Cal State L.A. Business and Engineering Programs
Los Angeles, CA -- U.S. News & World Report 2002 "Best Colleges" issue has ranked California State University, Los AngelesÂ business and engineering programs among the nationÂs best undergraduate programs for the third year in a row.
Using a reputational survey sent in the spring of 2001 to determine the rankings, U.S. News ranked the business program of Cal State L.A.Âs College of Business and Economics among the top 150 U.S. undergraduate business programs. The program, which was listed as #130 out of 350 undergraduate college business programs rated throughout the United States, is the only such program at a public university making the list in Los Angeles.
Engineering at Cal State L.A.Âs College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology placed among the top 50 Best Undergraduate (non-Ph.D.) Engineering Programs in the United States. The College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology program was listed at #32 out of 139 such college programs ranked throughout the country.
To appear on the undergraduate business survey, a school must have an undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. U.S. News says, ÂThis ranking of the countryÂs top undergraduate business programs can help prospective corporate executives and entrepreneurs search for the right school for them.Â
To appear on the undergraduate engineering survey, a school must have an undergraduate engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Accredited undergraduate engineering programs are split into two groups: those schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a Ph.D. and those schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelorÂs or masterÂs. According to U.S. News, schools whose highest engineering degree is a bachelorÂs or masterÂs tend to be more focused on undergraduate education.
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