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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.


Sat, Jul 13, 2019
425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL 60605
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Thu, Jul 18, 2019
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Schaumburg
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wed, Jul 24, 2019
425 South Wabash Ave., Chicago
6:00 PM - 7:00 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. 

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.

Experience Chicago Summer

Chicago Summer Skyline

Experience Chicago through one and two-week courses, and explore the city through faculty-led visits to Chicago's neighborhoods, historical landmarks and cultural attractions.

Four course options include exploration of:

  • Chicago Neighborhoods
  • Photography
  • Urban Environmental Justice
  • Summer Festivals
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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