Majors and Fields of Study

Undergraduate Majors

For a list that includes areas of focus and live links to department websites, visit uri.edu/admission/majors.


College of Arts & Sciences

Africana Studies: B.A.
Anthropology: B.A.
Art: B.A., B.F.A.
Art History: B.A.
Chemistry: B.A., B.S.
Chemistry and Chemical Oceanography: B.S.*
Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry: B.S.
Chinese: B.A.
Classical Studies: B.A.
Communication Studies: B.A.
Comparative Literature Studies: B.A.*
Computer Science: B.A., B.S.
Criminology and Criminal Justice: B.A.
Data Science: B.A., B.S.
Economics: B.A., B.S.
English: B.A.
Film Media: B.A.
French: B.A.
Gender and Women’s Studies: B.A
German: B.A.
History: B.A.
Italian: B.A.
Journalism: B.A.
Landscape Architecture: B.L.A.
Latin American Studies: B.A.*
Mathematics: B.A., B.S.
Music: B.A., B.M.
Philosophy: B.A.
Physics: B.A.*, B.S.
Physics and Physical Oceanography: B.S.
Political Science: B.A.
Public Relations: B.A.
Sociology: B.A., B.S.*
Spanish: B.A.
Theatre: B.F.A.
Writing and Rhetoric: B.A.

 

 


College of Business Administration

Accounting: B.S.
Finance: B.S.
General Business Administration: B.S.
Global Business Management: B.S.
Management: B.S.
Management Information Systems: B.S.*
Marketing: B.S.
Supply Chain Management: B.S.
Textile Marketing: B.S.
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design: B.S.

 

 


College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering: B.S.
Chemical Engineering: B.S.
Civil Engineering: B.S.
Computer Engineering: B.S.
Electrical Engineering: B.S.
Industrial and Systems Engineering: B.S.
Mechanical Engineering: B.S.
Ocean Engineering: B.S.

 

 

 


College of the Environment and Life Sciences

Animal Science and Technology: B.S.
Aquaculture and Fishery Technology: B.S.
Biological Sciences: B.S.
Biology: B.A.
Cell and Molecular Biology: B.S.
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: B.S.
Environmental Science and Management: B.S.
Geology and Geological Oceanography: B.S.
Marine Affairs: B.A., B.S.
Marine Biology: B.S.
Medical Laboratory Science: B.S.
Microbiology: B.S.*
Plant Sciences: B.S.
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems: B.S.
Wildlife and Conservation Biology: B.S.

 

 


College of Health Sciences
Communicative Disorders: B.S.
Health Studies: B.S.
Human Development and Family Studies: B.S.
Kinesiology: B.S.
Nutrition and Dietetics: B.S.
Psychology: B.A., B.S.

 


College of Nursing

Nursing: B.S.

 


College of Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Sciences: B.S.
Pharmacy: Pharm.D. (six years)

 


Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies

Education: Elementary B.A., Secondary B.A., B.S.
Applied Communications: BIS
Business Institutions: BIS
Health Services Administration: BIS
Human Studies: BIS

 

 


Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Energy Economics and Policy ***


* This degree program is not accepting applicants. Search the online or print catalog to learn if the field of study is available under a different program.

***This Undergraduate Certificate Program is available for currently enrolled degree seeking undergraduates only.

Graduate Fields of Study


Master of Arts

Communication Studies
Education
English
History
Marine Affairs
Political Science
Spanish
Special Education

 

 


Master of Science
Accounting
Biological and Environmental Sciences
• Cell and Molecular Biology
• Integrative and Evolutionary Biology
• Environmental and Earth Sciences
• Ecology and Ecosystems Sciences
• Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Chemical Engineering**
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering**
Computer Science
Dietetics
Electrical Engineering**
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Finance
Human Development and Family Studies
• College Student Personnel
• Couple and Family Therapy
• Developmental Science
Kinesiology
Labor Relations and Human Resources
(M.S. or joint M.S./J.D.-RWU)
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Physics
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition and Food Sciences
Ocean Engineering**
Oceanography
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Physics
Psychology: School
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Systems Engineering**
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

 


Doctor of Philosophy

Applied Mathematical Sciences*
Biological and Environmental Sciences
• Cell and Molecular Biology
• Integrative and Evolutionary Biology
• Ecology and Ecosystems Sciences
• Environmental and Earth Sciences
• Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Business Administration
• Finance and Insurance
• Management
• Management Science
• Marketing
Chemical Engineering**
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering**
Computer Science
Education (joint URI-RIC)
Electrical Engineering**
English
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Industrial and Systems Engineering**
Marine Affairs
Mathematics
• Pure Mathematics
• Applied Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Neuroscience
Nursing
Ocean Engineering**
Oceanography
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Physics
• Applied Physics
Psychology
• Behavioral
• Clinical
• School

 

 

 


Professional Degrees
Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Master of Environmental Science and Management (M.E.S.M.)
Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.)
Master of Marine Affairs (M.M.A.)
Master of Music (M.M.)
Master of Oceanography (M.O.)
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) (joint URI-RIC)
Professional Science Masters in Cyber Security (P.S.M.)
Teacher Certification

 

 


Post-Baccaulaureate Certificate Programs

Chemical Engineering (Polymers)
Community Planning
Cyber Security
Digital Forensics
Digital Literacy
Dyslexia Knowledge and Practice
Early Childhood Education
Electrical Engineering (VLSI)
Embedded Systems
Gender and Women’s Studies
Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS)
Gerontology and Geriatrics
Hydrology
Information Literacy Instruction
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
Labor Relations and Human Resources
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising & Design
Thanatology

Post-Master’s Certificate Programs

Nursing
• Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
• Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner/ Clinical Nurse Specialist
• Family Nurse Practitioner
• Nursing Education

 

 


* This degree program is not accepting applicants. Search the online or print catalog to learn if the field of study is available under a different program.


** This program includes the option of earning dual degrees from URI and from Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany. For more information, visit uri.edu/iep