Undergraduate Programs

 

With 20 majors and minors, the School of Science and Engineering offers a diverse collection of programs from the major science disciplines.

Majors

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Actuarial Science

The program cuts between the School of Sciences and Engineering and the School of Business, prepares students for careers as actuaries who provide risk management expertise to insurance companies, consultancies, government, regulatory bodies and a range of investment and banking institutions.

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Architectural Engineering

The objective of the program is to educate students in the fundamentals of the science and architectural design with particular emphasis on developing the skills of innovation, creativity and critical thinking in the design of the built environment.

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Biology

The program offers interested students a liberal education in biological sciences, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. The program provides graduates the broad background necessary in today’s job market and prepares them for graduate and professional schools.

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Chemistry

The program prepares students for careers in diverse fields such as industries; environmental monitoring and protection; quality control and quality assurance; clinical analysis; diagnostics; marketing and sales for chemicals and specialty chemicals; education; academic and industrial research.

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Computer Science

The course of study offers a broad-based intellectual engagement with computing both in theory and practice as well as logic and capabilities. The study program is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers.

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Computer Engineering

Computer engineering is defined as the discipline that embodies the science and technology of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of software and hardware components of modern computing systems and computer-controlled equipment.

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Construction Engineering

The program prepares the students to engage in challenging construction projects and be able to bridge the gap between the designer and the construction site with all its problems, limitations and/or potential.

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Electronics and Communications Engineering

To achieve the mission of Electronics and Communications Engineering requires a solid core of foundation courses in physics, mathematics, computer science, and general engineering, which is also essential for life-long learning.

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Mathematics

The program develops a level of skill that enables students to apply their knowledge in industry or teaching, as well as prepare the student for advanced study of mathematics and other fields.

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Mechanical Engineering

The program prepares students for entry-level professional practice in the mechanical engineering discipline, both locally and internationally. The program instills in students the desire for lifelong learning that enhances professional growth throughout their careers.

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Petroleum Engineering

The program is concerned mainly with the exploration, drilling, reservoir and production operations. Economic and environmentally safe petroleum production and processing require the application of engineering principles in addition to a wide spectrum of knowledge including chemistry, geology, physics, and mathematics.

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Physics

The physics program aims to graduate high caliber physicists committed to helping their country and capable of introducing creative solutions to current and future real-life problems.

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Minors

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Architectural Design

The minor in Architectural Design provides students with an understanding of the basics and the underlying principles of architectural design.

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Biology

The minor supplements the education of students in related disciplines including biometry, bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, psychology and anthropology.

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Chemistry

This minor provides the students with a workable knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry and some of their applications.

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Computer Science

A minor provides students from other disciplines with basic knowledge and practice in computing that would enable them to develop applications in their field of study.

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Electronics

The aim of the minor is to provide students typically majoring in physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and engineering with a working knowledge of electronics.

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Mathematics and Actuarial Science

The minor will acquaint non-mathematics majors with the diversity of the field and enhance the student's ability to formulate and solve problems in other disciplines.

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Petroleum Engineering

The minor provides students with a world-class, accredited petroleum engineering education within the context of a liberal arts environment, and prepare them for a successful career in the Petroleum industry.

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Physics

The minor program is designed to provide students majoring in engineering and other branches in science with an in-depth theoretical background of the corresponding applications that they cover in their majors.

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