International Academic Interchange Agreement for an

Undergraduate/Graduate (2+2+“X”) Degree Program Collaboration

Between
United International University, Bangladesh
And
University of South Alabama, USA

 

  1. Definition of “Degree Program”

The United International University (UIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh and the University of South Alabama (USA), Mobile, Alabama agree to collaborate on the USA College of Engineering Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCpE) degree programs whereby a UIU student who takes two years of specified classes at UIU and two years plus one or more years of graduate-level classes at USA (2+2+“X”) and who successfully completes all requirements for a baccalaureate degree program and/or a graduate degree program at UIU and/or at USA will receive the appropriate bachelor’s and / or graduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from either or both

  • The University of South Alabama, USA
  • United International University, Bangladesh

 

2. The Program

UIU and USA hereby agree to the following criteria for the Undergraduate Collaborative Degree Program in the USA College of Engineering based on mutual approval in writing of credit equivalencies and transfers:

  1. One year of full-time academic study will be defined as equivalent to at least 25% of minimum total hours required for an undergraduate engineering degree at USA (for 2014-2015 the equivalent is 33 semester credit hours).
  2. Additionally it is understood that for USA one semester credit hour is equivalent to 15 or more classroom or instructional contact hours (example: 3 semester credit hours = 45 or more contact hours of instruction).
  3. During the first two years of the program, UIU students will complete their freshman year and sophomore year at UIU (see Appendix I – First Two Years Course Mapping).
  4. UIU students will apply for transfer to USA in their second or third year and USA will admit all students who successfully complete USA transfer requirements as outline in this agreement and all other requirements for admission in any given term.
  5. Upon the successful completion of USA admission requirements and receipt of a US student visa, UIU students will travel to the United States to complete two years (USA junior and senior years) at USA (see Appendix II).
  6. UIU students successfully completing all requirements of the program as described in this document or as established at the time of admission will be granted bachelor’s degrees from the respective institutions.

 

  1. UIU students may also participate in a 2+2+”X” where ”X” indicates an entry into a USA electrical engineering graduate programs (Master of Science of Electrical Engineering (MSEE))  after having successfully completed a USA Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Here X is one or more years of added requirements for the graduate degree.

 

  1. Formal admission to any USA graduate program requires that students have completed a BS degree. All applicants for a graduate program will have to meet all admission guidelines to the graduate program in place at the time of application. Students admitted under the 2+2+”X” who successfully complete the requirements as structured in this agreement cannot be  guaranteed admission to the graduate program in advance of completion of the BS degree.
  2. Enrolled USA students also may take graduate courses as undergraduates subject to departmental and graduate school requirements. They then must apply for transfer of these courses to the graduate program after admission to the graduate program. Taking these graduate courses as undergraduate students does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.
  3. USA students will be able to elect the following undergraduate degree tracks upon admission to USA:

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical or Computer Engineering: 0+4, 1+3, or 2+2, years of undergraduate study as structured in this agreement based on their academic history at the time of admission. This agreement, however, outlines the 2+2 requirements; any other option is subject to the academic requirements based on the years of study chosen.

  1. UIU students may also apply for admission to the USA’s regular graduate MSEE program. UIU students must meet all conditions for admission at the graduate level as published in the USA Undergraduate/Graduate bulletin.
  2. All academic and admission decisions are to be made solely between USA and UIU.
  3. All requirements for admission, courses, and transfer equivalences as well as financial arrangements for this agreement will be mutually reviewed on an annual basis in advance and updated/modified as appropriate, in writing, by both USA and UIU.
  4. All participants will carry adequate health and emergency assistance insurance, including coverage for accidental injury/sickness, medical evacuation, and repatriation.

