College of Engineering

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WILLIAM F. WALKER, Dean
M. DAYNE ALDRIDGE, Associate Dean
LARRY D. BENEFIELD, Associate Dean
JAMES O. BRYANT JR., Associate Dean
JOHN M. OWENS, Associate Dean

ENGINEERS ARE FACED with worldwide problems and expectations awesome in responsibility, yet exciting as professional challenges. These range from the extremes of interplanetary exploration through earth orbiting systems to the problems arising from our population explosion: energy, better productivity, housing, transportation and environmental issues.

As a renewed appreciation develops for the contributions of science and technology, engineering leaders are calling for engineers, who are better equipped to tackle the specific, technical problems of the future. They also are calling for engineers who by breadth of education and understanding of other disciplines can convince others of the role of engineers not only in technical matters but in policy decisions to ensure the use of technology to benefit mankind.

Engineering education at Auburn also provides in a four-year curriculum both the technical knowledge and the broad general education necessary to equip engineers for their problem-solving challenges. Centered on mathematics and the physical sciences, the curricula also stress the importance of social sciences, humanities and communication skills. Auburn's engineering programs enable individuals to develop their natural talents and provide knowledge, skills and understanding that will help them to find their places in society as well as in their vocations.

Admission

Freshmen eligibility is determined by the Admissions Office. However, since the requirements for engineering education necessitate high school preparatory work of high intellectual quality and of considerable breadth, the following program is recommended as minimum preparation: English, four units; mathematics (including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and analytical geometry), four units; chemistry, one unit; history, literature, social science, two or three units. Physics and foreign languages are recommended but not required.

Transfers from Other Institutions must apply through the Admissions Office. The exact placement of these students can be determined only upon review of their transcripts by the College of Engineering. See "Admission of Transfer Students" in the General Information section for complete requirements.

The College allows credit for courses completed with satisfactory grades (C or better) provided the courses correspond in time and content to courses offered at Auburn. Courses that are taught at the 0300-level or higher at Auburn are generally not transferable from junior colleges.

Many courses required by the College of Engineering are highly specialized in their content and potential transfer students need to select courses with care. Therefore, to ensure maximum transferability of credits, students are encouraged to contact the College as soon as possible about acceptable credits.

Transfers from On-Campus must be approved by the College of Engineering and the admissions committee of the chosen curriculum, and meet the same academic requirements as off-campus transfer students. The criteria include a minimum overall Auburn GPA of 2.2 and the completion of the first mathematics course listed in the chosen curriculum with a grade of C or better.

 

Programs

Undergraduate

Pre-Engineering - The Pre-Engineering Program consists of a freshman program of studies to prepare students for curricula in the College of Engineering. It also provides academic and career counseling to assist students in determining the curriculum that best fulfills their personal and educational objectives.

Professional Programs - Curricula accredited by the national accrediting agency, the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), lead to the degrees of Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering. The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by the Computer Science Association Commission of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board. The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Textile Management and Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Department of Textile Engineering also administers curricula leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Textile Engineering and Bachelor of Textile Chemistry which along with the Textile Management and Technology curriculum are accredited by the Textile Institute, an international organization headquartered in Great Britain, which reviews textile academic programs worldwide. The programs in the Department of Textile Engineering prepare one for a career in one of the facets of the textile industry. The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering (forest resources concentration) is accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF).

These curricula are designed to meet the educational requirements of the engineering professions. The program in the fundamental sciences of mathematics, chemistry and physics is followed by a study of basic engineering sciences. Specialized or departmental courses are taken in the third and fourth years. Flexibility is provided in all degree programs through electives so that the individual may emphasize areas of personal interest.

Others - The Bachelor of Aviation Management degree (administered by the Aerospace Engineering Department) provides education for management careers with the airlines, general aviation, airports and other industries.

The Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering is offered jointly by the Agricultural Engineering Department and the School of Forestry. The curriculum combines professional courses in engineering and forestry for students who want careers in forest industries that require training in both engineering and forestry.

Dual-Degree - The College of Engineering has agreements with several predominantly liberal arts institutions to offer an academic program where a student can earn two baccalaureate degrees. Under the terms of this program the first three years of study are devoted to earning a major in any one of the disciplines offered by the institution first entered, while completing the basic sciences and mathematics courses required for pre-engineering at Auburn.

Upon completion of three years of study in the liberal arts the student transfers to the College of Engineering. After a minimum of two years of study in an engineering curriculum, the student earns degrees from both institutions. The broad background provided by this program may enable a student to cope more effectively with many of the problems of modern-day society.

Dual degree agreements have also been made with Auburn University's Colleges of Agriculture, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Mathematics, to provide for dual degree programs with the College of Engineering.

Graduate - The College of Engineering offers the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in aerospace, agricultural, chemical, civil, computer science and engineering, electrical, industrial and systems, materials and mechanical engineering. The following professional degrees are offered as well: Master of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Chemical Engineering, Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Master of Materials Engineering and Master of Mechanical Engineering. The M.S. in textile science is a joint program coordinated through the Department of Textile Engineering and Consumer Affairs. The M.S. requires a minimum of 45 quarter hours, including a formal written thesis and one quarter of full-time residency. A minimum of 45 to 48 quarter hours is required under the professional degree program. Additional requirements vary from program to program. For further information, see the Graduate School Bulletin.

Cooperative Education - The Cooperative Education Program is offered in all curricula of the College of Engineering. Refer to the program and write to the Director, Cooperative Education, Auburn, AL 36849 for a booklet which gives additional information.

