The Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering degree program at the University of Maryland is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The 124-credit degree program is designed to give graduates the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to work in the field of aerospace engineering and to continue learning throughout their careers. 

 

The Aerospace Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

  1. Our graduates will be successful in their professional careers, including industry, government service, and academia, in the State of Maryland and beyond.
  2. Our graduates will contribute to the creation of useful new products, or the generation of original research, by analyzing and implementing solutions to relevant problems in the component disciplines of Aerospace Engineering.
  3. Our graduates will contribute effectively when part of an integrated team, clearly communicating with team members, supervisors, and clients.
  4. Our graduates will understand the societal context in which their profession is practiced, and will successfully adapt to future developments in both technology and the employment market.

The Department of Aerospace Engineering is using the following ABET learning outcomes. 

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) An ability to communicate effectively

(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

The current overall undergraduate enrollment in Aerospace Engineering is 593 students distributed over all four years of study (as of Fall 2018), making up 14% of the Clark School of Engineering undergraduate student body. 

In the 2017-2018 academic year, the Aerospace Engineering program awarded 95 Bachelor of Science degrees. 


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