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Donald Bren School Donald Bren School of Information and of Information and Computer SciencesComputer Sciences
A Brief Overview of the A Brief Overview of the
Bren School of ICSBren School of ICS
Clubs and OrganizationsClubs and Organizations
• Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)• Bren School of ICS Honors Program Bren School of ICS Honors Program
(ICSHP)(ICSHP)– Upperdivision honors research trackUpperdivision honors research track– http://honors.ics.uci.edu/http://honors.ics.uci.edu/
• Campuswide Honors Program (CHP)Campuswide Honors Program (CHP)– www.honors.uci.edu
• Informatics Student Association (INSA)Informatics Student Association (INSA)– http://www.clubs.uci.edu/insahttp://www.clubs.uci.edu/insa
• Video Game Developers Club (VGDC)Video Game Developers Club (VGDC)– http://www.clubs.uci.edu/vgdc/bloghttp://www.clubs.uci.edu/vgdc/blog//
• Women in Information and Computer Women in Information and Computer Sciences (WICS)Sciences (WICS)– www.ics.uci.edu/~wics
Preparing for the futurePreparing for the future• Students’ career preparation efforts are complemented by:
– Bren School’s connections with local industry (e.g. include Blizzard, Google, Yahoo, Disney Animation)
– Schoolhosted services/events, such as:• Company info sessions• Recruitment events• Guest lectures• Internships• Job portal for general public and industry partners
to post their employment opportunities
Quick FactsQuick Facts
• Founded in 1968 as Department of Information Founded in 1968 as Department of Information and Computer Scienceand Computer Science
• Established in 2002 as an independent schoolEstablished in 2002 as an independent school• Only computingfocused school in UC systemOnly computingfocused school in UC system• Three departments:Three departments:
– Computer ScienceComputer Science– InformaticsInformatics– StatisticsStatistics
National RankingsNational Rankings• Times Higher EducationTimes Higher Education
– Ranked 1Ranked 1stst in the nation on list of top 100 universities under 50 years in the nation on list of top 100 universities under 50 years oldold
• US News and World ReportUS News and World Report– UCI ranks among the top 15 public universitiesUCI ranks among the top 15 public universities– Rated 14Rated 14thth of public computer science graduate programs of public computer science graduate programs
• Chronicle of Higher EducationChronicle of Higher Education– Ranked 1Ranked 1stst in the nation in Computer and Information Sciences for in the nation in Computer and Information Sciences for
faculty scholarly productivityfaculty scholarly productivity
• Princeton ReviewPrinceton Review– UCI named among “Best in the West”UCI named among “Best in the West”
Donald Bren School Donald Bren School of Information & of Information &
Computer SciencesComputer Sciences
BIM, CGS, CS, CSE, BIM, CGS, CS, CSE,
IN4MATX and SE Major IN4MATX and SE Major RequirementsRequirements
Business Information Management Business Information Management (BIM)(BIM)
• Jointly offered by the Bren School of ICS and the Jointly offered by the Bren School of ICS and the Paul Merage School of Business.Paul Merage School of Business.
• BIM students will fall under the authority of the BIM students will fall under the authority of the Bren School of ICS, which will provide all of the Bren School of ICS, which will provide all of the counseling resources for the students.counseling resources for the students.
• There is a limited amount of space available for There is a limited amount of space available for this major. If you are interested in changing this major. If you are interested in changing majors, please consult with a counselor. majors, please consult with a counselor.