 

  • Major Responsibilities of UIU

 

UIU

  1. Will recruit students on their campus to participate in this mutually agreed-to-degree program.
  2. Will articulate the local curriculum to ensure it complies with the program outlined in this document.
  3. Will provide USA with transcripts of UIU students’ academic work at the completion of the first and second year in Bangladesh, and will collaborate with USA to develop a completion plan of courses, textbooks, and teaching curriculum for the proposed degrees sought by students.
  4. Will provide necessary courses for UIU students to complete their first and second year in a timely manner to ensure that students will complete the proposed degree program.
  5. Will not revise or make substantial changes to any or all of UIU courses outlined in the articulation agreement without prior review and written approval of USA.
  6. Will not exempt any or all of the courses taken as outlined in the articulation agreement with UIU without prior approval of USA.
  7. Will, as appropriate, collect the fees and other related costs from students for the program registration, tests, and tuition for the years of study at UIU.
  8. Will recruit and qualify UIU students based on the academic, financial, and admission standards as agreed to in writing by both UIU and USA.
  9. Will check UIU students’ financial background to ensure that students have sufficient financial support and resources to participate in the program. UIU will review and ensure the accuracy and origin of such financial support documentation including but not limited to bank statement showing deposits and withdrawals for a least a six-month period, scholarship, or other resources of financial support.
  10. Under separate written agreement, UIU may schedule visits to USA of UIU teaching or administrative staff to observe classes and exchanges ideas with professors of USA. All expenses for such site visits to USA will be paid by UIU.
  11. Will host the representatives of USA for a similar site visit to UIU to review courses and  exchange ideas with UIU professors and administrators.  All expenses for such site visits to UIU will be paid by USA.
  12. Agrees not to use the name, logo, or any other marks owned by or associated with USA or the name of any representative of USA in any sales promotion work or advertising, or any form of publicity, without the prior written permission of USA in each instance. All promotional materials in English or Bengali will be reviewed and mutually agreed-to in writing by all parties to this agreement.

 

  1. Major Responsibilities of USA

 

USA

  1. Will review and articulate the USA admission requirements with UIU and collaborate on the design of a collaborative four-year education program that will provide UIU students with the required curricula for admission/transfer to USA in the degree programs offered by the USA College of Engineering.
  2. Shall provide to UIU, with each UIU/USA students’ written approval, transcripts of students’ academic work at the completion of the third year and fourth year of study in the 2+2+”X”, and shall collaborate with UIU to develop a completion plan of courses, textbooks, and teaching curriculum for the proposed degrees sought by students.
  3. Will provide the necessary courses for UIU students to complete their third and fourth years provided UIU students successfully demonstrate English Language proficiency (see ESL Section V below).
  4. Shall not revise or make substantial changes in any or all of the admission and course requirements without prior review by UIU.
  5. Will not exempt any or all of the courses for any given UIU students without prior approval of UIU.
  6. Will collect tuition and related fees from participating students for the years of study at USA based on the agreed-to financial conditions (Section VI), including any additional costs associated with program or coursework required to attain English proficiency.
  7. Will issue letters of admission and 1-20 forms to UIU students who successfully meet the admissions requirements as outlined by this agreement.
  8. Representatives will provide the admitted UIU students with documentation as identified by the appropriate US Embassy / Consulate(s) in Bangladesh for UIU students’ US visa application process and will provide all documentation as identified or required for the visa interview process.
  9. Upon request, shall inform UIU, with each UIU student’s written approval, of any changes to UIU student’s course schedule(s) as well as progress during their study in the United States.
  10. Shall grant each UIU student a USA bachelor’s degree and or master’s degree in their chosen discipline in the USA College of Engineering upon successful completion of all USA graduation requirements.
  11. Under separate written agreement, USA may send teaching or administrative staff to UIU to observe classes and exchanges ideas with professors of UIU. All of the expenses will be paid by USA.
  12. Will host UIU representatives for business/campus visit(s) to USA. All of the expenses will be paid by UIU.

 

 

  1. English Language Requirements for Attending the University of South Alabama
  2. It is understood that for general admission to all degree programs, USA requires Test of English as a Foreign Language (“TOEFL”) or certain equivalencies for admission as published in the USA Undergraduate/Graduate bulletin.

