Informatics Transfer Tips

Students may earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Informatics.  

Students should transfer no later than the beginning of their second year if they want to complete the major in four years.

Students should complete one of the following courses, if available, before transferring.

  • MATH:1020 Elementary Functions
  • MATH:1340 Mathematics for Business
  • MATH:1440 Mathematics for the Biological Sciences
  • MATH:1850 Calculus I

Prospective BS majors should check the Informatics website for additional math courses in calculus and statistics.

Transfer students with an AA degree from an Iowa Community College, or Black Hawk College in Illinois, will enter the University having fulfilled all of the General Education Program requirements (except World Language and Diversity & Inclusion) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Prospective transfer students should contact the University of Iowa Office of Admissions, 319-335-1566, for information about applying.

Prospective Informatics majors should contact Emma Kirk,, 319-335-0793, with questions about the major.

These resources can help facilitate your transfer to Iowa: