Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers a pre-eminent computer science program that prepares students from diverse backgrounds for productive careers by providing a student-centered, practically-focused quality learning experience.

CS Programs


Complete your ABET Accredited Undergraduate Degree


Save a year on your education and earn a BS and MS degree simultaneously


Explore advanced classwork and research opportunities

Minor in Computer Science

A minor in computer science is a worthwhile addition to complement your studies, no matter your major. The Minor in Computer Science at Cal State LA is designed to provide basic proficiency in computer science for students majoring in other fields.


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The Computer Science department provides advising directly to upper-division undergraduate and graduate students and maintains a collection of resources for students such as job and internship opportunities, student organizations, and student-exclusive discounts.


Students who complete the degree will be well-qualified for challenging jobs in a field with unprecedented demand exists for those trained in computer software skills.

Cal State LA College of ECST has been awarded the Bronze award by the ASEE Diversity Recognition. Our program is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Department Relations

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Partner With Us

Sponsor a Capstone Senior Design Project and build your relationship with the College of ECST

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Recruit Student

Submit a job posting for CS students or learn about recruiting options and opportunities

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Shape the Future

The Industry Advisory Board (IAB) helps us assess and shape the future direction of the department.

Department of Computer Science

Valentina Ovasapyan, CS Department Coordinator
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA | E&T A-322
TEL: (323) 343-6690 | FAX: (323) 343-6672 |