 

  1. If an applicant for admission does not meet the TOEFL or equivalent requirements, a conditional admission to USA may be possible with the applicant being admitted to the USA English as a Second Language (“ESL”) program until such time as the English language skills requirements are met.

 

  1. In lieu of the above, UIU in collaboration with USA ESL may propose an alternative assessment methodology to be used that provides equivalent assessments to the TOEFL or equivalencies published. Such arrangements must be agreed to in writing and all assessments will be required as part of the application process unless condition 2, Section V, is desired.

 

  1. All international students are required to take an English language assessment and placement test upon student’s arrival on campus. Alternatively, UIU and USA may agree to such assessment taking place prior to arrival in the US. Should students not meet the required levels of proficiency in English, USA will provide access to the necessary courses for students to achieve English Proficiency. These courses will be provided through the USA English Language Center and any costs (tuition) for such ESL courses will be borne by the students.

 

  1. Based on academic progress, recommendation of faculty and/or academic units, USA reserves the right to further assess students’ English language proficiency and to require additional ESL coursework as appropriate (cost to be borne by the students). It is recognized that students entering USA third-year (junior level) courses may be required to have higher level English language (writing, listening, speaking, and conversational) abilities in order to participate and succeed in class. Students needing additional ESL course work will be provided with the assistance needed as noted in item 4 above.

 

  1. See additional English language requirements for tuition payment arrangement under section VI.

 

  1. Financial Arrangements

 

        In recognition of the proposed partnership and academic collaboration between the USA College of Engineering and UIU, as part of this agreement both institutions agree on the following financial conditions to foster the academic exchange:

 

  1. For UIU students, the parties agree to the following conditions:

 

  1. It is mutually recognized that the University of South Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ (SACS) Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees, and that University of South Alabama College of Engineering undergraduate programs in electrical or computer engineering, each accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) are competitively valued in offering high-quality education programs at a non-resident tuition cost that is significantly less in comparison to peer institutions.

 

  1. Tuition for the purposes to this agreement is defined as the charges per credit hour published as “tuition”. This does not include registration fees (es.:$150 per term for 2014-2015), special course fees, and service fees (international student fee, orientation fee, late payment fees, transcript fees, etc.). For specific tuition and fees for each academic year go to:

 

http://www.southalabama.edu/admissions/expenses.html

 

 

 

  1. This agreement is specific to on-campus courses taken at USA. Fully online courses taken in conjunction with campus-based courses carry a differential tuition/fee for which the students will be responsible for payment. It is understood by all parties to this agreement that each student applicant is subject to compliance with United States immigration regulations regarding online courses. Per US Department of Homeland Security regulations, no international student may take exclusively online courses while in the US. International students on F-1/J-1 visa may take no more than one online course (3 semester credit hours) as part of the 12 undergraduate or 9 graduate hours of full time enrollment requirement each semester (8 C. F. R. § 214. 2(f)(6)(i)(G)).

 

  1. A separate amendment to this agreement is required for fully online course registration or degree programs.

 

  1. All applicants from UIU who apply for admission under this agreement will have the application fee waived.

 

  1. Academic award financial conditions: UIU agrees to recruit students each year to participate in this program. In addition, application materials for all students each year shall be collected as a whole package and submitted to USA by UIU.

 

  1. All students who meet the following admission conditions will be automatically offered a $1, 000.00 per academic year text book credit at the USA bookstore towards the purchase of text books as required for their courses each term. This award is equivalent to between 5% and 10% of the value of non-resident tuition (2014-2015) for the academic year (2 semesters):

 

