Application and Process

To Apply:

ELET Application                       UNCC Application

Both applications must be completed
  • You must meet the general requirements for admission to the University
  • Applicants to the ELET program must hold the Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) in an appropriate field of study.
  • Submit a program specific application indicating for the online Electrical Engineering Technology program

A maximum of 64 credits can be awarded for an AAS degree upon receipt of the final transcript. ​View the academic plan of study and program prerequisites. Please be aware that if you have not been enrolled for 12 consecutive months after the semester last attended at UNC Charlotte, you will need to apply for readmission to the University.  Please see the Undergraduate Student Readmission Information page for additional information.

IMPORTANT!  When applying to the University, You must select the Distance Education Option when selecting your major. It is indicated by “Electrical Engineering Tech - First Summer Only DE” notation after the major. 

Requirements for Newly Admitted Students

  • You will receive an email that contains orientation details.
  • The Distance Education Orientation is completely online and must be completed before classes start.  
  • Distance Education students are not subject to immunization requirements and do not need to attend the on-campus orientation called “SOAR”.
  • You must take and pass MATH 1121 when it is offered in the first summer term. Failure to pass MATH 1121 will prohibit progression in the program.

Bridge Course

Upon admission, you are enrolled in an online Bridge course offered through Moodle.  The Bridge Course is a no-charge, no-credit course intended to provide you with a refresher and skills summary of topics and concepts important in the ELET classes and labs.  Important Circuit Analysis and Digital Fundamentals topics will be provided for review with examples.  This course is self-paced so please stay focused and committed to completing it. The course must be completed before the first day of class in fall.


Note: The Undergraduate Admissions Office will waive the high school transcript requirement for Distance Education applicants IF the applicant has already earned a two-year or four-year degree at a regionally accredited institution.