Electronics & Controls

Program Snapshot

Gain Technical Expertise For Life

An overlooked factor behind most of the world’s major projects and industries is the ability to time and control how technology is applied in a dynamic setting. At CBU, you can study a technologically advanced approach to electronics and controls.

Electronics and controls at CBU focuses on electrical engineering, analog and digital design, microelectronics and industrial systems.

Instrumentation, electronics and controls courses combine theoretical principles with hands-on experience and technical expertise related to electronics, instrumentation and microprocessor control. Aspects unique to electrical technology are emphasized, including topics such as analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation, control and microelectronics.

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology degrees do not directly lead to a professional engineering designation.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Electronics and instrumentation.
  • Exposure to industrial applications, drawings and standards.
  • Programming using assembly, MATLAB, VHLD, and PLC languages.
  • Methods of design.
  • Electrical troubleshooting.

Why study at CBU?

At CBU, we are proud to offer the only BET in electrical instrumentation and controls in Canada.

Using the skills you gain studying electronics and controls, you’ll open doors to a career in almost any industry. You’ll also enjoy learning with students from more than 40 countries, finding interesting perspectives and ideas you wouldn’t have found anywhere else on earth.

Sample Courses

  • ELEC2364/2365: Process Controls I & II
  • ELEC3161: Embedded Operating Systems
  • ELEC3164: Microelectronics Design Tool
  • ELE3167: Medical Instrumentation

Possible Career Paths

  • Instrumentation technologist
  • Electrical designer
  • Plant/operations manager
  • Electrical/industrial equipment sales and support
  • Degree allows entry in Master’s programs

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