  1. For UIU students applying for undergraduate admissions: TOEFL score of 71(IBT), 525 (paper), or 197 (computer) is required.
  2. For UIU students applying for direct admission to the graduate program: TOEFL score of 71(IBT), 525 (paper), or 197 (computer) or IELTS score of 6.0 is required. In addition, a minimum GRE score of 283 (verbal and quantitative) is required.
  3. For the purpose of this award only, UIU students admitted as undergraduates (item g. 1 above) would be eligible to continue the award into their USA graduate program.
  4. Satisfactorily complete an English language oral interview via teleconferencing.
  5. For additional graduate school admission requirements, see Section II.5.
  6. This textbook credit is conditional on the academic award recipients from UIU:
  7. Remaining in the USA College of Engineering degree program,
  8. Enrolled in full-time course of study,
  9. Maintaining at least an overall Grade Point Average of B (3.0 on a 4.0 basis) each term,
  10. Maintaining their US immigration status,
  11. Participating in international education community service program, and
  12. Making presentations both on campus and in the local community as arranged for by the USA office of Enrollment Services and office of International Education.

 

  1. Students who fail to maintain any of the above conditions following arrival may be eligible to continue as regularly enrolled non-resident tuition paying students without the textbook credit.
  2. Students who fail to maintain the conditions and lose the award are not eligible for return to the award program.
  3. Students who transfer to another degree program at USA may be eligible to transfer the academic award financial arrangements only if the college in which the degree program resides has a written agreement with UIU.
  4. This award is specific to study at USA. Students who leave USA and return in the future for further study are not eligible for continuation of this award.
  5. UIU students who do not meet the eligibility criteria for the above mentioned credit are welcome to apply under this agreement for regular admission to their program of choice at the standard tuition rates.

 

  1. UIU students admitted:

 

  1. To the USA 2+2+”x” graduate studies program will be eligible to

continue the academic award financial conditions.

  1. Directly to a graduate-level USA College of Engineering degree will be eligible for the above academic award financial conditions.
  2. All stipulations as outlined in all sections of this document will apply regardless of degree level.

 

  1. UIU agrees to collect from each student an original bank statement that guarantees the student’s fees for the first semester of attendance at USA. This original statement will be part of each student’s application package. Students will then be required upon formal admission to USA to transfer funds to USA to cover the full first semester fees as identified for the specific term applied for. Additional evidence of available financial support documentation for the first 12 months will also be required for US immigration purposes.

 

  1. USA tuition is based on the tuition for each year and subject to change for any given year-such rates are typically set by July of each year prior to the start of the next academic year.

 

  1. Refunds-there will be no refund of the initial first semester payment(s) with the exception of situations where the individual students are able to demonstrate that they were denied a US immigration visa. All further payments and refunds of tuition and fees paid by the students to USA will be bound by the conditions as published in the USA Undergraduate/Graduate bulletin each year.

 

  1. USA agrees to send a delegation to UIU at least once per year to assist with faculty/academic collaboration, selection of award program participants, and strengthening of the inter-institutional exchange. This delegation shall consist of at least one faculty member from the academic unit and one admissions officer or other representative as appropriate. USA will cover all air travel costs from and back to the US; UIU will assist with local costs including local transportation, housing, and provide for meeting space and printing of materials as needed.

 

  1. Additionally USA and UIU agree to establish a teleconferencing connection for the purpose of student recruiting, advising, and assessment of admission requirements. Each institution shall be responsible for their respective costs in establishing this connection.

 

  1. The financial arrangement may be modified pursuant to future discussions; however any modifications must be agreed to in writing in advance and signed by both parties to this agreement.

 

VII.       Accreditation and Terms

USA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ (SACS) Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. The undergraduate programs in USA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING are each additionally accredited by ABET. UIU is a private university in Bangladesh and all programs as well as degrees are approved by the Bangladesh Ministry of Education. UIU however is not, at          the signing of this agreement, accredited by the SACS Commission on Colleges, nor ABET, and it is understood that the accreditation of USA does not extend to or include UIU or its students.

 

Although USA accepts certain course work in transfer toward a credential from USA or collaborates in other ways for generation of course credits or program credentials, other colleges and universities may or may not accept this work in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from USA. The decision of accepting transferred courses towards any degree or other academic program is made by the receiving institutions(s). It is also understood that current or future academic agreements may require prior notice and review by the SACS Commission on Colleges.

