Offered by the Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in aerospace engineering
Download a fact sheet about SLU's undergraduate aerospace engineering degree.
Saint Louis University Aerospace Engineering Degree Overview
Engineers are problem solvers. Aerospace engineering students at SLU's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology address design challenges throughout their degree program, culminating in a two-semester capstone sequence.
The aerospace engineering program curriculum at Parks College is designed so that classroom learning is complemented with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art equipment, including:
- An engineering flight simulator
- Subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels, water tunnel and structural testing equipment
- A rapid prototype machine and high speed machining center
- MATLAB, Pro Engineer, ABAQUS, XFLRS, X-FOIL and LABVIEW software
In addition to the University's general admission and graduation requirements, engineering programs at Parks College have additional academic requirements. (Please see the fact sheet on this program for additional details.)
What You'll Learn in SLU's Aerospace Engineering Program
Aerospace engineering students at SLU's Parks College gain a solid foundation in:
- Controls and electronics
- Engineering sciences
- Fluid and thermal sciences
- Mechanics of solids
- Stability and control
- Structural design
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in national and international flight vehicle design competitions. A second bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering can be earned with an additional year of study.
What Can You Do With an Aerospace Engineering Degree from SLU?
Graduates of SLU's B.S. in aerospace engineering program are well prepared to either continue their studies at the graduate level (learn about SLU's Master of Science in aerospace engineering
), or to start their careers at some of the best companies and government agencies in the country, including Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Northrop, Rolls Royce, Boeing, Pratt-Whitney, GE, NASA, and the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Army.
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