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Select your major below to find advisors, curriculum sheets, entry requirements, and more. And, discover what’s possible beyond graduation with career data from URI alumni.

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Accounting, B.S.

The Accounting major, which leads to a B.S. in Business Administration, provides specialized training in financial reporting, auditing, tax, and cost accounting. Upon completion of all course and credit degree requirements, accounting majors are prepared to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination if they choose. UCAS Advisors College of Business Advisors Curriculum Sheets […]

July 15, 2014

Africana Studies, B.A.

The Africana Studies major lets you explore the rich diversity of African and African American social, cultural, political, and historical development. This interdisciplinary program opens your world to the arts, humanities, and social sciences, and offers unique summer study abroad experiences in Ghana and Cape Verde. Advisors Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units […]

July 10, 2014

Animal Science and Technology, B.S.

Choose from three tracks: Animal Management, Animal Science or Pre-Veterinary

July 5, 2014

Anthropology, B.A.

As an anthropology major you will learn about human prehistory, evolutionary biology, and cultures around the world. The URI anthropology curriculum offers courses in all major subfields including archaeology, cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and anthropological linguistics. Graduates will leave the program ready to pursue an advanced degree, or take a job in a nonacademic field. […]

July 1, 2014

Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, B.S.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Science program at URI is one of the oldest aquaculture programs in the northeastern United States. The program is designed to prepare you for academic, professional, or technical careers focused on the use and conservation of aquatic animals by humans.  UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors College of the Environment and Life Sciences […]

June 25, 2014

Art History, B.A.

The Art History program offers a thorough introduction to the art and architecture of Europe and the Americas, beginning in ancient times to contemporary art. Students learn about the major monuments from the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, photography, and more by studying them in their historical, social, and cultural contexts. Visiting artists, scholars, […]

June 15, 2014

Art, B.F.A., B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art includes painting and drawing, sculpture, printmaking, film and video, digital art and design, and photography. Students work in various media to develop technical skills and to provide opportunities for creative expression as well as hands-on practical experience working closely with artist/instructors in classroom […]

June 20, 2014

Biological Sciences, B.S.

The B.S. Biological Sciences program provides sound undergraduate training in basic sub-disciplines of biology and the supporting sciences of mathematics, chemistry, and physics. The program is highly flexible, allowing students to specialize in plant or animal biology, and in one or several sub-disciplines, such as ecology, physiology, evolution, behavior, cell or developmental biology.  The degree […]

June 12, 2014

Biology, B.A.

The B.A. in Biology provides a high degree of flexibility, providing a foundation in biology with the option to choose courses in other disciplines. Students may want to use this opportunity to obtain further training in a sub-discipline of biology, such as a career in scientific illustration or technical writing by double majoring in biology […]

June 8, 2014

Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

Biomedical engineers apply engineering methods and principles, adapting technology to solve problems in the life sciences and medicine in order to improve and save lives. Our students learn how to design and develop medical equipment and instrumentation for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and health problems as well as for use in biological […]

June 5, 2014

Biotechnology, B.S.

The B.S. in Biotechnology is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the rapidly growing biotechnology and biomedical industries. Students will be qualified to work in areas such as technical support, manufacturing and research. The major includes a 12 credit internship at a biotechnology or biomedical company. A few key courses are offered only at […]

May 15, 2019

Business Analytics and Intelligence, B.S.

The future is in analytics. Those with a keen knowledge of the area will have a significant competitive advantage in the workplace. This program is designed to strengthen your knowledge of your academic major with advanced business analytics skills. You will get the unique opportunity to bring insights from the large amounts of data to […]

May 25, 2022

Cell and Molecular Biology, B.S.

UCAS Advisor Faculty Advisor College of the Environment and Life Sciences Advisors Bachelor of Science: General Options This major is the study of cells and the biological macromolecules—including DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates—that define the structure and function of cells. The cell and molecular biology major provides excellent preparation for careers in medicine (the […]

June 1, 2014

Chemical Engineering, B.S.

