Bachelor Degree in Telecommunications Engineering

Starz College of Science and Technology

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The College Program

The National Commission on Higher Education has accredited Starz as a tertiary level institution and licensed to offer Undergraduate programs in Liberia. The College currently offers four unique major study areas, namely; a Bachelor of Information Technology with an emphasis in Networks & System Administration, Bachelor of Engineering with an emphasis in Telecommunications, a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, and a Bachelor of Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast & Media Studies, respectively. These disciplines comprise of a full Eight academic semesters programs.

Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Engineering – Telecommunications (BEng)

  • Candidate must be at least a high school graduate or above
  • Candidate must hold a valid WAEC certificate or result
  • Candidate must have interest in IT
  • College will authenticate the accuracy of the data provided
  • Candidate must register and successfully complete Starz Entrance and Placement examination
  • Candidate must be enrolled or has graduated from an institute of higher learning to obtain a direct transfer into the program. (No Entrance and Placement Exam needed for transfer category)

Application procedure for freshman students

  1. Register for entrance and placement examination and pick up an Application package
  2. Fill application form and submit with the following requirements:
  • One passport size picture
  • Package application in manila and hanging folders and submit before exam date
  • After exam’s result is released, candidates are required to submit the following documents: High School Diploma, Transcript, WAEC certificate, two letters of recommendation, Auto-biography (hand written), and Health Certificate from a hospital

Transfer Procedure & Requirements for current university students and graduates

Please submit the following items and documents to be considered for enrollment:

  • Provide original transcript from current university or university attended
  • One passport size picture
  • Submit all documents in a long manila and hanging folders
  • Two letters of recommendation. One from the high school, college or vocational training institution you last attended and the other from a guardian or relation.
  • Short essay: Maximum words count: 350-500 words auto-biography
  • Return application portfolio to: Admissions Office, Starz Campus, Airfield Sinkor, (Opposite Shark’s Business Center), P.O.Box 1040, Monrovia, Liberia

Financial Information and Semester Timeline

Please refer to the Admissions Office for financial information on the following:

  • Entrance Registration
  • Transfer fees
  • Credit hours charge
  • ID Card
  • ICT Resources Fee
  • Telecommunication program material fee
  • Catalogue
  • Registration fee per semester
  • e-Library
  • T-Shirt

How to Earn a Degree (Degree Type: Bachelor of Engineering, concentration in Telecommunications)

  • Complete 152 credits in total to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering (BEng)
  • Complete 76 credits in total to earn an Associate’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering (AEng)
  • Complete one International Certification Exam before graduation

Additional benefits

  • Earn certifications such as, A+, N+ & MCSE during study
  • Enjoy advisory and free training with our Career Development Center
  • Register for all Certification Exams with Prometric Testing Center at Starz
  • Enjoy free on-campus health clinic for students
  • Enjoy free on-campus e-Library for student research purposes
  • Work with GSM companies as intern before graduation

 

Course study guide for Telecommunications Engineering program


Year 1

First Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 17
ENGL 101Freshman English I3
MATH 107Pre-Calculus4
FREN 101French Grammar I 3
INFO 101Computer Introduction3
FOA 100Freshman Orientation1
Phys 101Applied Physics3
Second Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 19
ENGL 102Freshman English II3
MATH 109Calculus l4
FREN 102French Grammar I3
TENG 102Electronics I3
BEN 201Ethics/Morals & Customer relation3
TENG 101Instruments and Measurements3

 Year 2

First Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 20
ENGL 201Sophomore English I3
MATH 110Calculus lI4
TENG 107Computer Aided Design3
TENG 103Electronics II3
TENG 200Circuit3
INFO 201Computer Concept Hardware4
Second Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 19
ENGL 202Sophomore English II3
NET 207Introduction to Networking3
MAT 202Differential Equation and Reliability4
ENGR 286Introduction to Database3
TENG 203Field Theory3
TENG 201Digital Electronics3

Year 3

First Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 18
TENG 317Computer Architecture3
TENG 204Introduction to Microprocessor3
TENG 310Satellite & Mobile Communication3
INFO 307Communication Systems3
TENG 316Radio and Television3
RSR 300Research Method3
Second Semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 20
MAT 304Probability and Stat for Engineers4
INFO 309Java Programming4
TENG 307Wireless Communication3
TENG 309Introduction to Data Communication3
TENG 325Power Electronics3
TENG 311Control Engineering3

Year 4

First semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 20
TENG 426Optoelectronics3
MAT 401Advanced Diff Equation4
TENG 436Uwave Eng & Ant & Propagation3
INFO 411Computer Networks (MCITP)4
TENG 438Optical Communication Net3
INFO 483Technical Report Writing3
TENG 427Optical Communication Lab0
Second semester
Course No.Course TitleCredit Hours
Total credits 19
TENG 410Engineering Project4
MGMT 311Principles of Management3
TENG 411Engineering Management3
TENG 415Switching Engineering in Comm3
TENG 417Industry Experience0
MIS 478Management Information System3
TENG 439Engineering Project Management3