Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

English BA– On campusLincoln statue

No additional admission requirements beyond the general UIS criteria.

English BA– Online

Contact Michelle Kenny, college advisor and online coordinator, for appeal process and questions on conditional online admission.

Additional Application Materials:

  • An application letter that addresses why the student wants to major in English at UIS, why online degree completion is preferred, and any context that may explain a circumstance that might warrant a waiver of GPA or course requirements.
  • Access to the Internet
  • Computer skills and systems needed to study online (See Online Learning Resources for Students at uis.edu/colrs/students/).*Minimum of 30 successfully completed hours at the lower- division (preference granted to those applicants with 60 hours or an associate’s degree).
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.