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RIT Global

Course Work

Students typically take a minimum of 12 credits (4 courses) during their academic semester abroad. Your department advisor can review and pre-approve the RIT courses offered to ensure that you stay on track with your individual degree program. The academic calendar closely follows the RIT calendar, and consists of 2 semesters.

Courses focus on critical thinking, decision-making, communication and leadership – all the skills necessary for success in today's global work environment. The teaching methods promote interaction and active participation between students and faculty. Study abroad students are encouraged to get involved with activities outside of the classroom to immerse themselves in their new environment and provide additional cultural learning.

Courses for the academic year are available in the following areas of study:

  • Management
  • Public Policy
  • Multimedia and Web Design
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Studies

The course descriptions for classes offered at RIT Kosovo can be found on SIS. Change the location at the bottom of the search page to the appropriate campus to display the course offerings. The course offerings for the Global Campuses are typically released later than the course offerings for RIT Rochester. However, the course offerings are fairly consistent from year to year, so it is appropriate to use the previous year’s course offerings as a tentative list.

RIT Students studying abroad at an RIT Global Campus will be registered for their courses by the RIT Education Abroad Office (you are not able to register yourself for Global Campus courses in SIS). You will work with your study abroad advisor on how to find available courses and complete the Global Campus Course Selection form. The RIT Education Abroad Office uses the Course Selection Form to register you for your chosen courses abroad.