GPPA | Fall 2002 Conditions of Acceptance

Conditions of Acceptance
For 2002 Entering Students

Fall 2002

Architecture & the Arts Kinesiology Nursing
  Law Nutrition
Dentistry Medicine Pharmacy
Engineering   Physical Therapy

 

 


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE ARTS
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

  • Students are required to enroll in the Honors College Program and complete the Honors activity of HON 222 every semester while in attendance. The Honors College Program offers GPPA students intellectual challenges that will help them prepare for the rigors of graduate studies through focused individualized work on independent projects.
  • Students must maintain a 4.25 grade point average in all major courses as well as their UIC curriculum grade point average.
  • GPPA students must also complete all major courses in their curriculum and meet the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design or Industrial Design.
  • Students must complete their undergraduate degree programs within five years from the first term of official registration in the College of Architecture and the Arts to maintain eligibility in the Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions.
  • GPPA students will have a faculty advisor who will guide and prepare them for professional studies.
  • Students will be required to meet with their faculty advisor every semester for professional mentoring, course selections, and evaluation of academic progress in their chosen area. This advising will be of particular importance in the preparation of a final portfolio at a high level of professional competence which must be submitted and approved for the Master of Architecture or Master of Fine Arts in Graphic or Industrial Design degree programs.
  • A statement of professional intent and three letters of recommendation are required for both the Master of Architecture and the Master of Fine Arts in Graphic or Industrial Design degree programs.
  • Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies program will be required to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as part of their GPPA requirements for advancement to the Master of Architecture program. The GRE will be for the purpose of tracking and documentation for the School of Architecture.
  • Students may request a deferral of one year for entry into the Master of Architecture or Master of Fine Arts in Graphic or Industrial Design programs through a written request approved by the School of Architecture or School of Art and Design.
  • Upon satisfactory completion of all program requirements a seat will be reserved in the student's program of choice at the Masters level

 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

1. Undergraduate Curriculum Requirements:

  • Chemistry Equivalent to a minimum of 15 semester hours with at least 5 semester hours of organic chemistry. Each of the basic inorganic and organic chemistry must include academic credit for laboratory work.
  • Physics Equivalent to a minimum of 10 semester hours. Each physics course must include academic credit for laboratory work.
  • Biological Equivalent to a minimum of 10 semester hours. Each course must include academic credit Sciences for laboratory work
  • English Engl. 160 and 161 or the equivalent

2. In addition to the above courses, students must also complete 3 additional upper-level (200, 300, or 400 level) biochemistry or animal biology courses.

3. Students must complete their baccalaureate degree.

4. Students must enroll in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term, and are expected to participate actively in the College of Dentistry Pre-dental Development Program.

5. Students must maintain full time registration (a minimum of 12 semester hours) each term.

6. Students must complete all course work at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and must enroll within five years of acceptance into the GPPA, but no sooner than 3 years of acceptance.

7. During the spring semester of the junior year, or the summer prior to the senior year, students must take the Dental Admissions Test (to be used for tracking purposes only), and score at least a 17 on Academic Average, Perceptual Aptitude, and Total Science Sections of the DAT. All other sections must have a score of 16. If this condition is not met, the student must successfully complete the College of Dentistry's remediation program during the summer before matriculating into dental school.

8. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.35 (A=5.00) throughout their undergraduate years.

9. Submit a formal AADSAS dental application by February 1 of the year they expect to matriculate and contact the College of Dentistry Office of Student Affairs in writing informing of the AADSAS submission.

10. Participate actively in the College of Dentistry Pre-dental development program. Upon satisfactory completion of all program requirements a seat will be reserved in the DDS program.

 


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSION PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA )

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

 

Fall, 2002 entering freshmen accepted into the GPPA program are guaranteed admission into the graduate school at the UIC College of Engineering upon meeting the following criteria:

  • You must pursue your undergraduate studies in the UIC College of Engineering, receive a B.S. degree from the college, and achieve a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (A=5.00) in the final 60 semester hours of your UIC undergraduate study, at a time not exceeding the fall semester 2007.
  • As a GPPA student, you may change engineering programs as an undergraduate. Graduate school admission is guaranteed:

    To the engineering program from which you graduate if it exists,
    or
    To another engineering program for which you are qualified based on undergraduate courses completed.

  • An academic year graduate assistantship is guaranteed to you if your grade point average reached 4.5 (A=5.00) in the final 60 semester hours of your UIC undergraduate study, at a time not exceeding the fall semester 2007. The assistantship consists of:

    Illinois resident tuition and partial fees,
    and
    A monthly financial stipend currently ranging from $500.00 to $1,000.00. The assistantship is guaranteed for the first academic year of graduate study and may be renewed based on achievement.