Business Information Business Information ManagementManagement
(20122013 catalog)(20122013 catalog)Just the Basics:Just the Basics:
Lowerdivision Informatics/ICS, Econ, and Mgmt courses (10)Lowerdivision Informatics/ICS, Econ, and Mgmt courses (10) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (5)Lowerdivision mathematics courses (5) Upperdivision Informatics, Math, Mgmt and elective Upperdivision Informatics, Math, Mgmt and elective courses (19)courses (19)
Informatics/CS Courses:Informatics/CS Courses: Lowerdivision: ICS 31, 32, 33, and 45J, or Inf 41,Lowerdivision: ICS 31, 32, 33, and 45J, or Inf 41,
Inf 42, and either Inf 45 or Inf 42, and either Inf 45 or ICS 46 (formerly ICS 23), or ICSICS 46 (formerly ICS 23), or ICS 21, 22 and either Inf 45 or ICS 23; 21, 22 and either Inf 45 or ICS 23; Inf 43 or ICS 52; Inf 43 or ICS 52;
Upperdivision: CS 121/Inf 141, CS 122A, Inf 113,Upperdivision: CS 121/Inf 141, CS 122A, Inf 113,Inf 143Inf 143
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses: Math 2ABMath 2AB Stats 7/8/67Stats 7/8/67 ICS 6DICS 6D Math 6G or ICS 6NMath 6G or ICS 6N Stats 110Stats 110
Total NumberTotal Numberof Classes:of Classes:
3434
ManagementManagement:: Lowerdivision: Mgmt 30ABLowerdivision: Mgmt 30AB Upperdivision: Mgmt 101, Upperdivision: Mgmt 101, 102,102, 105, 107, 109, 110,173, 105, 107, 109, 110,173, 178,189178,189
Major Electives:Major Electives: 3 UD Bren electives3 UD Bren electives 2 UD electives2 UD electives 1 UD Writing 1 UD Writing
EconomicEconomics:s: Lowerdivision: Econ Lowerdivision: Econ 20AB20AB
Computer Game Computer Game ScienceScience
• ICS 6D (discrete math)ICS 6D (discrete math)• ICS 6B (boolean algebra and logic)ICS 6B (boolean algebra and logic)• Math 6G (linear algebra)Math 6G (linear algebra)• Math 2AB (calculus)Math 2AB (calculus)• Statistics 67Statistics 67
Just the Basics:
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses:
Lowerdivision Bren School courses (9) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (6) Upperdivision Bren School courses (16) Physics and Film and Media (2)
Bren School CoursesBren School Courses Lowerdivision: ICS Lowerdivision: ICS 21, 22, 23, 51, 52, 21, 22, 23, 51, 52, 60, 61, 62, 6560, 61, 62, 65 Upperdivision: 11 Upperdivision: 11 core and 5 electivescore and 5 electives
Total Number of Total Number of Major Courses:Major Courses:
3333
Physics and Film and Media Studies:Physics and Film and Media Studies: Physics 3APhysics 3A Film and Media Studies 85AFilm and Media Studies 85A
Computer ScienceComputer Science
• ICS 6D (discrete math)ICS 6D (discrete math)• ICS 6B (boolean algebra and logic)ICS 6B (boolean algebra and logic)• Math 6G (linear algebra)Math 6G (linear algebra)• Math 2AB (calculus)Math 2AB (calculus)• Statistics 67Statistics 67• Philosophy 29, 30 or Math 13Philosophy 29, 30 or Math 13
Just the Basics:
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses:
Lowerdivision Bren School courses (5) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (7) Threequarter science sequence (47) Upperdivision Bren School courses (15)
Bren School CoursesBren School Courses Lowerdivision: ICS Lowerdivision: ICS 21, 22, 23, 51, 5221, 22, 23, 51, 52 Upperdivision: 9 Upperdivision: 9 core and ICS 139Wcore and ICS 139W 3 Project courses3 Project courses 2 Elective CS 2 Elective CS coursescourses
Total Number of Total Number of Major Courses:Major Courses:
31343134
Science Courses:Science Courses: 3 quarter sequence from Physics 3ABC series or 27CD series3 quarter sequence from Physics 3ABC series or 27CD series 3 quarter sequence from Chemistry 1ABC or H2 series3 quarter sequence from Chemistry 1ABC or H2 series
