B.Sc. On Campus Online

Electrical Engineering Technology

Southern Illinois University

48 months
19274 USD/year
7710 USD/year
7710 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The well–rounded bachelor of science Electrical Engineering Technology degree at Southern Illinois University will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a wide variety of career options. You will receive training in the high-demand technical fields of computer systems, microelectronics, communications systems and electric power distribution. 


Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology degree at Southern Illinois University excel in careers that emphasize testing and troubleshooting, gathering and analyzing data, and systems design and prototyping.  They are adept at using existing technologies to produce solutions to engineering challenges using a unique blend of theoretical and practical skills to design, construct, test, and prototype systems.  EET graduates are productive in the workplace and contribute to a firm’s success in a variety of ways.

The classes and laboratories for our electrical engineering technology specialization are broad-based. You will devote about one-third of your time to the University Core Curriculum (classes all students take), another third to required electrical engineering technology courses and the rest of your time to technical electives that will help you meet your specific career objectives.

Our well-equipped laboratories are specially designed for practical training in electronic communications, control and data acquisition, microprocessor applications and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).

Program Educational Objectives

After graduation, our students will be able to:

  • Have sufficient technical knowledge and practical skills to obtain and advance in a broad range of technical positions that require electrical engineering technology functions or be accepted into a graduate program.
  • Act ethically in a business environment and exhibit technical and social professionalism.
  • Use the necessary mathematics, science and engineering theory to solve electrical/electronic problems at both an abstract and practical level.
  • Develop technical competency in the integrated design, testing and troubleshooting of electrical/electronic systems.
  • Communicate ideas, designs and results effectively in a business environment using all forms of technical expression such as written text, computerized display, graphs, engineering drawings and oral presentation.
  • Work effectively in teams and small groups to solve technical problems and deliver desired results on time.
  • Conduct all laboratory work and testing efficiently, properly and safely using a wide variety of instruments, devices and software.
  • Develop a desire for continuous learning, professional development and research using internet-based online content and traditional methods.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Process Laboratory
  • Digital System Fundamentals
  • Circuit Theory and Applications
  • AC/DC Circuit Theory and Application
  • AC Network Theory and Application
  • Automated Instrumentation and Data Acquisition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9637 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.

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.


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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