 


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
SCHOOL OF KINESIOLOGY
COLLEGE OF APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
Fall 2002

Undergraduate Curriculum:

Students may choose any major from the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Applied Health Sciences, or Engineering. If the student completes a degree in an area other than Kinesiology, the following prerequisite courses must be completed:

  • Biological Sciences 100 5 credit hours
  • Kinesiology 251 5 credit hours
  • Kinesiology 252 5 credit hours
  • Kinesiology 351 3 credit hours
  • Kinesiology 352 3 credit hours

Additional requirements:

  • The undergraduate degree must be completed within five years of the beginning of the freshman year.
  • Students must enroll in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours each term.
  • During his/her senior year, students must complete a Senior Research Project (Kinesiology 399) with a member of the graduate faculty. The research project should be with a faculty member in the area the student desires to pursue for graduate study.
  • The student must submit all required application materials by February 1st of the year they wish to begin graduate study. (Application, transcripts from any school attended other than UIC, scores for the GRE general test, three letters of recommendation from past professors, and a 1-2 page personal statement outlining the student's objectives for graduate study)

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSION (GPPA)
JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

Undergraduate Curriculum: Students may choose any major and must satisfy the course requirements as specified by the undergraduate college from which they will earn their baccalaureate degree.
These courses are required of all GPPA/John Marshall pre-law students:

  • Political Science 101 3 credit hours
  • History 103 or 104 or 106 or 247 3 credit hours
  • Philosophy 100 or 101 or 103 3 credit hours
  • Communication 100 or 102 3 credit hours
  • Criminal Justice 101 or 102 3 credit hours

Additional Requirements:

  • Students must enroll in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours each term.
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.5 (A=5.00) throughout their undergraduate years.
  • Students must complete an undergraduate degree within five years from the beginning of the freshman year.
  • Students may not enroll in John Marshall Law School until the fall of the third year after the beginning of their first year at UIC.
  • No later than eight months prior to entering John Marshall Law School, students must take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) (to be used for tracking purposes only).
  • Students must submit a formal application to John Marshall Law School as described in the John Marshall Law school J.D. Catalog and meet the school's character and fitness requirements.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
UNDERGRADUATE PRE-MEDICINE
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

  • Undergraduate Curriculum: These courses are required of all GPPA Pre-Medicine students:
    BIOS 100 Biology of Cells and Organisms
    BIOS 101 Biology of Populations and Communities
    BIOS 220 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics
    One additional upper level (200, 300, or 400 level) biochemistry or animal biology course.
    CHEM 112 General College Chemistry I
    CHEM 114 General College Chemistry II
    _or_
    CHEM 116 General & Analytical Chemistry I |
    CHEM 118 General & Analytical Chemistry II
    CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry I
    CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
    CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry II
    PHYS 105 Introductory Physics I (Lecture)
    PHYS 106 Introductory Physics I (Lab)
    _or_
    PHYS 107 Introductory Physics II (Lecture)
    PHYS 108 Introductory Physics II (Lab)
    _or_
    PHYS 141 General Physics I
    PHYS 142 General Physics II

Students may earn AP credit for specific courses as defined in the UIC Catalog. However, a score of 5 or 4 will be required to obtain credit for Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics courses. In addition, students who use AP credit for Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics will be required to take additional course work in the respective disciplines equivalent to credit hours to the accepted AP credit. Additional Biological Sciences courses must be selected from the approved list. Additional courses to be taken for Chemistry and Physics may be chosen from all credit bearing courses offered in these disciplines at UIC. These additional required courses may be excused or adjusted on a case-by-case basis. Candidates must also complete three courses from the Social Sciences course distribution list except for History. At least two of these courses must be taken within the same department. Advanced Placement credit cannot be used to satisfy social science requirements. Students must satisfy the course requirements as specified by the undergraduate college from which they will earn their baccalaureate degree.

  • Students must maintain active status in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours each term.
  • Students may not enroll in the College of Medicine for a period of three years from the time that they matriculate into their undergraduate college at the University of Illinois at Chicago. They must also complete all course work at UIC within five years from the beginning of the freshman year.
  • REQUIRED PRE-MEDICINE GPPA SEMINAR

To help GPPA Premedical students get acquainted with the profession of medicine during their undergraduate years, the College of Medicine has developed a series of required pre-medicine seminars. The intent of these seminars is to explore important aspects of the profession, and assist students to achieve a smooth transition to the College of Medicine. The seminar courses will cover topics such as: Medicine as a Profession; The Art and Science of Medicine; History and Philosophy of Medicine; Medicine, Society and Public Policy.

  • During the spring semester of the junior year, or the summer prior to the senior year, students must take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Students must earn an average MCAT score of at least 10 with no score below 9 in any segment of the exam. If this condition is not met, student must successfully complete the College of Medicine Pre-matriculation program during the summer before enrolling in medical school.
  • Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 4.5 (A=5.00) throughout their undergraduate years.

