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California State University, Long Beach
2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Undergraduate Programs


BSAE Program Educational Objectives 

The goal of the undergraduate program in aerospace engineering is to produce well-rounded engineers prepared for careers in aerospace engineering or related disciplines, utilizing an excellent education in the fundamentals of engineering mathematics, sciences, and design in order to:

  • 1. Create innovative solutions responsive to customer needs and meeting societal challenges;
  • 2. Apply their knowledge to communicating and translating ideas and plans into working engineering systems;
  • 3. Effectively function as a team member and/or leader in global, multi-disciplinary technical environments.

Student Learning Outcomes

The program aims at achieving the following student learning outcomes: skills in mathematics, physics, and chemistry, and a firm understanding of engineering science fundamentals that enables students to analyze real world problems and propose appropriate solutions to these problems; knowledge of aerospace fundamental disciplines for the analysis and design of components; ability to work in teams and carry out a design from conceptual level to the realization of a manufacturing plan; ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data; an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility; the ability to build on their knowledge and be trained to be lifelong learners; good oral, written and graphical communication skills; training in the role of the engineer in society; awareness of environmental concerns in the engineering profession; and knowledge of contemporary issues.

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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