 

It is understood that with respect to all activities proposed under this agreement, such activities are subject to compliance with USA accreditation standards and with the USA Office of Research Compliance and Assurance policies and procedures and are in compliance with relevant U. S. and foreign export and technology transfer regulations.

 

It is further understood that each institution will enter into specific program by written agreements as necessary, including as required for compliance with the respective immigration regulations of the parties involved. The terms of any mutual assistance and necessary budget for each program and activity shall be mutually discussed and agreed upon in writing by both parties prior to the initiation of the particular activity or program. Each university will designate a Liaison/Contact Officer to develop specific activities or programs for approval of the respective presidents.

 

Each party shall be responsible for assuring full compliance by its participants with applicable laws and regulations, including health or other applicable insurance, of the respective nations and institutions.

 

In the event that severe weather, hostilities, travel restrictions, public health considerations, or other causes beyond the reasonable control of the parties makes performance hereunder reasonably impossible, the parties shall be excused from performance.

 

VIII.      Effective Date and Length of Agreement 

Participation in and progress of students under this agreement shall be reviewed in writing three years following the enrollment of the first UIU student.

This agreement will remain in force for a period of five years subject to the availability of funds, and any amendment and/or modification of this agreement requires a written approval of all parties signing below and shall be appended hereto. After the initial five- year period, this agreement may be renewed by mutual written consent.

Either party reserves the right to terminate this agreement immediately for cause or for no cause upon six (6) months written notice to the other. Any individual activities to be continued will be specifically identified and provided for in writing at the time of      termination notice. In the event that this agreement is terminated prior to its expiration; such termination shall not affect any student previously enrolled who began prior to such termination, or any obligation of payment accrued prior to such termination.

  1. Acts and Omissions 

Neither party shall be responsible for any claims, injuries, damages, or other liability attributable to the negligent acts and omissions of the other party or the other party’s officers and employees. Each party to the agreement must seek its own legal representative and bear its own cost, including judgments, in any litigation that may arise from the performance of this agreement.

Each party shall be responsible for assuring full compliance by its participants with applicable laws and regulations, including insurance, of the respective nations.

Nothing contained herein or in the activities conducted hereunder shall be construed to deem either party the agent, servant, or employee of the other party, and each party shall be fully and solely responsible for its own actions and obligations.

 

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC INTERCHANGE AGREEMENT 

The University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

 United International University, Bangladesh 

 

 

AGREEMENT LIAISON/CONTACT FORM PAGE 1 OF 3

The LIAISON/CONTACT OFFICER for each of the parties shall be responsible for the general operation of this AGREEMENT. These LIAISON/CONTACT OFFICERS also shall be the contact people for all communications regarding the performance of this AGREEMENT. All notices required to be served upon either party shall be served by registered or certified mail and a return receipt is requested.

For the United International University For the University of South Alabama
Name M. Rezwan Khan, Ph.D. Name G. David Johnson, Ph.D.
Department Vice Chancellor Department Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Institution United International University Institution University of South Alabama
Address House 80, Road # 8/A, Dhanmondi Address Administration Building, Room 300

307 University Boulevard

Dhaka, State Dhaka City, State Mobile, AL 36688-002
Bangladesh, Postal code Bangladesh-1209 Country,

Postal code

USA
Fax +88029125916 Fax (251) 460-6575
Email rezwanm@uiu.ac.bd Email djohnson@southalabama.edu

 

Web home page www.uiu.ac.bd

 

Web home page http://www.southalabama.edu/academic affairs/

 

AND/OR for UIU

AND/OR for USA 

Name Raqibul Mostafa, Ph.D Name MS. Holly Hudson, Director
Department Electrical and Electronics Eng. Department Office of International Education
Institution “UIU-United International University” Institution USA
Address House 80, Road # 8/A, Dhanmondi Address 5870 Alumni Circle-Faculty Court South, 12
Dhaka, State Dhaka City, State Mobile, Alabama
Bangladesh, Postal code Bangladesh-1209 Country

