FAS - Undergraduate Programs


Rhode Island College’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences offers 32 majors and 39 minors across the social sciences, sciences, mathematics, humanities and arts.





Africana Studies B.A. No Yes
Anthropology B.A. No Yes
Art (Studio) B.A. Ceramics Yes
  B.A. Graphic Design Yes
  B.A. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Yes
  B.A. Painting Yes
  B.A. Photography Yes
  B.A. Printmaking Yes
  B.A. Sculpture Yes
  B.F.A. Painting/Printmaking No
  B.F.A. Photography/Graphic Design No
  B.F.A. Sculpture/Ceramics/Metalsmithing and Jewelry No
Art Education * B.S. No No
Art History B.A. No Yes
Biology** B.S. No Yes
Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies B.S. No No
Chemistry** B.A. No Yes
  B.S. Biochemistry No
  B.S. Environmental Chemistry No
  B.S. Professional Chemistry No
Communication B.A. Journalism Yes
  B.A. Digital Media Yes
  B.A. Public and Professional Communication Yes
  B.A. Public Relations and Advertising Yes
  B.A. Speech, Language, and Hearing Science Yes
Computer Information Systems B.S.    
Computer Science B.A. No Yes
  B.S. No Yes
Dance Performance B.A. No Yes
Data Science B.S. No  
English B.A.   Yes
  B.A. Creative Writing Yes
  B.A. Professional Writing  
Environmental Studies B.A.   Yes
Film Studies B.A. No Yes
Gender and Women's Studies B.A. No Yes
Geography B.A. No Yes
Global Studies B.A. No Yes
Health Sciences B.S. Yes  
    Dental Hygiene Completion  
    Human Services  
    Medical Laboratory Sciences  
    Respiratory Therapy Completion  
History** B.A. No Yes
  B.A. Public History Yes
Justice Studies B.A.   Yes
Liberal Studies B.A.    
Mathematics** B.A. No Yes
Medical Imaging B.S. Certified RT Computed Tomography  
  B.S. Certified Medical Imager Management  
  B.S. Diagnostic Medical Sonography  
  B.S. Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
  B.S. Nuclear Medicine Technology  
  B.S. Radiography  
Modern Languages B.A. Francophone Studies Yes
    French Yes
    Italian Minor Only
    Latin American Studies Yes
    Portuguese Yes
    Spanish Yes
Music* B.A. No Yes
  B.M. Music Education No
    Performance No
Philosophy B.A. Ethics and Society Yes
    History of Philosophy  
    Knowledge and Reality  
Physics** B.A. No Yes
Political Science B.A. No Yes
Psychology B.A. No Yes
Public Administration B.A.   Yes
Sociology B.A. No Yes
Theatre B.A. Design/Technical Yes
  B.A. General Theatre Yes
  B.A. Musical Theatre Yes
  B.A. Performance Yes
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Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is a community of scholars that pride themselves on academic excellence, diversity and service.

Dr. Earl L. Simson

Dean - Arts and Sciences

Dr. Joan C. Dagle

Associate Dean

Faculty Arts and Sciences