721 Orbital Dynamics
AER 723 Introduction to Space Systems Design


Eighth Semester

REQUIRED:


AER 710 Propulsion

CEN 800 Law and Ethics in Engineering Practice

LIBERAL STUDIES: One course from Table B.

PROFESSIONAL†: One course from the following:
AER 818 Manufacturing Management
AER 821 Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control
AER 870* Aerospace Engineering Thesis
AER 827 Composite Materials

PROFESSIONAL: One from the following Options/Streams. Students must complete the requirements of the Option/Stream chosen previously.

Aircraft Stream:

AER 814 Aircraft Design Project

Avionics Stream:

AER 822 Avionics Design Project

Spacecraft Stream:

AER 813 Space Systems Design Project

* Effective 2014-2015, students wishing to enroll in AER 870 must have a CGPA of at least 3.00 and must seek Departmental Consent.
† Not every course will be offered every semester.

Note: all required courses in 1st through 4th semester are prerequisite to all required courses in 8th semester.

Table A Lower Level Restrictions

Table B Upper Level Restrictions