Satisfy Prerequisite Requirements

Taking Online Pathways classes at UIC allows you to satisfy your prerequisites, apply for admission, and seamlessly transition to one of UIC's Online Degree Completion Programs:

College of Nursing: RN to BSN

College of Business Administration: Online Bachelor of Business Administration Completion Program

College of Applied Health Sciences: Online Health Information Management Program


UIC's College of Nursing: RN to BSN

University of Illinois at Chicago’s online RN to BSN program is one of the most highly ranked in the nation.

Designed for registered nurses, the UIC RN to BSN program is open to RNs across the country and is 100% online. You’ll receive the same exceptional education and personalized attention as students in a traditional UIC classroom while gaining the flexibility to learn on your schedule. You’ll also gain access to our faculty of leading researchers and advanced practice clinical nurses.

The RN-BSN degree completion program is entirely online, and your degree will be conferred by the College of Nursing. There is no differentiation between degrees earned online and those earned on campus.

Nursing Admission Requirements

Nursing General Education Requirements General Education Requirements Offered Through Pathways
3 credit hours: Understanding the Individual and Society ANTH 101: Introduction to Social Anthropology
COMM 100: Introduction to Communication
ENGL 110: English and American Pop Culture Genres
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 105: Social Problems
PSYCH 100: Introduction to Psychology
3 credit hours: Understanding the Past HIST 104: Modern America
HIST 105: Rise of the West
3 credit hours: Understanding the Creative Arts ENGL 110: English and American Pop Culture Genres
ITAL 280: Italian and Italian American Cinema
3 credit hours: Exploring World Cultures ANTH 101: Introduction to Social Anthropology
HIST 105: Rise of the West
3 credit hours: Understanding U.S. Society SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
HIST 104: Modern America
SOC 105: Social Problems
13-14 credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences ELECTIVES ANY ONLINE PATHWAYS CLASS

Contact: College of Nursing: RN to BSN

The Online BBA at UIC Business allows you the flexibility and convenience of online courses to finish your business degree at a top-ranked, research-based, AACSB-accredited business school.

The Online Bachelor of Business Administration completion program at UIC Business is dedicated to helping students obtain the degree they want on the schedule they need. Students will:

  • Receive a 61-credit hour curriculum covering all aspects of business operations
  • Develop critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Learn to manage data
  • Study under renowned research faculty
  • Enjoy flexibility in completing your coursework on your own schedule.

Business Admission Requirements

Online Business Administration General Education Requirement: A totel of 44 GenEd hours General Education Courses Offered Through Online Pathways
5 credit hours: Analyzing the Natural World BIOS 100: Biology of Cells and Organisms
3 credit hours: Exploring World Cultures ANTH 101: Introduction to Social Anthropology
HIST 105: Rise of the West
3 credit hours: Understanding the Creative Arts ENGL 110: English and American Pop Culture Genres
ITAL 280: Italian and Italian American Cinema
3 credit hours: Understanding the Individual and Society ANTH 101: Introduction to Social Anthropology
COMM 100: Introduction to Communication
ENGL 110: English and American Pop Culture Genres
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 105: Social Problems
PSYCH 100: Introduction to Psychology
3 credit hours: Understanding the Past HIST 104: Modern America
HIST 105: Rise of the West
3 credit hours: Understanding U.S. Society SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
HIST 104: Modern America
SOC 105: Social Problems
24 hours of electives ANY ONLINE PATHWAYS CLASS

Contact:Online Bachelor of Business Administration

UIC's College of Applied Health Sciences: Online Health Information Management Program


Based on our traditional campus-based bachelor’s program, UIC’s online BS HIM program was designed to prepare graduates to take the prestigious Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam. This dynamic degree program provides skilled instruction in the management and use of information and information systems for healthcare planning and provision, resource allocation, and executive decision making. As you work your way through the challenging curriculum presented 100 percent online, you will also explore essential topics, such as coding, systems analysis, data quality management and health information research. One hundred percent of graduating students receive “satisfactory” ratings or above from employers as surveyed one year following graduation. Selected comments regarding strengths of our graduates include: “Able to think critically, problem solver.” “Solid knowledge of HIM domains.” “Collaborates well with colleagues.”

Students are required to have completed 60 hours of General Education prerequisites prior to acceptance into the program.

Contact: Online Health Information Management