Academics

The Academic Major

Students must complete requirements for at least one academic major. Exceptions are possible for interdisciplinary majors or combined majors approved by the faculty, and academic minors are possible in some disciplines or programs. The requirements for the major, including courses outside the major discipline when such courses are specifically required of the major, must be completed with the grades specified by the department.


Majors and Programs at Illinois College

*Minor Only | **Combined Degree Programs | Italics indicate optional concentration within a major
Actuarial Science (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Business
Agribusiness (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Marketing
Sports Management (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Criminal Justice (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Dual Languages (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Entrepreneurial
Quantitative
Political Economy
Managerial Economics
Licensure Programs Offered: 
Elementary Education 
K-12 Education 
Art
Music
Physical Education
Spanish
Secondary Education
Science-Biology
English (Literature and Writing)
Mathematics
Social Science-History
(Learn more about the Teacher Preparation Program)
Creative Writing
Expository Writing
Literature
Publishing and Editing (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Engineering (3-2 Program with Physics or Chemistry)**
Entrepreneurship*
General Environmental Studies
Wildlife Management 
Environmental Policy
Humanities
Ecohydrology
Fine Arts Administration*
Health Sciences (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
History
Individualized Major
Interfaith Studies*
Developing World
International Politics and Economics/Business
Regional Asia
Regional Europe
Culture and Society
Language
Composition
Education 
Performance
Research
Nursing (4-2 Masters MSN/RN)**
Criminal Justice (NEW! Now enrolling for Fall 2017)
Family Studies
Inequality/Stratification


Minors

An academic minor consists of 18 to 24 hours of work with grades as designated in a particular field. Students are not required to have a minor but may elect to complete one or more. Students may minor in accounting, art, biology, chemistry, communication and rhetorical studies, education, finance, fine arts, French, gender and women's studies, German, history, interfaith studies, international studies, Japanese, management and organizational leadership, mathematics, music, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, Spanish, and theatre.


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