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Undergraduate Program Assessment


AAE Alumni

School of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Purdue University

(Although we prefer the web survey be used, a PDF version and mailing instructions are available.)

A. Career/Professional Information

B. Evaluation of Purdue Education

AAE prep for career

The capabilities that the faculty believe our graduates should possess are summarized below. We are seeking your assessment of the degree to which the AAE undergraduate curriculum and experience provided these capabilities. We are also interested in feedback about the importance of the objectives themselves.

  • In the first column, please select a grade (using the familiar grading scale A, B, C, D, F) to indicate your assessment of the level to which the program was successful in meeting the stated capabilities.
  • In the second column, please select a number (on a scale of 4-0, with 4 being high) to indicate the anticipated importance of each of the 14 capabilities in your career.


Aerodynamics

(1) Aero Performance
(2) Aero Importance

Design

(1) Design Performance
(2) Design Importance

Dynamics & Controls

(1) D&C Performance
(2) D&C Importance

Propulsion

(1) Propulsion Performance
(2) Propulsion Importance

Structures & Materials

(1) Structures &Materials Performance
(2) Structures & Materials Importance

II. basic engineering skills

  1. an ability to formulate and solve problems, including:
  1. computational methods and tools
  2. CompMethodsPerformance
    CompMethodsImportance
    1. experimental procedures and tools
    2. ExperimentalProcPerformance
      ExperimentalProcImportance
      1. open-ended and design problems
      2. DesignProbPerformance
        DesignProbImportance
        1. an ability to work in teams
        TeamworkPerformance
        TeamworkImportance
        1. the ability to communicate work to others
        1. in writing
        2. WritingPeformance
          WritingImportance
          1. orally
          2. OrallyPerformance
            OrallyImportance
            1. graphically
            2. GraphicallyPerformance
              GraphicallyImportance
              conductPerformance
              conductImportance

              III. opportunities for engaging in

              1. research and independent study
              EngagementOppsPerformance
              EngagementOppsImportance
              1. cooperative education and internship
              CoopPerformance
              CoopImportance
              1. study abroad and similar international experiences
              StudyAbroadPerformance
              StudyAbroadImportance
              1. professional society participation
              ProfSocietyPerformance
              ProfSocietyImportance

              IV. an appreciation for the social impact of engineering solutions, and specifically, the role of aerospace technology in today's world

              SocialImpactPeformance
              SocialImpactImportance