Extension - The Engineering Extension Service extends the resources of the College of Engineering to the people, businesses and industries of the state. Programs in this service are technical assistance, short courses, conferences, workshops and seminars. For more information, contact: Director, Engineering Extension Service, 217 Ramsay Hall, Auburn, AL 36849.

Videotape-Based Off-Campus Courses - The College offers graduate-level courses for credit and non-credit to off-campus students through its Graduate Outreach Program. Graduate-level courses are videotaped in the classroom on the Auburn campus and mailed to off-campus students on the same day. Students enrolled in the program are required to do the same homework assignments and take the same exams as the on-campus students enrolled in the course. For information on admission to the program, fees, course offerings and other particulars, write to the Graduate Outreach Program, 202 Ramsay Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 or call (334) 844-5300.

Pre-Engineering

Scholastic Requirements - Pre-Engineering students are transferred to the curriculum of their choice in the College of Engineering upon meeting the following requirements:

1. Complete all appropriate freshman courses;

2. Earn an overall GPA on all required and approved elective course work as follows: 2.2 for all curricula, except for a 2.0 for Textile Management.

3. Recommendation by the Curriculum Admissions Committee.

A student who has not met the above criteria after six resident quarters is dropped from the College. Junior standing will not be granted to any student in the Pre-Engineering Program.

Degree Requirements - To earn the bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering, students must complete the subjects in the curriculum, have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all work attempted at Auburn University and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on courses passed in the major at Auburn. The major is defined as all course work with the departmental prefix in the student's curriculum, that is, for an electrical engineering student, all courses with the ELEC prefix are considered to be in the major. It is the student's responsibility to keep informed of course requirements and scheduling. Failure to do so may jeopardize graduation.

Military Science - All curricula in the College of Engineering permit the use of some basic and advanced ROTC courses passed at Auburn University. For these options, see the specific curriculum. Twelve ROTC course credits are approved for all engineering curricula by the College of Engineering only for those ROTC students who are enrolled in, and complete a 12-quarter AU ROTC program. For those students who do not complete a 12-quarter AU ROTC program, course credit will be determined on an individual basis. ROTC courses cannot be substituted for any ABET required courses.

The Pre-Engineering curriculum shown below is uniform for Civil, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Industrial and Systems, Materials and Mechanical Engineering. Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical and Textile Engineering have separate freshman year requirements.

Curriculum in Pre-Engineering (PN)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0161 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0162 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0163 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)
 CHEM 0103 Fund. Chem. I (4)  CHEM 0104 Fund. Chem. II (4)  PHYS 0220 Gen. Physics I (3)
 CHEM 0103L Gen. Chem. Lab. (1)  CHEM 0104L Gen. Chem. Lab. (1)  PHYS 0220L Physics Lab. I (1)
 COMP 0120 Intro. Engr. Comp. (3)  ENGL 0110 English Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 English Comp. (5)
 Core History (3)  Core History (3)  Core History (3)

 

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace engineers are concerned with the application of scientific principles and engineering concepts and practices to design, build, test and operate aerospace systems. The aerospace engineering curriculum is intended to provide students with a broad understanding of fundamental scientific and technological principles, and to develop the ability to use these principles in developing solutions to engineering problems.

The objectives of the aerospace engineering program are: (1) to help students develop written and oral communication skills and to acquire a knowledge of history, literature and society; (2) to provide students a solid foundation in and a sound working knowledge of basic engineering principles; (3) to help students obtain an understanding of the engineering principles and skills specifically needed in the aeronautical and astronautical disciplines; and (4) to assist and encourage each student to develop an enhanced ability to learn and think creatively.

Required courses cover aeronautical and astronautical subjects. Students may also choose to emphasize either aeronautical or astronautical systems. Technical electives allow concentration in such areas as aerodynamics, astronautics, flight dynamics and control, propulsion, structures and structural dynamics. Senior design courses draw on the knowledge gained during the first three years of study and provide an understanding of the methods used in designing aerospace vehicles and systems, as well as, with experience working on goal-oriented design teams.

Graduates of the aerospace engineering curriculum should be able to contribute effectively on a professional level in a wide of positions within industry and government. They should have a good appreciation for professional development and research. Those graduates who have done exceptionally well academically should have the option of continued study at an advanced level.

Curriculum in Aerospace Engineering (AERO)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0161 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0162 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0163 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)
 CHEM 0103 Fund. Chem. I (4)  ENGL 0110 English Comp. (5)  PHYS 0220 Gen. Physics I (3)
 CHEM 0103L Gen. Chem. Lab. (1)  UNIV 0102 Polit. Economy (3)  PHYS 0220L Gen. Physics Lab. I (1)
 COMP 0120 Intro. Engr. Comp. (3)  Core History (3)  ENGL 0112 English Comp. (5)
 Core History (3)    Core History (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 MATH 0264 An. Geom. & Calc. (5  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  AERO 0226 Aerospace Dynamics (5)
 ENGR 0205 Engr. Mech. Statics (3)  PHYS 0222 Gen. Physics III (3)  ENGR 0201 Thermodynamics (3)
 PHYS 0221 Gen. Physics II (3)  PHYS 0222LGen. Physics Lab III (1)  ERO 0307 Aerosp. Structures I (4)
 PHYS 0221LGen. Phys. Lab. II (1)  MATH 0265 Lin. Diff. Equat. (3)  MATH 0266 Topics in Linear Alg. (3)
 AERO 0201 Intro. AERO (3)  ENGR 0207 Mech. of Mtls. (3)  ELEC 0307 Intro. to ELEC I (3)
 UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)  AERO 0202 Aerosp. Comp. Meth. (2)  

