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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 valuable exposure to a 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.


Wed, Sep 26, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, Sullivan Room AUD 220
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Thu, Sep 27, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave, AUD 306
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Wed, Oct 3, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave - AUD 306
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Meet Our Faculty

La Vonne Downey, Associate Professor of Public Administration

The world-class faculty at Roosevelt’s College of Arts and Sciences are gifted teachers, accomplished scholars, and distinguished professionals in their fields. Our faculty are deeply committed to helping students achieve their educational and professional goals.  They have been recognized with awards from such leading agencies as the Fulbright Program, National Science Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Pursue Your Purpose

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Jump start your career with Roosevelt and put your professional goals within reach. Learn about life as a College of Arts and Sciences graduate student and register for the upcoming graduate programs fair.

Scholarship Spotlight

Lois Kahan and Shana Alvi

Shining a light on the alumni who have provided scholarship support to students pursuing study in mathematics, science and technology.

Dr. Meng Yu
”A specialist in computer security and network and distributed systems, Dr. Meng Yu will make immediate contributions to our nationally-recognized Cyber and Information Security program, and will lead the charge to develop innovative, high-demand degree programs in a range of computing fields. We are thrilled to have him join the faculty as the Robert Miner Chair and the administrative leader of the department.”
Bonnie Gunzenhauser
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Read more about Prof. Meng Yu