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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Catalog

The EEE core courses are listed in the table below.

​​Course #TitleCr.Hrs​Pre-/Co-requisites
1440262Mathematics for Engineers  3Pre: 1440161
0402202Circuit Analysis I   3Pre/Co: 1430117
Pre/Co: 1440261
0402203Circuit Analysis I Lab  1Pre/Co: 0402202   
 Pre/Co: 1430118
0402205Circuit Analysis II  3Pre: 0402202
0402206Circuit Analysis II Lab  1Pre: 0402203
Pre/Co: 0402205
0402240Signals and Systems   3Pre: 0402202
0402241Random Signal Theory   3Pre/Co: 0402202
0402250Fundamentals of  Electronic Circuits  3Pre: 0402202
Pre: 0403201
0402251Fundamentals of  Electronic Circuits Lab  1Pre: 0402203
Pre/Co: 0402250
0402310Electromechanical Systems  3Pre: 0402205
0402311Electromechanical Systems Lab  1Pre: 0402206
Pre/Co: 0402310
0402320Field Analysis  3Pre: 1430117
Pre/Co: 1440262
0402330Feedback Control Systems  3Pre: 0402240
0402331Feedback Control Systems Lab  1Pre/Co: 0402330
0402340Engineering Computation & Linear Algebra   3Pre: 1411116
Pre: 1440261
0402341Multimedia Technology Laboratory  1Pre: 0402240
0402343Random Signal & Systems  3Pre: 0402240
Pre: 0402241
0402346Telecommunication Systems I   3Pre: 0402240
Pre: 0402241
0402347Telecommunication Systems I Lab  1Pre: 0402346
0402353Electronic Circuits   3Pre: 0402250
0402354Electronic Circuits Laboratory   1Pre/Co: 0402353
0402490Practical Training  0Successful completion of 90 credits
0402491Senior Design Project I  1Senior Standing
Pre/Co: 0202207
Pre/Co: 0202110
0402492Senior Design Project II  3Pre: 0402491
0403100Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering  1None
0403201Digital Logic Design   3Pre: 1411116
0403202Digital Logic Design Lab  1Pre: 0403201
0403336Microcontroller Based Design   3Pre: 1411116
Pre: 0403201
0403337Microcontroller Based Design Lab  1Pre/Co: 0403336
Pre/Co: 0403202
0403300Professional, Societal, and Ethical Issues in Engineering  13rd Year Standing
1430118Physics II Lab  1Pre: 1430116
Pre/Co: 1430117
1411116Programming I  4None

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Catalog

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program combines the analysis and design of electrical and electronic circuits, mechanisms for automated control of processes, communication systems, signal processing and electrical power generation and delivery. 

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR) since March 2004.​

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program is also accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, ​ , effective October 2009.


​​Program Educational Objectives

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program educational objectives are to prepare engineering professionals who:
  1. Maintain the knowledge and skills necessary for a lifelong career in electrical engineering to provide quality services to the community.
  2. Remain globally competent and effective leaders .
  3. Continue to develop, through lifelong learning opportunities, their knowledge for using modern design tools and new technologies in the practice of electrical engineering.
  4. Secure admission to and succeed in graduate study in internationally recognized universities.

​Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the B.Sc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering  program, a student will have :

a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
c) 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.
d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
e) an ability to identify, formulates, and solves engineering problems.
f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
g) an ability to communicate effectively in two languages.
h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
i) a recognition of the need​ for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
j) a knowledge of contemporary issues. 
k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Program Overview

To obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the student must complete a total of 132 credit hours. These hours span University, College and Departmental requirements. The allocation of the credit hours is shown in the following table: 

B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ​ ​ ​ ​


I. University Requirements

The list of the University required courses and their descriptions are presented in the introductory pages of the College of Engineering section in this catalog.

II. College Requirements

The list of the College required courses and their descriptions are presented in the introductory pages of the College of Engineering section in this catalog.

III. Program Requirements

A. Core Courses
B. Elective courses
C. Course Description

D. Study Plan

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Catalog

As part of the program for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the student is required to study 16 credit hours of technical elective courses. These courses allow the student to focus on a specific area for in depth knowledge and understanding. The student can also mix and match elective courses from different areas to get a more advanced exposure to the different Electrical and Electronics Engineering disciplines. The student should select, in cooperation with his/her academic advisor, the list of electives that best meet his or her needs and aspirations. It is highly recommended that the student register for these courses after completing all department required courses. The following table shows the list of elective courses.