With an emphasis on hands-on experience, our students combine learning in chemistry, physics and biology to prepare for careers in chemical production, pharmaceuticals, polymers, new materials, renewable energy, environmental sustainability and more. Our students pursue a traditional chemical engineering degree, and have the option of selecting a biology or pharmaceutical option. UCAS Advisors College of […]

May 25, 2014

Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry, B.S.

This degree emphasizes a strong preparation in chemistry supplemented by an introduction into the field of forensic science. The program features exposure to forensic scientists from around the country who give presentations at the weekly Forensic Science seminar. Advisors Curriculum Sheets Changed to BS: Forensic Track under Chemistry Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units and […]

April 3, 2015

Chemistry, B.A., B.S.

The B.A in Chemistry is designed to provide you with flexibility in the breadth of courses taken across the University while also providing a firm foundation. The B.S. in Chemistry emphasizes training in chemistry, and is highly recommended if you plan to seek an M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry. The B.S. is also is an […]

May 20, 2014

Chinese, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Chinese allows you to major, minor, or enroll in dual degree programs, like the International Business or Engineering Program (IBP or IEP); or combine with another major such as political science, English, economics, fashion merchandising, or journalism. URI also offers a Chinese Language Flagship Program, an honors program designed to […]

May 15, 2014

Civil Engineering, B.S.

From implementing smart transit systems, to designing wind farm foundations, to ensuring water quality, to crafting evacuation models, to creating safer bridges, our civil engineers provide the backbone of the world’s infrastructure. We place an emphasis on global learning that bridges classroom knowledge with projects abroad. UCAS Advisors College of Engineering Advisors Curriculum Sheets 2023 […]

May 10, 2014

Classical Studies, B.A.

Choose from two tracks: Classical Civilization & Culture, or Classics

May 5, 2014

Communication Studies, B.A.

Students selecting this major may pursue studies in business and professional communication, communication theory, oral interpretation, rhetoric and public address, or public relations.

May 1, 2014

Communicative Disorders, B.S.

Communicative Disorders majors study the anatomical, physiological, neurological, linguistic, acoustic, cognitive, social and cultural bases of communication disorders. This degree will prepare you for further study as a professional speech-language pathologist or audiologist. UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units and have an overall minimum GPA of 2.50 Complete the […]

April 25, 2014

Computer Engineering, B.S.

The B.S. in Computer Engineering prepares you to develop computer systems that drive the modern world. Computer engineers develop better ways to route Internet traffic, improve data security and integrity, provide clear cell phone reception and even predict the weather. Our students learn to combine hardware concepts from electrical engineering with software concepts from computer […]

April 20, 2014

Computer Science, B.A., B.S.

The B.A. in Computer Science is designed for students who prefer more space for interdisciplinary study with a double major or minor in another field while preserving a strong computer science background that is excellent preparation for a career in computing. The B.S. in Computer Science is recommended for students who want to pursue technically […]

April 15, 2014

Criminology and Criminal Justice, B.A.

The B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare you for entry level positions in criminal justice and related fields, especially at the state and federal level, or for advanced study in graduate and professional programs. UCAS Advisors CCJ Major Advisor Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units and […]

October 5, 2016

Data Science, B.A., B.S.

Data science is a newly emerging discipline that teaches you to collect, clean, organize, provide access to, analyze and communicate data. It combines computer science, databases, ethics, mathematics, and statistics at its core. It is a translational approach – in the end you must learn to apply these skills to multiple other domains such as […]

May 11, 2018

Dietetics, B.S.

Dietetics is an applied science that draws from areas of biology, chemistry, math, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and microbiology and applies scientific knowledge to human health and wellness while studying the social, economic, cultural, and psychological implications of food and eating. The BS in Dietetics is for those planning to become a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) and […]

May 16, 2022

Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharm.D.

The Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum is a ‘zero to six’ program, which means you begin as a freshman and complete the program in six years, graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The program stresses critical thinking, active learning and clinical experience to prepare you for practice in a variety of professional settings. UCAS Advisors […]

April 10, 2014

Early Childhood Education, B.S.

