Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering - Telecommunication

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    Bachelor of Science Degree Program
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    4 Years (8 Semesters)
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    138 Credit Hours
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    Fall, Spring and Summer
 

CUD’s Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering - Telecommunication takes a fully integrated approach to the science and engineering of all that makes communication through electronic devices possible.

The telecommunication concentration will provide you with the knowledge required to design, implement, operate, and manage telecommunication systems that process and carry out the transmission of data, voice and video signals over wireless and optical networks. Alongside a theoretical education, you will gain technical and practical skills to help you develop into an engineering professional, ready to contribute to the economic, social, and technological development of the business community.

Benefits

You will gain valuable hands-on experience provided by the University’s state-of-the-art telecommunication labs, as well as the opportunity to contribute to faculty research projects. You will benefit from exposure to industry professionals through free tutorials and workshops delivered by international companies. On graduating from the program, you will have a strong practical and theoretical background in Telecommunication Engineering and will be prepared to enter the workforce with a fully accredited Bachelor of Science degree.

Career opportunities

You will be well-versed to fill a range of roles in design and development such as:

  • Telecommunication Systems Engineer
  • Telecommunication Designer
  • Telecommunication Networks Engineer
  • Telecommunication Consultant
  • TV and Radio Broadcast Engineer
  • Computer Networks Engineer
  • Next-generation Networks Designer
  • Radio Frequency Engineer

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Elective
Credit Hours
Total
Credit Hours
University Requirement (UR) 21 3 24
Faculty Requirements (Core) (CR.H) 72 -- 72
Concentration (Major) (MJ) 36 6 42
Total 129 9 138

University Requirements

University Requirements are 24 credits out of which 21 credits Compulsory Courses. Every student is required to take the mandatory credit hours that cover Islamic culture, English communication skills, and Innovation. These requirements are:

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite
Languages, Islamic Culture and Innovation (15 Cr.H.)
LNG 181 English I for Engineering & Computing 3 None
LNG 182 English II for Engineering & Computing 3 LNG-181
GED 198 Islamic Culture 3 None
GED 140E Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 None
ENG 410 Professional and Ethical Practice 3 None
Humanities: Students should select one course from the following pool: (3 credits)
GED 110E Modern Art Appreciation 3 None
GED 252E Critical Thinking 3 LNG 172 or LNG 182
GED 205E Psychology in Every Day Life 3 LNG 172 or LNG 182
GED 272E Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 LNG 172 or LNG 182
GED 298E Special Topics in Western Culture 3 GED-198E , LNG 172 or LNG 182
GED 324E Ethical Reasoning for Today’s World 3 LNG 172 or LNG 182
GED 196E Communication Skills in Arabic I 3 None
Science & Technology Students should take the following course (3 credits)
SHS 103 Chemistry 3 None
Social & Culture : Students should take one course (3 credits)
GED 199E UAE Society 3 None

Electrical Engineering Core Requirements (72 Cr.H.)

All students who are enrolled in Electrical Engineering program, independently of their concentration, must complete the following 72 credits (23 courses) of Electrical Engineering core courses

Course Code Course Title Pre/Co Requisite Credit Hours
SCI 220 Engineering Mechanics MTH-112 3
MTH 112 Calculus I Pass Math Placement Test or MTH-012 3
MTH 113 Calculus II MTH-112 3
MTH 212 Calculus III MTH-113 3
SCI 210 Modern Physics MTH-113, SCI-220 3
SWS 110 Programming I None 3
MTH 130 Probability and Statistics MTH-112 3
MTH 220 Ordinary Differential Equations MTH-212 3
SWS 316 Programming II SWS-110 3
ENG 221 Electric Circuit SCI-210 4
ENG 310 Electronics I ENG-221 3
ENG 101 Digital Logic None 4
ENG 223 Electric Circuit II ENG-221 3
BUS 310 Project Management Completion of 60 Credit Hrs. 3
BUS 311 Engineering Economy MTH-130 3
ENG 210 Computer Architecture ENG-101 4
ENG 314 Electric Machines ENG-223 3
ENG 315 Control Systems MTH-220 3
COM 411 Digital Filter Design MTH 220 3
NET 110 Computer Networks Fundamentals ENG-101 3
ENG 301 Electronics II ENG-310 3
ENG 222 Engineering Electromagnetics MTH-212, SCI-210 3
ENG 224 Engineering Graphics and Design None 3

Concentration Requirements (42 credit hours)

The 42 credit hours are covered by the completion of 13 compulsory courses totalizing 36 credit hours and 2 elective courses (6 credits hours) to be selected from 5 elective courses. The list of the courses is given below:

Compulsory Courses (36 credit hours)

Each student enrolled in the Electrical Engineering-Electronics is required to successfully complete the following 13 courses

Course Code Course Title Pre/Co Requisite Credit Hours
COM 310 Coding and Information Theory MTH-130 3
COM 311 Signals and Systems MTH-220 3
COM 320 Telecommunications ENG-301, COM-310, COM-311 2
COM 321 Advanced Programming in Telecom NET-120 3
COM 322 Applied Electromagnetics ENG-222 3
COM 412 Digital Communications COM-320, COM-322 2
COM 413 Communication Systems COM-320, COM-322 2
COM 420 Optical Communications COM-320, COM-322 3
ENG 320 Internship 90 Cr.H + CGPA 2.0 3
ENG 400 Graduation Project-1 Completed 100 Cr 3
ENG 401 Graduation Project-2 ENG-400 3
NET 120 LAN Switching and Routing NET-110 3
NET 424 Broadband Communications NET-110 3

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

Each student is required to successfully complete two Courses among the following courses

Every student should take three courses among the following pool (6 Cr.H.):

Course Code Course Title Pre/Co Requisite Credit Hours
ELC 323 Instrumentation and Measurements ENG-223 3
NET 222 Wireless Networks COM-412  3
COM 427 Satellite Communications COM-322, COM-412 3
COM 421 RFID Technology COM-320, COM-321, COM-322 3
NET 323 Voice/IP Convergence NET-110 3