Major of
Communications & Electronics

New Cairo

Discover Communications & Electronics Major

  • About Major
  • Program Objectives
  • What will I learn?
  • Career path
  • Mission

About Major

The Communications & Electronics major at CIC provides a various number of courses in different Communications & Electronics disciplines, that teach students to highlight and solve problems, and improve the built environment, consequently, preparing them for the professional field.

Program Objectives

  1. Preparing graduates who are able to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems through applying basic sciences and mathematics, developing and conducting appropriate experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, evaluating results, and using statistical and engineering analyzes to draw conclusions.
  2. Preparing graduates with the ability to practice scientific research techniques and methods of investigation as an integral part of learning through the application of engineering design processes to reach cost-effective solutions that meet specific needs while taking into account ethical aspects in a manner commensurate with design and sustainable development contexts.
  3. Preparing graduates with the ability to plan, supervise and follow up the implementation of engineering projects, taking into account the requirements of other disciplines, the use of contemporary technologies, quality guidelines, health and safety requirements, environmental issues and risk management principles.
  4. Preparing qualified graduates equipped with effective communication skills with the requirements of the labor market using contemporary tools by working efficiently as an individual and within a multidisciplinary group with a team spirit.
  5. Preparing graduates capable of using creative, innovative and flexible thinking and acquiring a spirit of initiative and leadership with the acquisition and application of new knowledge and the practice of self-education.
  6. Preparing graduates with the ability to model and analyze electric power systems by applying the concepts of generation, transmission and distribution of electric power systems
  7. Preparing graduates with the ability to design, model, analyze and integrate electrical, electronic and digital systems for various applications and identify the tools necessary to improve this design.
  8. Preparing graduates with the ability to design and implement electrical components and various systems using technological and professional tools
  9. Preparing graduates who are able to evaluate and measure the performance of electrical, electronic and digital systems under the influence of various inputs, and assess their suitability for different applications.
  10. Preparing graduates who are able to adopt appropriate local and international standards and rules for the design, construction, operation, examination and maintenance of electrical, electronic and digital equipment and systems.
  11. Preparing competent graduates equipped with the skills of knowledge of the latest technologies to identify the various components and systems, modeling, designing and troubleshooting electronic systems as well as applied communication systems and wireless and optical communication systems.
  12. Preparing graduates with the ability to analyze and process signals and apply new techniques and methods to design and implement digital and non-digital communication applications and encoding and decoding systems by linking the principles of electromagnetic science, wave propagation, circuit applications and microwave systems for use in evaluating information to implement individual and collective projects of electronic circuits.

What will I learn?

While you pursue the Electronics and Communications degree provided by CIC. you will cover the material required to learn about different sub-disciplines. Such as electronic hardware design, software programming, Communications branches, networks, antennas and microwaves, Electronic branches, Computer programming, Microprocessing, and microcontroller applications, and automatic control. In your final year, you'll be able to specialize in either communications or Electronics fields with advanced modules.

Career Path

The electronics and communication engineering branch is a very fast-developing branch of engineering that opens up a wide range of opportunities for professionals who might work for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific companies. Some examples of potential job titles are Telecom Engineer, Electronic Design Engineer, and Network engineer.


“The Communications and Electronics Engineering Program is committed to preparing distinguished graduates equipped with the foundations of basic and applied sciences and scientific skills according to the national academic reference standards through advanced education in the field of specialization and conducting scientific research that enables it to complete and lead in the labor market and solve engineering problems in order to reach an effective role in community services”

Major of Communications & Electronics

Study Plan

A program plan, or study plan, is an outline of courses to be studied in consequential semesters as part of a program. If you are a new student, kindly, join your academic advisor for advice on planning your program.

1stBAS 011Mathematics1
1stBAS 021Physics1
1stBAS 041Engineering Chemistry
1stBAS 032Mechanics 1
1stMED 011Engineering Drawing & Projection
1stHUM A1General Requirements  (Elective A)
( Communication in Education I )
1stHUM 081Computer Skills
2ndBAS 012Mathematics 2
2ndBAS 022Physics 2
2ndMED 021History of Engineering & Technology
2ndBAS 033Mechanics 2
2ndHUM A2General Requirements  (Elective A)
( Communication in Education II )
2ndHUM 011Arabic Language
2ndMED 022Principles of  Manufacturing Engineering


3rdBAS 111Mathematics 3
3rdIEN 131Monitoring & Quality Control System
3rdELP 115Electrical Materials
3rdELP 112Electrical Circuits 1
3rdELP 114Electrical Measurements & Testing
3rdELP 141Electromagnetic Fields I
3rdHUM 012English Language 1
4thELP 113Electrical Circuits 2
4thBAS 211Mathematics 4
4thHUM 111Technical Report Writing
4thELP 181Energy Conversion
4thELC 251Modeling & Simulation of Engineering System
4thELP 142Electromagnetic Field II
4thHUM 013English Language 2
5thELE 222Electronic Devices
5thELE 221Digital & Logic Circuits
5thELC 221Computer Programming
5thELE 271Signal Analysis
5thELP 241Electrical Machines & Transformer
5thBAS 311Mathematics 5
6thHUM 181Communication & Presentation Skills
6thELC 361Automatic Control
6thELE 361Electrical Communications
6thHUM A3General Requirements  (Elective A)
6thELE 241Microprocessors & Applications
6thELE 321Electronic Circuits
6thINST A1Institute Requirements Elective A
7thELE 471Digital Signal Processing
7thELE 322Electronics Engineering
7thELP 361Power Electronics
7thELE 463Mobile Communication
7thBAS 212Statistics & Probability Theory
7th291Field Training 1
7thHUM 182Analysis & Research Skills
8thHUM B1General Requirements  (Elective B)
8thELE 461Antenna & Wave Propagation
8thELP 321Electrical Power
8thHUM 351Professional Ethics
8thELE 411Integrated Circuits Design
8thELE 462Digital Communication System
8thIEN 351Engineering Economics
9thELE 491Project 1
9thHUM A4General Requirements  (Elective A)
9thINST A2Institute Requirements Elective A
9thHUM 381Principles of Negotiation
9thIEN 314Project  Management
9thINST A3Institute Requirements Elective A
9thELE A1Minor Requirements  ( Elective A ) 
10thELE 492Project 2
10th391Field Training 2
10thELC 331Computer Networks
10thELE A2Minor Requirements  ( Elective A ) 
10thELC 311Computer Organization & Architecture
10thCIW 331Environmental Impact of  Projects
10thELE A3Minor Requirements  ( Elective A ) 
10thHUM 352Human Rights
Institute Requirements ( Elective A )  (Select 6 Credit Hrs)
CIS 111Principles of Construction & Building Engineering
ARC 111Arts & Architecture
ELP 111Principles of  Electrical Engineering
ELE 121Principles of  Electronic Engineering
MED 111Principles of  Design & Manufacturing Engineering
MEP 111Principles of  Mechanical Power Engineering
ARC 110Principles of Architectural Design
ELE 477Principles of Coding Theory
ELE 472Principles of Optoelectronics
Minor Requirements  ( Elective A )  (Select 9 Credit Hrs)
ELE 413Embedded systems
ELE 421Optoelectronics 
ELE 422Medical electronics
ELE 423Automotive electronics
ELE 431VLSI technology
ELE 442Microcontrollers & applications
ELE 453Microwave engineering
ELE 454Radar systems
ELE 455Acoustics 
ELE 464Information & coding theory
ELE 465optical communications
ELE 466Telephony systems
ELE 467Satellite communications
ELE 432Information security
General Requirements  ( Elective A )  (Select 8 Credit Hrs)
HUM X62Music Appreciation
HUM X71Introduction to History of Civilization
HUM X72Trends in Contemporary Arts
HUM X73Recent Egypt’s History
HUM X74Heritage of Egyptian Literature
HUM X75Arab & Islamic Civilization
HUM X76Literary Appreciation
HUM X51Communication in Education I
HUM X52Communication in Education II
General Requirements  ( Elective B )  (Select 2 Credit Hrs)
HUM 121Introduction to Accounting
HUM 221Business Administration

Our Staff

Dr. Ahmed Shaker Hassan

Head of Communication Department at Engineering School

• Ph.D. in Communications Engineering, Helwan University, 2013. .
• Master’s in Electronics and Communications Engineering, Helwan University, 2006..
• B.Sc. of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Helwan University, 1999.

Dr. Mahmoud Hanafy

Assistant professor at Engineering School

• PhD in Engineering, Automated Control, Helwan University, 2008
• Master’s in Power and Electrical machines Engineering, Helwan University, 1992
• B.Sc. of Electrical Engineering, Helwan University, 1976.

Dr. Eman Serag El-Din

Assistant professor at Engineering School

• PhD in Electrical Engineering, Ain Shams University, 2013.
• Master’s in Electronics and Communications Engineering, Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport, 2006.
• B.Sc. of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Helwan University, 2002.

Head of Department Message

Dr. Ahmed Shaker
Head of Communication & Electronics Department
On my behalf and my fellow faculty members and employees of the Communications and Electronics Department, I am pleased to welcome you to this department, which was established to provide specialized cadres in the field of communications and electronics after the urgent need for these cadres in the local and international labor market became urgent.
The study plans in CIC have been prepared to keep pace with the latest global methodologies in the field of modern technology and to reflect the needs of the labor market, to prepare qualified graduates who can face the requirements of the modern age and deal with the latest developments in the labor market.

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