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Environmental Studies - Sustainable Development and Policy

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  2. Application
  3. Curriculum
  4. Tuition

Application: In addition to departmental application requirements, students must submit a formal application along with a non-refundable fee to the University of Illinois Springfield. Application information can be found at: http://www.uis.edu/admissions/applyToday/.

Admission Requirement(s):

  • A Bachelorís Degree from an accredited university or college
  • A GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale), though students with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 will be considered for conditional admission. If a student is conditionally admitted with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0, the student will be expected to complete ENS 551 and ENS 552, earning a B or better, during the first year of enrollment.
  • An upper division, undergraduate course in ecology with a grade of B or better.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Goals essay

Prerequisite(s): Full admission requires satisfactory completion (B or better) of a 300-level ecology course with lab, and general undergraduate preparation in both natural and social sciences. Students deficient in the ecology with lab prerequisite will be considered for conditional admission. If conditional admission is recommended, the student is expected to satisfactorily complete a 300 level or higher ecology with lab (ENS 544/546 on-campus or ENS 425 online will meet this requirement during the first year enrolled in the program.


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