A Liberal Arts Immersion is a cohesive set of three upper-level courses (12 credits) approved
by the faculty for use in meeting RIT's general education requirements. Immersions may be
disciplinary or interdisciplinary, and some may require prerequisite course work. Immersions
build on the broad appreciation of liberal arts and sciences that students have gained through
A Liberal Arts Minor is a cohesive set of five upper-level courses (18 credits) approved by
the faculty for use in meeting RIT's general education requirements. A minor allows students
to develop a secondary area of interest and expertise. Often, this leads to lifelong engagement
with an area that enriches lives beyond their major.