Minor in Aerospace Engineering

Fully enrolled non-Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students, who have at least a junior status with a cumulative FIU Grade Point Average of 2.2 or better, may apply to the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering to request a minor in Aerospace Engineering. To earn a minor in Aerospace Engineering students must complete the 16 credit hours work listed below with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.

  • EAS 4105 Introduction to Flight Mechanics 3
  • EGM 5615 Synthesis of Engineering Mechanics 3


  • EAS 4200 Introduction to Design and Analysis of Aerospace Structures 3
  • EMA 3702L Mechanics and Materials Science Lab 1
  • EML 4419 Propulsion Systems 3
  • EML 4711 Gas Dynamics 3


  • EGM 4350 Finite Elements in Mechanical Engineering 3


  • EML 4721 Introduction to Computational Thermo Fluids 3


  • EAS 4712 Aerodynamic Shape Design 3

All non-Mechanical Engineering students will have to meet the pre-requisite requirements for the above-listed courses. Students who have taken any equivalent course(s) to those listed above will be exempted from taking the course(s) again. However, they will need to select courses from the following list to satisfy the minimum requirement of 15 credit hours for the minor:

  • EMA 5295 Principles of Composite Materials 3
  • EML 4702 Fluid Dynamics 3
  • EML 4220 Mechanical Vibrations 3
  • EML 5125 Classical Dynamics 3
  • EML 5509 Mechanical Design Optimization 3