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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 to discover uci 2012

Welcome toDiscover UCI 2012

Why UCI?

Diana Tien

Undergraduate Counselor

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Interdisciplinary Education

Medicine: Imaging

Humanities: Data Mining

Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling

Art, Education, &

Social Ecology

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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
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
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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)
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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)
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Building a Diverse Community

Women in Computer Sciences (WICS)

SAGE Scholars

WICS/Girls Inc.

EcoRaft Demo

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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

questions
Get prompt responses and different perspectives:

Academic counselors/peer advisors:

[email protected]

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

Faculty:

Tony Givargis

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

[email protected]

Questions?
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  • Facebook.com/UCIBrenICS
  • Twitter.com/UCIBrenICS
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