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College of Arts & Sciences

Every student at Roosevelt benefits from our College of Arts and Sciences, the University’s largest college. Featuring more than 60 majors and minors, it serves as the foundation for Roosevelt's liberal arts education. This rich variety of disciplines and ideas develops each student’s broad platform of knowledge, while honing critical skills in communication and reasoning. Students seeking degrees within the college choose from an extensive range of traditional liberal arts, applied professional and progressive interdisciplinary options, all tailored for today’s dynamic career landscape.

Academic Programs

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From creative writing and sustainability studies to criminal justice and biology, the College of Arts and Sciences has the right program for you. Explore our vast selection of majors, minors and graduate programs tailored to place you on a direct path toward a rewarding career. We offer online and on-campus courses throughout the year.

Find your best program fit today.

Meet the CAS Leadership Team

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Dean Bonnie Gunzenhauser, PhD, leads the College of Arts and Sciences. She is assisted by a dedicated team of faculty and administrators who guide the college’s academic programs.

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The CAS Student Experience

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Get an insider’s view of the Roosevelt student experience. Learn about life as a College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate or graduate student by reading our student-focused blogs.

The Value of Liberal Arts

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Dean Bonnie Gunzenhauser discusses the value of a liberal arts education with President Ali Malekzadeh on Roosevelt University's And Justice for All podcast.

Skills gained from a liberal arts education produce habits of the mind such as adaptability, creativity, communication, and the ability to navigate conflict that produce successful citizens and career professionals.

Rick Yancey award winning author
Award-winning author Rick Yancey (BA English '87) found a home at Roosevelt University - one that would put him on the path to his career as a writer.
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