Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
History ProgramThe 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.
|Professor Chulos with Professor Gellman with his latest book|
Professors Stuart D. Warner and Svetozar Minkov at a Montesquieu Forum event, November 2014
Philosophy ProgramТhe philosophy program offers a comprehensive education in the great questions of philosophy. A passionate and inquisitive faculty guides students in reading the deepest philosophical works carefully and open-mindedly. In our pursuit of wisdom, we range over ancient and modern philosophy, film and literature, politics and morality, psychology and science, and the relation of art, technology, and history to nature. While preparing students for many rigorous and challenging careers, the most exciting outcome of the program is that we enter a world of wondrous learning and begin a lifetime of inquiry and thoughtfulness.
Art ProgramThe 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.
|1000 Memories of 9/11 Project: Prof. Elyse Koren-Camarra listens to student’s memories|
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,
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING HISTORY MA PROGRAM IN FALL 2014. These new requirements apply only to students entering the program in Fall 2014 or later.
NEW HISTORY 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 a description of the program and its requirements, click here. If interested, please contact Professor Margaret Rung, Chair, Department of History & Philosophy.
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 - AUD 835
Chicago, IL 60605-1397
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Margaret Rung, Department Chair