Parkland Pathway to Illinois

Parkland Pathway to Illinois is a program in which Illinois high school graduates or those that have received their GED in Illinois can begin college at Parkland and seamlessly transfer to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While preparing to transfer, participating students will be able to integrate their experience as full-time Parkland College students while utilizing resources and classes at Illinois.

The application for the Pathway program opens March 5th on the U of I website with a final deadline of April 15.  Your Parkland degree seeking application should be completed at Apply Now. The program only offers a fall start and priority is given to first-time college students.

More information is available at University of Illinois Parkland Pathway or call us at 217/351-2482.

Participating University of Illinois MAJORS and CONCENTRATIONS in Parkland Pathway to Illinois Program (subject to change)

College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences (ACES)
  •     Agri-Accounting
  •     Agribusiness, Markets, & Management
  •     Agricultural Communications - Advertising
  •     Agricultural Communications - Journalism
  •     Agricultural Education
  •     Animal Sciences
  •     Computer Science & Crop Sciences
  •     Consumer Economics & Finance
  •     Crop Sciences
  •     Dietetics
  •     Environmental Economics & Policy
  •     Farm Management
  •     Finance in Agri-Business
  •     Financial Planning
  •     Food Science
  •     Hospitality Management
  •     Human Development & Family Studies
  •     Human Nutrition
  •     Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
  •     Organizational & Community Leadership
  •     Policy, International Trade, & Development
  •     Public Policy & Law
  •     Technical Systems Management
College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
  •     Community Health
  •     Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary
  •     Kinesiology
  •     Recreation, Sport & Tourism
  •     Speech & Hearing Science
College of Education (EDU)
  •     Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2)
  •     Elementary Education (Grades 1-6)
  •     Learning & Education Studies
  •     Middle Grades Education (Grades 5-8)
  •     Special Education
College of Fine & Applied Arts (FAA)
  •     Acting
  •     Architectural Studies (5-year program)
  •     Art Education (K-12)
  •     Art & Art History
  •     Costume Design & Technology
  •     Dance
  •     Graphic Design
  •     Landscape Architecture (5-year program)
  •     Lighting Design & Technology
  •     Music (5-year program)
  •     Scenic Design
  •     Scenic Technology
  •     Sound Design & Technology
  •     Stage Management
  •     Studio Art (Bachelor of Arts)
  •     Studio Art (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
  •     Theatre Studies
  •     Urban Studies & Planning
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS)
LAS students are admitted to the program as LAS Undesignated. At the time of transfer, students will be admitted to an LAS major chosen in consultation with an advisor.
  •     Undesignated
College of Media (MDIA)
  •     Advertising
  •     Journalism
  •     Media & Cinema Studies
Grainger College of Engineering (ENG)
Engineering students are admitted to the program as Engineering Undesignated. At the time of transfer, students will be admitted to an Engineering major chosen in consultation with an advisor.
  •     Undesignated
School of Information Sciences
  •     Information Sciences
School of Social Work (SSW)
  •     Social Work