Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Earl Simson, Dean

Edythe Anthony and Joan Dagle, Associate Deans

Major

Degree

Concentration

Africana Studies

B.A.

 

Anthropology

B.A.

 

Art (Studio)

B.A. or B.F.A.

Ceramics

Art (Studio)

B.A. or B.F.A.

Digital Media

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Graphic Design

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Metalsmithing and Jewelry

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Painting

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Photography

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Printmaking

 

B.A. or B.F.A.

Sculpture

Art Education*

B.S.

 

Art Education*

B.F.A.

Ceramics

 

B.F.A.

Digital Media

 

B.F.A.

Graphic Design

 

B.F.A.

Metalsmithing and Jewelry

 

B.F.A.

Painting

 

B.F.A.

Photography

 

B.F.A.

Printmaking

 

B.F.A.

Sculpture

Art History

B.A.

 

Biology**

B.S.

 

Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies

B.S.

 

Chemistry**

B.A.

 

Chemistry**

B.S.

Biological Chemistry

 

B.S.

Environmental Chemistry

 

B.S.

Professional Chemistry

Communication

B.A.

Mass Media Communication

 

B.A.

Public and Professional Communication

 

B.A.

Public Relations/Advertising

 

B.A.

Speech, Language, and Hearing Science

Computer Science

B.A.

 

Computer Science

B.S.

 

Dance Performance

B.A.

 

English**

B.A.

 

 

B.A.

Creative Writing

Film Studies

B.A.

 

Gender and Women’s Studies

B.A.

 

Geography

B.A.

 

Health Sciences

B.S.

Dental Hygiene Completion

 

B.S.

Food Safety

 

B.S.

Human Services

 

B.S.

Medical Laboratory Sciences

B.S.

Respiratory Therapy Completion

History**

B.A.

 

 

B.A.

Public History

Justice Studies

B.A

 

Mathematics**

B.A.

 

Medical Imaging

B.S.

Certified RT Computed Tomography

 

B.S.

Certified RT Management

 

B.S.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

 

B.S.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

B.S.

Nuclear Medicine Technology

  B.S. Radiologic Technology

Modern Languages

B.A.

Francophone Studies

 

B.A.

French

 

B.A.

Latin American Studies

 

B.A.

Portuguese

 

B.A.

Spanish

Music*

B.A.

 

Music*

B.M.

Music Education

Music*

B.M.

Performance

Philosophy

B.A.

 

Physics**

B.S.

 

Political Science

B.A.

 

Psychology

B.A.

 

Public Administration

B.A.

 

Sociology

B.A.

 

Theatre

B.A.

Design/Technical

 

B.A.

General Theatre

 

B.A.

Musical Theatre

 

B.A.

Performance

*Art education and music education are designed for students seeking grades pre-K–12 teaching certification.

**Students seeking grades 7–12 teaching certification in these majors should see Secondary Education.

Minors

Africana Studies

Anthropology

Art—Ceramics, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Art History

Behavioral Neuroscience

Biology

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Dance Performance

English

Film Studies

Francophone Studies

French

Gender and Women’s Studies

Geography

Gerontology

History

International Nongovernmental Organizations Studies

Italian

Jazz Studies

Justice Studies

Labor Studies

Latin American Studies

Mathematics

Music

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Portuguese

Psychology

Public History

Rhetoric and Writing

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre

Professional preparation programs are offered in predental, prelaw, premedical, and preoptometry.

– PLEASE NOTE –

All undergraduate full-degree programs require the completion of at least 120 credit hours, including (1) General Education requirements, (2) the College Writing Requirement, (3) the College Mathematics Requirement, and (4) the course requirements listed under each program.

In addition, all Arts and Sciences majors and minors require a minimum GPA of 2.00 in the major and/or minor for graduation. Please note that individual majors/minors may have higher GPAs or specific grade requirements.

For more details on graduation requirements, see Academic Policies and Requirements.

Graduate Degree Programs

Major

Degree

Concentration

Art

M.A.

Art Education

Art

M.A.

Media Studies

Art Education*

M.A.T.

 

Biology

M.A.

 

English

M.A.

Creative Writing

History

M.A.

 

Mathematical Studies

M.A.

Mathematics

 

M.A.

Mathematics for the Professions

Music Education*

M.A.T.

 

Music Education*

M.M.Ed.

 

Psychology

M.A.

 

*Art education and music education are designed for students seeking grades pre-K–12 teaching certification.