School of Engineering & Applied Science
Offers Bachelor of Science Degree Programs in the following disciplines:
1) BS Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering: As the healthcare field continues its rapid growth and the role of technology in diagnostic, therapeutic and research activities continues to expand, skilled biomedical engineers will be in demand. In fact, the biomedical engineering career field is increasing at about 26% per year through 2012 according to the US Department of Labor. That's double the rate for all other jobs combined! Combining traditional engineering expertise with an understanding of biological processes, biomedical engineering degree holders work with physicians, therapists and other technicians in the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of sophisticated healthcare equipments and lifesaving devices. When you earn your bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, you'll be prepared to analyze and solve biological and medical technology problems to enhance today's healthcare. Areas covered include - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Anatomy, Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Biomechanics, Circuits for Scientists and Engineers, Biomedical Computation, Biomedical Signals & Measurements, Biological Systems Fundamentals, Biomedical Engineering Design, Signals, Electronic Devices & Circuits, Communications, Electromagnetic Waves, Microelectromechanical Systems, Biomedical Ultrasound, Medical Imaging, Advanced Biomedical Ultrasound, Biomechanics: Solids, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Biosolid Mechanics, Cell & Tissue Engineering: Heat & Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Cell & Tissue Engineering, Medical Optics: Geometrical Optics, Interference & Diffraction, Electromagnetic Theory, Laser Systems, Principles of Eye Design and Biomedical Optics. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard biomedical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
2) BS Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering: This program has been designed to meet the on-going needs of society for infrastructure that is innovative and technologically advanced while still being socially and environmentally acceptable in the short term, and sustainable in the long term. The demand for civil engineers continues to be strong, with graduates generally able to choose between a number of attractive career paths. Areas covered include - Differential Calculus, Basic Techniques in Engineering, Vector Calculus, Elementary Properties of Materials, Statics, Surveying, Physics with Calculus, Surveying Applications, Strength of Materials, Introduction to Computational Software, Applied Differential Equations, Engineering Geology, Dynamics, Engineering Economy, Statistical Methods, Principles of Environmental Engineering, Structural Analysis, Project Management, Fluid Mechanics, Soil Mechanics, Reinforced Concrete Design, Water and Sewer System Design, Introduction to Transportation Engineering, Foundation Engineering, Structural Steel Design, Hydrology and Surface Water Management, Highway Engineering, Fundamentals of Electric Circuits, Thermodynamics, Civil Engineering Design and Ethics and Moral Issues in the Professions. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard civil engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
3) BS Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering: Civil & Environmental Engineering is concerned with assessing and managing the effects of human activity on the natural and built environments. The goal is to do this in a sustainable manner. This ensures that we can provide adequate infrastructure and natural resources for current generations, without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same. Environmental engineers may be involve in environmental impact assessment, water resources management, pollution control, waste management or the planning and design of engineering facilities to minimize their impact on the environment. Areas covered include - Engineering Planning & Design, Geology for Engineers, Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics - Statics, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ecological Issues, Engineering Modeling & Analysis, Engineering Mathematics, Environmental Engineering & Sustainability, Strength of Materials, Water Engineering, Construction Management & Surveying, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering Design, Transport Processes in the Environment, Engineering Hydrology, Environmental Modeling & Management, Engineering Management & Planning, Ecology, Water Engineering & Design, Environmental Economics, Engineering Management, Civil & Environmental Research, Introduction to Environmental Law, Deep Foundation Engineering & Design, Expansive Soils & Footing Design, Water Distribution Systems & Design, Water Resources Optimization & Modeling, Coastal Engineering & Design, Analysis of Rivers & Sediment Transport, Water Resources Sustainability, Traffic Engineering & Design, Environmental Modeling, Wastewater Engineering & Design and Waste Management Analysis & Design. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard civil and environmental engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