Postal code

USA, 36688-0002
Phone +88029125912 ext. 301 Phone (251) 460-7053
Fax +88029125916 Fax 251-460-6228
Email rmostafa@eee.uiu.ac.bd Email intledu@usouthal.edu
Web home page www.uiu.ac.bd

 

Web home page www.usouthal.edu/international

 

 

AGREEMENT LIAISON/CONTACT FORM PAGE 2 OF 3

 

AND/OR for UIU

AND/OR for USA

ADMISSIONS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVISING

Name Hasan Sarwar, Ph.D. Name Brenda Hinson, Director Int. Student Services
Department Computer Science and Engineering. Department Enrollment Services
Institution United International University Institution University of South Alabama
Address House 80, Road # 8/A, Dhanmondi Address MH 2200
Dhaka, State Dhaka City, State Mobile, Alabama
Bangladesh, Postal code Bangladesh-1209 Country, Postal code USA, 36688-0002
Phone +88029125912 ext. 201 Phone (251)460-6050
Emergency Contact +8801676 532 254 Emergency Contact 251-460-6312 (24 hrs-USA Police)
Fax +88029125916 Fax (251)-460-6228
Email hsarwar@cse.uiu.ac.bd Email bhinson@southalabama.edu

 

Web home page www.uiu.ac.bd Web home page http://www.southalabama.edu/intnatsrv/

 

AND/OR for UIU AND/OR for USA

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER ADMISSIONS

Name Saima Hasin, Acting Coordinator Name Ms. Sylvia Koestner, Coordinator
Department English Language Institute Department English Language Center
Institution United International University Institution University of South Alabama
Address House 80, Road # 8/A, Dhanmondi Address 555 Univ.Blvd North, Room 221
Dhaka, State Dhaka Dhaka, State Mobile, Alabama
Bangladesh, Postal code Bangladesh-1209 Bangladesh, Postal code USA, 36688-0002
Phone +88029125912 ext. 152 Phone (251) 460-7185
Emergency Contact +8801715 877 698 Emergency Contact (251) 460-6312 (24 hrs-USA Police)
Fax +88029125916 Fax (251) 460-7201
Email sahn@eli.uiu.ac.bd Email koestner@southalabama.edu

 

Web home page www.uiu.ac.bd

 

Web home page http://www.southalabama.edu/esl/

 

AGREEMENT LIAISON/CONTACT FORM PAGE 3 OF 3

 

AND/OR For UIU

ADMINISTRATIVE and ACADEMIC CORRESPONDENCE

AND/OR for USA

ADMINISTRATIVE and ACADEMIC CORRESPONDENCE

Name Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman Name Mohammad  S. Alam, Chair
Department  Dean, School of Science and Engineering. Department Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Institution United International University Institution University of South Alabama
Address House 80, Road # 8/A, Dhanmondi Address 150 Jaguar Drive

Shelby Hall 4122

Dhaka, State Dhaka City, State Mobile, Alabama
Bangladesh, Postal code Bangladesh-1209 Country, Postal code USA 36688
Phone +88029125912 ext. 703 Phone (251) 460-6117
Emergency Contact +8801715 152 104 Emergency Contact 251-460-6312 (24 hrs-USA Police)
Fax +88029125916 Fax (251)-460-6028
Email cmr@uiu.ac.bd Email malam@southalabama.edu

 

Web home page www.uiu.ac.bd

 

Web home page http://www.southalabama.edu/engineering/ece/

 

 

 

 

