College of Technology

Robotics and Communication Systems Engineering Technology

Program Description

Electronic systems technicians conduct research, make repairs, and work with other professionals in software development, semiconductor testing, lasers and optics, national defense, and telecommunications.

ABET Accreditation

Program Overview

  • Program accepts students in August and January
  • Typical classroom hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Program admits 40 students each year
  • Program accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC), http://www.abet.org

Degree Options

  • Laser/Electro-Optics Technology Technical Certificate (1.5 years)
  • Robotics and Communication Systems EngineeringAdvanced Technical Certificate (3 years)
  • Robotics and Communication Systems Engineering Associate of Applied Science (3 years)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (4+ years)

Career Opportunities

  • Telecommunications
  • Robotics control
  • Laser optics
  • Semiconductor testing
  • National defense
  • Printed circuit board design
  • Video engineering
  • Avionics/unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

Cost of Attendance

Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at http://www.isu.edu/stuhlth/insurance/.

Paying for College

You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.