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The curriculum of the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology program consists of 165 credits spread over 62 courses, covering topics in Humanities and Social (HSS), Business Administration (BAS) Sciences, Mathematics and Basic Sciences (MBS), Engineering Culture Sciences (ECS), Basic Engineering Sciences (BES), Applied Engineering and Design Sciences (AEDS), and Project and Industrial Training (PIT) as required by the Supreme Council of Universities (SCU) in Egypt.

The courses of the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology Department are classified to the following areas:

Classification according to the relevant sector requirements:

1 - Basic science (faculty requirements)

2 - Basic specialization courses (department requirements)

3 - Applied specialization courses (specialization requirements)

➢ By - Law 2012

Classification according to the relevant sector NARS requirements:

For the Engineering sector, for example;

1 - Humanities and social science

2 - Mathematics and basic sciences

4 - Applied engineering and design

5 - Projects & training

6 – Sample Study Plan


1 - Humanities and social science

a) Acquiring knowledge of non-engineering fields that strengthen the consciousness of the engineer of the society and its culture, including business, marketing, wellness, ethics, law, arts, etc.

b) The ability to consider and evaluate the impact of the technology on the society, public health and safety.

c) The ability to appreciate and engage in social and entrepreneurial activities essential to the engineering practice and reflect on the management of the economics and social science

d) The ability to engage in life-long learning and respond effectively to the needs of the society.

Table 1-a Core Human Sciences Courses (12Compulsory credit Hours).

2 - Mathematics and basic sciences Mathematics

a) Acquiring knowledge in mathematical and analytical methods.

b) The ability to reason about and conceptualize engineering components, systems or processes using analytical methods as related to the Electronics Engineering and Communication Technology.

The ability to analyze and model engineering components, systems and processes specific to the Electronics Engineering and Communication Technology.

c) The skill of using probability and statistical methods

Basic Sciences :

a) Acquiring knowledge of physics, chemistry, mechanics, earth sciences, biological sciences and other specific subjects which focus on understanding the physical world.

b) The ability to select and apply scientific principles in practical problem solving.

c) The ability to analyze, model and reason about engineering components, systems or processes using principles and knowledge of the basic sciences as applicable in each engineering disciplinary context.

d) The ability to adopt scientific evidence-based techniques in problems solving

Table -2-Mathematics& Basic Science Subjects (36 Compulsory Credit Hours)

3 - Basic engineering

a) Integrating knowledge and understanding of mathematics and physical sciences to develop basic engineering laws and concepts related to the Electronics Engineering and Communication Technology.

b) The ability to extend knowledge and develop models and methods and use techniques, principles and laws of engineering sciences in order to lead to engineering applications across disciplinary boundaries.

c) The ability to deal effectively with numbers and concepts to identify/solve complex and open ended engineering problems.

The majority of these courses ought to be distributed according to prerequisites priorities over the 3rd till the 8th semesters.

Those courses are tabulated in Table -3.

Table 3 Table of Core Basic Engineering Courses (63 Compulsory Credit Hours).

4 - Applied engineering and design

a) Attaining knowledge of operational practice, engineering codes and design techniques relevant to the subject

b) The ability to apply engineering knowledge and creative, iterative and open-ended procedures when conceiving and developing components, systems and processes.

c) The ability to integrate engineering knowledge, engineering codes, basic and mathematical sciences in designing a component, a system or a process.

d) The ability to work under constraints, taking into account time, economy, health and safety, social and environmental factors and applicable laws.

Table 4-a Core Applied Engineering Courses (34 Compulsory Credit Hours)

Table 4-b Applied Engineering Elective Courses (12 Credits Plus 3 Credits from Computer Major)

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Table 4-c Table of Projects and Industrial Training (16 Compulsory Credit Hours).

The industrial training is carried out in the third and the fourth summers. The results are included into the 9th and 10th semesters. The total sum of credit hours devoted to applied engineering and design subjects, projects and industrial training is (65) Credit hours establishing a percentage of 36.11% of the total credit.


5 - Projects & training

a) Gaining the knowledge and experience of applying the different principles and techniques introduced in the program of study.

b) The ability to work within defined constraints, tackle work which lacks a well-defined outcome or which has a wide range of possible solutions and exhibit creativity in dealing with unfamiliar real-life problems.

c) The ability to investigate, plan and execute technical research specific to the Electronics Engineering and Communication Technology over an extended period of time; meeting deadlines and putting technical work in a social and commercial context.

d) The ability to work in a team, search published sources of information, interprets technical data and analyzes and presents findings in various ways.

6 – Sample Study Plan

➢ By - Law 2018

Classification according to the relevant sector NARS requirements:

For the Engineering sector, for example;

1 - Humanities and social science

2 - Mathematics and basic sciences

3 - Basic engineering

4 - Applied engineering and design

5 - Projects & training

6 - Sample Study Plan

1- Humanities and social science courses :

The university requirements courses are unified for all of the programs of the Modern Academy. They consist of 16 credits (8.89% of total 180 credits), which are satisfied by completing eight (8) courses:

1 - Six (6) compulsory courses equivalent to 12 credits (6.67%), as listed in table 1- a.

