Steve Howell
Retiring engineering & computer science dean will leave lasting legacy

Steve Howell’s four decades in engineering education began with his use of a slide rule and a $400 Texas Instruments pocket calculator and concludes with him watching students utilize laser cutters, implement virtual reality and harness the power and versatility of computers.

We make it work

We are a student-oriented experience with the purpose of building a community by visionary action, creative problem solving, and grit. At Pacific SOECS, we empower our students to solve problems through innovative and outside the box thinking. 

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See the latest issue that showcases the work and success of our students, faculty and alumni.

CO-OP program
The technical skills to excel in your career

Our distinguished cooperative education program gives students 'learn and earn' professional internships, built right into the curriculum, with one of our 200+ industry partners worldwide. 

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You’ll always have support

We offer a wide range of major and minor degrees, broad availability of student services, and a high success rate of our graduates finding post-graduate employment or education.

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Research projects

Research reinforces classroom knowledge and gives students the opportunity to apply what they have learned. A better understanding and deeper appreciation of the studied material is developed through research, whether in research partnerships with professors, hands-on research in the field, or the required capstone project.

Ranked in the top 20% of all non-doctoral Engineering and Computer Science programs in the country


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