The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department educates students in the disciplines of computer science and software engineering and teaches them to apply their education to solve practical problems in a socially responsible way.

US News & World Report and other national publications recognize Cal Poly as having one of the best undergraduate computer science programs in the country. What makes the program stand out are: its very talented students, strong interactions with faculty on industry projects, a deep commitment to teaching, and laboratories with up-to-date technology.

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Senior Projects from 1971


A PLI Computer Program for Hidden Line Elimination, Dennis M. Pfister