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BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Program Requirements

The BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EE) requires the completion of 134 credits in the following areas:

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 33
School of Engineering Requirements 30
ECE Program Requirements 71
(62 compulsory and
9 technical electives)
Total 134

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

* Either ARAB 101 or ARAB 110

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

* Either PHIL 100 or ENGL 200

2. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits required)

UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3*
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCI 101 Contemporary Social Issues 3
ECON 103 Principles of Microeconomics  3**
POLI 100 Contemporary Global Issues 3
POLI 101 Politics of Scarcity  3
POLI 102 State and Society in the UAE  3
GEOG 100 World Regional Geography  3
COMM 101 Interpersonal Communication and Group Interaction 3

* UAES 200 is mandatory
** ECON 103 is recommended

3. Natural Sciences (7 credits required)

MATH 113 Calculus I 4*
CHEM 211 General Chemistry I  3

The fifth writing intensive course for the BS in Electronics and Communication Engineering is EEEN 434 Linear Electronics Laboratory I.

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 203 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 213 Calculus III 3
MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations 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

EE Program Requirements (71 credit hours)

a. Core Courses (62 credit hours)

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
EEEN 282 Electric Circuit Analysis II 3
EEEN 283 Electric Circuit Analysis II Lab 1
EEEN 305 Electromagnetic Theory 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
EEEN 350 Electric Machines 3
EEEN 351 Electric Machines Lab 1
EEEN 360 Random Signal and Noise 3
EEEN 412 Power Systems 3
EEEN 431 Digital Circuit Design 3
EEEN 433 Linear Electronics II 3
EEEN 434 Linear Electronics II Lab 1
EEEN 437 Power Electronics 3
EEEN 451 Control Theory 3
EEEN 460 Communication Systems 3
EEEN 461 Communication Engineering Lab 1
EEEN 464 Digital Communication Systems 3
EEEN 467 Mobile and Wireless Communications 3
EEEN492 Senior Design Project I 2
EEEN 493 Senior Design Project II 4

b. Technical Electives (9 credit hours)

CENG 315 Microprocessors 3
EEEN 432 Nanotechnology Fundamentals & Applications 3
EEEN 435 Introduction to Optical Electronics * 3
EEEN 462 Data and Computer Communications 3
EEEN 466 Digital Signal Processing 3
EEEN 472 Antenna Theory and Design 3
EEEN 473 Radio Frequency and Microwave Engineering 3
EEEN 474 Advanced Information theory and coding 3
EEEN 481 Concepts of Multimedia Processing and Transmission 3
EEEN 499 Special Topics in EEEN 3
EEEN 421 Power System Protection 3
EEEN 422 High Voltage Engineering 3
EEEN 423 Electrical Energy Systems & Fault Analysis 3
EEEN 425 Smart Power Grid Systems Theory & Implementation 3
EEEN 426 Renewable Energy Systems 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3
Total 134 Credits