Computer Science & Computer Science & EngineeringEngineering
Just the Basics:Just the Basics: Lowerdivision CSE courses (8)Lowerdivision CSE courses (8) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (8)Lowerdivision mathematics courses (8) 18 units of basic science (5)18 units of basic science (5) Approved science electives (2)Approved science electives (2) Upperdivision CSE courses (17)Upperdivision CSE courses (17) Four “tracks” in the junior year (2 courses)Four “tracks” in the junior year (2 courses)
CSE Courses:CSE Courses: Lowerdivision: CSE 21, 22, 23, Lowerdivision: CSE 21, 22, 23, 25, 31, 31L, 70A, 9025, 31, 31L, 70A, 90 Upperdivision: 17 engineering Upperdivision: 17 engineering and computing topicsand computing topics Four “tracks” include: Algorithms, Four “tracks” include: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Graphics, Artificial Intelligence, Graphics, and Parallel & Distributed and Parallel & Distributed ComputingComputing
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses: Math 2ABD (calculus)Math 2ABD (calculus) Math 2J (basic linear algebra)Math 2J (basic linear algebra) ICS 6D (discrete math)ICS 6D (discrete math) ICS 6B (boolean algebra)ICS 6B (boolean algebra) Math 6G/3A (linear algebra)Math 6G/3A (linear algebra) Stats 67 (probability and stats)Stats 67 (probability and stats)
Total Number of Total Number of Major Classes: 42Major Classes: 42
Science Courses:Science Courses: Physics 2, 7C/LC, and 7D/LDPhysics 2, 7C/LC, and 7D/LD 8 units of approved basic 8 units of approved basic science science coursescourses
InformaticsInformatics
Just the Basics:Just the Basics: Lowerdivision Informatics & ICS courses (5)Lowerdivision Informatics & ICS courses (5) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (3)Lowerdivision mathematics courses (3) Upperdivision Informatics & CS courses (1819)Upperdivision Informatics & CS courses (1819)
Informatics Courses:Informatics Courses: Lowerdivision: Inf 41, 42, 43, 44 & 45Lowerdivision: Inf 41, 42, 43, 44 & 45 Upperdivision: 8 coursesUpperdivision: 8 courses Track Courses: 1011 coursesTrack Courses: 1011 courses
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses: ICS 6BICS 6B Stats 7 or 67Stats 7 or 67 Philosophy 29Philosophy 29
Total NumberTotal Numberof Classes:of Classes:
26272627
TracksTracks:: HumanComputerHumanComputer Interaction (HCI)Interaction (HCI) Organizations andOrganizations and Information Technology Information Technology (OIT)(OIT)
Software Software EngineeringEngineering
Just the Basics:Just the Basics: Lowerdivision Informatics & ICS courses (8)Lowerdivision Informatics & ICS courses (8) Lowerdivision mathematics courses (6)Lowerdivision mathematics courses (6) Upperdivision Informatics & CS courses (20)Upperdivision Informatics & CS courses (20)
Informatics and ICS Courses:Informatics and ICS Courses: Lowerdivision: ICS 21 and 22, or In4matxLowerdivision: ICS 21 and 22, or In4matx41 and 42, or ICS 31, 32 and 33; ICS 65 or 41 and 42, or ICS 31, 32 and 33; ICS 65 or 45C; ICS 45J; ICS 23 or ICS 46; In4matx 4345C; ICS 45J; ICS 23 or ICS 46; In4matx 43Or ICS 52; ICS 51Or ICS 52; ICS 51 Upperdivision: 16 core requirements and Upperdivision: 16 core requirements and 4 electives4 electives
Mathematics Courses:Mathematics Courses: Math 2AB, ICS 6B, ICS 6D, ICS 6NMath 2AB, ICS 6B, ICS 6D, ICS 6N Stats 7 or 67Stats 7 or 67
Total NumberTotal Numberof Classes:of Classes:
33343334
Donald BrenDonald BrenSchool of InformationSchool of Information
and Computer Sciencesand Computer Sciences
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