Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EDUC 101 - INTRO TO AEROSPACE & AVIATION

Long Title: SCIENCE EDUCATION AND CAREER EXPLORATION: INTRODUCTION TO AEROSPACE AND AVIATION
Department: Education
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course enables students to survey the fields of aerospace and aviation and various career options within each. Student will explore career trajectories and supporting educational pathways; engage with engineering faculty from Rice University and practicing professionals during an interactive exploration through all of the phases of product creation; tour a rocket propulsion research facility; experience a mini-ground school simulation at a flight museum; and compete in both a high altitude weather balloon launch and rocket man challenge (each designed to apply learnings from classroom teachings). Department Permission Required.