Project Based Learning

A collaborative student centered learning environment focused on students working together in groups, applying classroom knowledge and skills to solve real-time authentic problems, often in partnership with employer or community partner, and under faculty guidance.

To learn more about the courses listed below visit the URI Course Catalog or through e-campus.

Project/Problem Based Coded Courses

SubjectCatalogCourse TitleInnovative/ EntrepreneurshipGen Ed
BIO323Field of Botany and Taxonomy
BIO396Biology and SocietyB4, D1
BIO439Big Data Analysis
BIO263XIntroductory Ecology Seminar
BME484Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design ID1
BME485Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design IID1
BUS463Global Warehousing and Distributions Systems
BUS470Strategic Marketing Management
BUS475Social Media for Marketing
CHE451Plant Design and Economics I
CHE452Plant Design and Economics IIC2, D1
CMD465Clinical Methods in Communicative DisordersD1
CSC399Capstone for Programming MinorB2, D1
CVE497Civil Engineering Design I
CVE498Civil Engineering Design IID1
ECN445Senior Research SeminarD1
EEC355Economics of Climate ChangeB3, B4
EEC432Env. and Resources Economics and PolicyB4, D1
EEC440Benefit-Cost Analysis
EEC350GThe Economics of Climate ChangeG
EEC352GEconomics of Small-Scale Renewable Energy SystemsInnovation & EntrepreneurshipA2, G
ELE480Capstone Design ID1
ELE481Capstone Design II
FIN (BUS)421Derivative Securities and Risk Management
FLM351Topics in Film Media Production
GWS320Feminist Thought Into ActionD1
HDF405Policy Issues in Health and AgingB3, D1
HDF540Interdisciplinary Teamwork in Health and Human Services
HIS362History of Rhode IslandB4, C1
HLT200Interdisciplinary Approaches to HealthA2, B4
INE (BUS)149Intro to EnrepreneurshipInnovation & Entrepreneurship
INE (BUS)249Business of Innovation: Lean Start-UpInnovation & Entrepreneurship
ISE401Industrial and Systems Engineering Capstone Design I
ISE402Industrial and Systems Engineering Capstone Design IID1
JOR420Working in the NewsroomD1
JOR430Advanced Television News
JOR441Public Relations Practices
MBA565Strategic Management
MCE401Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design I
MCE402Mechanical Engineering Capstone Design IID1
MGT (BUS)445Strategic ManagementInnovation & EntrepreneurshipD1
NFS336Scientific Principles of Food I
NFS337Scientific Principles of Food II
NFS440Macronutrient Metabolism
NFS443Nutrition Assessment
NFS444Nutrition and Disease
NFS458Nutrition EducationB2, D1
NFS212GPublic Health NutritionA2, C3, G
NRS301Introduction to Forest Science
NRS351Soil Morphology Practicum
NRS401Foundations in Restoration Ecology
NRS442Environmental Crisis Communication
NRS445Invasive Species Research, Management and Policy
NRS522Advanced GIS Analysis of Environmental Data
OCE495Ocean Systems Design Project I
OCE496Ocean Systems Design Project IIB2, D1
PLS210Plant Protection Practicum
PLS325Hydroponic and Greenhouse Vegetable Production
PRS441Public Relations Practices
PRS490Practicum in Public Relations
PSC405Health and Aging PolicyB3, D1
PSC505Public Program Evaluation
SCA (BUS)359Management Systems Analysis
SCA (BUS)410Green Belt Practicum
SCA (BUS)460Global Supply Chain Management
SOC303Immersion in Juvenile Social and Legal Justice
SOC505Public Program Evaluation
STA490Statistics in Practice
THE338GEthical Dilemmas inContemporary TheatreD1, C1, GC
WRT388Proposal Writing With Clients
WRT388XProposal Writing With ClientsInnovation & Entrepreneurship
Coded as of 8/2023 by CCEE

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URI Experiential Education Network Contacts

Who should I contact if I have questions specific to my major or college? Students – please reach out to your faculty member or college/major program coordinator. Faculty/Staff and Employers – please see the list of contact below. Not sure where to start? Feel free to reach out to Sarah Miller.

College of Arts & ScienceBrianne NeptinExperiential Education Coordinator
College of BusinessLynne FinneganExperiential Education Coordinator

College of EngineeringLauren CreamerCoordinator, Career Services & Employer Relations

College of Health SciencesKristin Fratoni Souza
Courtney Mackey Wilbur
Experiential Education Liaison
Kinesiology Internships & Experiential Education Coordinator
College of NursingAmy Creed
Donna Donilon
Experiential Education Coordinator
Clinical Programs Coordinator
College of PharmacyBrett Feret
Erin Edmonds
Clinical Professor, Director of Experiential Education
BSPS Experiential Education Coordinator
College of the Environment and Life SciencesSarah PuckettUndergraduate Research and Experiential Learning Coordinator

International Center - URI GlobalThomas Hospod

Michelle Carrara
Assistant Director, Internationalization Initiatives, Administration & Agreements
Assistant Director, URI Programs Abroad, Faculty-Led Programs, & On-Campus Capacity Building
Office of Civic Engagement & ActionAlicia Vignali-HenryCommunity Engagement Coordinator
Office of Teacher Education, School of EducationBetsy PalazzettiCoordinator, Field Placements
UCAS Center for Career & Experiential EducationSarah MillerAssistant Director, Experiential Education
URI Cooperative ExtensionKaylyn Keene
Sejal Lanterman
Energy Fellows Program Coordinator
RI Agriculture and Food Systems Fellows Program Coordinator

URI Graduate SchoolCara MitnickAssociate Director of Professional and Community Development