4) BS Civil and Structural Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering: Civil and Structural Engineers create and maintain much of the physical infrastructure of society while managing and conserving our natural resources. The goal is to do this in a sustainable manner. This ensures that we can provide adequate infrastructure and natural resources for current generations, without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same. Civil engineers are responsible for the planning, design and construction of bridges, buildings, structures, road water supply, dams, pipelines, sewerage treatment facilities, drainage, pollution control equipment and coastal management facilities. Areas covered include - Engineering Planning & Design, Geology for Engineers, Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics-Statics, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics, Engineering Modeling & Analysis, Engineering Mathematics, Environmental Engineering & Sustainability, Strength of Materials, Water Engineering, Engineering Modeling & Analysis, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering Design, Structural Design (Steel), Structural Mechanics, Engineering Hydrology, Engineering Management & Planning, Geotechnical Engineering Design, Structural Design (Concrete), Water Engineering & Design, Engineering Management, Civil & Structural Engineering Research, Advanced Reinforced Concrete, Structural Dynamics Due to Wind & Earthquake, Retrofitting of Concrete Structures, Structural Response to Blast Loading, Expansive Soils & Footing Design, Water Distribution Systems & Design, Water Resources Optimization & Modeling, Coastal Engineering & Design, Analysis of Rivers & Sediment Transport, Water Resources Sustainability & Design, Traffic Engineering & Design, Environmental Modeling, Wastewater Engineering & Design and Waste Management Analysis & Design. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard civil and structural engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
5) BS Structural and Building Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Structural and Building Engineering: Building engineering is a broad-based field offering numerous career opportunities in the building design and construction industries. Within the scope of the discipline fall such diverse areas as structural engineering; heating, ventilating and air conditioning design; electrical and lighting design; plumbing and fire protection; design and construction management; and facilities operation, maintenance and management. A Bachelor of Science degree program in Building Engineering offers educational preparation for those who will provide engineering, design, management and contracting services to these essential components of the building design and construction industry. Areas covered include - Architectural Woodframe Construction, Mathematics, Construction Materials and Methods, Calculus for Engineering, Environmental Systems, Construction Practices, Architectural Design, Statics and Strength of Materials, Technical Communication, Structural Design, Structural Analysis, Codes and Loads, Electrical Circuits and Controls, Design Systems Integration, Steel Structures Design, Electrical/Lighting Systems, Fundamentals of Fluids and Thermodynamics, Concrete Structures Design, Architectural Engineering Management, HVAC Systems, Survey and Plumbing Systems. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard structural and building engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
6) BS Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering: This program leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. The program emphasizes the solution of problems demanding imagination and ingenuity. A solid background in the basic and engineering sciences is provided along with the latest skills of chemical engineering unit operations, transport phenomena, reaction engineering, plant design and economics. The use of computers as an engineering tool is strongly emphasized. Areas covered include - Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Ecosystem Damage and Recovery, Principles of Chemical Engineering, Mass Transfer, Gas-Processing Plant Design, Chemical Engineering Plant Design, Industrial Process Control, Environmental Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Introduction to Indoor Air Quality, Equilibrium Thermodynamics, Introduction to Process Control, Chemical Reactor Design, Process Component Design, Industrial Catalysis, Petroleum Refinery Design, Electric Circuit Analysis, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Statics, Thermodynamics, Engineering Economics, Calculus, Statistical Methods for Engineers, Partial Differential Equations, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory and Introduction to Numerical Methods. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard chemical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
7) BS Petroleum Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering: Petroleum Engineers seek to recover oil and gas on a sustainable basis at minimum financial and environmental cost. Their tasks focus on extracting the maximum possible amounts of oil and gas from underground rock formations or reservoirs. This requires the practical application of exacting science, beginning with advanced mathematical modeling of the size and nature of the reservoir, optimum well locations to be drilled, the planned implementation of suitable surface facilities, and finally the prediction of liquid and gas flows during the recovery process. By way of example, the oil may need to be forced out of reservoir rocks by pumping water or gas under pressure into wells drilled for that purpose. Mechanical hydraulic or chemical techniques are often required to fracture formations to induce higher flow rates. A key feature of this relatively new program is the integration petroleum engineering topics with topics in petroleum geo-science and management, leading to a skill set that matches both the current needs of the industry and the way it operates. The Petroleum Engineering degree builds a strong foundation of mathematics, chemistry, physics, geology/geophysics, computer applications and engineering. Areas covered include - Earth Systems, Introduction to the Petroleum Industry & Petroleum Geoscience, Mathematics, Physics, Introduction to Petroleum Engineering, Earth's Interior, Process Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics, Drilling Engineering, Engineering Computing, Formation Evaluation, Petrophysics & Rock Properties, Reservoir Thermodynamics & Fluid Properties, Sedimentology & Stratigraphy, Reservoir Characterisation & Modeling, Petroleum Exploration & Management, Production Engineering & Optimization, Structural Geology, Landscape Processes & Environments, Igneous & Metamorphic Geology, Reservoir Engineering, Structural Geology & Seismic Methods, Environmental Geoscience Processes, Petroleum Exploration, Tectonics, Theoretical Geophysics, Remote Sensing, Mineral Exploration, Oil & Gas Resources & Reserves, Integrated Field Development Planning & Economic Evaluation, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Well Testing & Pressure Transient Analysis, Well Completions, Reservoir & Project Management and Reservoir Simulation. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard petroleum engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
8) BS Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering: The goal of the Electrical Engineering program is to provide students with a high quality applications-oriented undergraduate education based on state-of-the-art technological equipment associated with electrical. This goal is achieved through several objectives such as continuing to update specific courses in the program to ensure relevance to the latest industrial changes, supporting the development of appropriate computer facilities, promoting the integration of advanced technology in all courses and encouraging professional growth and development of the faculty. The program is designed to satisfy the educational needs by providing a climate that fosters self-awareness, personal growth and a desire for lifelong learning. Areas covered include - Electrical Circuits I, Electrical Circuits II, Poly-phase Circuits and Transformers, Digital Systems, Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, Electrical-Electronic Circuits, Control Instrumentation, Electrical Machines and Controls, Electrical Systems Design, Rotating Machine Controls, Linear Systems Analysis, Control Instrumentation, Electrical Machines and Controls, Programmable Logic Controllers and Motor Control Systems, Communications Circuits, Sensor Applications, Microprocessor Architecture, Embedded Systems, Unix Operating System, Data Communication Systems, Computer-Based Power Distribution and Transmission, Control Systems, Project Management and Economic Considerations for Power Systems, Object-Oriented Applications Programming, Alternative Electrical Energy Sources, Computer-Based Electrical System Protection and Safety, Electrical Power Systems and Industry Practices, Advanced Microcomputer Networks, Power Converter Circuits and Computer Networks. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard electrical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
9) BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering: Electrical & Electronics Engineers design and create devices that use electrical energy. This broad field represents the leading edge technology in many domains: alternative energy systems to microelectronic computer chips; from the electric motors of hybrid vehicles to the control electronics of unmanned aircraft. Electrical & Electronics Engineering graduates specialize in a diverse variety of growing fields such as image processing, robotics, radar and remote sensing, micromachines, biomedical engineering and information security. This program provides a strong background in mathematics and physics as well as practical experience in the design and operation of electrical, electronics and software systems. Areas covered include - Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Circuit Analysis, Engineering Mathematics, Electronics, Data Structures & Algorithms, Signals & Systems, Engineering Electromagnetics, Computer Systems, Control Engineering, Signal Processing, Project Management for Electrical Engineers, Electromagnetism, Electrical Energy Systems, Telecommunications, Digital Systems, Practical Electrical & Electronics Design, Management & Professional Practice for Engineers, Financial Management for Engineers, Digital Microelectronics, Communications, Real Time Systems, Advanced Signal Processing, Advanced Control, Power Electronics & Drive Systems, Power Systems, Systems Engineering, Computer Networks & Applications, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Coding & Cryptology and Power Quality & Condition Monitoring. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard electrical and electronics engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
10) BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering: Modern communication systems, such as the internet, mobile telephones and digital TV, are bringing a revolution in the lives of business and individuals. The global economy relies increasingly on high-speed data and other digital data networks interconnecting computers and other digital devices across the world. All aspects of business, from research and development to production, marketing and sales, benefit from the rapid advances in such technology. Social lives, entertainment and education are also enhanced by continuing advances in personal and mobile communications, media compression and seamless connectivity between equipments. The objective of this program is to produce a well-rounded and well-balanced graduate who can use Electronics and Communications Engineering tools to solve real world problems. Areas covered include - Mathematics, Electrical Circuits, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Electromagnetic Waves and Fields, Signals and Systems, Semiconductor Devices and Materials, Data Communications, Digital Electronics and Pulse Techniques, Introduction to Communication Engineering, Microwave Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, Telecommunication Switching Systems, Measurement and Instrumentation, VLSI Design, Wireless and Mobile Communications, Operating System, Computer Architecture, Microprocessors, Multimedia Communications, Optoelectronic Devices, Control Systems, Digital System Design, Optical Communications, Digital Communications, Power Electronics, Satellite Communications and High Performance Communication Networks. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard electronics and communications engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