JUNIOR YEAR
 AERO 0300 Aerodynamics (5)  AERO 0339 Static Stab. & Control (4)  AERO 0415 Jet Propulsion (5)
 AERO 0311 Aerosp. Matls. (3)  AERO 0332 Astrodynamics I (3)  AERO 0400 Viscous Aerodyn. (3)
 AERO 0334 Aerosp. Syst. An. (3)  AERO 0301 Compressible Flow (3)  AERO 0308 Theor. Aerodynamics (3)
 MATH 0362 Engr. Math (3)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)  PHIL 0102 Intro. to Ethics (5)
 Core Fine Arts (3)  AERO 0306 Aerodynamics Lab (2)  

SENIOR YEAR
 AERO 0447 Aerosp. Design I (3)  AERO 0448 Aerosp. Design II (3)  AERO 0449 Aerosp. Des. III (3)
 AERO 0409 Aerosp. Struct. II (4)  AERO 0521 Flight Veh. Stress An. (3)  AERO 0529 Vibration & Flutter (3)
 AERO 0533 Astrodynamics II (3)  AERO 0541 Dyn. Stab. & Cntl. (3)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. & Soc. (3)
 Tech. Elect. or ROTC (3)  Tech. Elect. (3)  Tech. Elect. (3)
 Free Elective or ROTC (3)  Free Elective (3)  Free Elective (3)

TOTAL - 198 QUARTER HOURS
 

Aviation Management

The Aviation Management curriculum provides a technical management background and specialization in aviation leading to careers with airlines, aircraft manufacturers, airports and many other segments of the aviation industry. Information regarding awards, scholarships, internships and aviation management student organizations is available through the program coordinator.

AREAS OF CONCENTRATED STUDY

Concentrations within the basic program are Professional Flight Management, Airway Science Management and Management in Aircraft System.

Individuals interested in registering in any of the foregoing major fields are advised to contact the Program Coordinator, Aviation Management in the Department of Aerospace Engineering as soon as that decision is made so proper counseling and classification can be provided.

Curriculum in Basic Aviation Management (AMN)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0160 Pre-Calculus (5)  MATH 0161 An. Calculus (5)  AVMN 0200 Aerosp. Prob. (3)
 ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)  PSYC 0201 Psychology (5)
 HIST 0121 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0122 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0123 Tech. & Civ. (3)
 AVMN 0101 Aviation (3)  COMM 0100 Speech (3)  UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 AVMN 0201 Elem. Aerosp. (3)  AVMN 0220 Statistics (3)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)
 AVMN 0207 Intr. Comp. (3)  PHYS 0206 Phy. II & Lab (5)  ACCT 0215 Fund. Acct. (5)
 PHYS 0205 Phy. I & Lab (5)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  Core Fine Arts (3)
 ACCT 0255 Leg. Envir. Bus. (4)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. & Society (3)  Free Elective (3)
 UNIV 0102 Pol. Econ. (3)    

JUNIOR YEAR
 ECON 0301 Econ. Prin. (5)  AVMN 0309 Prop. & Sys. I (4)  AVMN 0310 Prop. & Sys. II (4)
 AVMN 0305 Aviation Met. (5)  AVMN 0320 Econ. An. (5)  AVMN 0314 Oper. Prob. (5)
 MNGT 0310 Prin. Mgt. (5)  FINC 0361 Prin. Finance (5)  MKTG 0372 Prin. Transp. (5)
 AVMN 0405 Aviation Safety (3)  Prof. Elective or ROTC (3)  AVMN 0416 Air. Transp. I (3)

SENIOR YEAR
 MKTG 0331 Prin. Mkt. (5)  PSYC 0359 Ind. Psych. (5)  AVMN 0401 Aero. Sem. (1)
 AVMN 0403 Gen. Av. Mgt. (3)  AVMN 0417L Simulation (2)  AVMN 0409 Aerosp. Law & Ins. (3)
 AVMN 0417 Air Transp. II (3)  MNGT 0342 Hum. Res. Mgt. (5)  MNGT 0443 Labor Relations (5)
 PHIL 0219 Bus. Ethics (5)  AVMN 0413 Airport Mgt. (3)  Prof. Elective (6)

TOTAL - 194 QUARTER HOURS

Professional Electives must be approved by the academic advisor.

Six hours advanced ROTC may be used in lieu of COMM 0100 (3 hours) and Professional Elective (3 hours). Basic ROTC may be used in lieu of six hours of Professional Electives.

Professional Flight Management

Requires flight education and training through either Certificated Flight Instructor rating or Multi-Engineer rating. The major develops competence in flight in preparation for a flight operation career with the airlines; a corporation flight department, a flight instructor. Special fee required for the flight training courses.

Curriculum in Professional Flight (AMF)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0160 Pre-Calculus (5)  MATH 0161 An. Calculus (5)  AVMN 0200 Aerosp. Prob. (3)
 ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)  PSYC 0201 Psychology (5)
 HIST 0121 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0122 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0123 Tech. & Civ. (3)
 AVMN 0101 Intr. to Aviation (3)  COMM 0100 Speech (3)  UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)
   AVMN 0215 Prin. Flight I (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 AVMN 0207 Intr. Comp. (3)  AVMN 0220 Statistics (3)  MKTG 0255 Leg. Environ. Bus. (4)
 AVMN 0216 Prin. Flight II (3)  PHYS 0206 Phy. II & Lab (5)  ACCT 0215 Fund. Acct. (5)
 PHYS 0205 Phy. I & Lab (5)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)
 AVMN 0217 Pvt. Flt. Trng. I (1)  AVMN 0218 Pvt. Flt. Trng. II (1)  AVMN 0322 Com. Flt. Trng. I (1)
 UNIV 0102 Pol. Econ. (3)  UNIV 0103 Ind. & Soc. (3)  Free Elective (3)

