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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!

*

UCIRVINE

UCIrvine


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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

People,

Organizations

Circuits,

Devices

Informatics

Computer Science

Computer Scienceand Engineering

Software Engineering

Computer Game Science

Business Information

Management

Entertainment

Arts

Commerce


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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


Five project based learning

Five: Project-BasedLearning


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Six: Industry Contacts


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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


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Eight: Faculty Excellence & Accessibility


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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


Questions

Applicants can get responses and different perspectives:

Academic counselors/peer advisors:

[email protected]

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

Faculty:

Tony Givargis, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

[email protected]

Questions?


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