BET: Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls

This degree program combines theoretical principles with hands-on experience and technical expertise related to electronics, instrumentation, and microprocessor control. Aspects unique to electrical technology, analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation, control and microelectronics are emphasized. The program is available in three distinct formats:

  1. The BET Degree in Electronics & Controls: (90 credits; 3 Years)
  2. The BET Degree in Electronics & Controls with the *Diploma: (102 credits; 3 Years)
  3. The BET (Advanced Electronics) Degree with *Diploma: (120 credits; 4 Years)

*Students wishing to start their careers early may choose to Graduate with the Electrical Engineering Technology (Instrumentation and Controls) Diploma after successfully completing Year 2.

*Students successfully completing the program to the Diploma Level or beyond may apply for National Certification as a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) through TechNOVA (formerly known as the Society for Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Nova Scotia).

Admission Requirements:

High School 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 65%.

Diploma/Degree Graduates: Applicants with appropriately accredited community college diplomas, a university science degree in electrical disciplines or in closely related programs may be considered for admission. As well, CBU has articulation agreements with many colleges across Canada which provides for immediate advanced standing in the BET (E&C) programs for graduates of eligible technology diplomas from these institutions.  

Partially completed diploma/degree: Admission considerations and transfer credit assessments are available on an individual basis in consultation with the CBU Registrar’s Office. Feel free to inquire about the possibilities for advancing your career.