Online Students Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the online Liberal Studies must meet all campus requirements for undergraduate admission.  In addition, applicants must have completed at least 30 hours of transfer credit prior to admission into the online program.   The department recommends that applicants to the online program consider the following items before deciding to apply.

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

If you have not completed Illinois General Education, the department recommends that you work with the LIS Program Coordinator to determine your needs and to discuss how the program may, or may not, be able to serve your General Education needs in an online format.

Liberal Studies is a writing intensive degree.  Online applicants must have successfully completed at least two semesters of freshman-level composition for admission into the program.