The University of Alabama’s aerospace engineering program provides our students with the skills needed to be successful in today’s highly competitive and increasingly global workplace.



Our students participate in a thriving hands-on curriculum, and our graduates have achieved stellar careers in the aerospace industry. The four-year degree program provides undergraduate students with an excellent background in aerodynamics, astrodynamics, aircraft structures, flight dynamics and controls, computer programming and mechanics. The undergraduate curriculum in aerospace engineering includes a four-year bachelor’s degree and a five-year bachelor’s and master’s degrees program through the Accelerated Masters Program (AMP). For exceptionally talented students, the Department offers an Honors Program.

Aerospace Engineering, BS

Given the inherent interdisciplinary nature of aerospace engineering, it is not surprising that graduates from the aerospace engineering program achieve success in a wide variety of fields.


Aerospace Engineering, Minor

A minor in aerospace engineering requires the completion of a minimum of 18 hours including the listed courses and required prerequisites.


For additional information about the aerospace engineering undergraduate program, contact Dr. Weihua Su.

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International Programs

The College of Engineering proudly supports study abroad through a variety of innovative and exciting programs, including these faculty-led summer programs.

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Honors Program

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Honors Program is part of the College of Engineering Honors Program. It is designed to challenge exceptionally talented students with an enriched educational experience.

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Accelerated Masters Program

The Accelerated Masters (BS/MS) Program is designed specifically for outstanding students to complete the requirements for both their bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering in an accelerated five year period.

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