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Scholarship Opportunities

Elgin Community College students are eligible for transfer scholarships to attend Roosevelt.

  • Presidential and Provost Partner Scholarships are awarded to students who have completed an associate's degree from Elgin Community College.
  • Ask your admission counselor about Roosevelt's scholarship award for first semester Elgin transfer students as well as the Phi Theta Kappa award.

Dual Degree Program

The Dual Degree Program (DDP) with Elgin Community College is an innovative pathway for students to earn an associate's degree at Elgin and a bachelor's degree at Roosevelt.  Learn more about the Elgin-Roosevelt DDP.

2+2 Programs (Degree Completion Programs)

2+2 programs allow Elgin Community College students to plan the first two years of selected majors to assure that the classes they take will transfer into Roosevelt University to meet the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Roosevelt Program ECC / Roosevelt Degree Completion Options
Actuarial Science: BA or BS
Business: BS
Chemistry: BA or BS
Computer Science
Information Technology
Integrated Marketing Communications
Mathematics: BA or BS
Sustainability Studies

Contact a counselor

Our dedicated staff of transfer counselors is here to help! Get in touch with any questions you might have.

Lorry Cohn
Transfer Admission Counselor
Email: lgcohn@roosevelt.edu
Phone: 847-619-8627

Recommendations

Select an area of study below for more specific recommendations.

Arts & Sciences

Courses recommended for the Arts & Sciences major

Communications 1 6sh
English 101 & 102

Mathematics 3sh
Math 101 & above (except 107, 109, 110, 113)

Physical & Life Sciences 7sh
Choose one life & one physical science; include one lab

Biology (except 101)

Astronomy
Chemistry
Geography 115
Geology
Physics
Science (except 290)

Humanities & Fine Arts 2 9sh
Art
English 109 & above
Foreign Language
History
Humanities
Literature
Music
Speech
Theater (except 162, 164, 231-236)

Social & Behavioral Sciences 2 9sh
Anthropology
Economics
Geography 116
Journalism 130
Political Science
Psychology (except 201)
Sociology

1 Grade of C or better
2 Choose one multicultural course from: ART 154; HIS 120-21, 130-31, 140-1; HUM 103, 107, 170, 203, 224; INS 107, 131, 133, 135, 138, 224; LIT 210, 223; POS 253; SOC 209

This page is informational in nature; actual university requirements may change.  Contact the Office of Admission at 1-877-APPLY-RU (1-877-277-5978) for more information.

Business

Communications 1 6sh
English 101 & 102

Mathematics 9sh
Math 112, 1251,

Math 120 or Business 140 (not both)

Physical & Life Sciences – no lab required 3sh
Astronomy
Biology (except 101)
Chemistry
Geography 115
Geology
Physics
Science (except 290)

Humanities & Fine Arts 6sh
Art
English 109 & above
Foreign Language
History
Humanities
Literature
Music
Speech
Theater (except 162, 164, 231-236)

Social & Behavioral Sciences 6sh
Anthropology
Economics
Geography 116

Journalism 130
Political Science
Psychology (except 201)
Sociology

Recommended electives:
Accounting 1011 , 1051
Business 112, 1131
Economics 1021, 1031
Marketing 103

1 Grade of C or better

This page is informational in nature; actual university requirements may change.  Contact the Office of Admission at 1-877-APPLY-RU (1-877-277-5978) for more information.

Education

Communications 1 6sh
English 101 & 102
Speech 101 (required for secondary English teachers)

Mathematics 1 3-6sh
Math 101 & above (except 107, 109)
Math 110 (required for Early Childhood, Elementary & Special Education majors)

Math 113 (required for Elementary majors, recommended for Special Education

               and Early Childhood majors)

Physical & Life Sciences 1 7sh
Choose one life & one physical science; include one lab

Biology (except 101)

Astronomy
Chemistry
Geography 115
Geology
Physics
Science (except 290)

Humanities & Fine Arts 1,2 9sh
Art
English 109 & above
Foreign Language
History
Humanities
Literature (except 241-245)

Theater (except 162, 164, 231-236)

Speech

Social & Behavioral Sciences 1,2 9sh
Anthropology
Economics
Geography 116
Political Science
Psychology (except 201)
Sociology

Recommended electives 1,3
History 151 or 152
Physical Education-Health 101
Political Science 150

1 Grade of C or better
2
Choose one multicultural course from: ART 154; HIS 120-121, 130-31, 140-1; HUM 103, 107, 170, 203, 224; INS 107, 131, 133, 135, 138, 224; LIT 210, 223; POS 253; SOC 209

3Limit of 12 credit hours in transfer for Education major courses.

This page is informational in nature; actual university requirements may change.  Contact the Office of Admission at 1-877-APPLY-RU (1-877-277-5978) for more information.

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality Management classes are not listed because they transfer only into the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management. All hospitality management course work and experience will be evaluated individually by the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Performing Arts

Music courses for music majors will be individually evaluated by the Music Conservatory.

A maximum of 10 s.h. of Dance can be applied to a Theatre degree.

For all other degrees, Dance is treated as physical education which has no transferable credit.