“We are the only campus in the entire CSU system that is in the list,” said S.K. Ramesh, dean of CSUN’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. “This is very telling about our program and the quality of students we are attracting and helping to thrive.”
The Directory of Engineering Cooperative Education and Intern Programs is a part of the Cooperative and Experiential Education Division, CEED and the American Society of Engineering Education. These societies are dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of cooperative and experiential education and leadership in engineering and engineering technology. CEED works to develop high standards and maintain integrity of cooperative and experiential education in the academic and industrial world.
“We have an honors co-op program that is included in a nationwide directory, thus advancing the profile of our institution at the national level,” said Bruno Osorno, a CSUN electrical and computer engineering professor.“This means greater retention within the program, higher graduation rates, boost in motivation, and more research and other opportunities.”
Cal State Northridge’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is home to several nationally recognized programs through which students work alongside faculty members and industry professionals on cutting edge research. The college offers a variety of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited undergraduate degree programs and contemporary graduate degree programs in engineering and computer science. The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) also recognized it for having the nation’s fastest growing undergraduate engineering program in 2010.