IUK | College of Engineering

Innovation . Ethics . Discipline

Driven by key values listed above, the college offers seven degree programs,
incorporating cutting edge coursework and hands-on experience to support various
sectors of national and regional economy.

College of Engineering at IUK strives to prepare graduates who may pay their due role as productive members of society. The college aims to ensure that its students master the scientific and theoretical principles underlying engineering disciplines. The college also strives to expose its students to the industrial and social structures that regulate applications of engineering principles.

  • Provide high-quality education to prepare highly qualified engineers, through modern curriculum inline with the requirements of local and regional market.

  • Provide an educational environment that stimulates creativity and innovation.

  • Expand and develop the horizons of scientific research, technology development and engineering applications to serve the commercial and industrial sectors in Kuwait and the region.

Dear students, faculty, and staff of the Faculty of Engineering at IUK University,

I am thrilled to welcome you to the start of a new academic year. Our faculty is committed to providing our students with a world-class education, and we are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, and excellence.

As we embark on this new journey together, I would like to remind everyone of the importance of hard work, dedication, and teamwork. We are all here to support one another, and we must work together to achieve our shared goals.

I am excited to see what this year will bring, and I look forward to working with each and every one of you. Let's make this a great year for the Faculty of Engineering at IUK University

Prof. Ahmed ElKholy


General Degree Requirements

The College of Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in several programs, where students must meet certain requirements for bachelor's degrees. To earn a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, students must complete 144 credits of courses, where 66 credit hours should be in the major.

The requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering are summarized as follows:

Students seeking a bachelor’s degree must complete the university core curriculum (General Education) requirements summarized below:
  • Compulsory Group Group (21 Credit Hours – All students)

  • Humanities, Arts, and Culture (6 Credit Hours)

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Area (6 Credit Hours)

  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences Knowledge Area (9 Credit Hours)

The College of Engineering requires several other requirements in general engineering principles, math, science, and computing. The courses of these requirements are common between all the majors of Engineering and are divided into two groups as follows:

Math and Science Group (24 Credit Hours)

Course code Course Title Credit Hours PRE-requisite CO-requisite
MATH 132 Calculus 2 3 MATH 131  
MATH 231 Linear Algebra 3   MATH 132
MATH 233 Calculus 3* 3 MATH 132  
MATH 331 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 MATH 233  
CHEM 131 General Chemistry I 4 PT ENGL 100
PHYS 101 Physics 1 4 PT/Math 110 ENGL 100
PHYS 102 Physics II 4 PHYS 101  
TOTAL 24    

General Engineering Principles (15 Credit Hours)

Course code Course Title Credit Hours PRE-requisite CO-requisite
ENGG 100 Introduction to Engineering: Programming perspective 3   MATH 131
ENGG 150 Engineering Graphics 3   ENGG 100
MATH 290 Engineering Statistics 3 MATH 131  
ENGG 301 Engineering Economy 3 MATH 290  
MATH 364 Numerical Analysis in Engineering 3 MATH 331  
TOTAL 15    

To receive a Bachelor of Science degree, students must complete the required Engineering curriculum of required and elective courses in each major.
  • Major Compulsory courses: 44 credits

  • Major/Engineering Elective courses: 12 credits

All Engineering students must complete the following courses.
  • Engineering Capstone (3 Credit Hours)

  • Engineering Internship (4 Credit Hours)