11) BS Electronics and Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering: This programs objective is to develop design expertise in electronics, computer systems and software engineering, cultivate logical and lateral thinking that leads to creation and innovation in the pursuit of solutions to engineering problems, develop students' communication skills so that they can present their ideas clearly by verbal, written and graphical means, give students an appropriate introduction to the role of the professional engineer in the community and to explore the social effects of engineering decisions and prepare students for the changing workplace and changing societal context of engineering and flexibility of mind. Areas covered include - Energy and Motion, Introduction to Programming, Engineering Mathematics, Electronic Systems, Technical Software Development, Engineering Mathematics, Digital Electronics Design, Communications Principles, Object-Oriented Programming, Circuits and Electronics, Embedded Microcontrollers, Software Development Practices, Electromagnetic Waves, Integrated Circuit Design, Programming in Java, Digital Signal and Image Processing, Computer Systems Engineering, Database, Analysis and Design, Advanced Embedded Systems, Internet Technologies, Software Project Practices and Management, Usability, Software Architecture and Design, Design and Development Project, Software Engineering, Real-Time Programming, Software Deployment and Evolution and Professional Issues in Information Technology. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard electronics and computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
12) BS Computer and Communications Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer and Communications Engineering: This program provides an extensive education in contemporary approaches to the analysis, design and implementation of large-scale systems, along with a sound understanding of the traditional aspects of computer science such as hardware and operating systems. This program pays particular attention to the human factors involved in the development, deployment and use of computer and communications systems. Areas covered include - Internet Technologies, Computer and Logic Essentials, Engineering Mathematics, Introduction to Business Information Systems, Database Analysis and Design, Introduction to Programming, Data Communications and Security, LAN Principles, Software Development Practices, Computer Systems, Usability, Intelligent Agents, Programming in Java, Professional Issues in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Technical Software Development, Object-Oriented Programming in C++, Software Project Practices and Management, Software Architectures and Design, Software Deployment and Evolution, Operating System, Digital Electronics, Signals and Systems, Circuit Analysis, Analogue Communications, Control Systems, Electromagnetic Theory, Wave Propagation and Antennas Theory, Digital Communications, Transmission and Switching Systems, Mobile and Wireless Communications, Satellite Communications, Network Security, Radar Systems, Multimedia Systems, Communication Protocols, Optical Fiber Networks and Network Management Systems. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer and communications engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
13) BS Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering: Computer Engineering combines Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and deals with the design and application of computer systems. These computer systems can range from large super computers to tiny microprocessors that are embedded in all kinds of equipment, such as automobiles, appliances, cellular phones, medical devices, office equipment, etc. The goal of the Computer Engineering program is to provide students with a practical, hands-on education that emphasizes applications. Areas covered include - Computation and Algorithms, Numerical Algorithms, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Languages and Compilers, Operating Systems, Databases, Graphics and Visualization, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Vision and Robotics, Computer Architecture and Networks, Computer-Aided Design, Software Engineering and Distributed Systems. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
14) BS Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering: The goal of this program is to provide a high-quality education that prepares students for responsible and productive careers. Consistent with this mission are several objectives. Mechanical Engineering graduates should demonstrate - a sound foundation in thermal, manufacturing and mechanical systems areas, the ability to design and create sophisticated engineering systems, the ability to work professionally in a globally diverse environment, an understanding of engineering systems and the attendant reasoning skills, sharpened analytical and creative thinking skills, the ability to use modern experimental and data analysis techniques for mechanical engineering applications, strong problem solving skills including the use of appropriate analytical and computational skills, strong communication and teamwork skills and a commitment to life-long learning needed to perform responsibly and ethically as an active engineering professional or other productive member of society. Areas covered include - Calculus, Differential Equations, Electric Circuit Analysis, Statics, Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Mechanical Engineering Graphics, Thermofluids, Properties of Materials, Energy Conversion, Instrumentation and Measurements, Manufacturing Processes, Mechanisms, Machine Dynamics, Mechanical Control Design and Mechanical Engineering Design. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard mechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
