MAE Undergraduate Programs

CSULB offers undergraduate programs in both Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Read more about the programs below.


CSULB’s practice-oriented Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering program, accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, prepares students to develop new technologies for aviation, defense systems, and spacecraft. Students are involved in design, construction, and flight-testing of new aircraft designs. One of 72 Boeing Focus Schools, CSULB is in close proximity to Aerospace Corp., Boeing, Honeywell, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and other major employers.

The CSULB aerospace program offers:

  • Basic courses followed by specialization in aeronautics or astronautics
  • Curriculum developed with input from aerospace engineers and executives
  • Dedicated faculty who devote personalized attention to students
  • Small classes taught by highly qualified instructors
  • Year-long senior design project involving design, fabrication, and testing
  • Opportunities to join internationally recognized research groups.

Advisor: Eun Jung Chae
View requirements for BSAE

CSULB’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program, accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, provides grounding in fundamentals such as math, physics, chemistry, and design. Labs have modern equipment for undergraduate instruction. Senior-year electives provide opportunities to further explore areas of interest, such as:

  • Design
  • Energy conversion
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Mechanics and materials
  • Metallurgy
  • Thermodynamics

Undergraduate Advisor (A-G): Navdeep Dhillon
Undergraduate Advisor (H-O): Asieh Jalali-Farahani
Undergraduate Advisor (P-Z): Parviz Yavari
View requirements for BSME

This cohort-based Bachelor of Science in Mechnical Engineering - Antelope Valley, accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, lets upper-division transfer students complete their Mechanical Engineering degrees at facilities in the Antelope Valley.  

View requirements for BSME - Antelope Valley