The undergraduate minor in informatics requires a minimum of 16 s.h., including at least 12 s.h. in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
Students who major in computer science, data science, computer science and engineering, or business analytics and information systems may not earn a minor in informatics.
The minor in informatics requires the following coursework. Many courses for the minor require a minimum grade of C-minus in prerequisite courses.
|Both of these:|
|CS:1110||Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|CS:2110||Programming for Informatics||4|
|Two of these:|
|CS:2420||Analyzing Data for Informatics||3|
|CS:2520||Human-Computer Interaction for Informatics||3|
|CS:2620||Server-Side Development for Informatics||3|
|One of these:|
|PSY:2811||Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology I||3|
|STAT:1020||Elementary Statistics and Inference||3|
|STAT:1030||Statistics for Business||4|
|STAT:2010||Statistical Methods and Computing||3|
|STAT:2020||Probability and Statistics for the Engineering and Physical Sciences||3|
|STAT:3120||Probability and Statistics||4|
|STAT:4143||Introduction to Statistical Methods||3|
Students may declare the informatics minor on MyUI, and they may request an audit for the minor through MyUI.
Sample Plan of Study
Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.
This sample plan is being reviewed and will be updated at a later date.