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BS in Electrical Engineering 

Program Requirements

Students must complete a total of 132 credits as follows:

Degree Requirements Credits
General Education Requirement 34
Core Engineering Requirements 30
EE Program Requirements 65
(56 compulsory and
9 technical electives)
Free Elective 3
Total 132

University General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)

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

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

Knowledge Domains (20 Credit Hours)

The knowledge domains are divided into the following three categories: Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Natural Sciences.

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits required)

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits required)

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

* UAES 200 is mandatory
** ECON 103 is recommended

Natural Sciences (8 credits required)

MATH 113 Calculus I 4*
CHEM 211 General Chemistry I  3
CHEM 212 General Chemistry I Lab 1

The 5th writing intensive course for the BS in Electrical Engineering is ELEN 351 Electric Machines Laboratory.

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 (65 credit hours)

Core Courses (56 credit hours)

ELEN 102 AutoCad 1
ECEN 220 Signal and Systems I  3
ECEN 221 Signal and Systems I Lab 1
ECEN 280 Electric Circuit Analysis I  3
ECEN 281 Electric Circuits Analysis I Lab 1
ECEN 282 Electric Circuit Analysis II  3
ECEN 283 Electric Circuit Analysis II Lab  1
PHYS 222 University Physics III 3
PHYS 223 University Physics III Lab 1
CIEN 211 Statics 3
MENG 211 Thermodynamics I 3
MENG 221 Dynamics 3
ECEN 305 Electromagnetic Theory 3
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
ELEN 350 Electric Machines 3
ELEN 351 Electric Machines Lab 1
ELEN 412 Power Systems 3
ECEN 437 Power Electronics 3
ELEN 451 Control Theory  3
ELEN 492 Senior Design Project I  2
ELEN 493 Senior Design Project II 4

Technical Electives (9 credit hours)

ELEN 420 Power Systems Operation and Protection 3
ELEN 421 Power System Protection  3
ELEN 422 High Voltage Engineering  3
ELEN 423 Electrical Energy Systems and Fault Analysis  3
ELEN 424 Electric Power Transmission and Distribution  3
ELEN 425 Smart Power Grid Systems Theory and Implementation  3
ELEN 426 Renewable Energy Systems 3
ELEN 427 Advanced Power Systems 3
ELEN 499 Special Topics in ELEN  3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3

Free Electives (3 credit hours)

Free Electives are (3) Credit Hours selected from courses offered by the university schools with the consent of the department.

Total   132 Credits 

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