Engineering Technology is the profession in which knowledge of the applied mathematical and natural sciences gained by higher education, experience, and practice is devoted to the application of engineering principles and the implementation of technological advances for the benefit of humanity. Engineering Technology education for the professional focuses primarily on analyzing, applying, implementing and improving existing technologies and is aimed at preparing graduates for the practice of engineering closest to the product improvement, manufacturing, and engineering operational functions.
Students graduating from Daytona State College’s Engineering Technology program will be prepared to effectively work as part of an engineering team. Specifically, graduates will be able to translate theoretical designs into actual products in professions such as: systems engineer, process analyst, technical sales engineer, network supervisor, project engineer, calibration engineer, or programmer. Earning your Daytona State College bachelor’s degree will give you the skills to begin your career in one of these exciting areas!
This program can be completed fully online.
- Daytona State offers the B.S. in Engineering Technology as a standalone program or with a concentration:
- B.S. in Engineering Technology
- B.S. in Engineering Technology - Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration
- Important Dates
- Applications are accepted year-round.
- This degree is accredited by ABET
Applicants for the B.S. in Engineering Technology program must have earned an Associate of Science (AS), an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), or an Associate of Arts (AA) degree with an overall grade point average of 2.5. Students with a grade point average of between 2.0 and 2.49 may be admitted conditionally. Those with AA degrees who have completed all core general education courses will be required to complete a total of 18 credits in appropriate technical prerequisite courses. AS/AAS graduates must complete additional core general education courses.
- Applicants who have not earned an associate degree may be admitted to the B.S. in Engineering Technology program if they have earned at least 60 BSET transferrable credits with a grade of “C” or better in all core general education courses. Applicants in this category must otherwise meet all other requirements for admission which will be granted by approval of the Chair. In addition, students must have completed all Developmental coursework prior to being accepted to the BS Engineering Technology program.
Complete an Application for Admission online. Continuing Daytona State students are still required to submit a new application for the BSET program in order to change levels.
Submit final, official high school or GED® transcript including a graduation date. Students who graduated from a home school program are required to submit a home school affidavit. Submit final, official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended. An official transcript is one that arrives in a sealed envelope. Have all official transcripts sent directly to: Daytona State College Admissions Office, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.
If you graduated high school or have attended college in another country, please download the information sheet, Evaluating Credentials from Outside the U.S., and follow the instructions. Contact Admissions for more information about your transcript requirements. Please DO NOT submit your original documents to the College.
All documents to establish Florida residency for tuition purposes must be submitted to the Admissions Office prior to the first day of classes for the semester for which residency is sought.
Get Financial Aid!
Apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Financial aid is available to students enrolled in an eligible program to assist in meeting educational expenses. Applicants should complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov to determine eligibility. Daytona State’s school code is 001475. Processing time is 4-6 weeks. More information is available from the Office of Financial Aid Services.
Daytona State College scholarships are also available. Apply online.
Contact Academic Advising at any campus. The Advisor will assist you with choosing your first classes, requirements for program completion, and graduation plans. Take copies of your college / university transcripts. More information is available from the Academic Advising office. We also recommend that you visit Career Services.
If you are a new or readmitting Daytona State student, complete the online orientation. It will introduce you to some important information about the College and familiarize you with many important services available to you as a student. You can access the orientation by logging in to the student portal at MYDAYTONASTATE. You can obtain your student ID number and Falconmail address on this page. You will use this information to access the student portal on the Daytona State website.
Your username is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your password is: Dsc (Capital D, lowercase s, lowercase c) + Your birthdate in MMDDYY format + the last five digits of your social security number
Example: Birthdate of January 1, 1990 with a social of 123-45-6789 the password would be Dsc01019056789
We STRONGLY encourage you to change your password upon first successful login to the environment.
Please change the password once you are logged in. If you have forgotten your login information and/or password they can be retrieved and/or reset using the portlets on the login page. Once you are logged in, choose FalconNet and then choose Orientation from the left column.
Sign up for your classes online via your FalconNet Online Services or in person at any campus Falcon Center. You can check course availability online. More information is available from the Registration Office.
Get a Receipt!
Pay for your classes either online via your FalconNet Online Services or in person at the Office of Student Accounts at any campus. The Office of Student Accounts offers a number of payment options to assist you to make payments while your financial aid is being processed or if you will not be using financial aid.
REMEMBER – you are not officially registered until you have paid in full.
Get an ID Card, Parking Decal and Books!
Get your student ID card and parking decal at the Question and Answer Center on the Daytona Beach Campus or the Falcon Center on any regional campus. You can also get your books in person or online.
Common Student Questions
How are the classes structured, so that it will translate to the work force?
The BSET program is built around key skills necessary for employment in the tech industry. Electronics, PLC's, Quality, Mechanics, and Materials make up this core. Students then choose to specialize in areas like manufacturing or construction to prepare them for the workforce.
Is the Program Flexible enough for someone working full-time?
The program is designed for the working professional. Online classes provide students the flexibility to work around their schedules.
What sets Daytona States engineering program apart from other?
We are a recognized leader in quality online education, and have a full faculty of nationally recognized professors teaching the classes.