JUNIOR YEAR
 ECON 0301 Econ. Prin. (5)  AVMN 0309 Prop. & Sys. I (4)  AVMN 0310 Prop. & Sys. II (4)
 AVMN 0323 Com. Ops. & Perf. (4)  AVMN 0320 Econ. An. (5)  AVMN 0314 Ops. Prob. (5)
 AVMN 0324 Comm. Flt. Trng. II (1)  AVMN 0325 Prin. Inst. Flt. (5)  AVMN 0416 Air Transp. I (3)
 MNGT 0310 Prin. Mgt. (5)  AVMN 0326 Comm. Flt. Trng. III (1)  AVMN 0327 Comm. Flt. Trng. IV (1)
 AVMN 0405 Aviation Safety (3)    AVMN 0428 Prin. Flt. Instr. (3)

SENIOR YEAR
 AVMN 0403 Gen. Av. Mgt. (3)  AVMN 0413 Airport Mgt. (3)  AVMN 0401 Aerosp. Seminar (1)
 AVMN 0417 Air Transp. II (3)  PSYC 0359 Indus. Psych. (5)  AVMN 0409 Aerosp. Law & Ins. (3)
 FINC 0361 Prin. Finance (5)  AVMN 0417LSimulation (2)  Prof. Elective (9)
 AVMN 0429 Flt. Instr. Trng. (1)  MNGT 0342 Hum. Res. Mgt. (5)  Core Fine Arts (3)
 PHIL 0219 Bus. Ethics (5)  

TOTAL - 196 QUARTER HOURS

All Professional Electives must be approved by the academic advisor.

Six hours advanced ROTC may be used in lieu of COMM 0100 (3 hours) and Professional Elective (3 hours). Basic ROTC may be used in lieu of six hours of Professional Electives.

Airway Science Management

Follows an approved selection of professional electives prescribed by the Federal Aviation Administration for a career in air traffic control.

Curriculum in Airway Science (AMA)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0160 Pre-Calculus (5)  MATH 0161 An. Calculus (5)  AVMN 0200 Aerosp. Prob. (3)
 ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)  PSYC 0201 Psychology (5)
 HIST 0121 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0122 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0123 Tech. & Civ. (3)
 AVMN 0101 Intr. to Aviation (3)  COMM 0100 Speech (3)  UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 AVMN 0201 Elem. Aerosp. (3)  AVMN 0220 Statistics (3)  ACCT 0215 Fund. Acct. (5)
 AVMN 0207 Basic Prog. (3)  PHYS 0206 Phy. II & Lab (5)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)
 PHYS 0205 Phy. I & Lab (5)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  Core Fine Arts (3)
 ACCT 0255 Leg. Envir. Bus. (4)  UNIV 0103 Ind. & Soc. (3)  Free Elective (3)
 UNIV 0102 Pol. Econ. (3)    

JUNIOR YEAR
 ECON 0301 Econ. Prin. (5)  AVMN 0309 Prop. & Sys. I (4)  AVMN 0310 Prop. & Sys. II (4)
 AVMN 0305 Aviation Met. (5)  AVMN 0320 Econ. An. (5)  AVMN 0314 Oper. Prob. (5)
 MNGT 0310 Prin. Mgt. (5)  MKTG 0342 Hum Res. Mgt.. (5)  MKTG 0331 Prin. Mkt. (5)
 AVMN 0405 Aviation Safety (3)  Prof. Elective (3)  AVMN 0416 Air. Transp. I (3)

SENIOR YEAR
 PHIL 0219 Bus. Ethics (5)  PSYC 0359 Indus. Psych. (5)  AVMN 0401 Aerosp. Seminar (1)
 AVMN 0403 Gen. Av. Mgt. (3)  VMN 0417L Simulation (2)  AVMN 0409 Aerosp. Law & Ins. (3)
 AVMN 0417 Air Transp. II (3)  MNGT 0346 Org. Behavior (5)  MNGT 0443 Labor Relations (5)
 Prof. Elective (6)  AVMN 0413 Airport Mgt. (3)  AVMN 0419 Air Tfc. Cont. & Lab (5)

TOTAL - 194 QUARTER HOURS

Professional Electives may be approved by the academic advisor.

Six hours advanced ROTC may be used in lieu of COMM 0100 (3 hours) and Professional Elective (3 hours). Basic ROTC may be used in lieu of six hours of Professional Electives.

 

Aircraft Systems Management

Established and approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to provide for a career as a Flight Safety Inspector. Special fees required for flight training courses.

