Academics at Iowa

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Degree and Nondegree Programs

The University of Iowa offers academic degree and nondegree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It also offers professional degrees, postdoctoral study, and other opportunities for nondegree study and research. The General Catalog describes the university's degree and nondegree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The following pages provide global information about undergraduate, graduate, and professional study across the university. They include all undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, and certificate programs with links to the relevant catalog sections; descriptions of the university's Course Numbering and Grading systems; and contact information for Supporting Offices.

Searching for Programs

The catalog offers a few different ways to search for programs. The A-Z Directory lists information in alphabetical order. Catalog Contents allows a user to search by department or unit for the majors, minors or certificates offered, and for information about each university program. Find Your Program provides users the ability to search by undergraduate, graduate, and professional program options, as well as additional learning opportunities in college or precollege programs by selecting choices with the Filter Options drop-down list. UI Courses lists all the university courses by academic unit. Finally, users can type key words into the search bar at the top of the screen to find where they appear throughout the catalog.

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