UC's Department of Aerospace Engineering is the second-oldest aerospace engineering department in the United States. Founded in 1929 by Bradley O. Jones, an experienced, record-setting navigator and inventor, and incorporating mandatory co-operative experience for all its undergraduates, its faculty, graduates, and research contribute in pivotal ways to future aerospace efforts and research.
The undergraduate Aerospace Engineering program will educate and train students in the contemporary aerospace engineering disciplines of analysis, experimentation, and design of aerospace systems through classroom instruction and professional practice embodied in the cooperative educational experience.
- Develop a sound knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals required for effective problem solving.
- Develop skills to integrate, synthesize, and apply engineering principles to the design and operation of aerospace systems.
- Develop the ability to work effectively in a multi-functional team environment.
- Develop an appreciation for the importance of professional behavior, ethics, and life-long learning in the engineering profession.
- Develop effective skills in both written and oral communications.