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Electrical Engineering Technology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sault Sainte Marie, MI, United States
The Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) program offered by Lake Superior State University integrates knowledge from areas of study such as science, math, computers, electrical engineering, management and economics in order to prepare you for an engineering technology career with the potential for growth into management.

Overview

The Electrical Engineering Technology program offered at Lake Superior State University includes topics such as C programming, robotics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), digital system design, embedded microprocessor systems, and circuit board layout and population. Most technical classes in the curriculum include a laboratory along with the lecture.

Students pursuing the BS degree in EET have the option to minor in Robotics Technology. LSSU is one of a few universities in the U.S. to offer an extensive Robotics Technology minor as part of the BS degree in EET and is home to one of the best robotics educational facilities in North America. The minor in Robotics Technology will be indicated on your transcripts.

Some of the program highlights are:

  • The program provides an excellent mix of theory and practical laboratory experiences, preparing you to solve real-world problems.
  • Engineering courses begin in the freshman year.
  • Technical electives may be selected to obtain a minor in Robotics Technology.
  • Less mathematics than the Electrical Engineering program.

Cooperative Education: Opportunities are available as part of this program for students who are academically qualified. A certificate that documents this practical training is available.

Additional Degree Information

  • Option in: General
  • Minor: Robotics Technology

Accreditation

Lake Superior State University has remained accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1968. This regional accrediting body was established in 1895 and currently oversees more than 1000 higher education institutions from 19 states.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Admission for new freshmen and transfer students will typically close by the Friday before classes begin.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Applied Chemistry Lab
  • Digital Fundamentals (C or better required)
  • Microcontroller Fundamentals
  • Digital Design
  • Microcontroller Systems
  • Applied Electricity (C or better required)
  • Applied Electronics (C or better required)
  • Electronic Manufacturing Processes
  • Solid Modeling
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Linear Algebra & Numerical Methods for Engineers
  • Calculus Applications for Technology
  • C Programming
  • Advanced Quality Engineering
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Robotics Technology
  • Robotics Technology Lab
  • College Algebra (C or better required)
  • Calculus for Business and Life Science
  • College Trigonometry
  • Principles of Statistical Methods
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Elements of Physics I (C or better required)
  • Elements of Physics II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.4
Recommended score: 2.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.4 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 2.4 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Requirements:

  • Submission of Online Application
  • Submission of official transcripts.
  • Submission test scores.  (Test scores are not required for students who have been out of high school for two years or more or for students with 19 credits or more of transfer credit completed after high school.)
  • Submit test scores.  (Test scores are not required for students who have been out of high school for two years or more or for students with 19 credits or more of transfer credit completed after high school.)
  • Minimum admissions criteria is a 2.4 high school GPA and SAT score of 980 or ACT score of 19 or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sault Sainte Marie

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

More than 90% of full-time students receive aid.

Scholarships ranging from $500 to $8,000 are available to high school graduates and Michigan community college graduates. Students must be admitted to LSSU by March 1 for consideration.

LSSU participates in most federal and state financial aid programs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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