School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Admission

For admission requirements to the Humanities & Social Sciences degree programs, see an Academic Advisor or contact the School of Humanities & Social Sciences Office.

Students declaring a major that resides in the School of Humanities and Social Science must meet the admission requirements for the IUE campus, have a 2.00 cumulative GPA, and have completed W131 Elementary Composition with a grade of C or better.  

After declaring a major within the HSS School, freshmen must take the gateway course for the major within their first 36 credit hours; sophomores or above must take the gateway course for their degree within 24 credit hours of declaring the major.  The minimum grade for the gateway course is a ‘C.’