Revised 02/02


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
COLLEGE OF NURSING
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

During the freshman and sophomore years of study at UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the admitted GPPA student must:

  1. Satisfy the prerequisite course requirements for admission to the upper-division nursing curriculum.
  2. Enroll in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term, including minimum grade point average.
  3. Maintain a full-time (minimum 12 semester hours) course load during each semester.
  4. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.25 (A = 5.00).
  5. Meet at least annually with a committee of the following people: their Honors College Fellow (advisor) and a member of the Undergraduate Admissions and Standards Committee.
  6. Participate in a volunteer activity related to his/her academic goals.

 


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
COLLEGE OF APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN NUTRITION
COORDINATED PROGRAM
Effective April 1, 2002

Policies related to the Human Nutrition GPPA program

In order to maintain Guaranteed Professional Program Admission status, you must:

  • Maintain a cumulative 4.25 GPA. This cumulative GPA will be assessed at the end of each academic year and again at the conclusion of the Fall semester prior to the anticipated entrance into the Coordinated Program.
  • Not fall below a 3.5 GPA in any single semester.
  • Maintain a full-time course load of 12 or more graded (A - E) credits each semester, in addition to any pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory credits.
  • Meet with an advisor in the Department of HumanNutrition each year to review your academic progress.
  • Take all prerequisite course work for the Coordinated Program at UIC within 2-3 years. (See Courses Taken While in High School, below, for exceptions to this rule.)
  • Be a member of the pre-AHS Club (an association of students who intend to apply to one of the professional programs offered in AHS)
  • Membership in the UIC Honors College is strongly recommended by UIC, but not required.

In order to be admitted into the Coordinated Program through the GPPA you must: ·

  • Have GPPA status at the time of entry.
  • Complete a minimum of two years of academic work at UIC
  • Meet all Coordinated Program course prerequisites and any additional admissions prerequisites that are in place for the year of entry before beginning the program in the Fall. Admission requirements may change after you enter UIC. You are responsible for consulting with your Department of Human Nutrition advisor to be apprised of any changes that may occur.)
  • Declare your intention to enter the Coordinated Program by submitting the appropriate application materials by January 31st of the calendar year you hope to enter.
  • Entry into the Program is in Fall term only.

Advanced Placement Credit and Credit for College Courses Taken While in High School

  • This policy applies to any Advanced Placement credit awarded by UIC based upon examinations administered by the Educational Testing Service for the College Board or any college courses taken while in high school that have been transferred to UIC and are exceptions to the policy that all prerequisites for the Coordinated Program must be taken at UIC (from Conditions of Maintenance of GPPA Status).
  • This transfer or AP credit may be used to satisfy any psychology, sociology, English, general biology, inorganic chemistry, humanities or math prerequisites.
  • Transfer or AP credit may not be used to satisfy the microbiology, organic chemistry, nutrition or statistics prerequisites.

Process to appeal for reinstatement to GPPA status:

  • Those students whose cumulative GPA is below 4.25 at the end of an academic year or who have a GPA below 3.5 in any semester will lose their GPPA status as per the conditions specific for maintenance of GPPA status. A GPPA student who has lost GPPA status may appeal to be reinstated based on a presentation of special circumstances.
  • Any student admitted to UIC through the Department Of Human Nutrition Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions whose cumulative Grade Point Average in an academic year falls below the required 4.25 or who has a GPA below 3.5 in a semester may petition the faculty in writing to consider mitigating circumstances associated with the drop in GPA. If the faculty believes that the mitigating circumstances and the student's overall academic performance warrant special consideration, the student will be informed in writing that he or she may regain GPPA status if by the end of the following semester the student is able to bring the cumulative GPA to 4.25 or greater, has a semester GPA greater than 3.5, and maintains all other conditions for continued GPPA status. Appeals will require strong documentation and evidence and will not be considered until summer the end of semester.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
FALL 2002

1. These courses are required of all GPPA pre-pharmacy students:

English 160, 161
Comm 100

Written and speech communications: 8 semester hour minimum
BioS 100, 101 Life sciences, with lab: 8 semester hour minimum
Chemistry 112, 114, or 116, 118 General chemistry, with lab: 8 semester hours minimum
Chemistry 232, 233, and 234 Organic chemistry, with lab: 8 semester hours minimum
Math 180    Integral and differential calculus: 3 semester hours minimum
Kinesiology 251 and 252  Human anatomy : 4 semester hours minimum (course or courses must cover organ systems)                                                              

Physics 105, 106 and 107, 108; (or) 141 and 142

Physics, with lab: 8 semester hours minimum
General Education:

9 - 13 semester hours with
Social or Behavioral sciences 3 semester hours minimum

Humanities 3 semester hours minimum
Electives 0-4 semester hours

2. Students must enroll in the Honors College and fulfill all requirements for continued membership each term.

3. Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours each term.