APPENDIX I – FIRST TWO YEAR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COURSE MAPPING OUTLINE 

USA Course Number USA Course Name USA

Credit Hours

  UIU Mapping Course UIU Credit Hours Comments
EH 101 English Composition 1 3 XXX *
EH 102 English Composition 2 3 XXX
EH 235 Literature/ Gen Ed 3 XXX
ARS 101 Fine/ Per Arts / Gen Ed 3 XXX
CA 110 Public Speaking / Gen Ed 3 XXX
HY 101 History / Gen Ed 3 XXX
ECO 215 Economics / Gen Ed 3 ECO 213 3
PSY 120 Psychology / Gen Ed 3 PSY 2217 3
MA 125 Calculus I 4 MATH 003 3
MA 126 Calculus II 4 MATH 151 3
MA 227 Calculus III 4 MATH 201 3
MA 237 Linear Algebra 3 MATH 203 3
MA 238 Differential  Equations 3 MATH 155 3
MATH 153 3
MATH 157 3
CH 131 General Chemistry 3 CHEM 101 3
CH 131L General Chemistry Lab 1 CHEM 102** 1
PH 201 Calculus-Based Physics I 4 PHY 105** 3
PH 201L Calculus-Based Physics I Lab 0 PHY 106** 1
PH 202 Calculus-Based Physics II 4 XXX
PH 202L Calculus-Based Physics II Lab 0 XXX
EG 101 Intro to Engineering & Design 2 Substituted 2
EG 231 Ethics & Engineering Economics 3 XXX
EG 270 Thermodynamics 3 XXX
CIS 210 C++ Programming 3 EEE 121 3
EEE 122 1
EE 220 Circuit Analysis 3 EEE 101 3
EE 227 Circuit Laboratory 1 EEE 104 1
EE 223 Network Analysis 3 EEE 103 4
EE 263 Digital Logic Design 3 EEE 223 3
EE 268 Digital Logic Design Lab 1 EEE 224 1
EE 264 Microprocessor Systems & Interfacing 3 EEE 423 3
Total Credit Hours Accepted by USA     Total Credit Hours Earned at UIU

 

 

 APPENDIX I – FIRST TWO YEAR COMPUTER ENGINEERING COURSE MAPPING OUTLINE

USA Course Number USA Course Name USA

Credit Hours

  UIU Mapping Course UIU Credit Hours Comments
EH 101 English Composition 1 3 XXX *
EH 102 English Composition 2 3 XXX
EH 235 Literature/ Gen Ed 3 XXX
ARS 101 Fine/ Per Arts / Gen Ed 3 XXX
CA 110 Public Speaking / Gen Ed 3 XXX
HY 101 History / Gen Ed 3 XXX
ECO 215 Economics / Gen Ed 3 ECO 213 3
PSY 120 Psychology / Gen Ed 3 PSY 2217 3
MA 125 Calculus I 4 MATH 003 3
MA 126 Calculus II 4 MATH 151 3
MA 227 Calculus III 4 MATH 201 3
MA 238 Differential  Equations 3 MATH 155 3
MA 267 Discrete Math Structures 3 CSI 219 3
MATH 153 3
MATH 157 3
MATH 203 3
CH 131 General Chemistry 3 CHEM 101 3
CH 131L General Chemistry Lab 1 CHEM 102** 1
PH 201 Calculus-Based Physics I 4 PHY 105** 3
PH 201L Calculus-Based Physics I Lab 0 PHY 106** 1
PH 202 Calculus-Based Physics II 4 XXX
PH 202L Calculus-Based Physics II Lab 0 XXX
EG 101 Intro to Engineering & Design 2 Substituted 2
EG 231 Ethics & Engineering Economics 3 XXX
CIS 210 C++ Programming 3           CSI 121 3
  CIS 211 Advanced C++ Programming 1           CSI 211 3
CSC 230 Advanced Data / File Structure 3           CSI 217 3
EE 220 Circuit Analysis 3 CSE 113 3
EE 227 Circuit Laboratory 1 EEE 104 1
EE 223 Network Analysis 3 EEE 103 4
EE 263 Digital Logic Design 3 CSE 225 3
EE 268 Digital Logic Design Lab 1 CSE 226 1
EE 264 Microprocessor Systems & Interfacing 3 CSE 425 3
Total Credit Hours Accepted by USA     Total Credit Hours Earned at UIU

* All XXX courses will be taken at USA, ** Subject to course content upgrade

 