​​Course #TitleCr
0402410Power System Analysis3Pre: 04023100
0402411Electric Power Distribution Systems3Pre/Co: 0402310
0402414Power Systems Laboratory1Pre/Co: 0402410
0402420Microwave Engineering   3Pre: 0402320
0402421Antenna Analysis   3Pre: 0402320
0402430Instrumentation and Measurements   3Pre: 0402353
Pre: 0402240
0402431Instrumentation and Measurements Laboratory   1Pre/Co: 0402430
Pre: 0402354

0402434Digital Control Systems  3Pre: 0402330
0402436Applied Control Engineering  3Pre: 0402330
0402437Programmable Logic Controllers and Applications 
Pre: 0403336 or 0403334
0402442Telecommunication Systems II  3Pre: 0402346
0402444Digital Signal Processing  3Pre: 0402240
0402446Cellular Telephony  3Pre: 0402346
0402447Wireless Communication  3Pre: 0402346
 0402448 Speech Signal Processing and Applications  3Pre: 0402340
Pre: 0402346
0402449Optical Fiber Communication  3Pre: 0402250
Pre: 0402346
0402450Power Electronics  3Pre: 0402353
0402452Communication Electronics  3Pre: 0402353
Pre: 0402346
0402454Optoelectronics  3Pre: 0402353
0402455Analog Integrated Circuits  3Pre: 0402353
0402460Special Topics in Electrical Engineering  34th Year Standing
0402461Special Topics in Control and Automation  3Pre: 0402330
0402462Special Topics in Communication Systems  3Pre: 0402346
0402463Special Topics in Electronics  3Pre: 0402250
0402464Special Topics in Signal and Image Processing  3Pre: 0402240
0402493Senior Seminar in Electrical and Electronics Engineering  1Senior standing
0403346Computer Communications & Networks  3Pre/Co: 0402241
0403347Computer Communications & Networks Laboratory  1Pre: 0403346
0403445Digital Image Processing  3Pre: 0402240
Pre/Co: 0402340
0403452VLSI Design  3Pre: 0402250
0403457Digital Integrated Circuits  3Pre: 0402250
0403458Digital Integrated Circuits Laboratory  1Pre/Co: 0403457
0406320Solar PV Systems  3Pre: 0402250
0406321Solar PV Systems Laboratory  1Pre/Co: 0406320

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Catalog

Courses in the proposed program that are offered in the department of electrical and electronics engineering start with (0402). The program of study contains courses that are offered by other Engineering departments as well as from out- side the college. Consistent with the university policies, EEE courses in the program will be assigned numbers of the form (0402ABC) where:

​​AYear (level)
BAreas (as follows)
0:General Electrical Engineering
1:Electromechanical and Power
3:Control & Instrumentation
4:Communications & Signal Processing 

6:Special Topics 
9:Projects and Seminars

CCourse sequence in area


Core Courses

Descriptions of the core courses are given below.

​​​​​​​0402202Circuit Analysis I​(3-0:3)
Fundamentals of DC and AC circuit laws; mathematical models for circuit elements; techniques for circuit analysis and for writing and solving circuit equations; circuit theorems; introduction to Op-Amps; transient analysis of first order circuits; phasor technique for steady-state sinusoidal response.
Prerequisite(s): ​Pre/Co: 1430117 Physics II ; Pre/Co: 1440261 Differential Equations for Engineers ​ ​
​​​0​​402​203Circuit Analysis I Laboratory(​​0-3:1)
Fundamentals of DC circuits. Experiments that revolve around DC networks and their behavior under transient and steady state conditions. SPICE modeling of circuits, use of test and measurement equipment such as function generators and oscilloscopes.Prerequisite(s): Pre/Co: 1430118 - Physics II Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402202 - Circuit Analysis I
​​​0402205Circuit Analysis II(3-0:3)
Transients in second order circuits. AC power concepts, three-phase systems. Magnetically coupled circuits and transformers. Frequency response. Transfer functions and Bode plots. Frequency selective circuits and two-port networks. Circuit synthesis techniques.Prerequisite: 0402202- Circuit Analysis I.​
​0402206Circuit Analysis II Laboratory(0-3:1)
AC measurements, resonance in both RLC series and parallel circuits. Frequency response for low pass, band pass and notch filters from measurements made on RL and RC circuits. Transformer operation and characteristics, two- port network measurements, Spice circuit simulation, three phase circuits. Prerequisites: Pre-Requisite: 0402203 - Circuit Analysis I Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402205 - Circuit Analysis II. ​ ​


