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University of Rhode Island Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Kingston, RI

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neuroscience
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sports Communication
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
 
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing, accounting, pharmacy, chemistry, education, psychology
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
Not reported
Part-Time Faculty
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2500
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Music, Master of Marine Affairs, Master of Arts, Master of Environmental Science and Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Library and Information Studies, Master of Oceanography, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marine Affairs
  • Marine Geology
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marine Affairs
  • Marine Geology
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering

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