Computer Option Admission Criteria:
A student should have taken courses covering the following topics to be eligible for admission to the MSc/PhD/PhD on BS programs in Computer Option:
Data Structures: Arrays, stacks, queues, link lists, trees, hash tables, graphs, searching and sorting algorithms.
Computer Architecture: Microprogramming, bit slicing, arithmetic processor design, arithmetic algorithms, memory organization, parallel processing, multiprocessor systems, peripheral organization, I/O processing, I/O controllers.
Microprocessor: Microprocessor architecture, microprocessor programming, peripheral organization, memory unit, I/O interfacing, interrupt processed I/O, microprocessor based communication.
Students without the above required background will be considered for admission to the Academic Deficiency Program.
Remark: EE 441, EE 445 and EE447 are compulsory courses for Computer Option in the undergraduate program and are recommended to be taken before applying for MSc/PhD/PhD on BS studies in Computer Option. If they (or their equivalents) are not already taken, the following rules apply:
For MSc/PhD on BS applicants:
- If none of EE 441, EE 445 and EE 447 courses are taken before, they should be taken in a one or two term Academic Deficiency Program.
- If at most two are missing, they may be allowed to be taken during the MSc/ PhD on BS study with the consent of the admissions committee.
For PhD applicants:
- If any of EE 441, EE 445 and EE 447 courses are not taken during BSc or MSc program, the missing ones should be taken in a one or two term Academic Deficiency Program.