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Harold Washington College

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Roosevelt University is proud that the late Mayor of Chicago, Harold Washington, is one of our distinuished alumni.  Mr. Washington has been featured in several tributes at the university including an exhibit at Roosevelt's Gage Gallery.

Scholarship Opportunities

Harold Washington College students are eligible for transfer scholarships to attend Roosevelt.  Ask your admission counselor about Roosevelt's Phi Theta Kappa scholarship award. Learn more about transfer scholarship.

Dual Degree Program

The Dual Degree Program (DDP) with Harold Washington College is an innovative pathway for students to earn an associate's degree at Harold Washington and a bachelor's degree at Roosevelt.

Reverse Transfer Agreement

The Reverse Transfer Agreement enables transfer students who transfer to Roosevelt University before completing their Associate's Degree at one of the City Colleges of Chicago, to be awarded the Associate Degree by the City Colleges of Chicago while attending Roosevelt University.

Reverse Transfer Process

To participate, you will need to complete two steps:

  1. Indicate you are interested in participating in Reverse Transfer of Credit.   Submitting this information on-line to CCC will identify you as a prospective student for Reverse Transfer of Credit

  2. Submit a transcript request to have your record from Roosevelt University sent to CCC. Please direct your transcript to be electronically delivered to reversetransfer@ccc.edu.

For general inquiries regarding the Reverse Transfer of Credit initiative, please send an e-mail to reversetransfer@ccc.edu.

Contact a counselor

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

Aaron Rolle
Transfer Admission Counselor
Email: arolle@roosevelt.edu
Phone: 312-341-2104

Recommendations

Select an area of study below for more specific recommendations.

Arts & Sciences

Communications 1 6sh
English 101 & 102

Mathematics 3sh
Math 118 & above (except 120, 121)

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

Biology (except 100, 107, 120, 270)
Environmental Studies
Microbiology

Astronomy
Chemistry
Geography 201
Geology
Physical Science (except 117 and 299)
Physics (except 217)

Humanities & Fine Arts 2 9sh

Art (except 171-176)
English 107 and above (except 145, 150, 151, 152, 153
Fine Arts
Foreign Language
History
Humanities (except 105)
Linguistics 101, 102
Literature
Music (except 147)
Philosophy
Speech 100 and above
Theater (except 138, 140, 141, 225, 240-252)

Social & Behavioral Sciences 2 9sh
Anthropology
Economics
Geography 101, 102, 115
Political Science
Psychology (except 208)
Social Science 101 and above
Sociology

1 Grade of C or better
2 Take one multicultural course from either: Literature 121, 122, 128; History  114, 115, 212, 215, 243, 247, 248; Humanities 215

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
Mathematics 125, 1351 & 1401 or 2041

Physical & Life Sciences – no lab required 3sh

Biology (except 100, 107, 120, 270)
Environmental Studies
Microbiology
Astronomy
Chemistry
Geography 201
Geology
Physical Science (except 117 and 299)
Physics (except 217)

Humanities & Fine Arts 6sh

Art (except 171-176)
English 107 and above (except 145, 150, 151, 152, 153
Fine Arts
Foreign Language
History
Humanities (except 105)
Linguistics 101, 102
Literature
Music (except 147)
Philosophy
Speech 100 and above
Theater (except 138, 140, 141, 225, 240-252)

Social & Behavioral Sciences 6sh

Anthropology
Economics
Geography 101, 102, 115
Political Science
Psychology (except 208)
Social Science 101 and above
Sociology

Recommended electives:
Business 1811, 1821, 2111, 231
Economics 2011, 2021

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 113 & above (except 120)
Math 121 (required for Early Childhood, Elementary & Special Education majors)

Math 122 (required for Elementary Education majors, recommended for Early Childhood and Special Education majors)

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

Biology (except 100, 107, 120, 270)
Environmental Studies
Microbiology
Astronomy
Chemistry
Geography 201
Geology
Physical Science (except 117 and 299)
Physics (except 217)

Humanities & Fine Arts 1,2 9sh)

Art (except 171-176)
English 107 and above (except 145, 150, 151, 152, 153
Fine Arts
Foreign Language
History
Humanities (except 105)
Linguistics 101, 102
Literature
Music (except 147)
Philosophy
Speech 100 and above
Theater (except 138, 140, 141, 225, 240-252)

Social & Behavioral Sciences 1,2 9sh

Anthropology
Economics
Geography 101, 102, 115
Political Science
Psychology (except 208)
Social Science 101 and above
Sociology
Biology (except 100, 107)
Environmental Studies
Microbiology

Recommended electives 1,3
Child Development 101, 102

Child Development 205 or Education 103 or Psychology 208 (Choose one only)
Education 102
Health 250
History 111 or 112
Political Science 201

1 Grade of C or better
2 Take one multicultural course from either: Literature 121, 122, 128; History  114, 115, 212, 215, 243, 247, 248; Humanities 215

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.