B.Sc. On Campus

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tennessee State University

48 months
20574 USD/year
20574 USD/year
7854 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The program in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee State University systematically builds upon the knowledge acquired in basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences to provide the students a broad base in various areas of electrical engineering. 


The mission of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee State University, commensurate with the mission of the University and the College of Engineering, is to provide quality Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Systems Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering education, pursue basic and applied research (inquiry) in selected and focused critical areas, and to engage in service to its constituents.

The department also offers a concentration in computer engineering under the B.S.E.E. degree. 

Student Outcomes

The outcomes of the program require that the graduating student demonstrate the following:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

Programme Structure

  • The program offers courses in electrical circuits, linear systems, computer programming, electromagnetic theory, control systems, energy conversion, power systems, electromagnetic theory, communication systems, digital logic design, software engineering, computer structures and microprocessors. 
  • The students may further specialize in one among the areas of control systems, communication systems, power systems, or computer engineering through a choice of technical electives.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions Application and $25 application fee. (Check or Money Order)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL/IELTS is waived with "C" or better in college-level English Comp I)
  • Notarized Affidavit of support and financial statement.  These documents must not be older than six (6) months prior to desired semester of enrollment
  • Official transcripts from colleges/universities attended in the United States
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agancy, at the student's expense. 
  • Proof of required immunizations 
  • Copy of passport
  • Take the ACT/SAT test if under the age of 21
  • Please do not submit emailed documents to the Admissions Office

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10287 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3927 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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