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Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

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The focus of the Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology degree program at the University of Houston Downtown is the application of computer technology and modern electronics to industrial process control and instrumentation systems. 

In addition, our students meet the demands and requirements of the broad job market of the control and instrumentation industry by gaining practical training in computer technology, electrical/electronic systems, and communication systems.

CIET Program Learning Outcomes

The program's student learning outcomes state that:

  • Graduates will have an appropriate mastery of the knowledge in electronics, computer technology, data communication, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Graduates will be able to apply mathematics as the tool and the concepts of chemistry, physics, and electricity for problem formulation and solutions.
  • Graduates will be competent in computer applications and be able to develop applications programs for modeling, simulation, instrumentation, and control of engineering systems.
  • Graduates will be able to solve open-ended technical problems and be proficient in the analysis, design, test, and implementation of instrumentation and control systems utilizing appropriate software and hardware tools and devices.
  • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate technical information and details verbally and in writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business and Technical Report Writing
  • Instruments and Transducers with Lab
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Process Modeling and Simulation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application (link works better in Chrome) online!
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee. The application and fee will be valid for a period of one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2859 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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