Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)


Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering


University Degree Requirements (139 credit hours):

To receive a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, students must complete at least 139 credit hours:

  • General Education Requirements (49 credit hours), composed of:

o Program Prerequisites (16 credit hours) applicable to General Education    Requirements

o Remaining General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)

  • Program Prerequisites (10 credit hours) not applicable to General Education Requirements
  • Major Requirements (80 credit hours), composed of:
    • Electrical Engineering Core (48 credit hours)
    • Electrical Engineering Electives (11 credit hours)
    • Related Field Requirements (21 credit hours), composed of:
      • Math (12 credit hours)
      • Entrepreneurship (9 credit hours)
  • Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of upper-level courses (300-level or above) at AUK of which at least 18 credits hours need to be taken in the major.
Program Prerequisites (26 Credit Hours)
MATH 201 Calculus I (3)[M]
MATH 203 Calculus II (3)[M]
CSIS 120 Computer Programming I (4)[T]
CSIS 130 Computer Programming II (4)[T]
PHYS 115 General Physics I (4)[P]
PHYS 116 General Physics II (4)[P]
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (4)[P]

Major Requirements:

Students must complete all courses (48 credit hours) listed in the Electrical Engineering core courses, three courses (9 credit hours) from the Electrical Engineering course electives, two labs (2 credit hours) from the Electrical Engineering lab electives, and seven courses (21 credit hours) in Related Field Requirements. The Related Field Requirements component is composed of four Math courses (12 credit hours) and three Management and Entrepreneurship courses (9 credit hours).

Electrical Engineering Core Requirements (48 credit hours)

ELEG 220

Electric Circuits 

(3)

ELEG 220L

Electric Circuits Laboratory

(1)

ELEG 270

Electronics

(3)

ELEG 270L

Electronics Laboratory

(1)

ELEG 300

Engineering Electromagnetics

(3)

CPEG 310

Electric Machines and Power Fundamentals

(3)

CPEG 310L

Electric Machines Laboratory

(1)

ELEG 320

Signals and Systems

(3)

ELEG 320L

Signals and Systems Laboratory

(1)

ELEG 330

Power System Analysis

(3)

ELEG 330L

Power Systems Laboratory

(1)

ELEG 421

Control Systems

(3)

ELEG 475

Senior Design Capstone I

(3)

ELEG 480

Senior Design Capstone II

(3)

CPEG 210

Digital Logic Design

(3)

CPEG 210L

Digital Logic Design Laboratory

(1)

CPEG 220

Computer Organization and Architecture

(3)

CPEG 350

Data Communication and Computer Networks

(3)

ENGR 330

Engineering Economics

(3)

CSIS 210

Data Structures and Algorithms

(3)


Electrical Engineering Course Electives (9 credit hours) and Lab Electives (2 credit hours)
The three Electrical Engineering course electives (9 credit hours) and lab electives (2 credit hours) should be selected, in consultation with the academic advisor, from 200-level or higher CPEG, ELEG, and/or ENGR courses. The electives should be chosen according to the following rules:

  • At least two of the course electives should be an ELEG course.
  • At least one of the lab electives should be an ELEG lab.
  • At least two of the course electives should be 300-level or higher courses.

Course electives are restricted to the following:

ELEG 389 

Special Topics in Electrical Engineering

ELEG 400

Environmental Aspects of Energy Systems

ELEG 411

Electric Drives

ELEG 412

Renewable Energy Systems

ELEG 423

Instrumentation

ELEG 470

Internship in Electrical Engineering

ELEG 471

Power Electronics

ENGR 200

Engineering Design

ENGR 389 

Special Topics

CPEG 201

Matlab Programming

CPEG 330

Microprocessors & Interfacing

CPEG 340

Embedded System Design

CPEG 389

Special Topics in Computer Engineering

CPEG 422

Digital Signal Processing

CPEG 441

Hardware/Software Co-Design

CPEG 450

Network Security

CPEG 455

Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems

CPEG 460

Robotics


Lab Electives are restricted to the following:

ELEG 421L

Control Systems Laboratory

ELEG 423L

Instrumentation Laboratory

ELEG 471L

Power Electronics Laboratory

CPEG 330L

Microprocessors & Interfacing Laboratory

CPEG 340L

Embedded System Design Laboratory



Related Field Requirements (21 credit hours)
Students must complete:

