ASA MS Plans of Study - Sample

 

Non-Thesis Option

Area of Specialization: Astrodynamics and Space Applications
Minor: Aerodynamics

Major
  • AAE 508 - Optimization in Aerospace Engineering - 3 credits
  • AAE 550 - Multidisciplinary Design Optimization - 3 credits
  • AAE 567 - Introduction to Applied Stochastic Processes - 3 credits
  • AAE 575 - Introduction to Satellite Navigation and Positioning - 3 credits
  • AAE 507 - Variational Principles of Mechanics - 3 credits
  • AAE 632 - Advanced Orbital Dynamics - 3 credits
Math
  • MATH 525 - Introduction to Complex Analysis - 3 credits
  • MATH 511 - Linear Algebra with Applications - 3 credits
Minor
  • AAE 511 - Introduction to Fluid Mechanics - 3 credits
  • AAE 514 - Intermediate Aerodynamics - 3 credits

Thesis Option

Area of Specialization: Astrodynamics and Space Applications
Research Area: Trajectory Optimization
Minor: Aerodynamics

Major
  • AAE 508 - Optimization in Aerospace Engineering - 3 credits
  • AAE 532 - Orbit Mechanics - 3 credits
  • AAE 550 - Multidisciplinary Design Optimization - 3 credits
  • AAE 632 - Advanced Orbital Dynamics - 3 credits
Math
  • MATH 520 - Boundary Value Problems - 3 credits
  • MATH 511 - Linear Algebra with Applications - 3 credits
  • CS 515 - Numerical Linear Algebra - 3 credits
Minor
  • AAE 511 - Introduction to Fluid Mechanics - 3 credits
  • AAE 514 - Intermediate Aerodynamics - 3 credits