Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Programs

For a complete list of all undergraduate majors and minors, please see the Degrees Offered page in this catalog.

Multiple Majors

To earn a bachelor’s degree in two major areas of study, a student must complete all requirements for each major. Courses from one program may be used as electives in the other. All requirements for the bachelor’s degree must be met. For questions related to multiple majors, please contact the Office of Records and Registration.

Other Academic Opportunities:

Internships and Prior Learning

The Internships and Prior Learning Program stresses practical experience, professional development, and the value of self-directed learning. These key competencies help students to pursue successful careers. Three programs are housed within Internships and Prior Learning: Internships, Service-Learning, and Prior Learning Assessment. For more information, please see the Internships and Prior Learning page in this catalog.


UIS partners with the University of Illinois Chicago’s College of Nursing to offer prospective students in the central Illinois region an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree on the Springfield campus. For more information, please visit the Nursing website.

Thematic Activities

These activities explore current issues and problems through multidisciplinary courses, research, conferences, experiential learning opportunities, and community outreach. UIS currently offers a thematic option in Astronomy/Physics. For more information, please see the Astronomy/Physics page in this catalog.

University Courses

These courses provide knowledge and skills in academic areas that are not within established academic units. For more information, please see the University Courses page in this catalog.