Computer Science Resources

Become a Computer Science Engineer -- Computer engineers design, develop, test, and refine computer systems, software, and equipment. The profession encompasses hardware engineering, software engineering, and network engineering. Computer engineers may also work in areas such as cybersecurity, robotics, and artificial intelligence. This guide provides more information about schools and careers.

What is a computer scientist?  -- Computer science is the study of how computers can be used to solve a wide range of problems. At its most basic, computer science looks at how to transmit and transform information using computers. This field integrates topics from mathematics, physics, engineering and design. The field of computer science has been around in some form since as early as the 17th century! Click on the link above to learn more!
Guide to Computer Science for Women –The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects computer science research jobs will grow 19% by 2026. Yet, women only earn 18% of computer science bachelor's degrees in the United States. Despite the high job demand, computer science remains a male-dominated field in the United States. In response, many top colleges are making efforts to recruit female computer science students, making it an ideal time for women to pursue computer science degrees.
Guide to a Computer Science Degree in Iowa – Outside of the major metropolitan tech hubs, southeast Iowa boasts the fourth highest employment in computer and mathematical occupations. Click on the link to learn more!
Guide to Financial Aid in Computer Science – Check out this list of scholarships connected to computer science degrees.

Computer Science Careers: How to Become a Computer Science
- This guide dives into computer science careers. It outlines the steps you need to take to become a computer scientist, and then it examines some of the opportunities that a career in computer science can bring.

Data Analytics and Sustainability: A Complete Guide - This guide is about how data analytics and data science can help make improvements with issues related to environmental, social, and economic sustainability.