Math Courses (12 credit hours)

MATH 207

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

(3)

MATH 210

Differential Equations

(3)

MATH 213

Discrete Mathematics

(3)

STAT 214

Statistics for Engineers

(3)

 

Management and Entrepreneurship Courses (9 credit hours)

MGMT 201

Principles of Management

(3)

ENTR 201

Principles of Entrepreneurship

(3)

ENTR 301

Intermediate Entrepreneurship

(3)

 

Electrical Engineering 2013-2014  4 Year Plan*

Check course listings for prerequisites and restrictions

Year 1

Semester 1

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

CSIS

120

Computer Programming I

4

 

MATH

201

Calculus I

3

 MATH 110 or by Placement Test

ENGL

101

Approaches to Critical Reading and Writing

3

 

EDUC

100

Essentials of Learning

2

 

 PHYS

115

General Physics I

4

MATH 101 or MATH 103 or MATH 110

 

 

Total

16

 

Year 1

Semester 2

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

CSIS

130

Computer Programming II

4

CSIS 120

ENGL

102

Writing & Info. Literacy

3

ENGL 101

MATH

203

Calculus II

3

MATH 201

PHYS

116

General Physics II

4

PHYS 115

CHEM

101

General Chemistry I

4

Co-req. MATH 201

 

 

Total

18

 

Year 2

Semester 3

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

CSIS

210

Data Structures and Algorithms

3

CSIS 130

MATH

213

Discrete Math

3

MATH 110

MATH

210

Differential Equations

3

MATH 203

CPEG

210

Digital Logic Design

3

Pre. CSIS 120 and Co-req. CPEG 210L

CPEG

210L

Digital Logic Design Laboratory

1

Co. CPEG 210

ELEG

220

Electric Circuits

3

Pre. PHYS 116 and Co-req. ELEG 220L

ELEG

220L

Electric Circuits Laboratory

1

Co-req. ELEG 220

 

 

Total

17

 

Year 2

Semester 4

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

MATH

207

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

3

MATH 203

MGMT

201

Principles of Management

3

ENGL 102

ENGL

108

Public Speaking

3

 

ELEG

270

Electronics

3

Pre. ELEG 220 and Co-req. ELEG 270L

ELEG

270L

Electronics Laboratory

1

Co.-req. ELEG 270

CPEG

220

Computer Organizations  & Architecture

3

CPEG 210

 

 

Total

16

 

Year 3

Semester 5

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

ELEG

310

Electric Machines and Power Fundamentals

3

Pre. ELEG 220 and Co-req. ELEG 310L

ELEG

  310L

Electric Machines Laboratory

1

Co-req. ELEG 310

ELEG

300

Engineering Electromagnetics

3

ELEG 220 and MATH 207

CPEG

350

Data Communication and Computer Networks

3

CPEG 210 and CSIS 210

ENTR

201

Principles of Entrepreneurship

3

MGMT 201

 

 

Arabic I

3

 

 

 

Total

16

 

Year 3

Semester 6

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

ELEG

320

Signals and Systems

3

Pre. ELEG 220 and Co-req. ELEG 320L

ELEG

320L

Signals and Systems Laboratory

1

Co-req. ELEG 320

ELEG

330

Power Systems

3

Pre. ELEG 310 and Co-req. ELEG 330L

ELEG

330L

Power Systems Laboratory

1

Co-req. ELEG 330

ENGR

330

Engineering Economics

3

MATH 203

STAT

214

Statistics for Electronics

3

MATH 203

 

 

Arabic II

3

 

 

 

Total

17

 

Year 4

Semester 7

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

ELEG

475

Senior Capstone Design I

3

ELEG 270, CPEG 220, and ELEG 310

ENTR

301

Intermediate Entrepreneurship

3

ENTR 201

ELEG

421

Control Systems

3

ELEG 320

 

 

Laboratory Elective

1

 

 

 

Laboratory Elective

1

 

 

 

Major Elective

3

 

 

 

Social Sciences Elective

3

 

 

 

Total

17

 

Year 4

Semester 8

Prefix

Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisite/s

ELEG

480

Senior Capstone Design II

3

CPEG 475

 

 

Major Elective

3

 

 

 

Major Elective

3

 

 

 

Social Sciences Elective

3

 

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

 

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

 

 

 

Total

18

 

*Does not include students’ placement into ENGL 100.