program combines theoretical principles with the hands-on experience
and technical courses related to electronics, instrumentation, and
computer control industry. Aspects unique to electrical engineering,
analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation/control, microelectronics,
and wireless systems are emphasized. The program is available in
a 4-year co-op, 3-year fast-track, 1-year post-diploma/degree, and
1-year joint-program format.
to start their careers early may choose to Graduate with the Electrical
Engineering Technology (Instrumentation and Controls) Diploma after
successfully completing terms One to Five.
completing the program to the Diploma Level or beyond may apply
for National Certification as a Certified Engineering Technologist
through TechNOVA formerly known as the Society for Certified Engineering
Technicians and Technologists of Nova Scotia
Graduates: five Grade 12 advanced or academic courses including
English and Mathematics, and two other sciences (Physics is recommended);
with an overall average of at least 60%.
Graduates: appropriately accredited community college diploma at
the technologist level, or university science degree, in electrical/electronics
and closely related programs only. CBU has an agreement with many
colleges which specifies the matching programs and, in some cases,
matching courses that allow transfer credits.
diploma/degree: Admissions and course selection will be done on
an individual basis in consultation with an academic advisor from
the Engineering Department. Also, CBU has an agreement with some
colleges for special joint programs which allows the student to
enter the degree program before the diploma requirements are met.