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Welcome to Discover UCI 2012. Why UCI?. Diana Tien Undergraduate Counselor. Computers and technology are everywhere. Interdisciplinary Education. Medicine: Imaging. Humanities: Data Mining. Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling. Art, Education, & Social Ecology.

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Welcome toDiscover UCI 2012

Why UCI?

Diana Tien

Undergraduate Counselor


Computers and technology are everywhere


Interdisciplinary Education

Medicine: Imaging

Humanities: Data Mining

Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling

Art, Education, &

Social Ecology


Only School of Computing in the UC

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UCIRVINE

UCIrvine


Curricular Diversity (Majors)

  • Computer Science

  • Informatics

  • Information & Computer Science

  • Biomedical Computing

  • Computer Game Science

  • Business Information Management (with The Paul Merage School of Business)

  • Computer Science & Engineering (with The Henry Samueli School of Engineering)

  • Software Engineering (New – was not on UC application)


Curricular Diversity (cont’d)

  • Bren ICS Minors*

    • BioInformatics

    • Digital Information Systems

    • Health Informatics

    • Informatics

    • Information and Computer Science

    • Statistics

      *Some major/minor combinations are restricted.

  • Concentration (available by application to continuing students only)

    • Engineering/ICS in the Global Context (study/internship outside of the U.S.)

  • UCI offers choices galore!

    • 80+ majors and 60+ minors

  • Freshmen/Transfer 1-unit seminars (limited to 15 students), such as:

    • Hobby Electronics

    • Reading Harry Potter

    • Global Leadership

  • Education Abroad Program


Project-BasedLearning


Research Opportunities

  • Student-initiated research

  • Bren:ICS Honors Program

  • UCI Undergraduate Research

  • Opportunities Program (UROP)

  • — Provides guidance, funding and faculty mentor

  • Campus programs that provide a

  • stipend and summer housing

  • Examples:

  • — Summer Undergraduate Research Program

  • — Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in

  • Information Technology (SURF-IT)


Corporate Connections


Faculty Excellence &Accessibility


Committed to Student Success

  • Engaged and accessible faculty

    • Weekly office hours by faculty and course TAs

    • Associate Dean hosts weekly drop-in hours

  • Academic counseling staff

    • Help students find most efficient way to meet all their academic goals

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

    • Guide students to appropriate campus resources

  • Learning & Academic Resource Center (LARC)

    • FREE workshops/tutoring & fee-based tutoring

  • Math, Physics, and Chemistry Departments

    • FREE drop-in tutoring

  • ICS Tutoring

    • Peer to peer (fee based)


Building a Diverse Community

Women in Computer Sciences (WICS)

SAGE Scholars

WICS/Girls Inc.

EcoRaft Demo


Student Life

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


Get prompt responses and different perspectives:

Academic counselors/peer advisors:

ucounsel@uci.edu

949-824-5156 (M-F8-5)

Faculty:

Tony Givargis

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

adsa@ics.uci.edu

Questions?


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