This minor is open to all students in the Whiting School of Engineering and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences who have the prerequisites for the required courses. The objective of the Minor is to prepare students for a career in Space Science and Space Engineering, either directly as an entering professional in industry, government laboratories and other organizations or as a student in a graduate program. The educational goal of the Minor is to enable students to:
- Apply their understanding and mastery of the fundamental scientific, engineering, and mathematical principles obtained through their major subject of study to space science and space engineering.
- Develop an understanding and capacity for interdisciplinary approaches to technical activities.
- Improve their ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, which are typical in space and other complex technical activities, through interdisciplinary education and internship(s) or equivalent experience(s).