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Warrior-Toro Computer Science Pathway

The Warrior-Toro CS Pathway is a cohort based program offered in partnership between El Camino College and California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) that provides a structured and supported pathway for students to complete a computer science bachelor's degree in 4 years.

The rigorous program requires students to commit to year-round participation and maintaining a 3.0 GPA. El Camino College and CSUDH are the second to offer this pathway in the state following the successful cohort of CSUMB and Hartnell College in the Bay area and the first to offer it in Southern California.


  • Provide a clear guided pathway that guarantees graduation in four years
  • Create networking opportunities
  • Remove frequently encountered barriers when navigating college life
  • Connecting industry partners with our students for internships and jobs 


  • Be part of a cohort-based learning community and create a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Participate in exclusive enrichment and internship opportunities.
  • Receive up to $2,000 in need based scholarship funds
  • Reserved courses only for students in the cohort
  • Graduate in four years! No delays due to class availability or registration issues
  • Enjoy a meaningful career in an industry with high demand and high-paying jobs


  • Academic Support : To help stay on track and ensure students graduate in four years, students will be required to participate in weekly meetings with the Academic Coordinator. These meetings are designed to help students stay on track with classes and ensure they are succeeding in all aspects of college life.
  • Enrichment Activities: Students in this program participate in conferences, workshops, and internships that will connect them with industry partners earlier in their college career. 
  • Cohort Activities : Learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Students in the cohort will participate in extracurricular activities like field trips, distinguished speakers series, professional development workshops, and regular meetings.

Information Sessions:

Stay tunned for upcoming sessions in November, December, and throughout the spring semester. 

Program Application will become available in the spring.

Students visit Google Campus, Los Angeles

Students taking in advise from Google Engineers



  • Students must complete the enrollment process for El Camino College
  • Have a cumulative High School GPA of 3.0 or higher*
  • Have Algebra II, Geometry, and preferably
    Pre-Calculus completed
  • Agree to follow the prescribed course pathway and participate in all program activities

* Students with a GPA below 3.0 will need to submit a one-page statement with their application explaining the reason for their current GPA and a plan for maintaining a 3.0 in the program.