The Early Childhood Education (Birth – Age 8) program is a fully accredited teacher certification program which prepares students to teach children in preschool through grade 2. Meeting the curriculum requirements at URI for the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program results in a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. UCAS Advisors College of Education Advisors Curriculum […]

April 16, 2020

Economics, B.A., B.S.

The Bachelor of Arts degree provides a deep knowledge of the world’s economy in the best traditions of the liberal arts. The Bachelor of Science degree has two options: Applied Economics or Theory & Methods.

April 5, 2014

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

Electrical engineering lies at the heart of modern science. Electrical engineers develop the circuits that form the basis of computer and communication systems and provide the controls for large-scale systems. Our students are introduced to a wide range of applications from electronics and device fabrication, to computers, to control and communication, to electromagnetics and optics. […]

April 1, 2014

Elementary Education, B.A.

The Elementary Education program is a fully accredited certification program which prepares teachers of children in grades 1-6. The curriculum offers a balanced program of academic preparation and professional training. UCAS Advisors College of Education Advisors Curriculum Sheets Special Education: Major Entry Requirements Please review the College of Education Admission requirements. Please reach out to CEPSAcademicaffairs@etal.uri.edu if you […]

March 25, 2014

English, B.A.

Through a rich array of course offerings in literary, film, cultural studies and creative writing, students are rigorously trained in critical reading, thinking and writing skills, to ensure their preparation in a broad range of canonical and non-canonical texts. UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors Curriculum Sheets BA: English BA: English- Creative Writing Track BA: English- Literature […]

March 20, 2014

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, B.S.

Choose from two tracks: Environmental Economics & Management or Green Markets & Sustainability

March 10, 2014

Environmental Education, B.S.

The BS in environmental education prepares students for professional careers in non-formal education settings such as nature centers, zoos, aquariums, parks, higher education, and governmental policy entities and lobbyists. The students will gain knowledge across scientific content domains, develop strategies for teaching and learning in non-formal environments, and become empowered to lead actions that increase […]

April 3, 2024

Environmental Science and Management, B.S.

Environmental Science and Management incorporates coursework in water resources, geospatial technologies, wetland ecology, wildlife biology, soil science, forestry, and land use/environmental quality relationships. Students choose from three focus areas: GIS/Remote Sensing; Soil-Environmental Science; and Wildlife and Conservation Biology. Career options include environmental scientist, GIS specialist, pollution assessment and abatement, biology teacher, restoration ecologist, water quality […]

March 5, 2014

Film Media, B.A.

Offered by the Harrington School of Communication and Media, 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. Students learn to work with the evolving and overlapping technologies involved in the production of moving images, (including film, […]

March 1, 2014

Finance, B.S.

The finance major provides students with the necessary foundation for entry level positions in banking, corporate finance, and investments.

February 25, 2014

French, B.A.

The majority of French majors are double or triple majors and the majority finishes in four years. There are 47 different majors that have been combined with French at URI. The majority of French majors study abroad during their junior year and/or during a summer session. Advisors Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units […]

February 20, 2014

Gender and Women’s Studies, B.A.

Gender and Women’s Studies uses feminist and interdisciplinary methods to teach, conduct research, and expand existing bodies of knowledge. Critical thinking, theory, and community and global responsibility are integral to these methods. GWS focuses on the interrelationship between the personal and political, supporting and promoting feminist teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, and professional and […]

February 15, 2014

General Business Administration

A major in general business administration offers you the opportunity to study all phases of a business operation. This major is an excellent option if you are seeking a broad business background or are interested in obtaining a general business background at the undergraduate level before pursuing more specialized graduate work. UCAS Advisors College of […]

February 10, 2014

Geology and Geological Oceanography, B.S.

The B.S. in Geology and Geological Oceanography has two options: a Geology option, and a Geological Oceanography option. It is designed for students with an interest in earth, environmental or oceanographic science careers or affiliated fields such as environmental law and earth/environmental science education. Geoscientists are employed by three segments of the economy: private, government […]

February 5, 2014

German, B.A.

The requirement for the B.A in German is 30 credits (excluding GER 101 and 102). At any point during their undergraduate studies, students can accelerate their path to proficiency in German (and to meeting the graduation requirements) by taking summer courses in the Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik. Advisors Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 […]

February 1, 2014

Global Business Management

All enterprises operate within a global setting, and business majors need to be able to work with people and organizations across national boundaries and cultures. This interdisciplinary program will teach you to work comfortably in all corners of the global marketplace, and understand the languages and cultural/political contexts that affect an enterprise. UCAS Advisors College […]

January 25, 2014

Global Language and Area Studies, B.A.

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Global Language and Area Studies (GLAS), with three tracks to choose from: Arabic, Classical Studies, or Japanese. This 33-credit major is designed so that it can be completed in as little as two years for students […]

July 12, 2019

Green Business

As one of the nation’s first undergraduate programs of its kind, URI’s green business program prepares you for the new, green economy. This double degree program is perfect for you if you are interested in socially responsible investment, net zero investment, social or sustainable marketing, renewable energy, carbon markets, triple bottom line, energy and climate […]

February 10, 2021

Health and Physical Education, B.S.

If you are interested in teaching physical and health education at an elementary or secondary school, the HPE major is for you. Upon completion of the HPE program, you will be certified to teach in Rhode Island, as well as most other states. You will learn about cognitive course work, teaching methods, educational foundations, and […]

April 16, 2020

History, B.A.

History majors learn valuable skills including how to analyze complex issues, plan research projects, locate information, collect and interpret evidence, understand cultural differences, read critically, write effectively, and work independently. Degrees in history lead to career opportunities in business, education, law, public service, and historical research. Students have enough electives to complete a second major, […]

January 15, 2014


Become part of a welcoming community dedicated to academic excellence, artistic creativity, and intellectual curiosity. The URI Honors Program will provide you with the opportunity to take dynamic, interdisciplinary courses developed with you in mind. You’ll engage in original research alongside faculty who are leaders in their fields and examine emerging trends as you develop […]

January 28, 2021

Human Development and Family Science, B.S.

This major prepares you to work with children, families, adolescents, and adults in a variety of human service and community settings. You will choose from a variety of professional preparation concentrations and certificate options including Child and Family Development, Counseling and Social Services, and Health and Aging Services. HDF offers course substitutions with other majors […]

January 10, 2014

Industrial and Systems Engineering, B.S.

Our students improve systems across all industries, including defense, aviation, manufacturing and health care. We ensure these systems operate at top efficiency and safety. We combine broad engineering skills with behavioral science to graduate students ready to tackle even the most complex system challenges. UCAS Advisors College of Engineering Advisors Curriculum Sheets 2023 2022 2021 […]

January 5, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship, B.S.

The major in innovation and entrepreneurship is designed for students who will one day own their own business, innovate within a large firm or provide advice and goods or services to a small firm. The major provides students with the tools to identify and evaluate business opportunities, develop and execute a business concept and determine […]

May 3, 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies

Advisors Learner Designed (Three-Minor Major) The Interdisciplinary Studies Learner Designed degree is a bachelor’s program designed for STAR students–working professionals who identify as service-member, transfer, adult, and returning students. This innovative major is well-suited for students whose career goals call for training in more than one discipline or who want a breadth of knowledge in several fields […]

May 3, 2022

International Engineering Program

On this page you will find guides to show how you can complete your engineering and language degree requirements in 5 years. Your Engineering-specific curriculum sheet must also be reviewed each semester to ensure all Engineering Bachelor of Science requirements are satisfied. In addition to using these sheets, you must meet with your Engineering and […]

April 13, 2020

International Studies and Diplomacy

The International Studies and Diplomacy program is an interdisciplinary dual major program leading to a B.A. in International Studies, and a B.A. French, Chinese, Spanish, German, or Italian language. Study abroad is required for the program, and you will gain essential knowledge and skills in international politics, economics, cultures and language. The program prepares you […]

May 15, 2018

Italian, B.A.

Knowledge of the Italian language gives you access to one of the West’s richest cultural traditions as well as to one of Europe’s most vital contemporary societies. Italian is a primary language for research in art history, music, philosophy, literary studies, and archaeology. Italian literature, and more recently Italian cinema, is widely admired. The strong […]

January 1, 2014

Journalism, B.A.

Journalism majors gain a multi-disciplinary, hands-on learning experience as they are prepared for working in all aspects of news, from traditional newspaper or television stations to TV network reporters or new media entrepreneurs. Students are taught the fundamentals of contemporary American journalism — news gathering, news writing, editing and producing — in an atmosphere which also […]

December 25, 2013

Kinesiology, B.S.

Kinesiology studies all aspects of human movement—from the cellular level to the level of global physical cultures. The Kinesiology bachelor’s degree prepares students for careers in physical education, fitness and wellness programs, clinical and hospital-based fitness and wellness centers, and cardiac rehabilitation. Students can choose one of four major specializations: Exercise Science, Health Fitness, Physical […]

December 20, 2013

Landscape Architecture, B.L.A.

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree (BLA) is designed to prepare you for careers in design, planning, preservation and restoration of the landscape by applying art, science and technology to achieve the best use of land and water resources. Graduates are employed in the public sector (government) and private sector including in landscape architecture, architecture, […]

December 15, 2013

Management, B.S.

The entrepreneurial management major prepares students to start and manage their own business or work for companies in an entrepreneurial role.

March 15, 2014

Marine Affairs, B.A., B.S.

The Marine Affairs B.A. is an interdisciplinary study of the effective marine and coastal management. Subject areas include management of fisheries and marine ecosystems, coastal management, and maritime transportation and ports. The B.S. program puts a heavier emphasis on science and mathematics, with specialty areas that include: fisheries and marine ecosystems, coastal management, maritime transportation […]

December 10, 2013

Marine Biology, B.S.

The curriculum for the Marine Biology major is designed for students who plan on pursuing marine biology at a professional level and those who would like to use their training in marine biology in the context of a wide range of career options. It encourages students to explore the vast world of marine biology while […]

December 5, 2013

Marketing, B.S.

As a marketing major, you will obtain the skills and knowledge that will allow you to shape the strategic direction of every type of company from the smallest start-ups to the world’s largest firms. You will learn how to develop new products, build strong brands, set optimal prices, create powerful communications, utilize digital media, target […]

December 1, 2013

Mathematics, B.A., B.S.

The Mathematics B.A. includes core courses along with higher level courses in several areas that allow you to explore the fascinating world of mathematics. The B.S. program includes core courses, along with higher level courses in several areas. Many companies in industry and the service sector are interested in graduates who have a degree in […]

November 25, 2013

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.

Mechanical engineers create the products that you use every day. Our work enhances cars, energy systems, medical devices, nuclear power and other equipment upon which our society depends. Our labs develop blast-resistant materials, innovative medical diagnostic tools and new alloy materials. UCAS Advisors College of Engineering Advisors Curriculum Sheets 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 […]

November 20, 2013

Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.

The Medical Laboratory Science major is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The program includes courses in clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, hematology, immunology, immunohematology and molecular pathology, and prepares you for national certification examinations and state licensure. Career options include clinical practice, laboratory supervision and management, regulatory agencies, sales and technical representation […]

November 15, 2013

Music, B.A., B.O.M.

The B.A. in Music combines a program of performance, history and theory with more in-depth study in the liberal arts, and offers concentrations in Music, Music History and Literature, and Jazz Studies. The Bachelor of Music degree is the first-level professional degree in music, with concentrations offered in Performance, Music Education, Composition, and Music Therapy. […]

November 10, 2013

Neuroscience, B. S.

The B.S. program in interdisciplinary neuroscience will provide students with foundational knowledge of the nervous system including a broad array of areas such as development of the nervous system, brain structure and function, cellular and molecular biology, neuropharmacology, neuroethics, research methods, as well as knowledge of neurodegenerative disease and psychological/psychiatric disorders.  The undergraduate program offers […]

April 14, 2020



July 13, 2021

Nonprofit Administration B.S.