4. Students must complete all pre-pharmacy course work at the University of Illinois at Chicago within five years from the beginning of the freshman year.

5. Prior to admission, students must take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) to be used for tracking purposes only.

6. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.25 (A=5.00) throughout their undergraduate years and remain a member of the Honors College.

7. Students must meet with a College of Pharmacy Admissions Counselor once a year. Please make an appointment with the contact person listed below.

Upon satisfactory completion of all program requirements a seat in the College of Pharmacy will be reserved.


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS (GPPA)
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
COLLEGE OF APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
Fall 2002

In order to maintain guaranteed professional program admission status, you must:

  • Maintain a cumulative 4.25 GPA. This cumulative GPA will be assessed at the end of each academic year (which includes the summer session) and again at the conclusion of the fall semester prior to the anticipated entrance into the professional program.
  • Not fall below a 3.5 GPA in any single semester.
  • Maintain a full-time course load of 12 or more graded (A - E) credits each semester, in addition to any pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory credits. Meet with an advisor in the Department of Physical Therapy each year to review your academic progress.
  • Take all prerequisite course work for physical therapy at UIC. A semester or year abroad educational program is allowed as long as it is sponsored by UIC and the above criteria are satisfied. (Please see Policy on Advanced Placement Credit and Credit for College Courses Taken While in High School, below, for exceptions to this rule.)
  • Be a member of the pre-AHS Club (an association of students who intend to apply to one of the professional programs offered in AHS) in fulfillment of College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) requirements for maintaining GPPA eligibility.
  • Membership in the UIC Honors College is strongly recommended by UIC, but not required.

In order to be admitted into the professional program through the GPPA you must:

  • Have GPPA status at the time of entry.
  • Complete a minimum of three years of academic work at UIC
  • Earn a baccalaureate degree at UIC prior to entry into the program.
  • Meet all physical therapy program course prerequisites (and any additional admissions prerequisites that are in place for the year of entry into the professional program) by February 1 of the calendar year of desired entry. (This includes but is not limited to course prerequisites and volunteer experience requirements. Professional admission requirements may change after you enter UIC. You are responsible for consulting with your Department of Physical Therapy advisor in one of your regular semester meetings to be apprised of any changes which may occur.)
  • Enter into the DPT program at the next occurring Fall Semester following graduation. This means that if you graduate in Fall Semester, you must enter the following Fall, but you do not have to take courses after your graduation. If you graduate in Spring or Summer, you must enter that Fall.
  • Declare your intention to enter the professional Physical Therapy Program by submitting the appropriate physical therapy declaration materials by January 15 of the calendar year you hope to enter.
  • Entry into the Program is in Fall term only.
  • Professional program declaration materials for GPPA students are obtained from the Department of Physical Therapy. Declaration packets are available in the Department of Physical Therapy.

Advanced Placement Credit and Credit for College Courses Taken While in High School for GPPA Students

This policy applies to any Advanced Placement credit awarded by UIC based upon examinations administered by the Educational Testing Service for the College Board or any college courses taken while in high school that have been transferred to UIC and are exceptions to the policy that all prerequisites for the physical therapy program must be taken at UIC (from Conditions of Maintenance of GPPA Status for Physical Therapy). This transfer or AP credit may be used to satisfy any psychology, physics, or calculus prerequisites. For each semester of transfer or AP credit used towards Biology prerequisites, another biology course with lab component must be taken at UIC (excluding any botany courses). This transfer or AP credit may be used to satisfy the Chemistry prerequisites, but one additional chemistry course for science majors must be taken at UIC to supplement the chemistry (whether one or two semester length courses have been awarded through AP or transfer credit). Transfer or AP credit may not be used to satisfy the statistics prerequisite.

Process to appeal for reinstatement to GPPA status:

Those students whose cumulative GPA is below 4.25 at the end of an academic year or who have a GPA below 3.5 in any semester will lose their GPPA status as per the conditions specific for maintenance of GPPA status. A GPPA student who has lost GPPA status may appeal to be reinstated based on a presentation of special circumstances. Any student admitted to UIC through the Department Of Physical Therapy's Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions whose cumulative Grade Point Average in an academic year falls below the required 4.25 as of the end of Summer Semester or who has a GPA below 3.5 in a semester may petition the faculty in writing to consider mitigating circumstances associated with the drop in GPA. If the faculty believes that the mitigating circumstances and the student's overall academic performance warrant special consideration, the student will be informed in writing that he or she may regain GPPA status if by the end of the following semester the student is able to bring the cumulative GPA to 4.25 or greater, has a semester GPA greater than 3.5, and maintains all other conditions for continued GPPA status. Appeals will require strong documentation and evidence and will not be considered until summer the end of semester.