Liberal Studies

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Liberal Studies BA On campus *No additional admission requirements beyond the general UIS criteria; however, a written request to the department is required to enter the major N/A N/A N/A N/A
Liberal Studies BA Online A written statement including the following:

*Clear, concise academic and/or professional goals

*Why a non-traditional, interdisciplinary program is the pathway to these goals

*A discussion of things that the applicant has been taught outside of an academic environment

*A discussion of online and/or technical skills

*Discussion of the skills and/or resources that the applicant possesses that will help them to succeed as an online student, as well as the challenges that may interfere with their success (including time management, access to a computer and the Internet, or other factors)
*Applicants must have completed at least 30 hours of transfer credit prior to admission into the online program

*The department encourages applicants to the online program to have completed Illinois General Education requirements before applying

*Online applicants must have successfully completed at least two semesters of freshman-level composition for admission into the program
Online Program Coordinator N/A N/A