Aerospace Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

About the Program

To declare your intention to pursue the Aerospace Minor, please use your Berkeley email address/calnet ID and fill out the following application to declare form.

Non-Mechanical Engineering major students can declare their intention to complete the minor after completing prerequisite courses MEC ENG C85 Introduction to Solid Mechanics, MEC ENG 106 Fluid Mechanics, and MEC ENG 132 Dynamic Systems and Feedback. Mechanical Engineering majors are allowed to overlap prerequisite courses. Students must have a minimum overall grade-point average of 3.0, as well as a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in the prerequisite courses, in order to be admitted to the minor program.


 

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Minor Requirements

Students can receive an aerospace minor by successfully completing the following courses:

MEC ENG 127 Introduction to Composite Materials
MEC ENG 136 Introduction to Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
MEC ENG 163 Engineering Aerodynamics 

and their respective prerequisites:

MEC ENG C85 Introduction to Solid Mechanics
MEC ENG 106 Fluid Mechanics
MEC ENG 132 Dynamic Systems and Feedback 

Non-Mechanical Engineering majors can declare their intention to complete the minor after completing prerequisite courses MEC ENG C85, MEC ENG 106, and MEC ENG 132. Mechanical Engineering majors are allowed to overlap prerequisite courses.

Students must have a minimum overall grade-point average of 3.0, as well as a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in the prerequisite courses, in order to be admitted to the minor program. Students outside of the Mechanical Engineering major must take all 6 courses (the pre-requisite courses and the minor courses) to complete the minor. Students must have a minimum of 2.00 grade-point average in the minor courses at graduation. Completion of the minor cannot delay graduation.

Contact Information

Berkeley Mechanical Engineering

6141 Etcheverry Hall

Phone: 510-642-1338

Fax: 510-642-6163

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Department Chair

Professor Roberto Horowitz

6143 Etcheverry Hall

Phone: 510-643-7013

horowitz@berkeley.edu

Vice Chair of Undergraduate Instruction

Professor Costas Grigoropoulos

6181 Etcheverry Hall

Phone: 510-642-2525

cgrigoro@me.berkeley.edu

Director, Student Services

Carolyn Clark

6187 Etcheverry Hall

Phone: 510-642-5085

carolync@berkeley.edu

Departmental Student Affairs Advisor

Ricky Vides

6193 Etcheverry Hall

Phone: 510-642-4094

rickyv72@berkeley.edu

Chaniqua Butscher

Engineering Student Services (ESS) Advisor

chaniqua@berkeley.edu

Engineering Student Services (ESS) Advisor

Kathy Barrett

kbarrett@berkeley.edu

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