A new offering in 2004, The Aerospace Industry (16.812) employs an eclectic pedagogy
, drawing together group discussion, invited experts, and reflective journals.
This course meets weekly to discuss recent aerospace history and current events, in order to understand how they are responsible for the state of the aerospace industry. With invited subject matter experts participating in nearly every session, students have an opportunity to hone their insight through truly informed discussion. The aim of the course is to prepare junior and senior level students for their first industry experiences.