First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 101~ (Composition I) 3 credits
  • MTH 125 or 104 (Finite Mathematics or Liberal Arts Math) 3 credits
  • Physical Science 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • ENG 102~ (Composition II) 3 credits
  • BIO 108 (Life with lab Science) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • Major Elective~ (Choose from: JRN 298, CON 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • JRN 130~ (Introduction to Mass Communications) 3 credits
  • CMS 101 (Fundamentals of Speech) 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • Major Elective~ (Choose from: JRN 298, CON 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts 3 credits

Spring Semester (Elgin Community College)

  • Major Elective~ (Choose from: JRN 298, CON 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Major Elective~ (Choose from: JRN 298, CON 203, 221, 230, 233 or 234) 3 credits
  • Humanities & Fine Arts 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits
  • SUST 210~ (Sustainable Future: Environment, Economy and Equity) 3 credits
  • SUST 220~ (Water) 3 credits
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits
  • SUST 230~ (Food) 3 credits
  • SUST 240~ (Waste) 3 credits
  • Relevant Elective (See RU Advisor) 3 credits
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • SUST 310~ (Energy & Climate Change) 3 credits
  • SUST 320~ (Sprawl, Transportation and Planning) 3 credits
  • Natural Science 3 credits
  • CORE Experiential Learning Course (See RU Advisor, SUST 250, 330 or 350 recommended) 3 credits
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • SUST 330~ (Biodiversity) 3 credits
  • SUST Elective~ (Choose from: SUST 340, 350, 360, 390, 394 or 395) 3 credits
  • Relevant Elective (See RU Advisor) 3 credits
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits
  • Elective (Upper level electives to fulfill 120 semester hours of credit) 3 credits

~=Grade of C or better required

*TRS 101 - Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

CORE Experiential Learning Course at RU: see RU advisor, course differ depending on discipline.

SUST majors are encouraged to take a SUST class for the CORE Experiential Learning requirement: SUST 250 Sustainable University, SUST 330 Biodiversity (At Field Museum, Fall Semesters), or SUST 350 Service & Sustainability.

Please note that with the transfer of an AA or AS degree all Roosevelt University general education core requirements are completed unless a pre-requisite general education course is needed for the major.