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Aerodynamics Focus - Coordinators: Dr. Farokhi and Dr. Zheng

AE 670 Aerospace Propulsion III
AE 712 Techniques of Engineering Evaluation
AE 730 Advanced Experimental Fluid Dynamics
AE 743 Compressible Aerodynamics
AE 745 Applied Wing & Airfoil Theory
AE 746 Computational Fluid Dynamics
AE 747 Transonic Aerodynamics
AE 748 Helicopter Aerodynamics
AE 772 Fluid Dynamics of Turbomachinery
AE 840 Aerodynamics of Viscous Fluids
AE 941 Hypersonic Aerodynamics I
MATH 646 Complex Variables
MATH 647 Applied Partial Differential Equations
MATH 781 Numerical Analysis I

Structures - Coordinators: Dr. Ewing and Dr. Hale

AE 704 Dynamics and Vibration
AE 705 Structural Vibration and Modal Testing
AE 709 Structural Composites
AE 710 Advanced Structural Composites
AE 725 Numerical Optimization and Structural Design
MATH 590 Linear Algebra
MATH 646 Complex Variables
MATH 647 Applied Partial Differential Equations
MATH 648 Calculus of Variations
AE 803 Aeroelasticity

 Propulsion Focus - Coordinators: Dr. Farokhi and Dr. Taghavi

AE 524 Propulsion Systems Design
AE 724 Propulsion System Integration Design
AE 771 Rocket Propulsion
AE 772 Fluid Mechanics of Turbomachinery
ME 612 Heat Transfer
MATH 646 Complex Variables
MATH 647 Applied Partial Differential Equations
MATH 781 Numerical Analysis I

 Dynamics and Controls Focus - Coordinator: Dr. Keshmiri

AE 750 Applied Optimal Control
AE 751 Advanced Airplane Dynamics
AE 752 Linear Multivariable Control
AE 753 Digital Flight Controls
AE 754 Missile Dynamics
AE 755 Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems
AE 759 Estimation and Control of Unmanned Autonomous Systems
AE 766 Spacecraft Attitude Control
MATH 590 Linear Algebra
MATH 627 Probability
MATH 646 Complex Variables
MATH 648 Calculus of Variations

Configuration Design Focus - Coordinator: Dr. Barrett

AE 522 Aero Systems Design II
AE 721 Aircraft Design Laboratory I
AE 722 Aircraft Design Laboratory II

 Manufacturing Focus - Coordinator: Dr. Hale

ME 528 Mechanical Design IB (follow-on to ME 428 — AE 510)
ME 607 Computer Aided Manufacturing
ME 627 Automotive Design & Manufacturing
ME 706 Industrial Robotics
MATH 627 Probability
MATH 628 Statistics
BUS 637 Advanced Statistics
BUS 704 Total Quality Management
BUS 719 Operations Management

Astronautics Focus - Coordinator: Dr. McLaughlin

AE 523 Spacecraft Design
AE 560 Spacecraft Systems
AE 760 Spacecraft Systems
AE 765 Orbital Mechanics
AE 766 Spacecraft Attitude Control
AE 767 Spacecraft Environments
AE 768 Orbit Determination
AE 771 Rocket Propulsion
GEOG 526 Remote Sensing
GEOG 726 Remote Sensing
EECS 360 Signal Analysis
EECS 461 Probabilistic Analysis
EECS 562 Introduction to Communication Systems
MATH 627 Probability
MATH 628 Mathematical Theory of Statistics

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