Majors, Minors, & Programs
Students in Rider's Radio and Television major have the opportunity to participate in classes tailored especially to their interests. They learn the secrets behind successful production in small, hands-on classes in the Department of Communication and Journalism's Television Studio, equipped with state-of-the-art Macintosh computers, in the field, and in Rider's radio station.
This program prepares students to become professionals of literacy education in school, business, industrial, and other settings where coaching in reading and writing skills are offered. The program is approved by the New Jersey State Board of Education for preparation of certified reading specialists and teachers of reading. Because the program is nationally accredited, graduates qualify for reading specialist certification in states across the country including Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware.
The Russian area studies minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of Russia, in historical perspectives and in contemporary settings. It draws upon the humanities, the social sciences, and, when possible, suitable offerings in the School of Education and the College of Business Administration. By combining this minor with a traditional major, the student has the advantage of both the knowledge of a single discipline and a unified view of Russia.
Requirements for the Russian Major (24 semester hours beyond Russian IV and 12 semester hours in collateral liberal arts courses)
Russian Literature from 988 to 1850
Russian Literature from 1850 to 1917
20th-Century Russian Literature
Requirements for the Russian Minor (18 semester hours)
Russian III, IV*
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