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University of Iowa Department of Computer Science

University of Iowa Dept. of Computer Science

School Department: 

The Department of Computer Science offers two majors:

Computer Science and


Each provides students with an understanding of the fundamental ideas in computing—computation and algorithms, software and hardware systems, and networking—but the informatics major has a stronger focus on computing applications.

Computer science is a popular major for first-year students at Iowa. It develops competence in programming principles and methodologies, problem-solving techniques, mathematics, and computer systems. Informatics combines competence in computational methods with expertise in a particular domain, such as geography or public health, which supports informed decision making.

Both majors provide outstanding preparation for the enormous variety of twenty-first-century careers in which computing knowledge plays a key role, and both programs have a strong commitment to fostering undergraduate research.

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