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Aerospace Engineering Program Plan

This sample program plan gives you a possible overview of the types of courses a student would take each semester of the Aerospace Engineering program at Wheaton College.

PLEASE NOTE: This program plan is for guidance only. Graduation requirements are found in the course catalog.

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NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
CORE 101 WC First Year Seminar 4 General Education
LANG WC Foreign Language 4 General Education
MATH 231 WC Calculus I 4 Engineering Core
PHYS 231 WC Introductory Physics I 4 Engineering Core
ENGR 101 WC Introduction to Engineering 1 Engineering Core

Total: 17 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
ENGW WC Writing (0-4) 4 General Education
BITH WC Old Testament Literature 4 General Education
AHS 101 WC Wellness (0-2) 2 General Education
MATH 232 WC Calculus II 4 Engineering Core
PHYS 232 WC Introductory Physics II 4 Engineering Core
ENGR 105 WC Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics   Recommended

Total: 18 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
SELECT WC Thematic Core (1 of 3) 4 General Education
COMM WC Communication (0-2) 2 General Education
MATH 331 WC Vector Calculus 2 Engineering Core
PHYS 334 WC Computer Modeling of Physical Systems 2 Engineering Core
ENGR 201 WC Statics 4 Engineering Specific

Total: 14 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
SELECT WC Thematic Core (2 of 3) 4 General Education
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (1 of 2) 2 General Education
BITH WC New Testament Literature 4 General Education
MATH 333 WC Differential Equations 4 Engineering Core
ENGR 202 WC Dynamics 4 Engineering Specific

Total: 18 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
CORE 3xx WC Advanced Seminar (with 1 Thematic Core Tag) 4 General Education
SELECT WC Visual & Performing Arts (2 of 2) 2 General Education
ENGR 204 WC Innovation in Design 4 Engineering Core
CHEM 231 WC General Chemistry I 4 Engineering Core
ENGR 223 WC Strength of Materials 4 Engineering Specific
ENGR 125 WC Introduction to CADD (2)   Recommended

Total: 18 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHoursCategories
BITH WC Christian Thought 4 General Education
ENGR 394 WC Ethics Capstone 2 General Education
SELECT WC Thematic Core (3 of 3) 4 General Education
MMAE 313 IIT Fluid Mechanics 3 Engineering at IIT
MMAE 320 IIT Thermodynamics 3 Engineering at IIT

Total: 16 Credits

Three Year Credit Hours: 101

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
MS 201 IIT Material Science 3
MMAE 311 IIT Compressible Flow 3
MMAE 312 IIT Aerodynamics of Aerospace Vehicles 3
MMAE 315 IIT Aerospace Laboratory 1 4
MMAE 350 IIT Computational Mechanics 3

Total: 16 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
MMAE 304 IIT Mechanics of Aerostructures 3
MMAE 352 IIT Aerospace Propulsion 3
MMAE 372 IIT Aerospace Materials Lab 3
MMAE 443 IIT Systems Analysis & Control 3

Total: 12 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
MMAE 410 IIT Aircraft Flight Mechanics 3
MMAE 411 IIT Spacecraft Dynamics 3
MMAE 414 IIT Aircraft Design I 3
IPRO IIT IPRO Elective 1 3

Total: 12 Credits

NumberSchoolSubjectHours
MMAE 412 IIT Spacecraft Design I 3
MMAE 415 IIT Aerospace Laboratory 2 4
MMAE IIT Technical Elective 1 3
IPRO IIT IPRO Elective 2 3
EXAM NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering
(Passing is not required)
 

Total: 13 Credits

IIT Credit Hours: 53

Total Credit Hours to Bachelor's Degree: 154

 

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