UC Irvine Change of Major Criteria

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

Change of Major Requirements:

 

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Business and Information Management

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirments:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA overall
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major.
Course grades

Students must complete the following requirements with an average GPA of 2.7 or higher at the time of application:

  • Mathematics 2A-B
  • Informatics 41/42 or ICS/CSE 21/22 or ICS 31/32

 

Other
  • While this major is jointly offered by the Donald Bren School of ICS and the Paul Merage School of Business, all administrative and advising functions for the students will be administered by the Donald Bren School of ICS Student Affairs Office.
  • Students who have completed some but not all prerequisites may be considered if sufficient space is available.

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Computer Game Science

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirements:

  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA overall
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major

 

Course grades

Completion of the following courses:

  • ICS 31
  • ICS 32
  • One or more of Math 2A, Math 2B, ICS 6B, ICS 6D,

A minimum GPA of 2.5 and no grade less than a C in ALL courses taken from those listed above.

Other
  • Student with more than 60 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may not be admitted to the major.
  • Students must complete the change of major requirements with an average quarter GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and be in good academic standing.
  • Students must complete all change of major requirements at the time of application.
  • Student performance in coursework taken toward intended major's degree requirements will be factored into consideration during change of major review and may result in denial of admission into the major.

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Computer Science

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirements:

  • Minimum of 2.7 GPA overall
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major
Course grades

Completion of the following courses:

  • ICS 31
  • ICS 32
  • One or more of Math 2A, Math 2B, ICS 6B, ICS 6D,

A minimum GPA of 2.7 and no grade less than a C in ALL courses taken from those listed above.

Other
  • Student with more than 90 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may not be admitted to the major.
  • Students must complete the change of major requirements with an average quarter GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and be in good academic standing.
  • Students must complete all change of major requirements at the time of application.
  • Student performance in coursework taken toward intended major's degree requirements will be factored into consideration during change of major review and may result in denial of admission into the major.

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Computer Science and Engineering

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA
  • 2.7 overall and 2.7 quarterly GPA in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major request.
Course grades
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in prerequisite courses:
    • Math 2A-B-D
    • Physics 7C-7D, 7LC-7LD
    • ICS 21-22 or CSE 31-32 or ICS 31-32 or CSE 41-42
Other
  • Students admitted to the major in Computer Science and Engineering will be assigned to the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences or The Henry Samueli School of Engineering based on enrollment.
  • Students with more than 90 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, provided they have made substantial progress in courses required for the major.

 

Data Science

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirments:

  • Cumulative UC GPA: 2.7 or higher
  • Quarter GPA = 2.0 or higher
Course grades
  • 3.0 or higher average GPA and no grade lower than a C for ICS 31, ICS 32, and one of the following: Math 2A, Math 2B, Math 2D, ICS 6B, or ICS 6D.
Other
  • Students will not be able to complete the degree in Data Science prior to Spring 2018.
  • Students with more than 60 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may not be admitted to the major.

 

Informatics

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirements:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA overall
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major.

Course grades

 

Completion of the following courses:

  • ICS 31
  • ICS 32
  • One or both of ICS 6B, Stats 7

A minimum GPA of 2.5 and no grade less than a C in All courses taken from those listed above.

Other
  • Students with more than 90 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may not be admitted to the major.
  • Students must complete the change of major requirements with an average quarter GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and be in good academic standing.
  • Students must complete all change of major reqirements at the time of application.
  • Student performance in coursework taken toward intended major's degree requirements will be factored into consideration during change of major review and may result in denial of admission into the major.

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Information and Computer Science
NOTE: THIS MAJOR WAS CLOSED TO CHANGE OF MAJOR REQUESTS EFFECTIVE CLOSE OF FALL QUARTER, 2013

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA
  • 2.0
Course grades
  • 2.0 average GPA or above in ICS 21 and 22 or Informatics 41 and 42, and one of the following: Math 2A, Math 2B, ICS 6B or ICS 6D

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Software Engineering

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirements:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA overall
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major.
Course grades

Completion of the following courses:

  • ICS 31
  • ICS 32
  • One or both of Math 2A, Math 2B, ICS 6B, ICS 6D

A minimum GPA of 2.5 and no grade less than a C in All courses taken from those listed above.

Other
  • Students with more than 60 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may not be admitted to the major.
  • Students must complete the change of major requirements with an average quarter GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and be in good academic standing.
  • Students must complete all change of major reqirements at the time of application.
  • Student performance in coursework taken toward intended major's degree requirements will be factored into consideration during change of major review and may result in denial of admission into the major.

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Updated: RCB, October 11, 2012


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