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Course Updates

Spring 2020: ICS Course Restrictions

Undergraduate and Graduate students in the School of ICS will have priority for seating in most School of ICS courses until 5:00pm, March 16, 2020.

Waitlists on all eligible School of ICS courses will be activated on the first day of Spring quarter instruction, March 30, 2020, at 9:00am.

  • If a course is a core requirement for an ICS degree, first consideration is given to students in that major.
  • If a course is a Specialization or Track requirement for an ICS degree, second consideration is given to students pursuing that Specialization or Track.
  • If a course is a core requirement for a degree outside of ICS, third consideration will be given to students in that major following the schedule outlined on this page.
  • Course prerequisites will be updated by February 24, 2020. Until then, refer to the General Catalogue for prerequisite information.
  • CSE majors under the School of Engineering should contact ICS Student Affairs for assistance if unable to register in upper-division CS courses or INF courses number 100-139 for which they meet the prerequisites.

 

Note the following restriction updates, effective 3/23/2020:

  • ICS 33 and ICS 46 courses will be restricted to School of ICS and CSE majors only until 9:00am on Monday, March 30, 2020.
  • CS 145/145L is and will remain restricted to School of ICS and CSE majors only.

 

Non-majors may begin enrolling in ICS courses starting 12:00pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
  • Any non-major found enrolled in ICS courses without permission from ICS Student Affairs before March 19th will be dropped.



School/Major restrictions on UNDERGRADUATE courses will follow the below schedule:

UNDERGRADUATE  COURSE  UPDATES
Starting Date(s) Update Type
Update/Restrictions Status Details
2/24/20 COMPSCI Course Restrictions
  • All courses restricted to Senior Standing only
  • All courses restricted to CS, CSE, CGS, DS, SE majors only
  • "No Repeats" restriction in effect on all courses until 3/5/20
  • Special restrictions:
    • CS 121, CS 137: INF, BIM, CGS, SE majors only
    • CS 145: CS and CSE majors only
      • CS 145L, Labs A1 - A4: CS majors only
      • CS 145L, Labs A5 - A8: CSE majors only
    • CS 190, Lec A, B, and C: School of ICS majors only
I&C SCI Course Restrictions
  • "No Repeats" restriction in effect on all courses until 3/5/20
  • ICS 3, ICS 6N, ICS 7, ICS 31, ICS 60: Courses open to all campus majors/levels
  • ICS 6B, ICS 32, ICS 33, ICS 45C, ICS 46: School of ICS and CSE majors only
  • ICS 6D: School of ICS and School of Engineering majors only
  • ICS 51: CS, CGS, DS, SE majors only
  • ICS 53/53L: CS, DS majors only
  • ICS 62: CGS majors only
  • ICS 139W: School of ICS Seniors only
  • ICS 166, ICS 168: CGS Seniors only
IN4MATX Course Restrictions
  • "No Repeats" restriction in effect on all courses until 3/5/20
  • INF 43: School of ICS and CSE majors only
  • Upper-division courses restricted to: BIM, INF, SE, CGS Seniors only
  • Special restrictions:
    • INF H81: Campuswide Honors Collegium only
    • INF 143: BIM, INF, SE, and DS Seniors only
    • INF 190 (Tanenbaum): By authorization code only
    • INF 191B: INF and SE Seniors only
STATS Course Restrictions
  • "No Repeats" restriction in effect on all courses until 3/5/20
  • Stats 7, Stats 8: Courses open to all campus majors/levels
  • Stats 67: School of ICS and CSE majors only
  • Stats 68: DS majors only
  • Stats 112, Stats 120C, Stats 170B: restricted to DS Seniors only
2/26/20 (12pm) Student Standing updates
  • "Seniors only" restriction updated to "Upper-Division Standing only"
    • INF 191B and Stats 170B will remain restricted to SR standing only
  • No changes to school/major restrictions set on 2/24/20
3/2/20 Student Standing updates
  • 12pm: "Upper-Division Standing only" restriction updated to "both Upper- and Lower-Division Standings"
    • CS 137, CS 190 Lec A, CS 190 Lec C, ICS 139W, INF 117, INF 124 will remain restricted to U-Div standing only
  • 5pm: CS 145 and CS 145L will be restricted to CS, CSE, SE, and CGS Seniors only
  • No changes to school/major restrictions set on 2/24/20
3/5/20 (12pm) "No Repeats" restriction
  • "No Repeats" restriction removed from all courses
  • No changes to school/major restrictions set on 2/24/20
3/11/20 Major restriction updates
  • 12pm: All ICS courses restricted to "School of ICS majors only" or "School of ICS or CSE majors only"
    • CS 145 and CS 145L will remain restricted to U-div standing only
  • 5pm: Q.Econ, DS Juniors and Seniors may enroll in STATS 120C (until 12pm on Friday, 3/13/20)
3/13/20 (12pm) School restrictions
  • Stats 120C: Major restriction returned to "School of ICS majors" only
  • All ICS courses: "School of ICS" or "School of ICS and CSE majors" restriction still in effect
3/16/20 (5pm) FEE PAYMENT DEADLINE
  • All ICS majors should double-check their study list and adjust courses if needed before 5:00pm
3/19/20 (12pm) All School of ICS courses
  • ICS courses open to all campus majors
  • Note: The Bren School of ICS reserves the right to maintain restrictions on courses after 3/19/20
3/23/20 Major restriction updates
  • ICS 33 and ICS 46: restricted to School of ICS and CSE majors only
  • CS 145/145L: restricted to School of ICS and CSE majors only
3/30/20 (9am) Waitlist & Restrictions
  • ICS 33 and ICS 46: restriction updated to all campus majors
  • Waitlists activated on all eligible ICS courses
    • Ineligible courses: CS 131, CS 132, CS 142A, CS 142B, CS 145/145L, ICS 51, ICS 53/53L, ICS 139W (online sections, Lec C and Lec D), INF 117, INF 190 (Lec A), INF 191B
    • Exceptions:
      • INF 164/EDUC 130: waitlists will be active at the start of enrollment
      • CS 190/INF 190/MUSIC 147 (Dobrian): waitlists will be active at the start of enrollment
3/30/20 – 4/3/20 Prerequisite Checking; All School of ICS courses
  • Prerequisite sweeps will be conducted on all classes. Any student who does not have the required course prerequisite(s) for a course WILL BE DROPPED from that course.