Curriculum in Aircraft Systems (AMS)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0160 Pre-Calculus (5)  MATH 0161 An. Calculus (5)  AVMN 0200 Aerosp. Prob. (3)
 ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)  PSYC 0201 Psychology (5)
 HIST 0121 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0122 Tech. & Civ. (3)  HIST 0123 Tech. & Civ. (3)
 AVMN 0101 Intr. to Aviation (3)  COMM 0100 Speech (3)  UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)
   AVMN 0215 Prin. Flt. I (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 AVMN 0216 Prin. Flt. II. (3)  AVMN 0220 Statistics (3)  AVMN 0322 Com. Flt. Trng. I (1)
 AVMN 0207 Intr. Comp. (3)  PHYS 0206 Phy. II & Lab (5)  ACCT 0215 Fund. Acct. (5)
 PHYS 0205 Phy. I & Lab (5)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)
 MKTG 0255 Leg. Envir. Bus. (4)  AVMN 0217 Priv. Flt. Trng. II (1)  Free Elective (3)
 AVMN 0217 Priv. Flt. Trng. I (1)  UNIV 0102 Pol. Econ. (3)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. & Society (3)

JUNIOR YEAR
 ECON 0301 Econ. Prin. (5)  AVMN 0309 Prop. & Sys. I (4)  AVMN 0310 Prop. & Sys. II (4)
 AVMN 0323 Com. Ops. & Perf. (4)  AVMN 0320 Econ. An. (5)  AVMN 0314 Oper. Prob. (5)
 MNGT 0310 Prin. Mgt. (5)  AVMN 0325 Prin. Inst. Flt. (5)  AVMN 0327 Comm. Flt. Trng. IV (1)
 AVMN 0324 Comm. Flt. Trng. II (1)  AVMN 0326 Comm. Flt. Trng. III (1)  AVMN 0416 Air. Transp. I (3)
   Core Fine Arts (3)  AVMN 0428 Prin. Flt. Instr. (3)

SENIOR YEAR
 AVMN 0403 Gen. Av. Mgt. (3)  PSYC 0359 Indus. Psych. (5)  AVMN 0401 Aerosp. Seminar (1)
 AVMN 0417 Air Transp. II (3)  AVMN 0417L Simulation (2)  AVMN 0409 Aerosp. Law & Ins. (3)
 FINC 0361 Prin. Finance (5)  AVMN 0435 Inst. Flt. Instr. Trng. (2)  AVMN 0437 Multi-Engine Instr. (2)
 AVMN 0429 Flt. Instr. Trng. (1)  AVMN 0413 Airport Mgt. (3)  Prof. Elective (9)
 AVMN 0427 Multi-Engine Trng. (2)  PHIL 0219 Bus. Ethics (5)  
 AVMN 0405 Aviation Safety (3)  

TOTAL - 197 QUARTER HOURS

Professional Electives may be approved by the academic advisor.

Six hours advanced ROTC may be used in lieu of COMM 0100 (3 hours) and Professional Elective (3 hours). Basic ROTC may be used in lieu of six hours of Professional Electives

SUGGESTED PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES COURSES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED BELOW MAY BE USED AS PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES ONLY UPON APPROVAL BY THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

AVIATION MANAGEMENT: All Except AVMN 0304. COMMUNICATION: COMM 0311, 0340, 0480. ECONOMICS: ECON 0340, 0350, 0433, All 0500-level courses. HISTORY: HIST 0307, 0308, 0309. MANAGEMENT: MNGT 0305, 0307, 0380, 0381, 0382, 0385, 0386, 0410, 0420, 0421, All 0500-level courses. MARKETING: MKTG 0344, 0336, 0341, 0372, 0432, 0436, 0440, 0474, 0475, 0476, 0477. CIVIL ENGINEERING: CIVL 0201, 0350, 0450, 0452, 0542, 0556. ACCOUNTING: ACCT 0213, All 0300-level, 0410. FINANCE: FINC 0320, 0323, 0362, 0363, 0421, 0451. GEOGRAPHY: GEOG 0102, 0302, 0401, 0507.

 

Department of Agricultural Engineering

The department offers programs in agricultural engineering and in forest engineering.

Agricultural Engineering students receive academic training that addresses the engineering of biosystems and natural resource systems. The goal of the program is to produce engineers grounded in basic engineering principles and the principles and processes involved in biosystems, natural resources and related industries. The degree program teaches students to solve engineering problems by investigating key aspects of a system and by identifying and understanding the interrelation of separate components. The program contains a strong foundation of engineering courses common to all engineering programs, including courses in mathematics, physics, computer applications and the engineering sciences. Building on these fundamentals, a broad spectrum of required courses in engineering, plant and animal sciences, biological sciences and natural resources address engineering problems found in biosystems. Students are introduced to the process of engineering design early in required agricultural engineering courses. Each agricultural engineering course incorporates design fundamentals specific to the topics being taught. This broad educational experience is then focused on a real-world engineering problem in the two-quarter senior design experience, in which the student is part of a design team that develops a solution to an engineering design problem presented by a cooperating industrial partner. Through this capstone design experience, the student is able to bring together many aspects of their engineering education in solving a real-world problem. The agricultural engineering graduate is thus well-equipped to solve engineering problems in the interface between the physical and biological world.

Careers for graduates include design, development, consulting, management, sales, testing, construction, research and other functions that engineers fulfill. They find positions in environmental management and protection, machine development, irrigation and water management, natural resource conservation, process engineering, structural design and computer and automatic control system applications. They work in their own firms or for manufacturers, consultants, governmental agencies and processors. Graduates can also pursue advanced degrees in engineering, agriculture, business, science, law and other fields.

