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. 

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2.  An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3.  An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences
  4.  An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5.  An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6.  An ability to develop and conduct experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7.  An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

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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