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BS in Electrical Engineering - Communication & Signal Processing

Shorelight - University of Central Florida, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

April 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Students in the Electrical Engineering major are expected to make consistent good progress toward their degrees to remain enrolled in, or eligible for, any major in the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS) or the College of Optics and Photonics (COP).

Comprehensive Track

  • In this track, you’ll explore fundamental electrical engineering concepts. Cover key areas in the discipline such as communications and signal processing, controls, power and energy systems, electromagnetics, microelectronics, electronics, embedded systems and software, etc. Technical electives also provide more depth in one or more areas of electrical engineering.

Enrollment Cycles

  • April 2023
  • July 2023
  • November 2023

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

Plan of Study

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

  • EGS 1006C - Introduction to the Engineering Profession Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • MAC 2311C - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • GEP Historical Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • 1 Preferred
  • SPC 1603C - Fundamentals of Technical Presentations Credit Hours: 3 1 hrs
  • SPC 1608 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (4 Credit Hours)

  • CHS 1440 - Principles of Chemistry Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • CHM 2045C - Chemistry Fundamentals I Credit Hours: 4 hrs

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • EGN 1007C - Engineering Concepts and Methods Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • MAC 2312 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • PHY 2048C - General Physics Using Calculus I Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • ECO 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ECO 2023 - Principles of Microeconomics Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Fall (14 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • PHY 2049C - General Physics Using Calculus II Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • MAC 2313 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EGN 3211 - Engineering Analysis and Computation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • PHY 3101 - General Physics Using Calculus III Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 3004C - Linear Circuits I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAP 2302 - Ordinary Differential Equations I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEE 3342C - Digital Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Cultural Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Sophomore Year - Summer (9 Credit Hours) hrs

  • EEL 3123C - Linear Circuits II Credit Hours: 
  • STA 3032 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Social Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Fall (17 Credit Hours)

  • EEL 3801C - Computer Organization Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • GEP Science Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 3552C - Signal Analysis and Analog Communication Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • Junior Level Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Junior Level Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Junior Year - Spring (17 Credit Hours)

  • EEE 3307C - Electronics I Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EEL 4750 - Digital Signal Processing Fundamentals Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 4742C - Embedded Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 3926L - Junior Design Credit Hours: 1 hrs
  • EEL 3021 - Introduction to Applied Randomness for Engineers Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • GEP Historical Foundation Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

  • EEL 4515C - Fundamentals of Digital Communication Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • EEL 4914 - Senior Design I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Senior Level Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Senior Level Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Senior Year - Spring (13 Credit Hours)

  • EEL 4915L - Senior Design II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Technical Elective Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000 
  • Tuition $17,000 
  • Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $4,000
  •  Other $2,000

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