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Welcome to the Bren School of ICS. Diana Tien Undergraduate Counselor ICS Student Affairs. One: The Flagship School!. * UCI RVINE. UCIrvine. Two: Interdisciplinary Education. Exploring the intersection of computing and IT with other disciplines leads to:

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Welcome to the bren school of ics

Welcome to the Bren School of ICS

Diana Tien

Undergraduate Counselor

ICS Student Affairs

One the flagship school

One: The Flagship School!




Two: Interdisciplinary Education

  • Exploring the intersection of computing and IT with

  • other disciplines leads to:

    • Courses at the cutting edge of inquiry and research

    • Technological advances that improve quality of life

    • Global market competitiveness

Medicine: Imaging

Humanities: Data Mining

Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling

Art, Education, &

Social Ecology

Three curricular diversity
Three: Curricular Diversity

Information and Computer Science






Computer Science

Computer Scienceand Engineering

Software Engineering

Computer Game Science

Business Information





Four: Committed to Student Success

  • Introductory programming courses assume no prior knowledge or experience

    • Paired programming

    • Lab tutors (FREE) and small group tutoring at LARC (Fee)

  • First Year Seminar for New Students

  • Academic counselors and peer advisors

    • Continuous, from summer orientation to graduation

    • Inform students about programs/opportunities that enhance learning and build their resumé

    • Guide students to appropriate campus resources

  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs

    • Weekly drop-in hours

    • Hosts faculty/student mixers

Six: Industry Contacts

Seven: Employment Prospects

  • Job opportunities1 in:

    • Network systems and data communications analysts

    • Computer software engineers, applications

    • Computer systems analysts

    • Database administrators

    • Computer software engineers/systems software

  • $trong knowledge and $kill $et:

    • $61,000 median starting salary for Bren School grads

    • (vs. $42,900 for UCI grads as a whole)2

1Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The 30 fastest-growing occupations, 2006-2016”

2 UCI Career Center Graduating Senior Survey, 2007-08

Eight: Faculty Excellence & Accessibility

Nine: Student Community & Diversity

Bren Brawl: Friendly competition among student gamers

Bren:ICS students at UCI

Leadership Conference

ICS/Blizzard Alumni Night

Student Showcase 2011 participants

ICS Student Council members at ICS/Boeing Alumni Night


Applicants can get responses and different perspectives:

Academic counselors/peer advisors:

[email protected]

949-824-5156 (M-F 8-5)


Tony Givargis, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

[email protected]


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