Occidental College | Inside Academics: Computer Science - Shared screen with gallery view
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
Welcome everyone! My name is Courtney and I’m the admission officer working behind the scenes during today’s presentation. Please use the Q&A feature if you have questions during the session. We may not have time to answer every question today so I will be using the chat box to provide links so you can learn more about each area of the Oxy experience.
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
You can find additional information about the Computer Science department on our website at https://www.oxy.edu/academics/areas-study/computer-science
Prof. Irina Rabkina (she/her)
MAC = Media, Arts & Culture
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
LLAS = Latino/Latina American Studies
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
You can find the complete list of Computer Science classes at https://www.oxy.edu/academics/areas-study/computer-science/courses-requirements
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
All Oxy students have the opportunity to take classes outside of their major, both as electives and in order to meet Oxy’s Core requirements for the liberal arts and sciences. You can learn more about Oxy’s Core program here: https://www.oxy.edu/academics/core-program
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
CSP is our Cultural Studies Program, the first-year course that every student takes as part of Core.
Jasmine Reyes (she/her)
Loved that class too!
Mohi Andrabi
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
You can also see an example of research conducted in Computer Science at https://www.oxy.edu/sites/default/files/assets/Admission_Blog/computer_science_-_julianchan_compsposter.pdf
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
90% of Oxy students have internships before they graduate. Learn about Career Services at Oxy here:https://www.oxy.edu/student-life/career-services
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
Be sure to use the Q&A box to let us know what questions you have for our student panelists.
Prof. Irina Rabkina (she/her)
We also have (off the top of my head): CS+Econ, CS+Math, CS+Physics, CS+CogSci majors in addition to the ones already mentioned
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
You can learn a little more about taking classes at Art Center or Cal Tech at https://www.oxy.edu/academics/exchange-cooperative-programs
Prof. Irina Rabkina (she/her)
Data Structures is hard everywhere :) It's the hardest CS class you'll take in any CS program
Cassandra Gutierrez
I have to go, thanks everybody!
Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03
Thank you for joining us today! Be sure to take advantage of our other virtual programs happening this April. We especially encourage you to join us for a Patio Chat, a Zoom meeting that allows you to meet other admitted students and get more of your questions answered by our Admission Officers and current students.You find details on our other virtual programs at https://www.oxy.edu/new-students/virtually-experience-occidentalYou are welcome to reach out to the admission officer for your region if you have any additional questions. You can find the contact information for your admission counselor at: https://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/connect-us/find-your-counselor
Prof. Irina Rabkina (she/her)
You can also email me directly: irabkina@oxy.edu