Jun 13, 2024  
University Catalog 2024-2025 
University Catalog 2024-2025

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

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Administration Offices

Office of the Dean

Location: Engineering and Technology Building (E&T), Office A236
Phone: (323) 343-4500
Fax: (323) 343-4555
College WebsiteCollege of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
College Office E-mail: ecst@calstatela.edu

Associate Dean’s Office

Location: Engineering and Technology Building (E&T), Office A236
Phone: (323) 343-4510

ECST Advising Center

Location: Engineering and Technology Building (E&T), Room A125
Phone: (323) 343-4574
ECST Advising Center Website: ECST Advising Center


Dean: Nancy Warter-Perez
Associate Dean: Mark Tufenkjian
Resource Manager: Chris Lam
Director of Student Success: Frances Hidalgo
Director of Acceleration Initiatives and Student Engagement: Daniel Galvàn


Graduates of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) contribute in many ways to the technological progress, personal welfare, and business success of the world. Graduates working in these fields are responsible for many of the advances in our modern civilization. Through their specialties, engineers, computer scientists, and technologists design, plan, and supervise the construction of buildings, highways, rapid transit systems, airports, and water systems, and develop information technology hardware and software, electrical equipment, communications, controls, and power distribution systems. Our graduates manage fire protection agencies, airports, airlines, and aviation services, and work as teachers.

The motto for ECST is Commit to Excellence, Engage in Community. ECST students have many opportunities to engage with their peers in competition teams and service activities, as well as research opportunities in faculty laboratories. Students have access to hands-on learning in our ECST Makerspace, opportunities to develop leadership experience and learn professional skills in our student organizations, and guidance in finding internships and post-graduation employment.

Please see our website for an up-to-date look at what’s happening at ECST!

Programs and Accreditation

There are five departments. The College and the Departments together offer 6 graduate, 7 undergraduate, and 4 blended degree programs; 5 minors; 3 undergraduate, and 1 postbaccalaureate certificate programs.