 APPENDIX II – USA BSEE MAJOR COURSE OUTLINE FOR FINAL 2 YEARS*

 

1st Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 302 Computer Methods in ECE 1
EE 321 Signals and Systems 3
EE 322 Probability, Random Signals &Statistical Analysis 3
EE 331 Physical Electronics 3
EE 354 Electromagnetics I 3
EE 368 Microprocessor Systems & Interfacing Lab 1
EE 381 Electromechanical Energy Conversion 3
Subtotal ———– ———– 17***
 

2nd Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 328 Feedback Control Systems 3
EE 334 Analog and Digital Electronics 4
EE 337 Electronics Lab 1
EE 355 Electromagnetics II 2
EE 365 Digital Signal Processing 3
EE 372 Introduction to Communication 3
EE 385 Energy Conversion Lab 1
Subtotal ———– ———– 17***
 

3rd Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 401 Introduction to ECE Design (W) 1
** Two EE Technical Electives 6
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
Subtotal ———– ———– 7***
 

4th Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 401 ECE Design (W) 3
** Two EE Technical Electives 6
** One EE Senior Technical Elective Lab 1
Subtotal ———– ———– 10***
Total credit hours to be taken at USA 54*

W = Writing intensive courses, Credit Hours = US Semester Credit Hours

* This is a template based on an ideal scenario. Students may be required to take course work in addition to said courses listed above or different courses based on their academic plan developed during the admission process or upon arrival. Additionally the sequence (order) of these classes may be modified based on course availability, student schedule, and arrival of student.

** These course numbers are based on the elective courses taken and may be found in the USA Bulletin

http://www.southalabama.edu/bulletin/

***Per US Immigration regulations only one online course (3 credit hours) may be taken as part of the Undergraduate 12 hours and Graduate 9 hours full course load each term. Pre-approval is required.

 

 APPENDIX II – USA BSCpE MAJOR COURSE OUTLINE FOR FINAL 2 YEARS*

 

1st Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
CSC 311 Networking & Communications (Fall semester only) 3
EE 302 Computer Methods in ECE 1
EE 321 Signals and Systems 3
EE 331 Physical Electronics 3
EE 368 Microprocessor Systems & Interfacing Lab 1
Subtotal ———– ———– 11***
 

2nd Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
CSC 322 Operating Systems (Spring semester only) 3
EE 322 Probability, Random Signals &Statistical Analysis 3
EE 328 Feedback Control Systems 3
EE 334 Analog and Digital Electronics 4
EE 457 Embedded system Design 3
Subtotal ———– ———– 16***
 

3rd Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 401 Introduction to ECE Design (W) 1
EE 446 Embedded system Design Lab 1
** Three EE/ CSC Technical Electives 9
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
Subtotal ———– ———– 11***
 

4th Semester

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EE 404 ECE Design (W) 3
EE 454 Digital Computer Architecture 3
** Two EE Technical Electives 6
** One EE Senior Technical Elective Lab 1
Subtotal ———– ———– 13***
Total credit hours to be taken at USA 51*

W = Writing intensive courses, Credit Hours = US Semester Credit Hours

* This is a template based on an ideal scenario. Students may be required to take course work in addition to said courses listed above or different courses based on their academic plan developed during the admission process or upon arrival. Additionally the sequence (order) of these classes may be modified based on course availability, student schedule, and arrival of student.

** These course numbers are based on the elective courses taken and may be found in the USA Bulletin

http://www.southalabama.edu/bulletin/

***Per US Immigration regulations only one online course (3 credit hours) may be taken as part of the Undergraduate 12 hours and Graduate 9 hours full course load each term. Pre-approval is required.

 

For

University of South Alabama, USA

Signed/-

Dr. Tony Waldrop

President

 

For

United International University, Bangladesh

Signed/-

Professor Dr. M. Rezwan Khan

Vice Chancellor

 

Dr. John Steadman

Dean, College of Engineering

Professor Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman

Pro Vice Chancellor

Dr. Mohammad Alam

Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. James Connors

Office of Research and Economic Development

 

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