Program Accreditation & Objectives


The Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


The constituencies of the aerospace engineering program include the following:

  1. Students, current and former, of the program
  2. Organizations employing program graduates (including the Industrial Advisory Board)
  3. Faculty

Statement of the Program Educational Objectives

To uphold the university and college missions, the aerospace engineering faculty, in consultation with its constituents, established the following Program Educational Objectives:

  1. Within a few years after graduation program alumni are dependable, productive professionals using learned engineering principles to successfully satisfy employer needs in aerospace engineering or related fields in Wichita and the global community.

  2. Within a few years after graduation program alumni, interested in attending graduate school, successfully complete advanced degrees in aerospace engineering or related fields.

Student Outcomes

Aerospace Engineering program graduates must demonstrate:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors 
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives 
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies 

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Undergraduate Enrollment (Fall 2019): 486
Graduate Enrollment (Fall 2019): 89
Graduation Data (Academic Year 2019): 49 BS, 25 MS, & 2 PhD