Career Readiness in the Classroom

The Arts and Sciences Career Readiness Program offers students a variety of one-credit classes aimed specifically at building marketable skills and preparing for the workplace.

Professional Data Skills

Taught by faculty from a variety of departments and disciplines, our one-credit professional data skills classes provide students with basic data analytics techniques used in dozens of industries and thousands of occupations. 

R for Everyone

An image of a computer language on a screenR is a statistical programming language widely used in industry and academia. This class gives students with no prior programming experience a strong foundation in this powerful language.

Power BI for Everyone

An image of students in a classroomMicrosoft Power BI enables users to turn data into striking visualizations. Students learn the Power BI basics, which can be applied in future classes or after graduation.

Excel for Everyone

An image of students in a classroomMicrosoft Excel is a powerful and ubiquitous tool for organizing and analyzing data. The basics of Excel can be applied in nearly any line of work, and can help students as they proceed through their college careers.

Workplace Readiness

Our one-credit workplace readiness classes help students to develop writing, networking, media, and culturally-competent workplace skills. They also offer opportunities to engage with field experts and prominent URI alumni working in a variety of industries. Classes are tailored to students in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and communications.

Workplace Readiness for Humanities and Arts Majors

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Workplaces Readiness for Social Science Majors

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Workplace Readiness for Communications Majors

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