The educational system in the college is based on two main semesters per educational year – each semester is fifteen week length. In addition; an optional eight week summer semester may be offered.
According to the educational plans; a student may complete any of the engineering programs in 8 semesters (4 years) after the Preparatory year Program(PYP). A successful student may complete the full requirements of the selected program if he completed (after the PYP) a total of 139 credit-hours. In details the 139 credit-hours include: -
- University requirements (12 credit-hours): a list of these courses comes next.
- College requirements (54 credit-hours):
The college of engineering requires that student must complete 54 credit hours before graduation. Nine credit hours -out of these 54- are assigned for the cooperation training. The rest is distributed between 15 courses in physics, mathematics and general engineering courses -a list of these courses comes next. A student can start his cooperation training after completion a minimum of 100 credit hours. The training must be for six months and through a governmental or private party. The training party must be approved from the college. It may be necessary to mention here that this training is supervised and evaluated by the college faculties.
- Program and/or Departmental requirements (68 credit-hours),
Each department requires the completion of 68 credit hours distributed between specialized courses offered by the department itself or offered by other departments of the college.
- The Free Courses (5 credit-hours),
Five credit hours have to be selected among the set of courses offered by the university.