Discontinued Program - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Program Code:
8053 Electrical and Computer Engr
Program Level:
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
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Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Programs
Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering is offered only at the MSU Dubai instructional site. The program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to study electrical engineering and computer engineering including exploration of both hardware and software.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the  Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 128 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Electrical and Computer Engineering major is met by completing Electrical and Computer  Engineering 480.  That course is referenced in item 3. b. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Engineering may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements for All Majors in the College statement.  Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The requirements of the College of Engineering for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
a. One of the following courses (1 credit):
CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
PHY 191 Physics Laboratory for Scientists, I 1
b. All of the following courses (43 credits):
CSE 232 Introduction to Programming II 4
CSE 260 Discrete Structures in Computer Science 4
CSE 331 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
ECE 201 Circuits and Systems I 3
ECE 202 Circuits and Systems II 3
ECE 203 Circuits and Systems Laboratory 1
ECE 230 Digital Logic Fundamentals 3
ECE 280 Electrical Engineering Analysis 3
ECE 302 Electronic Circuits 3
ECE 303 Electronics Laboratory 1
ECE 313 Control Systems 3
ECE 331 Microprocessors and Digital Systems 4
ECE 366 Introduction to Signal Processing 3
ECE 390 Ethics, Professionalism and Contemporary Issues 1
ECE 480 Senior Design 4
c. Complete a minimum of 21 credits from the following courses. Specific courses offered at the Dubai instructional site can be expected to be a subset of this list during an individual student’s degree pursuit.
(1) At least one of the following laboratory courses:
ECE 402 Applications of Analog Integrated Circuits 4
ECE 404 Radio Frequency Electronic Circuits 4
ECE 410 VLSI Design 4
ECE 411 Electronic Design Automation 4
ECE 412 Introduction to Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits 4
ECE 416 Digital Control 3
ECE 458 Communication Systems Laboratory 1
(2) At least one of the following courses:
CSE 335 Object-oriented Software Design 3
CSE 410 Operating Systems 3
CSE 420 Computer Architecture 3
CSE 450 Translation of Programming Languages 3
CSE 471 Media Processing and Multimedia Computing 3
(3) At least one of the following courses:
ECE 305 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves I 4
ECE 320 Energy Conversion and Power Electronics 3
ECE 423 Power System Analysis 3
ECE 442 Introduction to Communication Networks 3
ECE 457 Communication Systems 3
ECE 466 Digital Signal Processing and Filter Design 3
ECE 474 Principles of Electronic Devices 3
Students may use registered ‘out of classroom’ experiences to substitute for credits in this requirement. Students who complete a total of three experiences documented by pre-approved Engineering 393 or Electrical and Computer Engineering 490 or 499 credits, may reduce this requirement to 18 credits. All substitutions must be approved by the student’s academic advisor.