2018-19
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Double Major BS - Curricular Plan

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

240 Bell Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4400
Kemper E. Lewis
Chair
Robert C. Wetherhold
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Curricular Plan

A curricular plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum in four years. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
EAS 199SL UB Seminar M/UBS 3
CHE 107LLR Gen Chem for Engineers M/SLI1 4
MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M/MQR 4
Pathway Course or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 14 or 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 177LLB Engineering Drawing and CAD M 1
PHY 107LR General Physics 1 M/SLI2 4
MTH 142LR College Calculus 2 M 4
Pathway Course or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
EAS 230LLB Engineering Computations M 3
EAS 202SEM Impact On Society M 1
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
EAS 207LR Statics M 3
MAE 204LR Thermodynamics 1 M 3
MTH 241LR College Calculus 3 M 4
PHY 108LR General Physics 2 M 4
PHY 158LAB General Physics Lab 2 M 1
MAE 277LEC Intro to ME Practice or MAE 278LEC Intro to AE Practice M or M 3 or 3
Total Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
EE 200 M 3
EAS 208LR Dynamics M 3
EAS 209LR Mechanics of Solids M 3
MTH 306LR Intro Diff Equations M 4
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 315LEC Analysis of Structures M 3
MAE 335LR Fluid Mechanics M 3
MAE 340LEC Dynamic Systems M 3
MAE 376LLB Applied Math for MAEs M 3
MAE 381LEC Engng Materials 1 M 3
EAS 360LEC STEM Communications M/CL2 3
Total Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 316LEC Aerospace Structures M 3
MAE 334LLB MAE Laboratory I M 2
MAE 336LEC Heat Transfer M 3
MAE 345LR Intermediate Dynamics M 3
MAE 385LAB Engng Materials Lab M 1
MAE 424LEC Aerodynamics M 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 18
Summer Semester
Course Category Credit
Professional Practice M 3
Total Credits: 3

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 338LAB MAE Lab II or MAE 339LAB Aerospace Engr. Lab M or M 2 or 2
MAE 377LLB Product Design-CAE Envirn M 3
MAE 422LEC Gas Dynamics M 3
MAE 436LR Flight Dynamics M 3
MAE 451LEC Design Process & Methods M/P 3
Pathway and Diversity Learning DL/P 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MAE 311LEC Machines & Mechanisms 1 M 3
MAE 364LEC Manufacturing Processes M 3
MAE 423LEC Intro to Propulsion M 3
MAE 425LEC Space Dyn & Ctrl M 3
MAE 434LEC Aircraft Design M/P 3
MAE 494LT Design Project M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 19
Total Credits Required for Degree: 140
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quatitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward mort than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
Published: October 31, 2018 02:48:26 PM