School/Major restrictions on GRADUATE courses will follow the below schedule:

GRADUATE  COURSE  UPDATES
Starting Date(s) Update Type Restriction Updates
2/24/20 COMPSCI Course Restrictions
  • All courses restricted to CS, NET SYS, SW ENGR, STATS graduate students only
  • Special restrictions:
    • CS 206, CS 242, CS 261, CS 274B, CS 284C: CS, COMPT SCI, NET SYS, SW ENGR students only
    • Courses in range CS 201P - CS 298P: MCS program only
IN4MATX Course Restrictions
  • All courses restricted to CS, INF, SW ENGR, STATS graduate students only
  • Special restrictions:
    • INF 285, INF 287: Students in the MHCID program only
NET SYS Course Restrictions
  • All courses restricted to NET SYS graduate students only
STATS Course Restrictions
  • All courses restricted to STATS graduate students only
  • Special restrictions:
    • STATS 203, STATS 281C: All graduate students except STATS
SWE Course Restrictions
  • SWE 215: CS, INF, SW ENGR, STATS graduate students only
  • Special restrictions:
    • Courses in range SWE 262P - SWE 266P: MSWE program only
3/19/20 (12pm) All School of ICS graduate courses
  • School of ICS courses open to all graduate level students
  • Note: Bren School of ICS reserves the right to maintain major restrictions on impacted courses after 3/19/20
3/30/20 (9am) All School of ICS graduate courses
  • Waitlists activated on all ICS graduate courses
  • 
  • ICS graduate students who wish to enroll in a restricted ICS course (e.g.,  may contact an ICS graduate counselor or come during Graduate Walk-in Hours for assistance.
  • ICS strictly enforces the campus Week 2 add/drop deadline of 5:00pm, Friday, April 10, 2020.
  • Graduate students outside of the School of ICS must wait until 12:00pm, March 19, 2020 to enroll in ICS courses. No exceptions to this registrations schedule will be made.
  • Graduate students wishing to enroll in an undergraduate level course may send an email requesting authorization to ucounsel@uci.edu beginning March 16, 2020.

updated: 3/23/2020
posted: 2/7/2020