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Electronic Systems Technologies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #921 (BCR) Carbondale, IL, United States| Online
The Bachelor of Science in Electronic Systems Technologies program at Southern Illinois University provides advanced technical and managerial coursework for students pursuing careers in the electronics industry.
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Overview

Key Features

The Electronic Systems Technologies program at Southern Illinois University allows students the flexibility to choose a curriculum that will complement their career goals with their educational and work experience. Graduates with an EST degree possess the skills required of the technologist entering areas such as biomedical equipment technology, communications and networking technology, and automation and control technology.

The Electronics Management Specialization (ELM) within the EST degree is well suited for technicians or technologists with coursework and work experience seeking advancement or placement in managerial roles in the electronics industry.

The Electronic Systems Technologies program has a number of “Program Articulation Agreements” with electronics-related community college degree programs in order to facilitate the transfer of community college students to SIU. These agreements take full advantage of the Capstone Option for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Electronic Systems Technologies. Please check with your guidance counselor at the community college on the status of these articulation agreements.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electronics
  • DC-AC Circuit Analysis
  • Electronic Circuits Theory
  • Optical Electronics
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Technical Drawing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    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

Choose from our more than 200 undergraduate programs (Majors) in eight different colleges. Determine if you meet our minimum requirements to a Bachelor's (undergraduate) program for:

  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1416 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1416 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carbondale

  • 1100 - 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

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