Major Programs at Cal Poly

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 119 programs through Bachelor's, Master's and Post-Graduate Certifica degrees/programs. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education.

  • Total number of programs: 119
  • Total number of online programs: 2
  • Offered degrees/programs: Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Graduate Certificate

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Offered Degrees At California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is categorized by Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie categorization. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 119 major programs for Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 5,442 students have completed their study at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Offered Degrees at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Bachelor's Degree7504,808
Master's Degree431630
Post Bachelor's Degree114
Total11925,442

Degree, Major Programs and Completers by Award Level

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 119 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 5,442 students have completed their studies.
  • 4,808 students have earned/completed Bachelor's program.
  • 630 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 569
Agricultural Business and Management0
Agricultural Business and Management0
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations163
Agricultural Mechanization27
Viticulture and Enology78
Ornamental Horticulture1
Agricultural Communication/Journalism27
Animal Sciences149
Dairy Science28
Food Science37
Agronomy and Crop Science55
Horticultural Science0
Soil Science and Agronomy4
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 94
Natural Resources/Conservation0
Natural Resources Management and Policy (other)62
Forestry32
Architecture [+] 212
Architecture142
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning29
Landscape Architecture41
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 10
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)10
Communication and Journalism [+] 146
Speech Communication and Rhetoric63
Journalism83
Communications Technologies [+] 99
Graphic Communications99
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 169
Computer Science169
Education [+] 59
Early Childhood Education and Teaching59
Agricultural Teacher Education0
Engineering [+] 1,202
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering98
Agricultural Engineering28
Architectural Engineering68
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering92
Civil Engineering173
Computer Engineering119
Computer Software Engineering58
Electrical and Electronics Engineering112
Engineering Science11
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering36
Materials Engineering35
Mechanical Engineering247
Construction Engineering0
Industrial Engineering102
Manufacturing Engineering23
Engineering Technology [+] 66
Industrial Technology/Technician66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 13
Foreign Languages and Literatures13
Work and Family Studies [+] 0
Human Development and Family Studies0
English Language And Literature [+] 64
English Language and Literature64
Rhetoric and Composition0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 110
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies85
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)25
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 248
Biology/Biological Sciences196
Biochemistry42
Microbiology10
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 78
Mathematics37
Statistics41
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 83
Nutrition Sciences79
Marine Sciences4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 229
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies92
Health and Physical Education/Fitness137
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 30
Philosophy30
Physical Sciences [+] 102
Chemistry21
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)39
Physics42
Psychology [+] 121
Psychology121
Social Sciences [+] 238
Social Sciences2
Economics60
Political Science and Government78
Sociology74
Social Sciences (other)24
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 83
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts8
Art/Art Studies0
Fine/Studio Arts62
Music13
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0
Dietetics/Dietitian0
Business [+] 695
Business Administration and Management605
Construction Management90
History [+] 52
History52
Total4,808
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 20
Agricultural Business and Management0
Agricultural Business and Management0
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations2
Dairy Science18
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 4
Forestry4
Architecture [+] 18
Architecture8
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning10
Communications Technologies [+] 0
Graphic Communications0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 31
Computer Science31
Education [+] 136
Education114
Agricultural Teacher Education22
Engineering [+] 137
Engineering22
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering16
Architectural Engineering2
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering23
Civil Engineering0
Civil Engineering (other)27
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24
Mechanical Engineering19
Industrial Engineering4
Engineering Technology [+] 0
Engineering/Industrial Management0
Packaging Science0
English Language And Literature [+] 12
English Language and Literature12
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7
Biology/Biological Sciences7
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4
Mathematics4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3
Nutrition Sciences3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 10
Health and Physical Education/Fitness10
Physical Sciences [+] 5
Polymer Chemistry5
Physics0
Psychology [+] 16
Psychology16
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 15
Fire Services Administration0
Fire Protection (other)15
Human Services [+] 6
Public Administration0
Public Policy Analysis6
Social Sciences [+] 15
Economics0
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics15
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0
Dietetics/Dietitian0
Business [+] 174
Business Administration and Management35
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0
Accounting54
Management Science52
Taxation33
History [+] 4
History4
Total630
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering [+] 4
Engineering (other)4
Total4

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