​0402240Signals and Systems(3-0:3)
Representation and analysis of signals. Fourier transforms. Linear time-invariant systems, impulse response, amplitude and phase responses. Representation and analysis of discrete-time signals. Z-transforms. Introduction to analog and digital filters.Prerequisite: 0402202 - Circuit Analysis I. ​ ​
​​0402241Random Signal Theory(3-0:3)
The role of statistics in engineering. Data summary and presentation. Probability concepts. Discrete random variables and probability distributions. Continuous random variables and probability distributions. Joint probability distributions. Introduction to parameter estimation. Computation of confidence intervals.
Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402202- Circuit Analysis I ​
​0402250Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits(3-0:3)
Fundamentals of semiconductor physics, the PN junction diode (characteristics, modeling and applications), the Bipolar Junction Transistor (structure, characteristics, modeling, DC circuit analysis and biasing techniques), the Metal-Oxide Semi-Conductor transistor (structure, characteristics, modeling, DC circuit analysis and biasing techniques), digital applications of diodes (DTL logic), digital applications of BJTs (e.g. ECL logic), digital applications of MOSFETs (NMOS and CMOS static logic), introduction to small signal analysis.
Prerequisite(s): 0402202-Circuit Analysis I; 0403201-Digital Logic Design ​ ​

​​​0402251Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits Laboratory(0-3:1)
SPICE and its usage to carryout AC & transient analysis. Signal and Zener diode characteristics and application circuits. Bipolar and MOS transistor characteristics and DC biasing circuits. BJT and MOS digital circuit simulation using Spice and experiments using discrete components and transistor arrays
.Prerequisite(s): Pre: 0402203-Circuit Analysis I Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402250-Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits.​ ​
​​0402310​Electromechanical Systems(3-0:3)
Fundamentals of magnetic circuits, principles of electromechanical energy conversions, principles of DC and AC ​​  ​machines,  steady-state analysis of AC and DC machines, transformers, stepper and servo motors. 
Prerequisite: 0402205 - Circuit Analysis II.​ ​


​​0402311Electromechanical Systems Laboratory(​0-3:1)
Hands-on exercises to set up circuits along with many measurement and observation capabilities of the virtual instrumentation system to explore the operating principles and characteristic of transformers, DC and AC Motors and Generators.
Prerequisites: 0402206 - Circuit Analysis II Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402310 - Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​

​0402320Field Analysis(3-0:3)
Electrostatic and Magneto static Fields. Time Varying Fields, Maxwell Equations, Plane Wave Propagation, Reflection and Refraction, Introduction to Transmission Lines, Waveguides, Antennas and Fiber Optics.
Prerequisites: Pre:1430117 - Physics II, Pre/Co: 1440262 - Mathematics for Engineers. ​ ​


​0402330      Feedback Control Systems    (3-0:3)
Open- and closed-loop systems. Time and frequency domain analysis techniques of linear feedback control systems and the relationship between these techniques. Stability of systems. Design and compensation of feedback control systems. Analog and digital devices in control theory.
Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems. ​ ​
​​0402331      Feedback Control Systems Laboratory                              (0-3:1)
Response of electromechanical devices and mechanisms in open-loop and closed-loop systems. Analog and digital systems with cascade and feedback compensation techniques. Computer-Aided design and analysis using MATLAB software.
 Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402330 Feedback Control Systems. ​ ​


​​0402340Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra(3-0:3)
Basic linear algebra: LU decomposition, normal equations and least squares solutions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors decomposition of matrices. Numerical solution of linear and nonlinear system of equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration of functions, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations, use of MATLAB to solve complex engineering problems.
Prerequisites: 1411116 - Programming I; 1440261 - Differential Equations for Engineers. ​ ​


