Majors, Minors, & Programs
The Actuarial Science Program is no longer accepting new students.
Administered by the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, is an interdisciplinary program intended for the analytically superior student seeking a career as an actuary. Rider's program is one of only two in New Jersey, and of only 56 in the United States and Canada that are designated by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) as an "advanced undergraduate" program.
The advertising major prepares students for careers in advertising agencies, large or small, or in the advertising or promotion departments of profit or nonprofit organizations. Possible entry-level positions include media buyer, copy writer and assistant account executive. This program combines a solid background in the business disciplines with the study of communications. It emphasizes the role of advertising/promotion within the marketing communications strategy.
Advertising Minor for Communication Majors (30 semester hours)
The College of Business Administration offers a minor in advertising available to communication and journalism majors.
Advertising Minor for English Majors (27 semester hours)
CIS 260 COM 212
Business GraphicsorPublication Design
American Studies is an interdisciplinary major that explores American culture and identity We study literature, history, film, food, media, music, philosophy, art, and politics to achieve a multi-layered understanding of our society and what it means to be American. AMS has an intimate, open atmosphere and a curriculum unencumbered by traditional disciplinary boundaries, a place for freewheeling conversations about the American experience. AMS courses include
The Applied Leadership Institute course is designed for science professionals who seek to expand their leadership skills and abilities.
Program Highlights & Objectives
Through the exploration of best practice skills for leading people and organizations, participants in this three-day course will learn how to:
A Fine Arts major with a concentration in Art focuses on creating art, and pursues understanding of the history and theory of art, and its importance in society. Graduates may use their skills and ideas to become practicing artists, to attend graduate school, to work in galleries or museums, or other professional art careers. The degree offers a good balance between the study of art and liberal education. In this major, you will be introduced to a variety of disciplines and ideas.
ARTS ADMINISTRATION AT RIDER – TOWARD A NATIONAL MODEL
The Arts Administration program at Rider strives to become a national model for undergraduate instruction in the rapidly-growing and in-demand professional world of managing arts institutions of all shapes, sizes and disciplines. Rider’s highly-specialized program, led by seasoned arts professionals from New York, Los Angeles and elsewhere combines smaller, focused classes, essential real-world knowledge and skills with an individualized curriculum that advances a student’s particu