A total of 13-14 credit hours are required to fulfill a Certificate of Computer Science. Note: A student with a major in the Department of Computer Science cannot also receive a Certificate in Computer Science.
This Computer Science Education certificate is appropriate for students interested in adding experience in computer science to a teaching license. It is for students with a teaching major in a discipline outside of computer science. It consists of the coursework approved by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners to qualify for the addition of the state’s Computer Science endorsement #278 on a state teaching license. A total of 15 credit hours are required to fulfill a Certificate of Computer Science Education.