A double major is a single degree within a single college (e.g. B.A. with a double major in psychology and women's studies or a B.S. in mathematics and computer science). A double degree is two degrees either within a single college or within two different colleges (e.g. B.A. in biology and a B.S. in chemistry or a B.A. in German and a B.S. in engineering). A double major gets one degree, one diploma, with both majors listed on the transcript. The double degrees gets two degrees, two diplomas with both listed on the transcript. (TOP)
If you are in a Bachelor of Arts program, NO. Some Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Music programs also require a foreign language. Check with your academic advisor or stop by the A&S Dean's Office. (TOP)
No, not unless you actually earn language credits in a foreign language. The URI in England program is a Culture Cluster and will not satisfy the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. (TOP)
Yes. Any course taken at the 300 level or above, whether it is a general education course, a course in your major, or a general elective, will count toward the 42-credit requirement. (TOP)
It is important to be familiar with the catalog that you are following. Academic advisors are available in the department of your major to assist you in planning your academic career. Additiona information and clarification can be obtained inthe Dean's Office. (TOP)
When you transfer to Arts and Sciences from University College or another degree-granting college or when you are accepted into Arts and Sciences as a transfer student, the department in which you are majoring will be notified. You need to contact the department secretary to ask who your advisor will be. (TOP)
Students must file their File for Degree Form (MS Word document) with the Dean's Office to graduate. Deadlines for signing up for graduation are
Students will not graduate if they do not sign up for graduation.
Compliance with these deadlines ensures you will receive an official degree audit prior to the deadline for changing your last semester's schedule in case you have overlooked a requirement. (TOP)
Arts and Sciences students may participate in the May commencement ceremonies if they are graduating in August. (TOP)
Yes. See "Ready Reference to Rhody's Rules, Regulations, and Requirements" on this website or pick up a copy in the Arts and Sciences Dean's Office. (TOP)
Check out the new video about the Harrington School of Communication and Media, created by URI alum Dan Riordan's Gnarly Bay Productions:
URI Theatre 2013/2014 Season:
by Annie Weisman
"How The Other Half Lives"
by Alan Ayckbourn
"Crimes of the Heart"
by Beth Henley
by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse
For more information click Here
For a copy of the Season Flyer click Here
Audition information for "Chicago" and "Crimes of the Heart" Here
ATTENTION: College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduates!!
Up to $3,000 in scholarships, available through
The Paul H. Conway Memorial
Scholarship Essay Competition
Deadline: Thursday, October 17, 4 p.m.
The newest exhibit in the Fine Arts Center showcases graffiti art, some of which was painted right on the gallery walls.
Application Deadline is January 31, 2013
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