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College of Arts and Sciences

Expand your knowledge. Enrich your perspective.

Every student at Roosevelt benefits from our College of Arts and Sciences, the University’s largest college. Featuring more than 60 majors and minors across 10 departments, it serves as the foundation for Roosevelt's liberal arts education. This valuable exposure to a rich variety of disciplines and ideas develops each student’s broad platform of knowledge, while honing critical skills in communication and reasoning. Students seeking degrees within the college choose from an extensive range of traditional liberal arts, applied professional and progressive interdisciplinary options, all tailored for today’s dynamic career landscape.

The distinguished faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences foster a progressive learning environment. Because these exceptional educators are also accomplished professionals in their fields, classroom instruction is complemented by their presence in community and cultural affairs. As a result, students develop a deep connection to civic involvement and are primed to put their knowledge and leadership into action.

College of Arts and Sciences events (lectures, gallery openings, panel discussions, film screenings, conferences, etc.) enrich our academic community and the surrounding communities we serve.

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  • June 29, 2015

    From halfway around the world, student Brandon Rohlwing reflects on the news that marriage equality has come to the US.

  • June 25, 2015
    A unique new partnership will pave the way for Northwest suburban high school teachers to work on master's degrees in biology at Roosevelt University, enabling them to teach their high school students college-level biology and giving the students credits that will be accepted by Harper College.
  • June 25, 2015
    Corinne Busby initially came to Roosevelt to play varsity basketball. She also liked the fact that Roosevelt has an excellent academic reputation and is in Chicago, yet close to her Arlington Heights home. She also discovered that her late grandfather, Arthur Busby, was a 1952 Roosevelt graduate who majored in Labor Relations.
  • June 23, 2015

    Alumna Darlene Clark Hine (BA, '68) e is a pioneering scholar in the field of African-American women’s history and a recipient of the prestigious National Humanities Medal.

  • Study of Cook County Juvenile Justice system featured in Huffington Post
    June 10, 2015

    "What Can the  Cook County Juvenile Court do to Improve its Ability to Help Our Youth? A Juvenile Justice Needs Assessment" is a "plea for sanity,"  according to Huffington Post blogger and syndicated freelance writer Robert Koehler.

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