​0402341Multimedia Technology Laboratory(0-3:1)
MATLAB for signals and systems. Practices with operation on signals, Speech manipulation and analysis. Image Manipulation and analysis. Demonstration of filtering and spectral analysis. Demonstration of convolution, Fourier series and superposition. Introduction to real-time software/hardware.
Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems. ​ ​


​​0402343Random Signal & Systems(3-0:3)
Review of probability theory and random variables. Expectation, moments and central limit theorem. Introduction to random processes. Correlation and PSD. Ergodicity. Statistics estimation. Response of LTI systems to random processes. Introduction to optimal filtering: Matched and Wiener filters.
Prerequisites: 0402240 - Signals and Systems; 0402241 - Random Signal Theory. ​


​0402346Telecommunication Systems I(3-0:3)
Introduction to communications systems. Introduction to signals and systems. Amplitude modulation techniques (AM- LC, DSBSC, SSB, VSB and FDM). Frequency modulation techniques (NBFM, WBFM). Sampling, PCM, Pulse Modulation (PAM, PCM, TDM). Introduction to digital communication and digital modulations.
Prerequisites: 0402240-Signals and Systems; 0402241 - Random Signal Theory. ​ ​
​0402347Telecommunication Systems I Laboratory(0-3:1)
Experiments on signal representation and filtering, amplitude modulation, frequency division multiplexing, frequency modulation, pulse analog modulation, pulse code modulation, and digital modulation techniques: ASK, PSK, FSK.
Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​


​0402353Electronic Circuits(3-0:3)
Review of semiconductor device characteristics and DC analysis (diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs). Small-signal AC analysis, and basic application circuits (single-stage amplifiers, multiple-stage amplifiers, differential amplifiers, active biasing). Frequency response and feedback topologies. The operational amplifier and its linear and nonlinear applications (waveform generators, oscillators, first and second-order filters).
Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits. ​ ​


​0402354Electronic Circuits Laboratory(0-3:1)
Bipolar transistor single and multiple stage amplifiers, MOS transistor amplifiers, frequency response measurements, op amp filters and oscillators circuits.
Prerequisite: Pre/Co: 0402353-Electronic Circuits. ​ ​


​​0402491Senior Design Project I(1-0:1)
This is the first phase of the capstone project, which, consists of two courses Senior Design Project I and Senior Design Project II. Subjects for the projects are linked to research interests in the department or sometimes in co-operation with local industry. Small groups of students work together to design, build, refine and test complete hardware or software systems to meet specifications. During this phase, students are expected to study the current literatures, acquire the required skills for the project, and finalize the high level specifications for the design. Each group of students submits a report and gives a presentation.
Prerequisites: Senior standing in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Pre/Co: 0202207 - Technical Writing; Pre/Co: 0202110 - Speech Communication. ​ ​


​​​​0​402492Senior Design Project II(3-0:3)
This is the second phase of the capstone project, which, consists of two courses Senior Design Project I and Senior Design Project II.  During this phase, students are expected to implement the proposed project as outlined in the report produced at the end of Senior Design Project I. Each group of students is required to prepare a detailed report, a poster, and make a formal presentation of their work that will be used to evaluate their engineering design and verbal and communication skills.
Prerequisite: 0402491 - Senior Design Project I. ​ ​


Elective Courses

Descriptions of the elective courses are given below. 

​0402410Power System Analysis(3-0:3)
Load studies, fault calculations, stability studies, transmission lines parameters, impedance of transmission lines, capacitance of transmission lines, bundled conductors and parallel three-phase lines, current and voltage relations on a transmission line, power flow in transmission lines, one-line diagrams, per unit power system representation, network equations and solutions, load flow studies and methods.
Prerequisite: 0402310 - Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​


0402411Electric Power Distribution Systems(3-0:3)
Introduction to electric distribution systems, distribution system indices and load characteristics, different topologies and configurations of distribution systems, distribution system equipment, single-phase and three-phase distribution transformers, over-head distribution lines, underground cables, distribution protective systems, protective equipment and devices, voltage drop over distribution feeders, voltage regulation, distribution system compensation, distribution generation units, power quality issues and electric distribution within the buildings.
Prerequisite: 0402310-Electromechanical Systems. ​ ​


