Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
The history program at Roosevelt University is committed to providing students with an awareness of the past that fosters an informed citizenry capable of building and sustaining democratic traditions. The program focuses on history from a local, national, and global perspective taught by a distinguished faculty specializing in European, Latin American, and United States cultural and social history and topics such as gender, labor, urban, film and history of medicine.
The philosophy program at Roosevelt University offers a complete undergraduate program in the history and problems of philosophy. A distinguished faculty specializes in film, environment, happiness and the philosophical works that inspired the American Founding. Course offerings provide the intensive education necessary for students planning to use a major in philosophy as the core of a liberal education, as well as for those intending to pursue graduate studies.
The art program at Roosevelt University offers a minor that combines studio and lecture classes with the possibility of an internship in the community. Art courses at the advanced level emphasize transformation learning opportunities and the exploration of art and web-based forms of communication.
The Department of History and Philosophy offers programs of study leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, bachelor’s degree in philosophy, and minors in history, philosophy, and fine arts. Courses in history fulfill requirements in the following affiliated programs:
In addition to working closely with the St. Clair Drake Center for African and African American Studies,
A distinguished faculty teach an array of multidisciplinary courses that introduce students to cutting edge research as well as mission related instruction in social justice.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY MAJORS AND MINORS: MARCH 6, 2014, 4:00-5:30, AUD 811.
A workshop and discussion of careers for history and philosophy students, networking, resume writing and more. Please bring a hard copy of your resume and a sense of the type of career or work you would like to pursue.
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT HUMANITIES CONFERENCE: MARCH 22, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Students will have the opportunity to present papers completed during the 2012-2013 academic year or in fall 2013. Students may either present papers as part of a panel (panels may either be submitted in whole or a committee will group papers into a panel) or as a poster. Join faculty and fellow students for a day of intellectual engagement! Consider submitting and presenting your work. For an application, click here.
Special Feature: AHA interview with Professor Chris Chulos.
Excellence in Teaching Award. Students wishing to nominate a full-time history or philosophy professor for the department's first excellence in teaching award (to be given in April 2014), may do so by filling out a nomination form and submitting it to Professor Rung in AUD 854 or emailing it to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn about the various career options for history and philosophy majors, visit Roosevelt’s Office of Career Development.
430 South Michigan Avenue - AUD854
Chicago, IL 60605-1397
Shawn Dubay, Secretary
Margaret Rung, Department Chair