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Applied Arts and Sciences BS

Work closely with faculty and academic advisors to design a unique, multidisciplinary plan of study that combines several areas of academic knowledge and interest to create an individualized major customized by you.

Program skills

For their professional core, students may draw upon a wealth of educational resources from across RIT’s colleges and departments. Examples of professional core areas of study include:

Business/Management Focus:

Leadership, Quality management, Health systems administration, Project management, Innovation

Computer/technical focus:

Applied computing, Technical communications, Computer science studies, Engineering technology studies, Computer graphics, Mechanical technology

Liberal arts focus

History, Psychology studies, Creative writing, Cultural studies, Foreign language

Select program hiring partners

Apple, Bausch & Lomb (Division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals), Dow, EMA Design Automation, Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Farmer's Insurance, Geekhive, Harris Corporation, IQVIA, M&T Bank, Marquardt Switches, Microsoft, MOOG, Nissan North America, Siemens Energy Inc., Sorenson Communications, University of Rochester Medical Center, Vuzix Corporation, Wegmans Food Market, Zotos International Inc


  • Commercial Banking and Credit

  • Defense

  • Electronic and Computer Hardware

  • Environmental Services

  • Food and Beverage

  • Health Care

  • Higher Education

  • Internet and Software


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 84.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 8.00%
Alternative Plans 1.00%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 84.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 8.00%
Alternative Plans 1.00%