Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University is a premier Department in the Nation and the World. As such, we endeavor to provide unique cutting-edge educational and research opportunities, including space exploration, national defense, air transportation, communications and sustainable energy. The program benefits from strong connections to major aerospace industries, the Department of Defense and NASA. There is a spirited sense of our mission to provide a quality undergraduate and graduate aerospace engineering education for the State of Texas and the Nation, while advancing the aerospace engineering and science knowledgebase through basic and applied research. We are committed to excellence and leadership in our research and teaching and we are committed to personal and professional development of our students, faculty and staff.
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental process of peer review. It requires an educational institution or program to meet certain, defined standards or criteria.
The baccalaureate level aerospace engineering program at Texas A&M University is accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Graduates of Aerospace Engineering are expected to have:
- Ability to apply MATH (including Calculus and Differential Equations)
- Ability to apply basic SCIENCE (chemistry, physics, etc.)
- Knowledge of ENGINEERING principles and practice.
- Knowledge of computer skills (programming, FORTRAN, MathCAD, use of software, etc.)
- Ability to write effectively (reports, etc.)
- Ability to speak effectively (presentations, visual aids, power-point, etc.)
- Ability to function effectively as part of a team
- Knowledge of professional and ethical responsibility
- Knowledge of contemporary issues
- Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
- Ability to design a component, system, or process to meet desired needs
- Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for practicing engineers
- Ability to design and conduct experiments
- Ability to analyze and interpret data
- Appreciation of the need to engage in life-long learning
- Understanding of the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
- Knowledge of aerodynamics
- Knowledge of aerospace materials, structures or space structures
- Knowledge of propulsion
- Knowledge of flight mechanics, stability and control and/or attitude determination and control
- Knowledge of orbital and/or space environment