BS in Electrical Engineering

Shorelight - University of South Carolina, United States

bs-in-electrical-engineering

Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 36,414

Course Accredited By

SACSCOC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Fundamentally, electricity carries either energy or information. So whether you want to develop new medical electronics, the next generation of smart tablet, a renewable smart power grid, mobile wireless networks or advanced nanotechnologies, the electrical engineering field is the right fit for you.
  • As a student in electrical engineering, you will learn to apply principles from math, physics, and computing to design next-generation electronic products that will transform the world. Your coursework will provide opportunities to learn how electronic devices work and how to combine hardware and software to produce smart systems having unprecedented capabilities. Every semester, you will participate in hands-on practicums that build practical applications on top of theoretical foundations. Your studies will culminate in a capstone design experience, where you will work with real engineers to produce a real system that solves a real societal need.
  • Along the way, you will often take small classes with dedicated faculty members, and you will feel like you are in a small college within a large research university. If you are a particularly ambitious student, you will be encouraged to participate in a serious research projects, perhaps leading to your first published work.
  • As an electrical engineering major, you may choose to concentrate in an area such as microelectronics, systems and controls, communication networks or electric energy systems. The curriculum is sufficiently flexible to accommodate a very broad spectrum of career plans.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • September 2022
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate Bus null B/9
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements

Certificate 

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

Uganda

  • Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate Bus null B3
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements

Certificate IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Bus null C/3
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements

Certificate IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate Bus null GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE

English Requirements

Certificate IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements

Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • Five (5) college preparatory subjects passed. Students must meet the minimum age requirement of the university. Internal HS transcripts are not required. Proof of graduation is the IGCSE and/or GCE certificates. A Double Awards is awarded two units, so it would count as two subjects.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D or 4
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D or 4
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C or 5
  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed; Students must also show transcripts demonstrating a minimum of eleven years of education and meet the minimum age requirement of the program
  • Undergraduate Bus null B

English Requirements

Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 (No section below 5.0)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0 (no section below 4.5)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no section below 14)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 (no section below 12)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • ID (2 Terms) 77

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 75
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 65
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 65
  • ID (2 Terms) 115

The following courses fulfill some of the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a major in electrical engineering:

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Science
  • Introductory Electrical Engineering Laboratory
  • Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Real Time Systems Laboratory
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Control Systems
  • Computer Modeling of Electrical Systems
  • Electromagnetics I
  • Electronics
  • Introduction to Microelectronics
  • Capstone Design Project I and II
  • Typical cost for two semesters $53,882 
  • Tuition $36,414
  • Housing $11,818 
  • Dining $3,650 
  • Other $2,000

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