Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
The history program at Roosevelt University is committed to providing students with an awareness of the past that fosters an informed citizenry capable of building and sustaining democratic traditions. The program focuses on history from a local, national, and global perspective taught by a distinguished faculty specializing in European, Latin American, and United States cultural and social history and topics such as gender, labor, urban, film and history of medicine.
The philosophy program at Roosevelt University offers a complete undergraduate program in the history and problems of philosophy. A distinguished faculty specializes in film, environment, happiness and the philosophical works that inspired the American Founding. Course offerings provide the intensive education necessary for students planning to use a major in philosophy as the core of a liberal education, as well as for those intending to pursue graduate studies.
The art program at Roosevelt University offers a minor that combines studio and lecture classes with the possibility of an internship in the community. Art courses at the advanced level emphasize transformation learning opportunities and the exploration of art and web-based forms of communication.
The Department of History and Philosophy offers programs of study leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, bachelor’s degree in philosophy, and minors in history, philosophy, and fine arts. Courses in history fulfill requirements in the following affiliated programs:
In addition to working closely with the St. Clair Drake Center for African and African American Studies,
History, philosophy and fine art students are cordially invited to meet with RU historians and philosophers at the:
History and Philosophy Department Social
Wednesday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m.
Click here for details: Department Social
We look forward to seeing you there!
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING MA PROGRAM IN FALL 2014. These new requirements apply only to students entering the program in Fall 2014 or later.
NEW GRADUATE PROGRAM PARTNERSHIP WITH DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY! The Department of History & Philosophy is pleased to announce an agreement with Dominican University for a Master’s Degree in History and a Certificate in Archival and Cultural Resources and Services. Students earn the MA degree in history at Roosevelt (24 or 27 semester hours) and the certificate at Dominican (15 semester hours). For more information, please contact Professor Margaret Rung, Chair, Department of History & Philosophy.
FALL 2014: The department office has moved (again)! Find us in AUD 835.
Special Feature: AHA interview with Professor Chris Chulos.
To learn about the various career options for history and philosophy majors, visit Roosevelt’s Office of Career Development.
430 South Michigan Avenue - AUD835
Chicago, IL 60605-1397
Shawn Dubay, Secretary
Margaret Rung, Department Chair