BS in Electrical Engineering

BS in Electrical Engineering

⇒ Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
⇒ 4 Years (8 Semesters)
⇒ 133 Credit Hours

Electrical Engineering (EE) is the application of the theories and principles of science and math to solve practical electrical Engineering problems. It deals with the technology of electricity, in terms of the design and application of circuitry and equipment for power generation, transmission and distribution, machine control, and renewable energy.

Students will learn, demonstrate and apply fundamental knowledge and methodologies of Electrical Power Engineering, including appropriate theoretical foundations, experimental and computational tools, which are essential for a successful career.

Career Opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include:    

  • Automation and Control Engineer
  • Electrical Site Engineer
  • Electric Network Engineer
  • Electrical test and maintenance Engineer
  • High voltage engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Power Electronics Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer
  • Power Systems Protection Engineer
  • Research engineer
  • Renewable Energy Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • Aerospace industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Construction industry
  • Consumer goods industry
  • Defense industry
  • Desalination plant
  • Government institutions
  • Marine industry
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Power generation industry
  • Power distribution industry
  • Railway industry
  • Renewable Energy industry.
  • Research and Development
  • Utilities industry

The mission of the Electrical Engineering program is to provide the undergraduate student with a comprehensive knowledge of fundamental engineering in subjects such as power electronics and systems, control theory, electric machines, renewable energy, high voltage and power transmission. Graduates will build a strong background in many areas of electrical power engineering. They will be prepared for both graduate study and employment. They will also be able to demonstrate their ability to apply the knowledge and methodologies of Electrical Engineering essential for a successful career.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of EE program, within a few years, will be:

  1. Successful practitioners in the region and worldwide
  2. Continuing their professional development throughout their careers.
  3. Working productively in teams, and functioning effectively in diverse cultural environments.
Student Outcomes

AURAK has adopted ABET’s a-k outcomes for Electrical Engineering Program. The outcomes for program are:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  4. An ability to function effectively as multi-disciplinary team members;
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. An ability to communicate effectively;
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  9. A recognition of the need for, and to engage in life-long learning;
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Enrollment and Graduation Data
  • Total Number of Graduated Electrical Engineering Students (up to Spring 2018) – 1
  • Spring 2018 Total Number of Electrical Engineering Students – 18
  • Fall 2017 Total Number of Electrical Engineering Students – 14
  • Spring 2017 Total Number of Electrical Engineering Students – 8


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