Graduate Student Policies: Teaching Requirement

All Ph.D. students are required to participate in teaching activities for two quarters.

Summer teaching or teaching at another university may be accepted in fulfillment of this requirement.

Students who fulfill this requirement with a teaching assistantship at UCI are required to take the following:

  • an orientation course, ICS 398A
  • enroll in four units of ICS 399 each quarter they serve as a TA
  • attend the school's TA training seminar during Welcome Week of fall quarter

For each quarter assigned as a TA/Reader, the student will receive four units of academic credit by signing up for ICS 399. Note: ICS 399 does not count toward degree requirements