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Mission / Vision / Values


The mission of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department is to provide a rigorous, practical education for our students oriented toward problem solving; to conduct world-class research with a regional emphasis; and to provide technical assistance to existing and emerging businesses, industry and government.


The SDSU Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department will lead nationally-recognized, regionally-relevant, student-centered, inclusive and accessible programs in computer science and electrical engineering to advance the land-grant mission of SDSU.

Guiding Values

In all of our endeavors, we will be guided by commitment to our values in:

  • Character—honesty, integrity, professionalism, accountability and continuous self improvement
  • People—their abilities, beliefs and diversity
  • Academic excellence—learning, understanding and application
  • Discovery—research, scholarship and creative activities
  • Engagement with society—service, stewardship and civic responsibility