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The Aerospace Engineering Curriculum

The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering’s (AE) undergraduate program is a unique combination of classroom, laboratory, and research experience that gives students knowledge and skills to meet and exceed the demands of today's workplace. The curriculum includes 132 credit-hours, culminating, senior year, with the completion of a capstone research project in one of three application areas: rotorcraft, fixed-wing, and spacecraft.

The core undergraduate curriculum is built on fundamental disciplines necessary to understand the design and performance of aerospace vehicles and their integrated subsystems. If you join us, you will also develop crucial professional and engineering skills that you will need when you enter the workforce. Co-ops, internships, international study, and research are just some of the ways you can tailor your undergraduate education at AE.

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Visit the AE School

Take a look at the around the Georgia Tech campus and plan your visit to the AE School. 

Apply to AE Today

Explore more resources to learn about our admission process, application requirements, and upcoming deadlines.

Paying for College

There are a variety of public, private, and personal resources available to help students pay for their education. 

What's Next?

Learn about what our recent graduates plan to do after they graduate and how Georgia Tech prepared them for their next adventure. 

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AE Undergraduate Curriculum

Understand the courses you will need to take during your time at Tech and the resources available to help make it happen. 

Life Outside of the Classroom

There are more than 200 registered student organizations on campus and the AE School has more than 10 that are AE-themed or have a high population of AE student members. 

AE Undergraduate Research

At the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering all graduate students - and a growing number of undergrads - are involved in research. 

Georgia Tech Learning Communities (Including GT Honors Program)

Each Georgia Tech Learning Community is an integrated experience that promotes interactions between faculty and students, fosters collaboration among students, enhances campus and civic engagement, and eases both the academic and social transition to college.

International Students

As the #2 ranked aerospace engineering program in the United States (#1 among publicly-funded institutions), the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering regularly attracts the brightest minds from every corner of the globe.


Georgia Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

Transfering Credit

As you embark on this journey, we want you to know our team is here to help guide you through the transfer admission process and help you learn everything you need to know about Georgia Tech.

New Student Orientation

Whether you're a new student, transfer, or an exchange student, there's a FASET orientation designed just for you. 

GT Housing

Georgia Tech Housing offers traditional, suite, and apartment style rooms. Rates include all utilities, and high speed Internet access. Find out more about each hall, including location details and photos of rooms and common spaces.

Hardware (Laptop) Requirements

Hardware needs to meet at least the minimum standards.