Bachelor in Applied Engineering and Technology

Eastern Illinois University

Program Description

Bachelor in Applied Engineering and Technology

Eastern Illinois University

Technology is a field of study designed to prepare technical and/or management oriented professionals for employment in business, industry, education, and government. Individuals interested in working with people, materials, and processes will find Applied Engineering and Technology provides an excellent foundation for a challenging career. An Applied Engineering and Technology major must be capable of succeeding in the areas of physical science and mathematics as well as in the technological and applied areas. Applied Engineering and Technology majors are typically highly self-motivated and find challenge in diverse academic areas.

The Applied Engineering and Technology program at Eastern Illinois University is one of four in Illinois and 103 programs in the United States accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering at the Baccalaureate level.

The Applied Engineering and Technology major at Eastern Illinois University has the following technical concentrations:

  • Alternative Energy and Sustainability
  • Integrated Computer
  • Construction
  • Digital Media Technologies
  • Manufacturing
  • General


Depending on Foreign Language and Math Placement, additional electives may be needed to meet 120 semester hours.

General Education selections must meet cultural diversity and electronic writing portfolio requirements.

+ Industrial processes course.

** Of the 120 semester hours required to complete the degree, at least 42 semester hours of courses from EIU must be included.
(Major GPA based on all Applied Engineering & Technology courses taken at EIU.)

Undergraduate Academic Requirements

- Grade Point Average(GPA): minimum 2.0 out of 4.0.

- Test of English Language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)*:

  • Paper-Based TOEFL: 500 points
  • Internet-Based TOEFL: 61 points
  • IELTS: 6.0 on the Academic Module
  • MELAB: 69
  • STEP EIKEN: Grade Pre-1

*English Proficiency Requirements can be waived under the following circumstances:

  • You have successfully completed 24 semester hours of academic credit from a U.S. college or university, or
  • You have completed Level 112 courses with a Certificate of Completion from an ELS Language Center in the U.S., or
  • You have successfully completed two consecutive years of courses in a country where English is the primary language and medium of instruction (with the past two years).
  • You have successfully completed two terms (one semester) of English for Academic Purposes 2 (Level 6) at the Center of English as a Second Language (CESL) at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale.
  • You have successfully completed the Proficiency Level, Certificate of Achievement from Kaplan International Colleges.
  • You have successfully completed Level 9 at one of The Language Company centers in the United States. [effective Fall 2013 cycle]
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 15, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Full time
USA - Charleston, Illinois
Start date: Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Sept. 2018
USA - Charleston, Illinois
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Price $356 per hour ($285 with scholarship)