Engineering Physics Program

Suggested Schedule B.S. Engineering Physics, Aerospace Systems

(A)=aircraft track, (S)=spacecraft track

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

AE 245, Intro To Aerospace Engineering

3

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

3

PHSX 150, Seminar in Physics, Astronomy, & Engineering Physics

0.5

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

MATH 125, Calculus I

4

MATH 126, Calculus II

4

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

PHSX 211, General Physics I   and

PHSX 216, General Physics I Laboratory

or

PHSX 213, General Physics I, honors

(majors are encouraged to take 213)

5

CHEM 130, General Chemistry I, or CHEM 150, General Chemistry I For Engineers

5

 

15.5

 

15

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics

3

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodyn. & Perform.

3

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

CE 310, Strength of Materials

4

PHSX 212, General Physics II   and

PHSX 236, General Physics II Laboratory

or

PHSX 214, General Physics II, honors

4

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

3

MATH 127, Calculus III

4

MATH 220/320, Differential Equations

3

MATH 290, Linear Algebra

2

PHSX 313, General Physics III

3

PHSX 316, Intermediate Physics Lab

1

 

18

 

17

Junior Year

Fall Spring

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

AE 421, Aero. Computer Graphics

4

AE 545, Fund. Of Aerodyn.

5

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

AE 572, Fund. Of Jet Propulsion

3

EPHX 521, Mechanics I

3

AE 508, Aerospace Structures II (A) or EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms&Dsn (S)

3-4

Electives/KU Core 1

3

 

17

 

14-15

Senior Year

Fall Spring

AE 521, Aero. Sys. Design I (A) or

AE 560, Spacecraft Systems (S)

4-3

EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms & Dsgn (A) or AE 523, Space Systems Design (S)

4

EPHX 516, Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 601, Dsgn. Phys.  & Elect. Systems

4

EPHX 531, Electricity & Magnetism

3

Electives/KU Core 1

6

Electives/KU Core 1

6

 

16-17

 

14

Courses that are only offered in semester listed are annotated in boldface type.

Note 1:  The requirement is completion of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences) and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.  In some cases the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum can be met by a non-course educational experience.

(A)=aircraft track, (S)=spacecraft track

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

AE 245, Intro To Aerospace Engineering

3

C&PE 121, Intro. Comp. in Engr., or EECS 138, Intro To Computing

3

CHEM 130, Found. Chemistry I, or CHEM 150, Chem. For Engineers

5

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

MATH 126, Calculus II

4

MATH 125, Calculus I

4

PHSX 211/213, General Physics I

4/5

PHSX 150, Seminar in Physics, Astronomy, & Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 216, Physics I Lab (required with PHSX 211)

1

 

15.5

 

15

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics

3

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodyn. & Perform.

3

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

C&PE 221, Basic Engr. Thermodyn. or ME 312, Basic Engr. Thermodyn.

3

PHSX 212/214, General Physics II

3/4

CE 310, Strength of Materials

4

PHSX 236, Physics II Lab (required with PHSX 212)

1

MATH 220/320, Differential Equations

3

MATH 127, Calculus III

4

PHSX 313, General Physics III

3

MATH 290, Linear Algebra

2

PHSX 316, Intermediate Physics Lab

1

 

18

 

17

Junior Year

Fall Spring

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

AE 421, Aero. Computer Graphics

4

AE 545, Fund. Of Aerodyn.

5

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

AE 572, Fund. Of Jet Propulsion

3

EPHX 521, Mechanics I

3

AE 508, Aerospace Structures II (A) or EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms&Dsn (S)

3 or 4

KU Core 1

3

 

 

 

17

 

14-15

Senior Year

Fall Spring

AE 521, Aero. Sys. Design I (A) or

AE 560, Spacecraft Systems (S)

4 or 3

EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms & Dsgn (A) or AE 523, Space Systems Design (S)

4

EPHX 516, Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 601, Dsgn. Phys.  & Elect. Systems

4

EPHX 531, Electricity & Magnetism

3

KU Core 1

6

KU Core 1

6

 

 

 

16-17

 

14

Courses that are only offered in semester listed are annotated in boldface type.

Note 1:  The requirement is completion of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences) and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.  In some cases the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum can be met by a non-course educational experience.

(A)=aircraft track, (S)=spacecraft track

Freshman Year

Fall Spring

AE 245, Intro To Aerospace Engineering

3

C&PE 121, Intro. Comp. in Engr., or EECS 138, Intro To Computing

3

CHEM 130, Found. Chemistry I, or CHEM 150, Chem. For Engineers

5

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

KU Core Goal 2 Outcome 1

3

MATH 122, Calculus II

5

MATH 121, Calculus I

5

PHSX 211/213, General Physics I

4/5

PHSX 150, Seminar in Physics, Astronomy, & Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 216, Physics I Lab (required with PHSX 211)

1

 

16.5

 

16

Sophomore Year

Fall Spring

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics

3

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodyn. & Perform.

3

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

C&PE 221, Basic Engr. Thermodyn. or ME 312, Basic Engr. Thermodyn.

3

PHSX 212/214, General Physics II

3/4

CE 310, Strength of Materials

4

PHSX 236, Physics II Lab (required with PHSX 212)

1

MATH 220/320, Differential Equations

3

MATH 223, Vector Calculus

3

PHSX 313, General Physics III

3

MATH 290, Linear Algebra

2

PHSX 316, Intermediate Physics Lab

1

 

17

 

17

Junior Year

Fall Spring

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

AE 421, Aero. Computer Graphics

4

AE 545, Fund. Of Aerodyn.

5

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

AE 572, Fund. Of Jet Propulsion

3

EPHX 521, Mechanics I

3

AE 508, Aerospace Structures II (A) or EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms&Dsn (S)

3 or 4

KU Core

3

 

 

 

17

 

14-15

Senior Year

Fall Spring

AE 521, Aero. Sys. Design I (A) or

AE 560, Spacecraft Systems (S)

4 or 3

EPHX 536, Elec. Circ. Ms & Dsgn (A) or AE 523, Space Systems Design (S)

4

EPHX 516, Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 601, Dsgn. Phys.  & Elect. Systems

4

EPHX 531, Electricity & Magnetism

3

KU Core

6

KU Core

6

 

 

 

16-17

 

14

Courses that are only offered in semester listed are annotated in boldface type.

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For suggested schedule 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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