Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies

80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903 – 401.277.5000

CE Undergrad Degrees

As one of the pioneer colleges for Continuing Education in Providence, we designed 9 undergraduate programs that support the needs of adult students, who are juggling the demands of work, family, and higher education.

All of our programs offer flexible schedules, prior learning credit, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, we even have a childcare center! Complete the form on this page to learn more about your options and get started now!

Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.)

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This degree is designed to prepare students to work in a wide spectrum of community and other human service settings serving children, adolescents, adults and families. Obtain hands-on professional experience through fieldwork and internships.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Child Settings
  • Family and Community Settings
  • Family Finance

Certificate Options

  • Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification
  • Family Financial Counseling and Planning Certificate
  • Certified Family Life Educator

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Psychology (B.A.)

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A degree in Psychology at URI’s Providence Campus will provide you with the skills necessary to analyze and evaluate information and data, obtain practical career-related and hands-on research experience and a greater interpersonal competence in a diverse world.

Certificate Options

  • Applied Behavioral Psychology Certificate Program
  • Certificate Program for Counselors of Substance Troubled People

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Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.)

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Previously offered as the Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.), B.I.S. provides a greater exposure to more programs and career options with customizable majors.

You can choose from the following BIS majors:

  • Applied Communications
  • Business Institutions
  • Health Services Administration
  • Human Studies

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Communication Studies (B.A.)

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If you choose to major in Communication Studies, you will play an important role in your own curriculum planning, under the close supervision of your faculty advisor. You will participate in specific curricular, extracurricular, and internship programs that will be planned and integrated into your program to fit with your specific area of focus.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Rhetoric And Public Address
  • Media with a Concentration Area in Rhetoric

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Gender and Women’s Studies (B.A.)

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The discipline of Gender and Women’s Studies has a vision of a world free from sexism. It seeks to identify, understand, and challenge ideologies and institutions that knowingly or unknowingly oppress and exploit others, or deny fundamental human rights.

Gender and Women’s Studies supports and promotes feminist teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, and professional and community service.

 

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English (B.A.)

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The English program offers a rich and rigorous array of courses in literary, film, and cultural studies. Many of these courses meet the University’s General Education Requirements by developing skills in:

  • Understanding Human Difference
  • Reading Complex Texts
  • Critical Thinking and Writing Skills
  • Canonical and Non-Canonical Texts

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Film Media (B.A.)

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Film Media is an interdisciplinary program offering hands-on experience in documentary, experimental, and new media production, balanced with an emphasis on international cinemas, film/media history, criticism and theory.

Courses include examining the historical, theoretical and global approaches to the analysis and creation of moving images. Learn to work with the evolving and overlapping technologies involved in the production of moving images, (including digital video, 3D animation, game design, and new media), within ever broadening international and global contexts.

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History (B.A.)

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In the History program you will learn about the past in order to better understand our world today. Courses include:

  • Historical Interpretation
  • Analyze Historical Sources
  • View and Discuss Historical Films
  • Research Topics and Historical Figures of Your Own Choosing
  • Engage In Discussion and Debate Important Historical Topics
  • Meet and Interact with a Holocaust Survivor

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Medical Laboratory Science – Biotech Mfg. Option (B.S.)

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This program was developed to prepare biomanufacturing professionals for the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical industry in the region. The program is structured in a 1+3 format:

  • In the first year, students receive intensive training in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, human physiology, biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and professional topics.
  • In the second year, you will have a full-time internship at a life sciences company.
  • In the third year, you are eligible for employment and can complete the degree on a part-time basis.

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