The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at Cal State LA is poised to provide a solid foundation in this vital field of Engineering by offering a well-rounded, up-to-date curriculum that provides an optimal balance between theory and practice and prepares you for the challenges of being the innovators and leaders of the field.

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Programs Offered

Cal State LA offers a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering program and MS in Electrical Engineering program. Coming soon, an ECE minor will be offered to extend skills in different ECE tracks based on your major disciplines. Please contact the department with general questions. Click the links to learn more!

Careers & Fields

As an Electrical and Computer Engineering student, you'll be on your way to a rewarding career in such areas as communications, computers, controls, power, biomedical engineering, and systems engineering.

Discover ECE @ ECST

Discover the Electrical and Computer Engineering areas of research, engaged learning, community, and faculty specializations. Contact the department for more information.


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The Electrical Engineering 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, FE and PE exam preparation, and student organizations. For advisement needs, please visit the department's  Advisement & Resources Page to schedule an appointment.

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ABET Accreditation

The program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunications(s), and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.


Cal State LA College of ECST  is the recipient of the Bronze-level Recognition for the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program. The engineering program in the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology is one of top five in the nation among public, master’s awarding institutions, excluding military academies. In a separate category, Cal State LA’s undergraduate computer science program is ranked among the top 20 in California.

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Department of ECE

Arlette Hattar, Department Coordinator
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 | E&T A-342
TEL: (323) 343-4470 | FAX: (323) 343-4547 | Email: [email protected]
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday