BS in Computer Engineering 

Program Requirements (AY 2022-2023)

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

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 32
School of Engineering Requirements 32
CE Program Requirements 68
Total 132

University General Education Requirements (32 credit hours)

University General Education Requirements are (32) credit hours, as follows:

a. Orientation Courses (14 Credit Hours)

Code Course Title Credit
ARAB 101
or
ARAB 110
Arabic Language 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 (6 credits minimum)

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

* MATH 113 is mandatory.

School of Engineering Requirements (32 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 3
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
ENGR 200 Engineering Statistics 3
ENGR 450 Engineering Seminar 1
ENGR 390 Internship I 3
ENGR 391 Internship II 3

CE Program Requirements (68 credit hours)

a. Core Courses (62 credit hours)

MATH 225 Discrete Mathematics 3
CSCI 211 Object-Oriented Programming 3
CSCI 215 Data Structures and Algorithms 3
EEEN 220 Signal and Systems I 3
EEEN 221 Signal and Systems I Lab 1
EEEN 280 Electric Circuit Analysis I 3
EEEN 281 Electric Circuit Analysis I Lab 1
CSCI 312 Operating System Fundamentals 3
CENG 315 Microprocessors 3
CENG 316 Microprocessors Lab   1
CSCI 326 Database Systems 3
EEEN 331 Digital System Design 3
EEEN 332 Digital Systems Design Lab 1
EEEN 333 Linear Electronics I 3
EEEN 334 Linear Electronics I Lab 1
CENG 335 Computer Architecture  3
CENG 336 Computer Architecture Lab 1
CSAI 350 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 3
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
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 415 Introduction to Parallel Programming  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
CSCI 499 Special Topics in Computer Science 3
EEEN 431 Digital Circuit Design 3
EEEN 481 Concepts of Multimedia Processing and Transmission 3
CSAI 484 Internet of Things System 3
MEPM 533 Information Systems for Project Management  3
MEPM 511 Project Management Fundamentals 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3
Total 132 Credits 
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