Multidisciplinary Design Minor

Questions concerning the minor should be directed to Eric Mehiel, the Aerospace Engineering Department Chair (

  • The Multidisciplinary Design minor consists of 29 units. Minor courses can be counted toward the student’s major and support requirements.
  • Minor courses cannot be graded CR/NC except for courses that have mandatory CR/NC grading.
  • Cal Poly cumulative grade point average must be 2.5 or higher.
  • The core courses must be taken at Cal Poly.
  • Completion of the minor introductory course requirements does not guarantee admission into the minor.

Introductory courses (15 units):
IME 314 Engineering Economics - 3 units 
IME 418 Product-Process Design - 4 units 
BUS 382 Organizations, People and Technology - 4units
PSY 350 Teamwork - 4 units

Core courses (14 units):
AERO 450 Intro to Aerospace Systems Engineering - 4 units 
AERO 443/444/445 Aircraft Design or 447/448/449 Spacecraft Design - 10 units

For more information about the minor please refer to: