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Roger Williams University Academics

Roger Williams University requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Roger Williams University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

Roger Williams University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Roger Williams University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 69% of students who started college at Roger Williams University graduate within six years.

Roger Williams University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Roger Williams University?

Roger Williams University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Roger Williams University

When choosing a major, Roger Williams University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Roger Williams University below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Roger Williams University does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Roger Williams University Offer Learning Disability Services?

Roger Williams University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Roger Williams University Have An Online Program?

Roger Williams University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Roger Williams University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Roger Williams University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Roger Williams University Have An Honors Program?

Roger Williams University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Roger Williams University Require Internships?

Roger Williams University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Roger Williams University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Roger Williams University include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at Roger Williams University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Roger Williams University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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Roger Williams University Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Science
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Architectural History and Criticism, General
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Communication and Media Studies, Other
International and Intercultural Communication
Graphic Communications, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Pre-Law Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Support Services, Other
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Historic Preservation and Conservation, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology and Anthropology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Public Health, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Leadership
Financial Planning and Services
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Construction Management
History, General

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