Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering


  • To prepare graduates for successful careers in engineering by gaining skills and knowledge that qualify them for professional practice in electrical and computer engineering.
  • To provide graduates with fundamental knowledge, appropriate mathematical principles and computing tools for analysis and design in the fields of electrical and computer engineering.
  • To sustain atmosphere in which graduates can conduct professional projects, including internships with industry, which help in securing employment in the industrial sector.
  • To provide graduates with an educational foundation that fosters creativity, team work, leadership, and communication skills, and prepares them for life-long learning.
  • Apply essential mathematical and engineering techniques for analysis of practical and hypothetical electrical and computer engineering systems.
  • Relate basic principles of information technology to electrical and computer engineering applications.
  • Develop solutions to practical engineering problems through analysis of data and ideas.
  • Identify the essential design principles appropriate to electrical and computer systems’ equipment and components.
  • Develop systems or components by integrating ideas from various resources.
  • Recognize the professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers.
  • Generate high quality technical reports.

Admission requirements for a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program are as specified in College Section 6-a, page 214 of the catalogue.

To graduate with a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, students must satisfactorily complete 75 credits taken over two academic years, with an overall minimum average of 65 percent. The University, College, and Program requirements are as given in the following table:

The University requirements for Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering program consist of 7 courses comprising of 21 credit hours as shown below:

  • ENGL 101: Basic Academic English
  • ENGL 102E: English for Engineering and Sciences I
  • ENGL 203E: English for Engineering and Sciences II
  • ENTR 200: Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Creativity
  • CMPS 100B: Introduction to Technical Computing for the Sciences
  • MATH 199: Calculus I
  • SOCS 102: Omani Society

The College requirements consist of 6 courses comprising of 15 credit hours as given below:

  • EECE 130 Computers and Programming I
  • ENGR 100 Introduction of Engineering
  • ENGR 105 Engineering Graphics
  • ENGR 110 Engineering Workshop
  • MATH 200 Calculus II
  • MATH 205 Calculus III
  • MATH 210 Differential Equations
  • PHYS 170 Fundamentals of Physics I


The Program core requirements consist of 16 courses and laboratories encompassing 33 credit hours.

There are no elective requirements for this program.