Curriculum in Agricultural Engineering (AGEN)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0161 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  MATH 0162 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  MATH 0163 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)
 CHEM 0103 Fund. Chem. I (4)  CHEM 0104 Fund. Chem. II (4)  PHYS 0220 Gen. Phys. I (3)
 CHEM 0103LGen. Chem. Lab (1)  CHEM 0104LGen. Chem. Lab (1)  PHYS 0220LGen. Phys. Lab I (1)
 COMP 0120 Intr. Engr. Comp. (3)  ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)
 HIST 0121 or 0101 (3)  HIST 0122 or 0102 (3)  HIST 0123 or 0103 (3)
 ROTC or Free Elective (1)  ROTC or Elective (1)  ROTC or Elective (1)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 MATH 0264 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  MATH 0265 Diff. Equations (3)  ELEC 0303 Statistics (4)
 PHYS 0221 Gen. Phys. II (3)  PHYS 0222 Gen. Phys. III (3)  ENGR 0201 Thermodynamics I (3)
 PHYS 0221LGen. Phys. Lab II (1)  PHYS 0222LGen. Phys III Lab (1)  ENGR 0235 Dynamics I (3)
 AGEN 0201 Engr. Prin. Biosyst. (5)  ENGR 0207 Mech. of Mtls. (3)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)
 ENGR 0205 Engr. Mech. Stat. (3)  BIOL 0101 Prin. Biol. (5)  Core Fine Arts (3)
 ROTC or Free Elective (1)  ROTC or Elective (1)  ROTC or Elective (1)

JUNIOR YEAR
 CIVL 0310 Hydraulics I (3)  AGEN 0311 Mob. Eqpt. Des. Fnd. (4  AGEN 0313 L&W Con. Engr. (3)
 ELEC 0302 Intr. ELEC I (3)  AGEN 0315 Proc. Engr. Biosys. (5)  AGEN 0316 Elec. Syst. in Ag. (4)
 AGRN 0307 Gen. Soils (5)  ELEC 0308 Intr. ELEC II (3)  AGEN 0317 Env. Cntl. Bio. Sys. (3)
 ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)  PHIL 0102 or 0219 Ethics (5)  AGEC 0202 Ag. Econ. II (5)
   Tech. Elect. (4)

SENIOR YEAR
 AGEN 0403 App. Strct. An. & Des. (3)  AGEN 0430 Engr. Biosys. I (4)   AGEN 0530 Engr. Biosys. II (4)
 INSY 0360 Engr. Econ. An. (3)  AGEN 0414 Irrigation Syst. Des. (3)  Anim./Plant Sci. Elect. (4)
 AGEN 0418 Waste Mgt. Util. Sys. (4)  Anim./Plant Sci. Elective (6)  Tech. Elect. (4)
 AGEN 0509 Hydraulic Cntl. Syst. (4)  UNIV 0102 Polit Econ. (3)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. & Society (3)
 UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)  

TOTAL - 207 QUARTER HOURS
 

Forest Engineering

Forest Engineering students receive academic training that addresses the engineering of forest systems, natural resources and related manufacturing industries. The goal of the program is to produce engineers grounded in basic and applied principles in engineering, forestry, natural resources and biosystems. The degree program is designed to teach students to solve problems by considering engineering, as well as, biological aspects of natural resource systems. This problem-solving approach uses a foundation of engineering courses common to all engineering programs, including mathematics, physics, computer applications and the engineering sciences. To emphasize a systems approach, the program also contains a strong foundation in forestry and includes courses in forest biology, forest measurements, surveying, forest economics and forest management. The student builds on these fundamentals by completing additional required courses in engineering and forestry. Developing practical solutions to real-world problems is the focus throughout the program. In the senior year two-quarter senior design experience, the student is part of a design team that develops a solution to an engineering problem presented by a cooperating industrial partner. The forest engineering graduate is thus well-equipped to solve real-world engineering problems in forestry and related sectors of our economy.

Careers for graduates include design, development, consulting, management, sales, testing, construction and research. They work in their own firms or find positions in forest operations management, forest and land management, environmental management and protection, machine development, process engineering, structural design and natural resource conservation. Graduates also pursue advanced degrees in engineering, forestry, business, science, law and other fields.

Curriculum in Forest Engineering (FOEN)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 MATH 0161 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0162 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0163 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)
 CHEM 0103 Fund. Chem. & Lab. (5)  ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  PHYS 0220 Gen. Physics I & Lab. (4)
 ROTC or Free Elective (1)  Core Fine Arts (3)  ROTC or Free Elective (1)
 COMP 0120 Intro. Engr. Comp. (3)  HIST 0122 or 0102 (3)  ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)
 HIST 0121 or 0101 (3)  ROTC or Free Elective (1)  HIST 0123 or 0103 (3)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 MATH 0264 An. Geom. & Cal. (5)  MATH 0265 Diff. Equat. (3)  CIVL 0303 Civil Engr. Stat. (4)
 PHYS 0221 Gen. Physics II (3)  PHYS 0222 Gen. Physics III (3)  ENGR 0201 Thermodynamics I (3)
 PHYS 0221LGen. Phys. Lab. II (1)  PHYS 0222LGen. Phys. Lab. III (1)  ENGR 0235 Dynamics (3)
 FOEN 0201 Egr. Prin. in For. Systs. (5)  ENGR 0207 Mech. of Solids (3)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)
 ENGR 0205 Appl. Mech. Stat. (3)  BIOL 0101 Prin. Biology (5)  ROTC or Free Elective (1)
 ROTC or Free Elective (1)  ROTC or Free Elective (1)  

SUMMER FIELD PRACTICUM
 FOEN 0300 Intro. Forest Oper. (2)
 FORY 0302 Intro. Forest. Biol. (2)
 FOEN 0304 Forest Surveying (5)
 FORY 0305 Field Mensuration (4)
 FORY 0306 Intro. Forest Mgt. (2)

