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BS in Computer Engineering 

Program Requirements

The BS in Computer Engineering (CE) requires the completion of 132 credits in the following areas:

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 33
Engineering Requirements 30
Computer Engineering Core Courses 66
Technical Electives 3
Total 132

University General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)

University General Education Requirements are (33) credit hours, as follows:

a. Orientation Courses (14 Credit Hours)

Code Course Title Credit
ARAB 101
or
ARAB 110
Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
CSCI 112 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
CSCI 113 Introduction to Computer Programming Lab 1
ENGL 101 Composition 3
UNIV 100 University First-Year Transition 1
UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3

b. Knowledge Domains: Divided into the following three categories: Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Natural Sciences.

1. Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits minimum)

MEST 100 Introduction to Islam in World Culture  3
PHIL 100
or
ENGL 200
Critical Thinking and Reasoning  or
Advanced Composition
3

2. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits minimum)

UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3*
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
ECON 103 Principles of Microeconomics  3
POLI 100 Contemporary Global Issues 3
POLI 101 Politics of Scarcity  3
COMM 101 Interpersonal Communication and Group Interaction 3

* UAES 200 is mandatory

3. Natural Sciences (7 credits minimum)

MATH 113 Calculus I 4*
BIOL 100 Humankind in a Biological World 3
CHEM 100/101 Chemistry in Everyday Life 4
CHEM 211/212 General Chemistry I  4
ENVS 102 Sustainability and Human-Environment Relations 3

* MATH 113 is mandatory.

School of Engineering Requirements (30 credit hours)

ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering 2
PHYS 110 University Physics I 3
PHYS 111 University Physics I Lab 1
MATH 114 Calculus II 4
MATH 213 Calculus III 3
MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations 3
MATH 203 Linear Algebra 3
PHYS 220 University Physics II 3
PHYS 221 University Physics II Lab 1
STAT 346 Probability for Engineers 3
ECEN 491 Engineering Seminar 1
ENGR 390 Internship 3

CE Program Requirements (66 credit hours)

a. Core Courses (60 credit hours)

MATH 225 Discrete Mathematics 3
CSCI 211 Object-Oriented Programming 3
CSCI 215 Data Structures and Algorithms 3
CSCI 312 Operating System Fundamentals 3
CENG 315 Microprocessors 3
CENG 316 Microprocessors Lab   1
CENG 335 Computer Architecture  3
CENG 336 Computer Architecture Lab 1
CENG 401 Network Servers and Architecture 3
CENG 411 Software Engineering 3
CENG 431 Embedded Systems Design 3
CENG 432 Embedded Systems Design Lab 1
ECEN 220 Signal and Systems I  3
ECEN 221 Signal and Systems I Lab 1
ECEN 320 Signal and Systems II 3
ECEN 321 Signal and Systems II Lab  1
ECEN 280 Electric Circuit Analysis I  3
ECEN 281 Electric Circuits Analysis I Lab 1
ECEN 331 Digital System Design 3
ECEN 332 Digital Systems Design Lab  1
ECEN 333 Linear Electronics I  3
ECEN 334 Linear Electronics I Lab 1
CSCI 462 Data Communications and Computer Networks  3
CSCI 463 Data Communications and Computer Networks Lab 1
CENG 492 Senior Design Project I 2
CENG 493 Senior Design Project II 4

b. Technical Electives (6 credit hours)

CSCI 326 Database Systems 3
CSCI 415 Introduction to Parallel Programming  3
CSCI 437 Artificial Intelligence 3
CSCI 450 Information Security and Privacy 3
CENG 435 Parallel Computer Architectures  3
CENG 437 Introduction to Robotics 3
CENG 461 Network Security 3
CENG 466 Wireless Communications and Networking 3
CENG 499 Special Topics in Computer Engineering 3
ECEN 431 Digital Circuit Design  3
CENG 481 Concepts of Multimedia Processing and Transmission 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3

Free Elective (3 credit hours): Students must complete three credits (one course) of free electives

Total 132 Credits 
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