Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education

At RIT, our liberal arts programs cultivate a rich dynamic where innovation infuses our course work in the humanities and social sciences to raise your awareness of the connections between technology and our political, cultural, economic, and social world.

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Independent thinkers tend to blaze their own trail. Here, we emphasize global education, student-centered research, and social justice. These themes prepare you for the challenges you will face as informed professionals living in an evolving global society.

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In Demand: Outstanding Outcomes

$55K

Median Starting Salary

84%

Undergraduate Outcomes Rate

88%

Graduate Outcomes Rate

Typical Job Titles

Some companies that hire our graduates

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See for Yourself

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Fall Open House

Prospective students and their families are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus.

Saturday, November 9

Aerial view of Global Village - RIT Campus

Personal Campus Visit

Visit RIT for a tour, personal interview, or attend an info session.