Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (PhD)

Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics (PhD) Program Requirements

Minimum course requirements beyond a bachelor’s degree
Credit Type Credit Hours
Major Option 18 credit hours with at least 9 credit hours in 7000 level or above courses
Technical Electives 6 credit hours
Mathematics 6 credit hours
Ph.D. Research 58 credit hours with at least 48 credit hours in Ph.D. Dissertation Research
Seminar 2 credit hours
Total
90 credit hours

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

Minimum course requirements after master's degree
Credit Type Credit Hours
Major Option 9 credit hours with at least 9 credit hours in 7000 level or above courses
Technical Electives 6 credit hours
Mathematics 3 credit hours
Ph.D. Research 46 credit hours with at least 48 credit hours in Ph.D. Dissertation Research
Seminar 2 credit hours
Total
66 credit hours