Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Program Description

- 2019/04/05

Electronics & Communication Engineering Undergraduate Program

College of Engineering at Al-Lith (CEL) was establishment in 1432AH/2011 with ambitious goals to effectively enhance the engineering education in KSA. The Electronics and Communications Engineering Department (ECED) was the first department at CEL that accepted first batch of students in the first semester of academic year 1433/1434 AH. We aim at developing our academic programs in accordance with the latest accreditation standards both locally and internationally. The B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering program at ECED-CEL emphasizes mathematics, science and engineering foundation and broad theoretical and technical knowledge in Electronics and Communications engineering that help students design, develop, install, test, and maintain complex systems. The curriculum includes subjects related to wired and wireless communication and electronic circuit design with complementary topics in mathematics and computer engineering. The curriculum integrates general competencies such as: written and oral communication, critical thinking & decision making, problem-solving, ethical, and teamwork skills in engineering and other general & applied sciences courses. The program culminates into a design project; a major design experience for students based on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work that integrate appropriate engineering standards and multiple constraints. As many elective courses are available at the last year, the curriculum offers the privilege to orient the last year towards either electronics or communications to satisfy the local market needs. Graduates of this program may pursue career opportunities in a variety of entry and intermediate level positions in electronic and communication industry. The types of job market that may employ CEL graduates with the aforementioned skills include among others: data and telecommunications service providers; TV and satellite services organizations; computer network sales and services organizations; electronic and communication systems R&D facilities; and entertainment industries.