College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences offers the intellectual experience, challenge, and skills to become inspired and motivated leaders of tomorrow whether as teachers, doctors, chemists, or writers.

Programs and Involvement Opportunities

The Shadow Experience
For Alumni & Community Business Leaders.
CLAES now offers a new credit-bearing course that partners students with successful Rider Alumni and community business leaders.

Other programs and interests:
Classroom Visitation Program
GLASS Mentor Program 
Autism Resource Center 
Liberal Arts & Science Travel Grant
Student Life
Evening and Online Programs for Adult Students

Career Advice

We are happy to announce the availability of a new video library that provides career advice.

Rider Advisory Board members and Alumni provide tips on how to interview for a position, the importance of professional etiquette and communication on the job; being confident in your abilities and how to take a leadership role; and many more successful tips for your career ahead.

View all Career Advice Videos on YouTube

The School of Education prepares undergraduate and graduate students for professional careers in education, organizations, and agencies in the diverse American society.

Visit the School of Education Web site.

At the core of a liberal arts education are its breadth and its emphasis on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives in problem-solving.

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Core Curriculum Requirements
Undecided?  Undeclared Majors

Rider University is an outstanding place for students who love science. Our curriculum will challenge you. Our faculty will guide you. And our science facilities will give you hands-on experience Rider’s early emphasis on learning in the laboratory and in the field provides a modern science education.

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Core Curriculum Requirements
Undecided?  Undeclared Majors