Jul 15, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Aerospace Engineering - MS


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College of Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Three program plans are available for the Aerospace Engineering MS degree.

The Plan A Thesis requires 30 credits (minimum): 12 credits of Aerospace Engineering Core courses (including MAE 5500  and MAE 5560 ); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); 9 credits of approved technical electives; and 6 credits of MAE 6970: Thesis Research . At least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above. A thesis proposal and formal thesis defense are required. The thesis must meet School of Graduate Studies and MAE Department requirements.

The Plan B Report requires 30 credits (minimum): 15 credits of Aerospace Engineering Core courses (including MAE 5500  and MAE 5560 ); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); 9 credits of approved technical electives; and 3 credits of MAE 6950: Design Project . At least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above. A project proposal and formal report defense are required. The report must meet School of Graduate Studies and MAE Department requirements.

The Plan C Coursework Only requires 33 credits (minimum): 15 credits of Aerospace Engineering Core courses (including MAE 5500  and MAE 5560 ); 3 credit approved math course (5000-level or above); and 15 credits of approved technical electives. At least 15 credits must be 6000-level or above.

GPA Requirement


All students who complete a graduate degree at USU must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Consult your department for additional requirements.

Course Requirements


Because specific course requirements may occasionally change, prospective students should refer to the MAE website (http://www.mae.usu.edu) for current details concerning degree requirements and program coursework. Questions about MAE's graduate programs should be emailed to MAEGradAdvisor@usu.edu.

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