The EE program is committed to continual improvement of its curriculum, as it periodically reviews, evaluates, and renews the curriculum every 5 years, based on feedback from all its constituents, contemporary trends in engineering, and consideration of the International Academic Accreditation Standards (e.g., ABET). Please select the appropriate option to indicate the level of significance for the following curricular changes implemented in order to improve the EE program in the year 2018.
The levels of significance are defined as follows: Excellent: Highest Level of Significance, Very Good: High Level of Significance, Fair : Low Level of Significance , Poor: Lowest Level of Significance
According to your opinion, to what extent are the following changes important to improve the EE program of the UQU?
* Increasing the credit hours of the engineering standards and professional ethics course from 1 to 2 hours in order to include the distribution codes in the curriculum.
* Ensuring the functionality of the devices and control of processes in the Control Lab.
* Ensuring the importance of safety concepts in all laboratory courses.
* Making the students well versed in engineering design before they engage in the Design Project Course.
* Introducing the students to the contemporary issues by offering courses on modern trends in technology and the Saudi Vision 2030.
* Providing improved laboratories with modern tools of electronics, communications, and power systems, such as FPGAs, Embedded Micro-controller System, analog and digital communication systems, modern tools of the transmission lines and switchgear protection experience.
* Maintaining the two streams of Electrical Power Engineering, and Electronics and Communications Engineering in order to provide career options for students.
If you have any comments on EE program’s curricular changes or any other suggestions, please specify them.