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Departments and Programs

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. In the event that there is a discrepancy between the GA and any other websites or publications, the GA shall prevail as the authoritative source.
Program School Undergrad
Programs
Masters
Degrees
Doctoral
Degrees
African StudiesHumanitiesMinor--
Air Force ScienceOther/Interdisciplinary---
Ancient Mediterranean CivilizationsHumanitiesBA--
AnthropologySocial SciencesBA, MinorMA*PhD
Applied PhysicsOther/Interdisciplinary-MS*PhD
ArchitectureArchitectureBA, BArchMA, MArch, MAUD**DArch**
Art HistoryHumanitiesBAMA*PhD
Asian StudiesHumanitiesBA--
BioengineeringEngineeringBSBEMBE, MS*PhD
Bioscience and Health PolicyNatural Sciences-MSBHP-
BioSciencesNatural SciencesBA, BS, MinorMA, MS*PhD
BusinessBusinessMinorMA*, MAcc, MBAPhD
Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringEngineeringBA, BSChEMChE, MS*PhD
Chemical PhysicsNatural SciencesBS--
ChemistryNatural SciencesBA, BSMA*PhD
Civic LeadershipOther/InterdisciplinaryCertificate-
Civil and Environmental EngineeringEngineeringBA, BSCEMCEE, MSPhD
Classical and European StudiesHumanitiesBA--
Cognitive SciencesSocial SciencesBA--
College CoursesOther/Interdisciplinary---
Computational and Applied MathematicsEngineeringBA, MinorMA, MCAAMPhD
Computational Science and EngineeringEngineering-MA*, MCSEPhD
Computer ScienceEngineeringBA, BSCSMCS, MSPhD
Critical and Cultural TheoryHumanities-CertificateCertificate
Earth ScienceNatural SciencesBA, BSMSPhD
EconomicsSocial SciencesBAMA*, MEEconPhD
Electrical and Computer EngineeringEngineeringBA, BSEEMEE, MS*PhD
Energy and Water SustainabilityEngineeringMinor--
Engineering LeadershipEngineeringCertificate
EnglishHumanitiesBAMA*PhD
Environmental Analysis and Decision MakingNatural Sciences-MSEADM-
Environmental StudiesOther/InterdisciplinaryBA, BS, Minor--
Financial Computation and ModelingOther/InterdisciplinaryMinor--
Global AffairsSocial Sciences-MAGA
Global Health TechnologiesOther/InterdisciplinaryMinor--
Gnosticism, Esotericism and MysticismHumanities-CertificateCertificate
HistoryHumanitiesBAMA*PhD
Humanities Research CenterHumanities---
Jewish StudiesHumanitiesMinor--
KinesiologyNatural SciencesBA--
Languages and Intercultural CommunicationHumanitiesCertificate--
Latin American StudiesHumanitiesBA--
Liberal StudiesContinuing Studies-MLS-
Lifetime Physical Activity ProgramOther/Interdisciplinary---
LinguisticsSocial SciencesBAMA**PhD**
Managerial StudiesSocial SciencesBA--
Materials Science and NanoEngineeringEngineeringBA, BSMSNEMMSNE, MSPhD
MathematicsNatural SciencesBA, BS, MinorMA*PhD
Mechanical EngineeringEngineeringBA, BSMEMME, MSPhD
Medical HumanitiesHumanitiesMinor--
Medieval and Early Modern StudiesHumanitiesBA--
Military ScienceOther/Interdisciplinary---
MusicMusicBA, BMusMMusAD, DMA
Nanoscale ScienceNatural Sciences-MSNS-
Naval ScienceOther/InterdisciplinaryMinor--
NeuroscienceNatural SciencesMinor--
PhilosophyHumanitiesBAMA*PhD
Physics and AstronomyNatural SciencesBA, BS, MinorMS*, MSTPhD
Policy StudiesSocial SciencesBA--
Political ScienceSocial SciencesBAMA*PhD
Politics, Law and Social ThoughtOther/InterdisciplinaryMinor--
Poverty, Justice and Human CapabilitiesOther/InterdisciplinaryMinor--
Program in Writing and CommunicationOther/Interdisciplinary---
PsychologySocial SciencesBAMA*PhD
ReligionHumanitiesBAMA*PhD
Science TeachingNatural Sciences-MST-
SociologySocial SciencesBA, MinorMA*PhD
Space StudiesNatural Sciences-MSSpS-
Spanish and Portuguese, and Latin American StudiesHumanitiesBAMA*-
Sport ManagementSocial SciencesBA--
StatisticsEngineeringBA, MinorMA*, MStatPhD
Study of Women, Gender and SexualityHumanitiesBACertificateCertificate
Subsurface GeoscienceNatural Sciences-MSSG-
Systems, Synthetic and Physical BiologyOther/Interdisciplinary-MS*PhD
Teacher EducationContinuing Studies-MAT-
Teaching and LearningOther/Interdisciplinary-CertificateCertificate
University CoursesOther/Interdisciplinary---
Visual and Dramatic ArtsHumanitiesBA--


*Students accepted into PhD program only; MA or MS may be earned by students as they work towards PhD.
**No applications being accepted at this time.