Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


Degree Programs - Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The B.A. is offered in the following areas:

Anthropology

Geography

Global Studies

Political Science

Sociology

Minors are available in all of the full-degree programs above, except elementary education, youth development and public administration. Minors are also offered in behavioral neuroscience, creative writing, Francophone studies, French, gerontology, international nongovernmental organizations studies, Italian, jazz studies, labor studies, Latin American studies, Portuguese, public history, rhetoric and writing and Spanish.

Programs leading to eligibility for certification in bilingual-bicultural education, middle level education and secondary special education are also available.

Professional preparation programs are offered in pre-dental, pre-law, premedical and pre-optometry.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

The B.F.A. degree is offered in the following areas:

  • Art (Studio) with concentrations in
    • Ceramics
    • Digital Media
    • Graphic Design
    • Metalsmithing and Jewelry
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture
  • Art Education with concentrations in
    • Ceramics
    • Digital Media
    • Graphic Design
    • Metalsmithing and Jewelry
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

The B.M. degree is offered in

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The B.S. degree is offered in the following areas:

*Projected 2018; pending RIDE approval.

A program leading to eligibility for specialization in adapted physical education is also available.

Minors are available in accounting, biology, chemistry, coaching, computer information systems, finance, health care administration, international business, management, and marketing.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

Refer to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

The bachelor’s degree in social work prepares students to enter generalist social work practice. Students participate in classroom learning and in professionally supervised fieldwork in approved social service agencies. Application for formal admission into the bachelor’s degree program is made during the first semester of the student’s junior year.