Political Science

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Political Science BAOn campus & Online*No additional admission requirements beyond the general UIS criteria

Online Only: In order to be admitted to the online BA program in Political Science, students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and reside at least 50 miles outside of Springfield
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Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Political Science MAOn campus & Online*Baccalaureate degree, with strong undergraduate background in political science, history, or the social sciences for full admission

*Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00
N/ADepartment ChairYes, students without statistical/methods experience are required to take PSC 451 as part of their degree program. If required, PSC 451 is counted as an elective toward the degree requirements. Additionally, students whose cumulative undergraduate GPA is slightly below 3.0 can be conditionally admitted based on the conditions of obtaining a grade of B or better in PSC 501 and PSC 502. Students have one year to meet their conditions of admission.N/A