2 - Two (2) elective courses equivalent to 4 credits (2.22%), as listed in table 1- b.

Table 1-a Compulsory Courses of University Requirements (12 credit Hours, 6.67% of total 180 credits).

Table 1-b Elective Courses of University Requirements (4 Credits Hours, 2. 22% of total 180 credits).

The University Requirements make 8.89% of the total credit hours.

2- Mathematics and Basic Sciences

• Mathematical Courses give the following knowledge, understanding and skills:

2- Acquiring knowledge in mathematical and analytical methods.

3- The ability to reason about and conceptualize engineering components, systems or processes using analytical methods as related to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

4- The ability to analyze and model engineering components, systems and processes specific to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

5- The skill of using probability and statistical methods.

Basic sciences Courses give the following knowledge, understanding and skills:

a) Acquiring knowledge of physics, chemistry, mechanics, earth sciences, biological sciences and other specific subjects which focus on understanding the physical world.

b) The ability to select and apply scientific principles in practical problem solving.

c) The ability to analyze, model and reason about engineering components, systems or processes using principles and knowledge of the basic sciences as applicable in each engineering disciplinary context.

d) The ability to adopt scientific evidence-based techniques in problems solving.

The Institute Requirements (Mathematics & Basic Science Courses) of the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology bachelor program consist of 30 credits (16.66% of total 180 credits) as shown in table 2.

Table -2 Courses of Institute Requirements (Mathematics and Basic science cources) (30credits, 16.66% of total 180 credits)

3- Basic Engineering Courses

Requirements of the general specialization of the program (Basic Engineering Courses)

a) Integrating knowledge and understanding of mathematics and physical sciences to develop basic engineering laws and concepts related to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

b) The ability to extend knowledge and develop models and methods and use techniques, principles and laws of engineering sciences in order to lead to engineering applications across disciplinary boundaries.

c) The ability to deal effectively with numbers and concepts to identify/solve complex and open-ended engineering problems.

Table -3 Requirements of the general specialization of the program (Basic Engineering Courses) (67 Credit Hours, 37.22% of total 180 credits)

ELCN060: Summer training for level zero.

ELCN160: Summer training for level one

4- Applied Engineering and design Courses

e) Attaining knowledge of operational practice, engineering codes and design techniques relevant to the subject

f) The ability to apply engineering knowledge and creative, iterative and open-ended procedures when conceiving and developing components, systems and processes.

g) The ability to integrate engineering knowledge, engineering codes, basic and mathematical sciences in designing a component, a system or a process.

h) The ability to work under constraints, taking into account time, economy, health and safety, social and environmental factors and applicable laws

The requirements of the specific specialization (Applied Engineering and Design) of the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology bachelor program consist of 67 credits (37.22% of total 180 credits), which are satisfied by completing Twenty one (22) courses:

1. Ten (10) Core Applied Engineering Courses equivalent to 37 credits (20.55 %), as listed in table 4- a.

2. Five (5) Applied Engineering Elective Courses equivalent to 15 credits (8.33%), as listed in table 4- b.

3. Six (6) Projects and Industrial Training Courses equivalent to 15 credits (8.33%), as listed in table 4- c.

Table 4-a Requirements of the specific specialization of the program (Applied Engineering and design cources) (37 Credit Hours 20.55% of total 180 credits)

Table 4-b Applied Engineering and design Elective Courses (12 Credit Hours+ 3 Credits from Computer Major 8. 33% of total 180 credits)

Table 4-c Projects and Industrial Training cources (15 Credit Hours,8. 33% of total 180 credits).

The industrial training is carried out in the third and the fourth summers.

5-Projects and Training

e) Gaining the knowledge and experience of applying the different principles and techniques introduced in the program of study.

f) The ability to work within defined constraints, tackle work which lacks a well-defined outcome or which has a wide range of possible solutions and exhibit creativity in dealing with unfamiliar real-life problems.

g) The ability to investigate, plan and execute technical research specific to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology over an extended period of time; meeting deadlines and putting technical work in a social and commercial context.

h) The ability to work in a team, search published sources of information, interprets technical data and analyzes and presents findings in various ways.

6-Sample study plan

A sample study plan for the Electronic Engineering and communication Technology BSc program is presented as one recommended sequence to complete the graduation requirements over 10 main semesters, the Fall and Spring semesters per academic year. Since the program is based on the credit hours system of education, the student does not have to take the courses during the semester indicated in the study plan as long as the course prerequisites are satisfied. The academic year is divided into 2 main semesters. In addition to summer courses that enable high caliber students to finish the program in nine semesters only (each summer term shouldn’t exceed 6 credit hours)

➢ By - Law 2020

Classification according to the relevant sector NARS requirements:

For the Engineering sector, for example;

1 - Humanities and social science

2 - Mathematics and basic sciences

3 - Basic engineering

4 - Applied engineering and design

5 - Projects & training

6 – Sample Study Plan

1 - Humanities and social science

The university requirements courses are unified for all of the programs of the Modern Academy. They consist of 16 credits (9.7 % of total 165 credits), which are satisfied by completing eight (8) courses:

1. Six (6) compulsory courses equivalent to 12 credits (7.27%), as listed in table 1- a.

2. Two (2) elective courses equivalent to 4 credits (2.43%), as listed in table 1- b.

Table 1-a Compulsory Courses of University Requirements (12 credit Hours, 7.27% of total 165 credits).

