Space Management Courses

SPMG 6100/6190       Systems Engineering Management
Course Description:  Introduction to the systems engineering process, project management, and engineering management to include systems engineering methods, lifecycle models, risk management, and trade-off analysis. Course focuses on the role of the systems engineer throughout a project with emphasis on both technical and project management roles. Exercises and/or project used to increase understanding of concepts introduced in course. (6100 is offered on-campus, 6190 is a distance MBA course whose tuition schedule differs from on-campus courses)
Pre-Requisites: None
Cross-Listed:  No

 

SPMG 6200/6290       Information and Communications Systems
Course Description: This course provides students who will be involved in acquisition and operation of information and communication systems with an introduction to these systems. Topics may include: analog and digital systems, circuits, communication methods with emphasis on satellite communications, communication system components, computer system components, software engineering, embedded systems, networks, and cybersecurity. Emphasis will be on systems used in the space industry. (6200 is offered on-campus, 6290 is a distance MBA course whose tuition schedule differs from on-campus courses)
Pre-Requisites: College-level Physics or instructor approval.
Cross-Listed:  No

 

SPMG 6300/6390       Space and Space Systems
Course Description: This course is a basic introduction to Astrodynamics and Astronautical Engineering. Topics will include orbital elements, Kepler's Laws, launch, orbit transfer/injection, spacecraft maneuvers, and spacecraft subsystems. (6300 is offered on-campus, 6390 is a distance MBA course whose tuition schedule differs from on-campus courses)
Pre-Requisites: Prerequisite, College-level Algebra, Trigonometry, and Physics or instructor approval.
Cross-Listed: No

 

SPMG 6400/6490       System Lifecycle Management
Course Description: This course provides a background in system acquisition, program management, and test and evaluation. Students will study acquisition processes and standards, cost estimating, analysis of alternatives, program planning, program management, risk management, schedule/cost management, quality assurance, pricing and procurement, test and evaluation approaches, measures of effectiveness, and measures of uncertainty and confidence. (6400 is offered on-campus, 6490 is a distance MBA course whose tuition schedule differs from on-campus courses)
Pre-Requisites: College-level Statistics or instructor approval.
Cross-Listed: No

 

SPMG 6500/6590       Space Policy
Course Description: This course provides students an overview of space policies and strategies, both domestic and international. The course provides students with a perspective of how these policies and strategies have evolved over time. Emphasis will be on understanding the current national security strategy, the military space-related doctrines, domestic laws and policies, and international laws, treaties, and agreements. (6500 is offered on-campus, 6590 is a distance MBA course whose tuition schedule differs from on-campus courses)
Pre-Requisites: None
Cross-Listed: No

 

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