Engineering Physics Program

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Aerospace Systems

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150 Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 190 Foundations of Chemistry I, Honors together with CHEM 191 Foundations of Chemistry I Laboratory, Honors.

5

KU Core requirements*

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3H, 4.1, and 4.2.  Note that PHSX 594 satisfies Goal 4.2.

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211&216 or PHSX 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212&236 or PHSX 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

EPHX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics 

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I    (MATH 145 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 126

Calculus II   (MATH 146 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 127

Calculus III  (MATH 147 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra   (MATH 291 is honors equivalent)

2

MATH 220

or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations.   (MATH 221 is honors equivalent)

3

Requirements specific for this option: Design Option in Aerospace Systems

Hours

Engineering Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design or EECS 316 Circuits, Electronic and Instrumentation together with EECS 318 Circuits and Electronics Lab

4

Aerospace Engineering

AE 245, Intro. to Aerospace Engineering

3

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics or C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer  or ME 510, Fluid Mechanics

3

AE 421, Aerospace Computer Graphics (4) or ME 228, Computer Graphics (3)

3-4

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance (AE 546 is honors equivalent)

3

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

AE 508 (or AE 509) Aerospace Structures II (3) and AE 521, Aerospace System Design I (4) or

AE 560 Spacecraft Systems (3) and  AE 523, Space Systems Design (4)

3-4

AE 545, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

5

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II  (AE 552 is the honors equivalent)

4

AE 572, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion  (AE 573 is the honors equivalent)

3

Other

Engineering

AE 211 Computing for Engineers or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing 

3

C&PE 221 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics or ME 312, Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

3

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

CE 310, Strength of Materials  (CE 312 is the honors equivalent)

4

*Goal 1.1, Goal 1.2, Goal 3N, Goal 5, and Goal 6 are all satisfied by major requirements.

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150 Chemistry for Engineers

5

KU Core requirements

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211/216 or 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212/236 or 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I   

4

MATH 126

Calculus II 

4

MATH 127

Calculus III

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220 or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Requirements specific for this option: Design Option in Aerospace Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

Aerospace Engr.

AE 245, Intro. to Aerospace Engineering

3

 

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics or C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer  or ME 510, Fluid Mechanics

3

 

AE 421, Aerospace Computer Graphics (4) or ME 228, Computer Graphics (3)

3-4

 

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance

3

 

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

 

AE 508 Aerospace Structures II (3) and AE 521, Aerospace System Design I (4) or

AE 560 Spacecraft Systems (3) and  AE 523, Space Systems Design (4)

3+4

 

AE 545, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

5

 

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

 

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

 

AE 572, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion

3

Engineering

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing  or EECS 168, Programming I, or ME 208, Intro. to Digital Computational Methods in Mechanical Engr.

3

 

C&PE 221 or ME 312, Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

3

 

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

 

CE 310, Strength of Materials

4

KU Core Curriculum and Chemistry Requirements (26 credits)

Hours

English

KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 1

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry, CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences

5

KU Core requirements

Fulfillment of the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences), and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.

 

15

Core Physics Courses (27.5 credits)

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211 or 213

General Physics I (213 is honors/majors equivalent, 5 credits, includes lab)

4

PHSX 212 or 214

General Physics II (214 is honors/majors equivalent, 4 credits, includes lab)

3

PHSX 216

General Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 236

General Physics II Laboratory

1

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics Courses (18 credits)

Hours

MATH 121

Calculus I   

5

MATH 122

Calculus II 

5

MATH 223

Vector Calculus

3

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220

or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Course Requirements for Design Option in Aerospace Systems (56-57 credits)

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

Aerospace Engr.

AE 245, Intro. to Aerospace Engineering

3

 

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics or C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer  or ME 510, Fluid Mechanics

3

 

AE 421, Aerospace Computer Graphics (4) or ME 228, Computer Graphics (3)

3-4

 

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance

3

 

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

 

AE 508 Aerospace Structures II (3) and AE 521, Aerospace System Design I (4) or AE 560 Spacecraft Systems (3) and  AE 523, Space Systems Design (4)

3+4

 

AE 545, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

5

 

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

 

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

 

AE 572, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion

3

Engineering

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing  or EECS 168, Programming I, or ME 208, Intro. to Digital Computational Methods in Mechanical Engr.

3

 

C&PE 221 or ME 312, Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

3

 

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

 

CE 310, Strength of Materials or ME 311, Mechanics of Materials 

4

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For requirements in Engineering Physics: because of changes in the School of Engineering course offerings for students enrolled, please see your advisor for more information.


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