​0402414Power Systems Laboratory(0-​3:1)
Important concepts in power system analysis such as phase sequence, real and reactive power in three-phase systems, three-phase balanced systems, three-phase unbalanced systems, power flow and voltage regulation of a simple transmission system, phase angle and voltage drop between the sending end and the receiving end, parameters affecting real and reactive power flow, and renewable power generation in power systems. Prerequisite:0402410-Power System Analysis. ​ ​


0402449      Optical Fiber Communication      (3-0:3)
Overview of optical communication systems, review of optics, characteristics of optical fibers, optical waveguides, review of digital communications, optical sources and transmitters, optical detectors and receivers, optical amplifiers. Noise and detection, dispersion in optical communication systems, optical link design.
Prerequisites: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits; 0402346 Telecommunication Systems I.​ ​


​0402420      Microwave Engineering   (3-0:3)
Review of electromagnetic theory and its application to propagation of microwaves in transmission lines and wave- guides. Introduction to passive and active microwave devices, including resonators, filters and ferrite devices. Optical slab waveguides and step-index fibers. Optical sources and detectors for fiber communication systems. Microwave antennas. Introduction to Satellite communications. Prerequisite: 0402320 - Field Analysis. ​ ​


0402421 Antenna Analysis                                      (​​3-0:3)
Review of the Maxwell's equations and theory of wave propagation. Antenna parameters: Radiation pattern, beam width, side lobe level, directivity, radiation resistance, power losses, efficiency, gain and polarization. Antennas in communication links and radars (Friis formula, radar cross-section and effective aperture). Fields and power radiation of different thin linear antennas (e.g. electrically short dipole, half-wave dipole, and dipole over perfect ground plane). Antenna arrays: Array factor, radiation pattern, beam width and directivity of isotropic arrays and short dipole arrays.
Prerequisite: 0402320 - Field Analysis. ​ ​


0402430Instrumentation and Measurements(3-0:3)
The measurement process. Errors and sources of errors, signals and noise in instrumentation, filtering. Display and recording systems. Elements of signal processing in instrumentation. Transducers. Sensors. Microprocessor-based instrumentation systems, data logging, interfaces and data processing
Prerequisites: 0402240 - Signals and Systems; 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​


0402431Instrumentation and Measurements Laboratory(0-3:1)
Investigation of instruments: error types and characteristics. Determination of Dynamic behavior of typical sensors. Signal conditioning circuits such DC and AC bridges, instrumentation amplifiers and filters. Computer-based data and signal processing for different measurement systems.
 Prerequisite: Pre: 0402 354 - Electronic Circuits Laboratory; Pre/Co: 0402430 -Instrumentation and Measurements. ​ ​


​​0402434Digital Control Systems​​(3-0:3)
Discrete-time systems and the Z-transform. Sampling and reconstruction. Open-loop and closed-loop discrete-time Systems. System time-response characteristics. Stability analysis techniques. Digital controller design. State-space representations of discrete-time Systems. Pole-assignment design and state estimation. Linear quadratic optimal Control.
 Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems. ​ ​


​​0402436Applied Control Engineering(3-0:3)
Introduction to process control, feedback and feed forward control configurations, modeling of dynamic systems: time delays, high-order systems, multivariable systems, process identification, analysis and controller design performances, PID controller tuning, Intelligent controller tuning, advanced control techniques, process interaction and decoupling control, introduction to distributed control systems and digital control issues.
Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems.​ ​


0​402442Telecommunication Systems II(​​3-0:3)
Digital modulation systems: Sampling, quantization and quantization noise, PCM, DM, DPCM, and ADPCM. Information theory concepts. And Huffman coding, baseband data transmission: inter-signal distortion, channel equalization; bandpass data transmission: signal space techniques, optimum receivers, probability of error calculation in M-ary digital modulations (MASK, MFSK, and MPSK).
Prerequisite: 0402346-Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​


0402444Digital Signal Processing(3-0:3)
Digital filter structures and transfer functions. Design algorithms for IIR and FIR filters. DFT and its implementation with FFT algorithms. Discrete-time spectrum analysis. Digital signal processing applications and implementation is- sues.
Prerequisite: 0402240 - Signals and Systems.​ ​


