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Undergraduate Tech Electives

The following is an incomplete list of approved Technical Electives. Note that this list is based on historical data only; courses other than those listed may qualify. A list of historically unacceptable courses can be found at the bottom of the page. Please contact Laura Gerhold with any questions.

If you would like to have a course reviewed for technical elective credit, please fill out this form and submit it to Laura Gerhold.

List effective November 2019.

  • AE 402 - Orbital Mechanics
  • AE 403 - Spacecraft Attitude Control
  • AE 410 - Computational Aerodynamics
  • AE 412 - Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer
  • AE 416 - Applied Aerodynamics
  • AE 419 - Aircraft Flight Mechanics
  • AE 420 - Finite Element Analysis
  • AE 427 - Mechanics of Polymers
  • AE 428 - Mechanics of Composites
  • AE 434 - Rocket Propulsion
  • AE 435 - Electric Propulsion
  • AE 451 - Aeroelasticity
  • AE 454 - Systems Dynamics & Control
  • AE 456 - Global Nav Sattellite Systems
  • AE 468 - Optical Remote Sensing
  • AE 482 - Introduction to Robotics
  • AE 484 - UAV Performance, Design, and Fabrication
  • AE 485 - Spacecraft Environment and Interactions
  • AE 497* - Independent Study
  • AE 498 - Special Topics
  • ENG 491 CU1 & CU2 - Interdisciplinary Design Proj (CubeSat)

*No more than 3 hours total can be applied as AE Technical Elective and Non-AE Technical Elective.

Non-AE Technical Electives
  • TAM 324 - Behavior Of Materials
  • TAM 451 - Intermediate Solid Mechanics
  • TAM 456 - Experimental Stress Analysis
  • TAM 470 - Computational Mechanics
  • TE 401 - Developing Breakthrough Projects
  • TMGT 461 - Integrated Project

 

The following is an incomplete list of courses not accepted as Technical Electives. Please contact Laura Gerhold with any questions.

Undergraduate Contacts                                   Graduate Contacts

Brian S. Woodard

Brian S. Woodard
Director of Undergraduate Programs
(217) 300-8109
bswoodrd@illinois.edu

Laura Ann Gerhold

Daniel J. Bodony

Daniel J. Bodony
Associate Head
(217) 244-3844
bodony@illinois.edu

Staci L. McDannel

Staci L. McDannel
Coordinator of Academic Programs
(217) 333-3674
tank@illinois.edu

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