Undergraduate Degrees (off-campus)



Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program
This program offers maximum flexibility for working adults who seek to complete an undergraduate education. This program is available at several off-campus sites, including Parkland College, Triton College, the University Center in Lake County, IL and the Harper Professional Center in Schaumburg. It is also available completely online. For more information contact:

BGS office, 217-581-5618 or bgsba@eiu.edu

Bachelor of Arts in General Studies, Option in Child Care Education
The Alternative Bachelor's in Childcare Education is an Associate’s to the Bachelor’s Degree Program for Childcare Professionals and is now offered through the School of Family & Consumer Sciences and the School of Continuing Education. The ABC Program is an Illinois Director Credential entitled program. Successful completion of the ABC program entitles you to apply for the Illinois Director Credential Level II. For more information, contact:

Donna Coonce, ABC Program Director,  217-581-6352 or djcoonce@eiu.edu

Bachelor of Science in Business

This program is designed for adult learners who have completed an associate degree (or equivalent). Courses will be offered on weekday evenings to accommodate the schedules of working adults. This program is offered at Parkland College in Champaign. For more information, contact:

School of Business, 217-581-3528 or business@eiu.edu

Bachelor in Organizational and Professional Development
This program is designed for adult learners who can earn credit for work-related experiences. Learners must also complete all university general education and graduation requirements as well as specific Career and Organizational Studies core courses. This program is available in the Champaign-Urbana and Danville areas. For more information, contact:

Jeanne Dunn (Danville Area Community College), 217-443-8750
Parkland Office (Parkland College), 217-351-2543, email:  parkland@eiu.edu 
Luke Steinke (Eastern Illinois University), 217-581-6271

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
This program is designed to offer education students the flexibility of completing an elementary education degree at off-campus sites. Students must also complete all general education requirements, be admitted to teacher education, and complete all graduation requirements. Students will have their transfer courses evaluated by the Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies or designated representative. Courses are offered on a weeknight or weekend format to accommodate the schedules of working adults. For more information, contact:

Mr. Jeff Duck, 217-581-7895 or jaduck@eiu.edu.