Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Electrical engineering program encompasses a broad range of technical areas, including circuit design and applications, micro and nano-electronics, Power system and machines, electromagnetic fields, engineering optics and signal processing. AUM curriculum focuses on these areas and is complemented with well-equipped laboratories, real-world projects and design experience throughout their education. Graduates from electrical engineering hold many positions in all major industries.
The program at AUM is designed to provide a climate that encourages and promotes intellectual and personal growth, and a desire for life-long learning and development. The curriculum offered by AUM trains students for direct entry into the engineering profession and prepares them for graduate studies.
1. PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
The Electrical Engineering program offers a well-rounded curriculum that focuses on engineering theory and applications. The program embraces AUM’s mission through active involvement of students in their learning process. Within few years of graduation, graduates from the electrical engineering program would have shown evidence of:
- Excellence in their professional practice to serve local and international industries, and government sectors within a changing global environment.
- Continuous life-long learning by acquiring new knowledge, mastering emerging technologies, and using appropriate tools and methods.
- Contribution to the overall development of their society and to be recognized as effective, ethical and inspirational members in their organizations.
- Working with teams and communities through collaboration, effective communication, public service, and leadership.
2. STUDENT OUTCOMES
The Program of Study follows the accreditation agency “the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology” (ABET) in learning outcome criteria implemented in alignment with AUM’s vision and educational philosophy. Graduates of Electrical Engineering must have demonstrated:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- 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
- An ability to function in multidisciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
3. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates from Electrical Engineering are sought by all major industries. Electrical engineers hold many challenging positions in the aerospace, automotive, transportation, petroleum, chemical, medical, textile and other nonelectrical-oriented industries, as well as in computers, electronics, communications, power, and other electrical industries. Their activities span:
- Industrial activity,
- Research and development,
- Field testing,
- Maintenance of many types of equipment for private and public sectors.