Sunday, May 31, 2020

Curriculum and Program Structure

To graduate with a Bachelor in Renewable Energy Engineering, students must satisfactorily complete 140 credit hours. The distribution of courses is as follows:

University requirements

A total of 30 credit hours of general educational requirements:

  •  6 credits of Arabic language: ARAB 101 and 201.
  •  9 credits of English communication skills: ENGL 101, 102, and 203.
  •  9 credits of social and cultural studies: SOCS 101, 201, and free elective course.
  •  3 credits of computing basics for engineers: CSC 101.
  •  3 credits of mathematics: MATH 101.

College requirements

Students in the Renewable Energy Engineering Department are required to complete a total of 42 credit hours in college requirements distributed as follows:

  •  11 credit hours in sciences: PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 103L, and CHEM 101/ 101L;
  •  15 credit hours in mathematics and statistics: MATH 102, MATH 201, MATH 202, MATH 215, and STAT 230;
  •  3 credit hours in Technical Writing: ENGL 206;
  •  3 credit hours in Engineering Economy: COEN 300;
  •  3 credit hours in Engineering Programming: ELEE 230;
  •  1 credit hours in Engineering Ethics: COEN 401;
  •  1 credit hour in Engineering Drawings: CIVE 215;

In addition, Renewable Energy Engineering students should also complete a 4-credit hour final-year project during the senior year (REE 498 and 499) and a 1-credit hour internship (REE 400).

Program requirements

Renewable Energy Engineering students must complete 68 credit hours in program requirements including the following 59 core courses:

ELEE 350, ELEE 360, ELEE 380, ELEE 480L, MECH 230, MECH 342, REE 210, REE 240, REE 250, REE 245L, REE 260, REE 310, REE 320, REE 340, REE 350, REE 420, REE 460, REE 465, REE 470, REE  473, REE 475, REE 460L

In addition, Renewable Energy Engineering students must take three 3-credit hour electives the accepted electives include:

REE 471, REE 472, REE 474, REE 475, REE 476, REE 477, REE 478,   REE 479, REE 481, REE 482, REE 483, REE 484, REE 485, REE 486