JUNIOR YEAR
 ELEC 0307 Intr. Elec. Engr. I (3)  FOEN 0311 Mob. Equip. Des. Fund. (4)  FOEN 0401 For. Mach. Des. (3)
 FORY 0318 Forest Meas. I (4)  CIVL 0430 Intr. Soil Mechanics (4)  FOEN 0313 Ld.&Wtr.Cns.Eng. (3)
 CIVL 0310 Hydraulics I (3)  FORY 0319 Forest Meas. II (5)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)
 UNIV 0101 Soc. & Culture (3)  FOEN 0315 Proc. Engr. For. Systs. (5)  Technical Elective (3)
 FORY 0310 Dendrology (4)    

SENIOR YEAR
 FOEN 0403 App. Struct. An. & Des. (3)  FOEN 0430 Egr. Des. For. Syst. I (4)  FOEN 0530 Egr. For. Syst. II (4)
 FOEN 0509 Hydr. Cont. Systs. (4)  FOEN 0402 For. Transp. Syst. Des. (3)  FOEN 0572 Engr. For.Hv.Sys. (4)
 UNIV 0102 Pol. Econ. (3)  Engineering Elective (4)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. in Soc. (3)
 PHIL 0102 or 0219 (5)  FORY 0540 For. Econ. (4)  Technical Elective (3)

TOTAL - 210 QUARTER HOURS

Six hours of Advanced ROTC may be substituted from six hours of Technical Electives.

 

Department of Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering at Auburn provides program specializations in Biochemical Engineering, Computer-aided Control, Energy Engineering, Environmental Chemical Engineering, Pre-Medicine in Chemical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Engineering. Through the general program and these specializations, graduates have attractive opportunities in process engineering (chemical, pulp and paper, plastics, pharmaceuticals and biochemicals), engineering, professional and consulting services (environmental, process design/control, technical service, marketing, research and development). Students are also prepared for graduate study in chemical engineering, medicine, business and law.

Chemical engineering builds on a thorough grounding in chemistry obtained from general, organic and physical chemistry and other advanced chemistry topics appropriate to the program specialization. Fundamental and specific math, science and engineering topics are selected to provide a strong core chemical engineering background and the needs of each program specialization. Each chemical engineering graduate has a strong working knowledge of the core chemical engineering topics including material and energy balances applied to chemical processes, thermodynamics of physical and chemical equilibria, heat, mass and momentum transfer, chemical reaction engineering, continuous and stagewise separation operations, process dynamics, statistics and control. The design experience is interwoven throughout the curriculum from elementary design principles in material and energy balances using modern computing methods to the capstone senior process design and process control sequence employing advanced computer process and control simulators and experimental control systems.

The specific curriculum goals are designed to enable each graduate to model or simulate chemical and physical processes, design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret chemical engineering data, design and determine capital costs for chemical and physical processes, perform mass and energy balances, understand professional and ethical responsibility, communicate (written and orally) technical information, effectively apply modern computing and experimental chemical engineering tools, be economically, socially, environmentally and safety conscious and demonstrate the skills learned in the classroom and laboratory.

Curriculum in Chemical Engineering (CHEN)

FRESHMAN YEAR

 First Quarter

 Second Quarter

 Third Quarter

 CHEM 0111 or CHEM 0103 (5)  CHEM 0112 or CHEM 104 (5)  CHEM 0113 or CHEM 0105 (5)
 MATH 0161 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  MATH 0162 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  MATH 0163 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)
 UNIV 0101 Soc., Cult. & Env. (3)  ENGL 0110 Eng. Comp. (5)  PHYS 0220 Gen. Physics (4)
 Core History (3)  Core History (3)  ENGL 0112 Eng. Comp. (5)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
 CHEN 0210 Principles of CHEN (4)  ENGR 0201 Thermo. I (3)  CHEN 0211 CHEN Thermodyn. I (4)
 MATH 0264 An. Geom. & Calc. (5)  CHEN 0361 Transport I (4)  CHEN 0213 Comp. in CHEN (3)
 Core History (3)  CHEM 0207 Org. Chem. (5)  CHEN 0362 Transport II (4)
 PHYS 0222 Gen. Physics (4)  MATH 0265 Diff. Equations (3)  CHEM 0208 Organic Chem. (5)
 CHEN 0201 Intro. CHEN (1)  COMM 0100 or ROTC (3)  

JUNIOR YEAR
 CHEN 0337 Thermo. II (4)  CHEN 0366 Unit Op. I (3)  CHEN 0363 Transport III (4)
 CHEN 0382 CHEN Lab I (3)  CHEN 0367 Fund. Solid Oper. (3)  CHEN 0365 CHEN Analysis (3)
 CHEM 0507 Phys. Chem. (5)  CHEM 0508 Physical Chem. (5)  CHEN 0370 Reaction Engr. (4)
 CHEN 0515 Comp. App. CHEN (3)  ENGL 0220 Great Books I (5)  CHEN 0486 CHEN Lab II (3)
 UNIV 0102 Polit Econ. (3)  Free Elective or ROTC (3)  Engr. Science Elective (3)

SENIOR YEAR
 CHEN 0444 Proc. Des. Pract. (2)  CHEN 0447 Comp. Proc. Des. (3)  CHEN 0518 Proc. Dyn & Cnt. Lab (2)
 CHEN 0516 Proc. Dyn. & Cont. (4)  CHEN 0517 Dig. Proc. Cont. (4)  CHEN 0565 Hazard Mat. Mgt. (4)
 CHEN 0545 Proc. Econ. & Des. (3)  ENGL 0221 Great Books II (5)  CHEN Sci./Des. Elect. or ROTC (3)
 CHEN 0546 Comp. Proc. Sim. (4)  Core Fine Arts (3)  CHEM Adv. Chem. Elect. (4)
 ELEC 0307 Intro. ELEC I (3)  UNIV 0103 Indiv. & Society (3)  PHIL 0219 Bus. Ethics (5)

TOTAL - 210 QUARTER HOURS

 

Biochemical Specialization in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineers trained in biochemical engineering and biotechnology are the key to successful commercialization of new biologically based processes ranging from high value pharmaceuticals to new food processes. This program specialization provides a strong biology and chemistry fundamental background for graduate work in biochemical engineering and a plan of study to meet these objectives.

