History

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
History BAOn campusNo additional admission requirements beyond the general UIS criteriaN/AN/AN/AN/A
History BAOnlineAdditional Admissions Criteria:

Applicants must have:

*Access to the Internet and possess computer skills and study skills necessary to study online

*Achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) from an accredited college or university

-30 credit hours of lower-division course work

-Submitted a statement of intent in which they discuss their ability to succeed in an online degree program, specifically the extent to which they possess good study skills, can work independently, can set and achieve both long-term and short-term goals, and can meet deadlines; academic background; rationale for pursuing a History degree; rationale for wanting to complete the degree online at UIS
N/ADepartment ChairYesN/A
Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
History MAOn campus*Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA & a minimum 3.0 GPA in history

*Submit an academic writing sample to the History Department chairperson

*Submit a statement of purpose (not to exceed 500 words) to the History Department chairperson

*Although it is not required, applicants may also submit one or more of the following: GRE scores, three letters of recommendation, a history research paper, documentation of work experience in the field of history. Applicants without these qualifications will be considered for conditional admittance
N/ADepartment ChairYesNo