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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Department Chair: Mehrdad Aliasgari 

Department Office: Engineering & Computer Sciences (ECS) 552

Telephone: (562) 985‑4285

Website: http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/coe/cecs

Faculty: Mehrdad Aliasgari, Shadnaz Asgari, Michael Chelian, Todd Ebert, Bo Fu, Darin Goldstein, Min He, Michael Hoffman, Tom Johnson, Shui Lam, Alvaro Monge, Ju Cheol Moon, Frank Murgolo, Phuong Nguyen, Ratana Ngo, Oscar Morales Ponce, Hossein Sayadi, Jelena Trajkovic, Xiaolong Wu, Wenlu Zhang

Undergraduate Advisors: Computer Science major: Oscar Morales Ponce (A-L) and Wenlu Zhang(M-Z); Computer Engineering major and Web Technologies minor; Michael Chelian; Cybersecurity Applications minor: Wenlu Zhang; Computer Science minor: Oscar Morales Ponce

Graduate Advisor: Bo Fu

General Education Advising: Academic Advising - Horn Center

Administrative Support Coordinator: Robin Ikemi

Administrative Support Assistant: Karyl Anthony

Students desiring detailed information should contact the department for referral to one of the faculty advisors.

Career Possibilities

Computer Engineer • Software Engineer • Systems Analyst • Mobile Application Programmer • Web Application Developer • Artificial Intelligence Developer • Applications Programmer • Computer Network Architect • Network Administrator • Systems Administrator • Computer Service Representative • Database Administrator • Computer Security Analyst • Game Programmer • Robotics Designer • System on Chip Designer • Embedded Systems Programmer • Data Analyst (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)

ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Advisory Board

The Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science is supported by an Advisory Board composed of engineers, computer scientists, and business executives in the Southern California area. This liaison helps the department keep its curricula responsive to the needs of the community.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

The degree in Computer Engineering focuses on computer hardware (design, construction, and operation of computer systems). The Computer Science degree places more emphasis on computer software (and algorithms). The high school student planning to enter either program is advised to pursue a strong program in science and mathematics.

Students will receive a comprehensive education in computer engineering and/or computer science, as well as the sciences and humanities, and will be able to communicate effectively. They will be able to design systems, components or processes that meet performance, cost, time, safety, and quality requirements. They will understand professional responsibilities and will be able to analyze the social and ethical implications of their work.


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