Students in the Biochemical Specialization will be responsible for the following five courses (20 credit hours): BIOL 0101, BYMB 0300, CHEN 0595, Elective (3) and CHEN 0518, which will replace ENGR and Science Elective, CHEN 0565, CHEN Sci./Des. Elective, Advanced Chemistry, Free Elective and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components of CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Computer Control Specialization in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineers with expertise in the application of computer-aided process control, computer-aided process systems and advanced instrumentation are highly sought after by all process industries. The program specialization provides appropriate courses for an individual with interests in computer control.

Students in the Computer Control Specialization will be responsible for the following courses (16 credit hours): ELEC 0301, CHEM 0513, Computer Control Electives (5) and Elective (3) (electives selected from ELEC 0351, 0362, COMP 0200, 0220, 0350, CHEN 0450, 0479, 0499 are suggested). The required courses listed will replace CHEN Sci./Des. Elective, Free Elective, Egr. Sci. Elective, Advanced Chemistry Elective and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Energy and Fuels Engineering Program Specialization

Chemical engineers form the technical manpower backbone of the energy industry (petroleum, coal, natural gas, solar, etc.) and efficient use of energy is exceedingly important in all industries. This program specialization provides for individuals with interests in energy (either resources, conversion, efficiency and/or conservation).

Students in the Energy and Fuels Specialization will be responsible for the following courses (16 credit hours): CHEN 0412, CHEM 0513, Energy/Fuel Electives (5) and Elective (3) (electives selected from PHYS 0520, MECH 0520, 0525, 0526, GEOL 0315, 0641, ELEC 0381, BS 0351, CHEN 0401 or 0402 are suggested). These courses will replace Egr. Sci. Elective, Free Elective, CHEN Sci./Des/ Elective, Advanced Chem. Elective and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Environmental Specialization in Chemical Engineering

The environmental specialization in chemical engineering prepares students for careers in the expanding environmental arena. Students specializing in this area learn about the chemical processes and reactions which affect the environment and the latest governmental regulations pertaining to air, water and land quality, as well as, hazardous materials management. This specialization prepares students for environmental positions in a broad range of manufacturing and service industries all of which must comply with increasingly strict and complex environmental regulations, and in various state and federal agencies.

Students in the Environmental Specialization will be responsible for the following four courses (17 credit hours): CIVL 0421, 0524, CIVL 0513, Elective (3) (either CIVL 0528, CHEN 0595 or other suitable environmental courses are suggested). These courses will replace Egr. Sci. Elective, Free Elective, CHEN Sci./Des/ Elective, Advanced Chem. Elective, CHEN 0101 and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Pre-Medicine Specialization in Chemical Engineering

This specialization is for students planning careers in medicine, dentistry or biomedical engineering. The program is highly regarded by medical and dentistry schools admissions committees. Auburn chemical engineers with satisfactory GPAs have been favorable accepted by medical and dental schools. This specialization also provides the necessary preparation for students wanting to do graduate work in biomedical engineering and, when completed, provides a regular chemical engineering degree while simultaneously meeting pre-medicine requirements.

Students in the Pre-Medicine Specialization are responsible for the following seven courses (29 credit hours): BIOL 0101, 0103, Elective (3), ZYWL 0310, PHIL 0218, CHEM 0209 and PHYS 0221. These courses will replace CHEN 0565, Egr. Sci. Elective, Free Elective, CHEN 0101, CHEN Sci./Des/ Elective, CHEN 0367, PHIL 0219, Advanced Chem. Elective and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Students in this program specialization must be advised by the Pre-Health Professions Advisor. Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Pulp and Paper Chemical Engineering Program Specialization

This specialization prepares students for challenging and rewarding technical careers in the pulp and paper and numerous allied industries, which service the paper industry. The industry is capable of sustainable development with a renewable raw material base, recyclable products and processing technology able to achieve energy self-sufficiency and environmental compatibility. Entry-level positions for students successfully completing this specialization include process engineering, project engineering, environmental engineering, product development, technical service, sales and marketing.

Students in the Pulp and Paper Specialization are responsible for the following eight courses (27 credit hours): CHEN 0409, 0410, 0412, 0457, 0510, 0556, FOPR 0478, Elective (3). These courses will replace CHEN 0101, 0565, Egr. Sci. Elective, Free Elective, CHEN 0447, CHEN Sci./Des. Elective, CHEN 0546, Advanced Chem. Elective and COMM 0100 (oral and written communication are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546).

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.

Technical Service Program Specialization

This specialization prepares students for careers in technical service to the paper, chemical, petroleum, plastics and allied industries. This program specialization provides appropriate courses for individuals interested in technical service, product engineering, engineering consulting and technical sales.

Students in the Technical Service Program Specialization will be responsible for the following courses (21 credit hours): CHEN 0409, 0410, 0490, 0560 and Elective (5) which will replace: CHEN/Sci./De. Elective, Eng. Sci. Elective, Advanced Chem Elective, Technical Writing, Free Elective and COMM 0100. Oral and written communications are strong components in CHEN 0382, 0409, 0410, 0444, 0447, 0486, 0518, 0545 and 0546.

Any deviation from the above requires approval of the department head.


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