Data Science


Majors eligible to join

First-Year Data Science majors and students in Open Option are eligible to join.


Program description

The Data Science Learning Community is designed to assist first-year Data Science majors in their transition to Iowa State University by providing a support framework of knowledge, resources, and people. All freshman Data Science majors will enroll in the same DS 110 orientation course and will have other clustered courses with members of the learning community. Students have close connections with a Data Science peer mentor in the orientation course and other meetings designed to assist in learning about data science, group interaction skills and academic problem solving in order to increase success and retention.


Living Options



Signing up

Students will have an opportunity to register for this learning community during the class registration portion of summer orientation.



Heike Hofmann



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