​0402437Programmable Logic Controllers and Applications​(2-2:3)
An introductory course on programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and their basic applications. Topics include an overview of PLCs, PLC hardware components, basics of PLC programming, development of fundamental PLC lad- der programming , timers and counters, data manipulation , concepts in analog data I/O advanced programming techniques, PLC sensors and actuators, and PLC communication Networks. Classroom instruction is supported by laboratory activities through which students use PLCs to perform industrial control functions, troubleshooting, and networking PLCs in situations of typical industrial projects.
Prerequisite: 0403336 - Microcontroller Based Design or  0403334 - Embedded Systems Design. ​ ​


​​0402446Cellular Telephony(3-0:3)
Introduction to Global System for Mobile (GSM) and the GSM network. Types of services offered by a mobile tele- phony system. Transmission methods used in mobile telephony. The mobile station. The air or digital radio interface, the channel concept and types of channels used in the air interface. The base transceiver station and the base station controller. Cells planning.
Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I. ​ ​


0402447Wireless Communication(3-0:3)
Overview of Wireless Communications, Technical Challenges of Wireless Communications, Wireless propagation channels, Antennas, Wireless Transceivers Systems, Modulation Formats, Diversity, Wireless Medium Access, Spread Spectrum Systems, Cellular Communications, GSM System, GSM Security.
Prerequisite: 0402346 - Tele communication Systems I. ​ ​


0402448Speech Signal Processing and Applications(3-0:3)
Speech analysis and modelling, digital processing of speech signals, parametric coding of speech: linear predictive coding, stochastic modelling of speech signals, pattern recognition and its application to speech, speech recognition and its applications, speaker recognition and its applications, and the latest developments in the different areas of speech.
Prerequisites: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I; 0402340 - Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra. ​ ​


​0402450Power Electronics(3-0:3)
Applications of power diodes and silicon controlled rectifiers. Static converters. AC voltage controllers. DC power supplies. Choppers, Inverters in power systems.
Prerequisite: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​
​0402452Communications Electronics(3-0:3)
Design of communication circuits such as oscillators, mixers and tuned networks. AM and FM transmitters. Low noise amplifier design, matching, higher-order filter design.
Prerequisites: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits; 0402346 - Telecommunication systems I.​ ​


Physics and operating characteristics of optoelectronic semiconductor devices. Modern optoelectronic componentssuch as waveguides, optical fibers, photo detectors, light emitting diodes and semiconductor lasers.
Prerequisite:0402353 - Electronic Circuits.​ ​


0402455​Analog Integrated Circuits (3-0:3)
Basic MOS transistor circuits and layout, current sources/current and voltage references, Feedback topologies and frequency response, Design of voltage/current/ transcondutance/ transimpedance operational amplifiers with applications, translinear circuits, Switched capacitor circuits, A/D and D/A converters.
Prerequisite: 0402353 - Electronic Circuits. ​ ​


0402460Special Topics in Electrical Engineering(3-0:3)
This course covers emerging and advanced topics in electrical engineering. The contents and pre-requisite will vary depending on the topic.
Prerequisite: 4th Year standing.​ ​


​​0402461Special Topics in Control and Automation(3-0:3)
This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of control and automation. The contents will vary de-pending on the topic.
Prerequisite: 0402330 - Feedback Control Systems.​ ​

​0402462Special Topics in Communication Systems(3-0:3)
This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of communications. The contents will vary depending on the topic.
Prerequisite: 0402346 - Telecommunication Systems I​ ​
​0402463Special Topics in Electronics(3-0:3)
This course covers emerging and advanced topics in the field of electronics. The contents will vary depending on the topic.
Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits.​ ​
​0402493​​Senior Seminar in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(1-0:1)
Course provides a review of contemporary topics in electrical and electronics engineering to enrich senior students' knowledge about the latest technologies and research areas in electrical and electronics engineering field. It includes the latest in the fields of circuit analysis and design, automatic control, electronic devices and telecommunications with numerous practical applications. The course introduces the students to research methodologies and sharpen skills needed to be successful as future engineers. It helps senior students to understand career development process and explore trends in the market while at the same time preparing them to start their career path. The course aims to enhance oral communication skills by giving the opportunity for senior students to give seminars about new topics of their selection.
Prerequisite: Senior standing.​ ​
​​0406320Solar PV Systems(3-0:3)
Properties of sunlight and solar irradiation. Overview of semiconductors and PV junctions. Solar cells operation and design; solar PV modules design. PV power system components; power conditioning circuits and batteries. PV power system applications, system design and installation.
Prerequisite: 0402250 - Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits.​ ​
​​0​406321Solar PV Systems Laboratory(0-3:1)
Sunlight energy, photovoltaic devices, energy conversion, solar radiation measurement; solar cell characterization; module characterization; effect of shading, temperature, and dust, system design, implementation and testing.
Prerequisite:Pre/Co: 0406320 - Solar PV Systems.​ ​


Electrical and Electronics Engineering Catalog

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering encompasses 132 credit hours that are spread over eight semesters and can be completed in four years. The following study plan serves as a roadmap for a smooth progression toward graduation. 

Year I, Semester 1 (17 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites
0201102Arabic Language3 
0202112English for Academic Purposes3 
1420101General Chemistry (1)3 
1420102General Chemistry (1) Laboratory1Pre: 1420101
1440133Calculus I For Engineering3 
1430115Physics I3Pre/Co: 1440133
1430116Physics I Laboratory1Pre/Co: 1430116


​ ​ ​ ​Year I, Semester 2 (18 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites
  University Elective 13 
1411116Programming I4 
440161Calculus II For Engineers3Pre: 1440133
1430117Physics II3Pre: 1430115
Pre/Co: 1440161
1430118Physics II Laboratory1Pre:1430116
Pre/Co: 1430117
0403100Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering1 
 University Elective 23 


Year 2, Semester 3 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TileCrHrsPrerequisites
0202110Speech Communication     3Pre: 0202112
1440261Differential Equations for Engineers     3Pre: 1440161


Circuit Analysis I


Pre/Co:  1430117
Pre/Co: 1440261


Circuit Analysis I Laboratory


Pre/Co: 0402202
Pre/Co: 1430118
0403201Digital Logic Design3Pre: 1411116
0104100Islamic Culture3 


Year 2, Semester 4 (15 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TileCrHrsPrerequisites
0402205Circuit Analysis II3Pre: 0402202
0402206Circuit Analysis II Laboratory1Pre: 0402203
Pre/Co: 0402205
0402240Signals and Systems3Pre: 0402202
0402241Random Signal Theory3Pre/Co: 0402202
0403202Digital Logic Design Laboratory1Pre: 0403201
0402250Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits3Pre: 0402202
Pre: 0403201
0402251Fundamentals of Electronic Circuits Laboratory1Pre : 0402203
Pre/Co: 0402250


Year 3, Semester 5 (18 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites
1440262Mathematics for Engineers3Pre:1440161
0402341Multimedia Technology Laboratory1Pre:0402240
0402346Telecommunication Systems I3Pre:0402240
Pre: 0402241
0402353Electronic Circuits3Pre: 0402250
0402354Electronic Circuits Laboratory1Pre/Co: 0402353
0402343Random Signals and Systems3Pre:0402240
Pre: 0402241
0402310Electromechanical Systems3Pre:0402205


Electromechanical Systems Laboratory


Pre/Co: 0402310


Year 3, Semester 6 (18 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites


Field Analysis


Pre: 1430117
Pre/Co: 1440262
0402330Feedback Control Systems3Pre:0402240
0402331Feedback Control Systems Laboratory1Pre/Co: 0402330
0402340Engineering Computation and Linear Algebra3


0402347Telecommunication Systems I Laboratory1Pre:0402346
0202207Technical Writing3Pre:0202112


Microcontroller  Based  Design


Pre: 0403201


Microcontroller  Based Design Laboratory


Pre/Co: 0403336
Pre/Co: 0403202


Year 3, Summer Training (0 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites


Practical Training for 8 weeks


Successful completion of 90 credits


Year 4, Semester 7 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites


Senior Design Project I



Senior Standing
Pre/Co: 0202207
Pre/Co: 0202110
040XXXXDepartment Elective 13 
040XXXXDepartment Elective 23 
040XXXXDepartment Elective 33 
0401301Engineering Economics3 
 University Elective 33 


Year 4, Semester 8 (16 Credits) ​ ​ ​
Course #TitleCrHrsPrerequisites
0403492Senior Design Project II3Pre: 0402491
040XXXXDepartment Elective 43 
040XXXXDepartment Elective 53 
040XXXXDepartment Elective 63 
0403300Profession, Society and Ethical Issues13rd Year Standing
 University Elective 43