15) BS Electromechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering: Electromechanical engineers have expertise in both electrical and mechanical engineering - a critical mix as technology becomes more dependent on the interface between mechanical equipment and electronic controls. Graduates can work in a variety of capacities including new product development, applied research or entrepreneurial efforts. Areas covered include - Engineering Mathematics, Calculus, Network Theory, Digital Systems, Engineering Statics, Applied Differential Equations, Analog Circuit Design, Mechanics of Materials, Engineering Thermodynamics, Engineering Fluids, Embedded Computer Systems, Materials Science, Electromechanical Design, Engineering Signals and Systems, Motors and Controls, Engineering Heat Transfer, Feedback and Control, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Engineering Dynamics, Engineering Thermal Design and Electromechanical Systems. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard electromechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
16) BS Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering: Industrial Engineering focuses on the design and implementation of integrated systems of people, materials, machines, energy and information. After first specifying system objectives, industrial engineers combine technical knowledge and skill from the physical, engineering and social sciences to design, evaluate and monitor system performance. The industrial engineer is charged with the responsibility of ensuring high quality while simultaneously meeting cost and output goals. This is accomplished through the optimal allocation of resources throughout the system. Industrial engineers practice in both administrative and production segments of manufacturing and service organizations. Industrial engineers are commonly employed in heavy industry (such as steel), medium industry (such as plastics and computers), and light industry (such as electronics assembly), health-care delivery, electronics, transportation and government. In each of these environments, industrial engineers are involved with a variety of systems such as production planning, inventory control, management information, facility layout, job/workplace design, material flow and distribution. Areas covered include - Physics for Engineering, Calculus for Science and Engineering, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering, Introduction to the Study of Engineering, Engineering Design, Engineering Problem Solving and Computation, Professional Issues in Engineering, Introduction to Industrial Engineering, Engineering Probability and Statistics, Computers and Information Systems, Engineering Database Systems, Digital Simulation Techniques, Engineering Economy, Operations Research, Quality Assurance, Stochastic Modeling, Human Machine Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing Systems and Techniques. Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard industrial enginesring related subjects apart from those highlighted above.
17) BS Building Services Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Building Services Engineering: Building Services Engineering is about the building as a complete package. The building structure on its own is of no use without the heating, lighting, air-conditioning, ventilation, power-distribution, communication networks, lighting and all of the other systems that make it suitable for use. The job of building services technicians and engineers is to design all of these systems into the building at the start of the project so that they become part of the fabric of the building by the time it's completed. To do this, they need to have mechanical, electrical and construction skills and knowledge. The program involves the study of the sources and control of energy and power in buildings. You will also study building technology and materials in order to understand how the mechanical and electrical systems that maintain the user environment can be incorporated into the building design. An important part of the program will also involve learning how to manage projects and to ensure that current legislation relating to building services is complied with. Building Services Engineering is also becoming a key technology as sustainability, renewable energy, health, safety and welfare of people in their working and living environments grow in complexity and importance. The energy efficiency of all buildings has also become much more important in recent years, with escalating energy costs and growing concern for the environment. Building Services Engineers will pay an increasingly important role here, assessing and improving energy utilization and efficiency in the domestic as well as the industrial sectors. Areas covered include - Engineering Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering and Power, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Building Technology and the Regulatory Environment, Computer Aided Design, Systems Control Technology, Fire Protection Systems, Elevators and Escalators, Building Automation Systems (BAS) and Plumbing . Assessments: The report/project work for this program should be between 30,000 - 40,000 words and should cover all standard building services engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.