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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Electronics and Communications Engineering with Concentration in Management of Technology (M. Eng.)


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The name of the Electronics Engineering department has been changed to be the Electronics and Communications Engineering department. This change is effective starting Spring 2014. All degrees offered by the department will reflect the new name starting Spring 2014, and all transcripts issued for students graduating Spring 2014 onwards will bear the new name.

The Master of Engineering Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering with Concentration in Management of Technology prepares students for higher level professional practice in local and international markets. It is intended for electronics engineers who wish to master the practice in their field of specialty, as well as understanding the notion of technology and innovation as key to wealth creation, competitiveness and sustainable economic and social development. Potential students can come from academia, multinational corporations, government sectors, and owners, managers and employees of private/public sector companies.


1. Program Objectives


The objectives of the program are:

  • To provide students with solid knowledge in product and systems design in electronics engineering.
  • To train students to solve unstructured engineering problems, think critically, function well in a team, and communicate effectively.
  • To educate students on high standard of written and oral communication on technical matters.
  • To enable students to manage and guide technology-based organization in a changing environment
  • To expose students to methods of integrating technology and business strategies
  • To educate student on methods to develop an organizational structure and necessary functions that permit sustainable success.

2. Admission

Admission requirements are the same as those for the Master of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering program.
 

3. Courses (33 credit hours)


A minimum of eleven courses (33 credit hours) are required.


The ECNG courses are selected from the following categories:

*Note:


Subject to the approval of the advisor and graduate director the candidate is permitted to take three credit hours from one of the following two options:

  1. one 400-level or graduate-level course (3 credit hours) from outside the department and within the School of Sciences and Engineering;
  2. Graduate Independent Study (ECNG 5910 ) course (1 to 3 credit hours).

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