The Nonprofit Administration program will help you to develop the knowledge and professional competencies to address important social needs, mobilize community support, and build satisfying careers in the nonprofit and public sectors. Our applied approach to learning focuses on application of skills in real time through multiple opportunities to collaborate with social sector clients and […]

May 8, 2020

Nursing, B.S.

The B.S. program in nursing prepares you to become a professional nurse, eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). You will be eligible for an entry level position in medical, surgical, geriatric, maternity, pediatric, psychiatric-mental health or community nursing in a variety of settings: hospitals, home health care, […]

November 5, 2013

Nutrition, B.S.

Nutrition is an applied science that draws from areas of biology, chemistry, math, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and microbiology and applies scientific knowledge to human health and wellness while studying the social, economic, cultural, and psychological implications of food and eating. By blending scientific knowledge, human health, clinical application, public policy and experiential learning, students are […]

May 16, 2022

Ocean Engineering, B.S.

Our nationally recognized program is a leader in ocean instrumentation and robotics, underwater acoustics, marine hydrodynamics and tsunamis, coastal modeling, marine geomechanics, coastal and offshore structures, and offshore power generation. Our students balance rigorous fundamental courses with practical laboratory and field experience utilizing our coastal location, a 100-foot wave tank, an acoustic tank and a […]

October 25, 2013

Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.S.

The B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences prepares you for careers in the pharmaceutical, consumer products, and healthcare industries. As a B.S.P.S. graduate, you will be qualified for a range of career options, including research and development, manufacturing, product marketing, and administrative positions within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as careers in research and regulatory oversight within […]

October 20, 2013

Philosophy, B.A.

The B.A. in philosophy is concerned with teaching the methodology of clear and logical thinking. In addition, it deals with ultimate questions of human existence, such as the nature of morality, the purpose of human life, the place of humans in the universe, the problem of evil, the nature of scientific theorizing, and more. For […]

October 15, 2013

Physics and Physical Oceanography, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Physics and Physical Oceanography program is unique in the entire United States. It is jointly offered by the Physics Department and the Graduate School of Oceanography. Students in this program are optimally prepared for graduate studies in oceanography. UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors Curriculum Sheets Major Entry Requirements Complete 24 units […]

October 5, 2013

Physics, B.S.

The B.S. in Physics program provides a general background in both theoretical and experimental physics. It forms a foundation for further study at the graduate level toward an advanced degree, and also prepares you for a career as a professional physicist in industry or government. UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors Curriculum Sheets BS: Physics Interdisciplinary Track […]

October 10, 2013

Plant Sciences, B.S.

Plant Sciences prepares you for professional careers in horticulture, with flexible requirements, and a central focus on sustainability. Specializations are offered in Ornamental Horticulture, Sustainable Crop Production, and Turfgrass Management. You’ll have a wide range of career options, including agricultural consultant, arborist, botanist or plant biologist, greenhouse manager, plant farmer, irrigation specialist, landscape designer, lawn […]

October 1, 2013

Political Science, B.A.

The B.A. in political science includes the study of governments, political philosophy, international political organizations, civil and international conflict, public policies, political processes, political movements, campaigns and political behavior. Political scientists use both humanistic and scientific methodological approaches to rigorously examine political phenomena. Those interested in critical issues such as health, the environment, political campaigns, […]

September 25, 2013

Professional and Public Writing, B.A.

The Professional and Public Writing major (formerly Writing and Rhetoric) supports practice of writing in a wide range of settings. Our small classes are designed with active participation in multiple writing situations, from working with real-world clients to composing descriptive informational cards for museum exhibits. You will learn to collect information, conduct research, compose, analyze, […]

August 1, 2013

Psychology, B.A., B.S.

The B.A. degree provides a broad understanding of the diversity of human behavior from biological, cognitive, affective, and cultural perspectives. This program offers both academic coursework and career-related experiential learning. It provides a solid foundation for students interested in pursuing graduate programs in Psychology or other social sciences, as well as those preparing for careers […]

September 20, 2013

Public Health

Specializations include Global & Environmental Health, Health Promotion, and Health Services.