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Table 1-b Elective Courses of University Requirements (4 Credits Hours, 2.43% of total 165 credits).

The University Requirements make 9.7% of the total credit hours.

• Mathematics Courses give the following knowledge, understanding and skills:

Institute requirements provide students with the knowledge and skills that are essential to develop a successful engineer. The Institute core that is common to all credit hours programs is implemented through:

d) Acquiring knowledge in mathematical and analytical methods.

e) The ability to reason about and conceptualize engineering components, systems or processes using analytical methods as related to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

f) The ability to analyze and model engineering components, systems and processes specific to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

g) The skill of using probability and statistical methods.

• Basic Sciences Courses give the following knowledge, understanding and skills:

e) Acquiring knowledge of physics, chemistry, mechanics, earth sciences, biological sciences and other specific subjects which focus on understanding the physical world.

f) The ability to select and apply scientific principles in practical problem solving.

g) The ability to analyze, model and reason about engineering components, systems or processes using principles and knowledge of the basic sciences as applicable in each engineering disciplinary context.

h) The ability to adopt scientific evidence-based techniques in problems solving.

• Engineering Culture Courses give the following knowledge, understanding and skills:

a) Acquiring knowledge in the areas related to different engineering trends.

b) The ability to overview basic knowledge about different engineering specializations.

The Institute Requirements (Mathematics, Basic Science, and Engineering Culture Courses) courses are unified for all of the programs of the Modern Academy. They consist of fiftteen (15) courses with 40 credits (24.24 % of total 165 credits), as listed in table 2.

Table 2 Courses of Institute Requirements (40 credits, 24.24% of total 165 credits)

*Additional prerequisites will be added, approved by the relevant department council and Modern Academy council and stated in the course and program specifications.

3 - Basic engineering

The general specialization courses allow:

d) Integrating knowledge and understanding of mathematics and physical sciences to develop basic engineering laws and concepts related to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology.

e) The ability to extend knowledge and develop models and methods and use techniques, principles and laws of engineering sciences in order to lead to engineering applications across disciplinary boundaries.

f) The ability to deal effectively with numbers and concepts to identify/solve complex and open-ended engineering problems.

The requirements of the general specialization of Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology bachelor program consist of 58 credits (35.15 % of total 165 credits), which are satisfied by completing twenty (20) courses as listed in table 3.

Table 3 Requirements of the general specialization of the program (58 Credit Hours, 35.15 % of total 165 credits)

4 - Applied engineering and design

a) Attaining knowledge of operational practice, engineering codes and design techniques relevant to the subject

b) The ability to apply engineering knowledge and creative, iterative and open-ended procedures when conceiving and developing components, systems and processes.

c) The ability to integrate engineering knowledge, engineering codes, basic and mathematical sciences in designing a component, a system or a process.

d) The ability to work under constraints, taking into account time, economy, health and safety, social and environmental factors and applicable laws

The requirements of the specific specialization (Applied Engineering and Design) of the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology bachelor program consist of 51 credits (30.91 % of total 165 credits), which are satisfied by completing Twenty (20) courses:

1. Sixteen (16) Compulsory, Projects and Industrial Training Courses equivalent to 39 credits (23.64 %), as listed in table 4- a.

2. Four (4) Applied Engineering Elective Courses equivalent to 12 credits (7.27 %), as listed in table 4- b.

Table 4-a Requirement of the Specific Specialization of the Program Compulsory courses (39Credit Hours 23.64 % of total 165 credits)

Table 4-b Requirement of The Specific Specialization of The Program Elective Courses (12 Credit Hours 7.27% of total 165 credits)

5 - Projects & training

a) Gaining the knowledge and experience of applying the different principles and techniques introduced in the program of study.

b) The ability to work within defined constraints, tackle work which lacks a well-defined outcome or which has a wide range of possible solutions and exhibit creativity in dealing with unfamiliar real-life problems.

c) The ability to investigate, plan and execute technical research specific to the Electronic Engineering and Communication Technology over an extended period of time; meeting deadlines and putting technical work in a social and commercial context.

d) The ability to work in a team, search published sources of information, interprets technical data and analyzes and presents findings in various ways.

6 – Sample Study Plan

A sample study plan for the Electronic Engineering and communication Technology BSc program is presented as one recommended sequence to complete the graduation requirements over 10 main semesters, the Fall and Spring semesters per academic year. Since the program is based on the credit hours system of education, the student does not have to take the courses during the semester indicated in the study plan as long as the course prerequisites are satisfied. The academic year is divided into 2 main semesters. In addition to summer courses that enable high caliber students to finish the program in nine semesters only (each summer term shouldn’t exceed 6 credit hours).