Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (PhD)

Ph.D. Program Requirements – AE and EM Degree (semester credits)

Minimum course requirements beyond a bachelor’s degree:

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

OR ENGINEERING MECHANICS AFTER B.S.

 

                                                        Major Option                                18 cr. hrs. with at least 9 cr. hrs.

                                                                                                                  in 7000 level or above courses

                                                        Technical Electives                      6 cr. hrs.

                                                        Mathematics                                 6 cr. hrs.

                                                        Ph.D. Research                             58 cr. hrs. with at least 48 cr. hrs.

                                                                                                                  in Ph.D. Dissertation Research

                                                        Seminar                                          2 cr. hrs.

                                                        _________________________________________________

 

                                                        Total                                               90 cr. hrs.

 

 

For those students who already hold a M.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field, the course requirements beyond the M.S. degree are listed separately below[l1] :

 

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

OR ENGINEERING MECHANICS AFTER M.S.

 

                                                        Major Option                                9 cr. hrs. with at least 6 cr. hrs.

                                                                                                                  in 7000 level or above courses

                                                        Technical Electives                      6 cr. hrs.

                                                        Mathematics                                 3 cr. hrs.

                                                        Ph.D. Research                             46 cr. hrs. with at least 38 cr. hrs.

                                                                                                                  in Ph.D. Dissertation Research

                                                        Seminar                                          2 cr. hrs.

                                                        _________________________________________________

 

                                                        Total                                               66 cr. hrs.