2019-2020 Catalog

Academic Policies and Requirements - Undergraduate


The following requirements must be completed by undergraduate degree candidates at Rhode Island College in order to graduate:

  1. The General Education requirements.
  2. The College Writing Requirement.
  3. The College Mathematics Competency.
  4. The major requirements listed under each program, and, if applicable, requirements in the minor.
  5. Experiential Learning Requirement.
  6. A minimum of 120 credit hours, with a minimum of 45 credit hours taken at RIC. Of the 45 credit hours, a minimum of 15 credit hours must be in the major (12 of which must be at the 300- or 400-level).
  7. A minimum of a 2.0 G.P.A. in the major.
  8. A minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.