January 20, 2014

Public Relations, B.A.

The Public Relations Program combines traditional courses in writing and public relations theory with courses invoking critical thought about the pervasive impact of social media within the business environment.

September 15, 2013

Secondary Education, B.A.

Students in the Secondary Education program take a professional sequence of courses as well as courses in the appropriate academic specialization (secondary certification major). Secondary certifications are offered in biology, chemistry, general science, physics, English, modern languages, social studies, history, and math. This degree leads to an initial teaching certificate for grades 7-12 in the […]

September 10, 2013

Sociology, B.A.

The B.A. Sociology curriculum at URI is rich in the analysis of inequality, in the examination of the structural constraints of life, and in a humanistic appreciation for cultural diversity. Sociology at URI provides the substantive background and analytic and technology skills necessary for success in 21st century careers and for thoughtful and engaged citizenship. […]

September 5, 2013

Spanish, B.A.

Spanish is your passport to the world. It is a global language that opens doors for you in Rhode Island, around the country, and around the globe. With 548 million native speakers worldwide, Spanish connects you to a diverse range of cultures, identities, and traditions. Our Spanish program is structured to facilitate your timely completion […]

September 1, 2013

Sports Media, B.A.

In URI’s B.A. program in Sports Media and Communication, students gain critical and theoretical knowledge and practical experience in sports journalism, broadcasting, public relations, writing, communication, and sports data and analytics. Courses range from critical-cultural analysis to quantitative and critical-analytical studies of sports media and communication. Course work is coupled with practical and professional experience […]

July 10, 2019

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is one of the most important jobs in industry. The URI supply chain management major focuses on the strategic planning, design, operations, transportation, logistics, and improvement of all activities involved in the procurement, manufacture, and delivery of goods and services. URI’s major, recognized as one of the country’s top 25 SCM […]

August 25, 2013

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, B.S.

Students completing this interdisciplinary program will graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to sustainable development, production, management, and utilization of terrestrial and aquatic microorganisms, plants and animals by society worldwide. Students will explore the food chain, from farm to plate to waste and back, emphasizing sustainability, impacts on human health, and resilience […]

November 12, 2015

Textile Marketing, B.S.

The Textile Marketing degree combines a major in textiles with courses that meet the degree requirements in the College of Business Administration.

August 20, 2013

Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, B.S.

Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design (TMD) is designed for those interested in fashion coordination, buying, and retail management.

August 15, 2013

Theatre, B.F.A., B.A.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre allows an intensive specialization in one or two fields of your choice: Acting, Directing, Design and Technology, Stage and Theatre Management. The B.A. in Theatre/Elementary Education prepares you to become a Theatre teacher. UCAS Advisors Faculty Advisors Curriculum Sheets BFA: Acting BFA: Design/Technology BFA: Directing BFA: Stage […]

August 10, 2013

Wanting Business

For students, there is an internal process to be considered as a business major.  Students who do not start their college careers as Business majors (and who were not previously denied admission to the College of Business) can apply for an “internal transfer” to pursue an AACSB-accredited Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) from URI’s […]

November 7, 2023

Wanting Engineering

Wanting Engineering (WEGR) is not an engineering major code since it is not a degree. It is only available to students who are still in University College. This coding is used with students who are interested in engineering as a major, but do not have the background to begin as an engineering major (would not be admitted as […]

April 6, 2020

Wildlife and Conservation Biology, B.S.

Students enrolled in the major study the natural sciences and principles of managing wildlife populations and their habitats. This major fulfills the educational requirements for certification as an Associate Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society and provides an excellent foundation for graduate school. Graduates find employment with state or federal agencies (such as the U.S. […]

August 5, 2013

World Language Education, B.A.

The World Languages program will educate our students to become reflective teachers committed to global citizenship, social justice, and multicultural education. Upon completion of our program and after successfully completing the licensure tests, our well-prepared graduates will be ready to apply for the Rhode Island World Language teacher certification in grades K-12. The standard program […]

March 4, 2024

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