Undergraduate Accelerator Progression Requirements

Undergraduate Accelerator students can choose from more than 70 degrees at UIC. After your first year, you’ll progress into focusing on your degree courses.

To see the specific requirements to transition from the Undergraduate Accelerator into your desired degree, browse the information below.

Questions? Contact your student advisor or a UIC school official if you have a question about transferring credits or progressing into a particular degree.

Progression Requirements

Major Degree Progression Requirement
College of Applied Health Sciences
Disability and Human Development BS 2.50 GPA and completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161 – Launching Spring 2017
Kinesiology: Exercise Science and Health Promotion BS 2.50 GPA and completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Kinesiology: Movement Science BS 2.50 GPA and completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Rehabilitation Sciences BS Completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
College of Architecture, Design and the Arts*
Acting BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required
Architectural Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Fall only
Architecture BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Fall only. Portfolio required for BS in Architecture. Portfolio subject to departmental approval.
Art BFA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Fall only. Portfolio required for the BFA in Art. Portfolio subject to departmental approval. Admission is to Art Foundation.
Art History BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Graphic Design BDes 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Fall only. Admission is to Design Foundation.
Industrial Design BDes 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Fall only. Admission is to Design Foundation.
Integrated Design and Arts BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Jazz Studies BMus 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required and subject to departmental approval.
Music BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required and subject to departmental approval.
Music Business BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required and subject to departmental approval.
Performance BMus 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required and subject to departmental approval.
Theater and Performance BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Audition required and subject to departmental approval.
Theater Design, Production and Technology BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160, ENGL 161 and CC 120
Interview and portfolio required
College of Business Administration
Accounting BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Business Administration BBA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Entrepreneurship BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Finance BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Information and Decision Sciences BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Management BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Marketing BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
College of Education
Human Development and Learning BA Completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Urban Education BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
College of Engineering
Bioengineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Chemical Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Civil Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Computer Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Computer Science: Computer Systems BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Computer Science: Human-Centered Computing BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Computer Science: Software Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Electrical Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Engineering Management BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Engineering Physics BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Industrial Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Mechanical Engineering BS 2.75 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
African American Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Anthropology BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Biochemistry BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Biological Sciences BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Chemistry BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Chemistry BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Classical Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Communication BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Criminology, Law and Justice BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Earth and Environmental Sciences BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Economics BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
English BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
French and Francophone Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Gender and Women’s Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Germanic Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Germanic Studies with Business Minor BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
History BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Latin American and Latino Studies BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Mathematics BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Mathematics and Computer Science BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Neuroscience BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Philosophy BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Physics BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Polish BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Political Science: Law and Courts BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Political Science: Urban Politics BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Psychology: Applied Psychology BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Psychology: General Psychology BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Russian BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Sociology BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Spanish BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Spanish Economics BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Statistics BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of English BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of French BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of German BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of History BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of Mathematics BS 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Teaching of Spanish BA 2.50 GPA; completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Public Policy BA Completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161
Urban Studies BA Completion of ENGL 160 and ENGL 161

*Progression into Degree Programs within the College of Architecture, Design and Arts requires College approval.