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

Program overview

The Telecommunication concentration takes a fully integrated approach to the science and engineering of communication through electronic devices. It 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.

Program benefits

As a Telecommunication student at CUD you will gain valuable hands-on experience through University’s state-of-the-art telecommunication labs. You will have the opportunity to contribute to faculty research projects and 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 highly regarded Bachelor of Science degree.

Graduate careers

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – Telecommunication program, you will have the qualification and skills to pursue opportunities in the following areas:

  • Telecommunication Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunication Design
  • Telecommunication Networks Engineering
  • Telecommunication Consulting
  • TV and Radio Broadcast Engineering
  • Computer Networks Engineering
  • Next-generation Networks Design
  • Radio Frequency Engineering

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
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
ENG 410 Professional and Ethical Practice 3 None
ENT 141 Fundamentals in Innovation and Entrepreneurship 1 2 None
ENT 142 Fundamentals in Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 1 ENT-141
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

Core Requirements

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
ENT 241 Entrepreneurship I ENT-142 2
ENT 242 Entrepreneurship II ENT-241 1

Major Requirements

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

Major Electives

*Students must complete 6 Cr.H (2 Courses)

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