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RIC at WEC (Westerly Education Center)

RIC'​s Professional Studies and Continuing Education will offer courses and community programming at WEC on an ongoing basis. Please check this page for courses and programming offered each term.

You may visit WEC by clicking on the following link: Westerly Education Center​​

RIC Fall 2017 Courses and Programs

Continuing Education

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Please Note: New Rhode Island College students will be charged a one-time transcript fee of $30.


RIC's New RN to BSN Program at WEC!

NURS 225C-80: Introduction to Writing and Research in Nursing

Credit Hours: 2.0

Fee: $500

Dates: 9/7/2017 to 12/7/2017

Days/Times: Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:50 PM

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Description: Students are introduced to the conventions of writing in nursing and the role of research in evidence-based nursing practice.

Prerequisite: Acceptance to the nursing program (Prerequisite waived for RNs working at Westerly Hospital, L+M Hospital and South County Hospital)

***Required course in the RN to BSN program


RIC's General Education Program at WEC!

GEND 200C-80: Gender and Society

Credit Hours: 4.0

Fee: $1,000

Dates: 9/12/2017 to 12/12/2017 (No class Tuesday, October 10)

Hybrid: 2.5 Hrs in person and 2 Hrs online each week

In Person: Tuesdays, 5:00 to 7:30 PM

Online: To Be Determined

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Description: Students analyze the lives of women and men, using the lenses of feminism and emphasizing the legal, economic, political, and social constructions of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

General Education Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences


SOC 207C-80: Crime and Criminal Justice

Credit Hours: 4.0

Fee: $1,000

Dates: 9/6/2017 to 12/20/2017

Days/Times: Wednesdays, 5:00 to 9:50 PM

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Description: This is an introduction to crime, delinquency, and the criminal justice system. The nature, extent, causes of crime, and forms of criminal expression are examined.

General Education Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

***A prerequisite course for the B.A. Justice Studies program​

Page last updated: July 26, 2017