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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
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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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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:

ucounsel@uci.edu

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

Faculty:

Tony Givargis, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

adsa@ics.uci.edu

Questions?
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