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Undergraduate Programs

AUC's Hub for Innovation and Discovery

With more than 20 majors and minors, the School of Science and Engineering offers a diverse collection of programs from the major science disciplines. Experiment, invent and transcend boundaries at the University’s pulsating hub of research and discovery
  • Encourages students to experiment, invent and transcend boundaries at the University’s pulsating hub of research and discovery.
  • Boasts a distinctive multidisciplinary and experiential approach to create a future of holistic engagement and sustainable solutions.
  • Fosters an environment of social responsibility.
  • Expert award-winning faculty with experience in fields such as biotechnology, chemistry and nutrition, and environmental engineering to inspire students to excel as professionals, researchers and academicians.
  • Top-notch laboratories and facilities with the latest and most technologically advanced equipment in the region.
  • Houses the first university FabLab — a laboratory space equipped with tools and machines for digital fabrication — in the region to be launched by students.
  • Faculty producing patented inventions in fields such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, computer science, and sustainable material.
  • Platforms for students to engage in original research or creative work, and publish their work in the most prestigious international journals and conferences.
  • Programs that emphasize critical thinking, social responsibility and community engagement, preparing students to distinguish themselves as well-rounded global citizens
  • Our Alumni are highly regarded in the job market and equipped with a special set of technical and leadership skills that distinguish them from others.

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Majors

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Actuarial Science - BSc

The program cuts between the School of Sciences and Engineering and the School of Business, preparing students for careers as actuaries who provide risk management expertise to a range of industries.
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Architectural Engineering - BSc

This program aims to educate students in the fundamentals of the science and architectural design with emphasis on developing the skills of innovation, creativity and critical thinking in the design of the built environment.
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Biology - BSc

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

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, education, academic and industrial research.
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Computer Science

Computer Science - BSc

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 - BSc

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 - BSc

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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Data Science

Data Science - BSc

This is the first program leading to a bachelor's degree in science in Egypt and, to our knowledge in the region. Data Science is experiencing very rapid growth due to the availability of huge and complex real-world data.
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Electronics and Communications Engineering - BSc

Obtaining a degree in 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 - BSc

The mathematics 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 - BSc

This program prepares students for entry-level professional practice in mechanical engineering both locally and internationally. It instills in students the desire for lifelong learning that enhances professional growth throughout their careers.
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Petroleum Engineering - BSc

This program focuses on exploration, drilling, reservoir and production operations. Economic and environmentally safe petroleum production requires the application of engineering principles in addition to chemistry, geology, physics, and mathematics.
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Physics

The physics major 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 - Minor

The minor in architectural design provides students with an understanding of the basics and the underlying principles of architectural design. It serves students in all majors.
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Biology - Minors

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

The minors in chemistry provide the students with a workable knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry and some of their applications.
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Computer Science - Minor

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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Design of Interior Spaces - Minor

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Electronics - Minor

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 - Minors

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 - Minor

The minor provides students with a world-class, accredited education within a liberal arts environment and prepares them for a successful career in the Petroleum industry.
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Physics - Minor

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 in their majors.
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What our Alumni Say

Mr Ayman El Hakea

An important factor that plays a major role in succeeding in corporate management is how to make your own independent research and vision, and defend your ideas and state them in the correct form of reasoning. This is what makes AUC's SSE outstanding. Also, the ABET accreditation gives us -graduates- an edge and a priority in terms of opportunities overseas as well as locally.

Ayman El Hakea '07, Construction Engineering
Systems Development Manager, CRC Dorra
Basil singer

The broader AUC liberal arts education were quintessential in shaping my thinking and developing my principles and life philosophy that have helped me grow in subsequent years in both graduate-level education, work-life, and personal life

Basil Singer '07 - Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Founder of Juhuo Tech Inc.
Rana El Kaliouby

AUC was the launchpad for my career, first inspiring me to pursue postgraduate studies in computer science and more recently as a tech entrepreneur and CEO.

Rana El Kaliouby, '98, '00 - Computer Science and Engineering
AUC Trustee, CEO and Co-founder of Affectiva, Former Research Scientist at MIT

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