Feinstein School of Humanities, Arts and Education

In SHAE students merge coursework with real-world experience in order to prepare for fulfilling careers and successful lives.

About the School
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Academic Programs

SHAE offers a wide range of degree options for both undergraduate and graduate students. Our programs combine theory with practice, leading to well-rounded students with the skill set to succeed in the workforce or future studies.

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Departments

Encompassing the humanities, digital design, education, and history, our departments carry on the great tradition of liberal arts colleges. Each department emphasizes project-based learning experiences and the development of critical skills in order to prepare students for lifelong success.

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Faculty and Staff

Our experienced and credentialed scholars and practitioners develop personal, meaningful relationships with students. Both inside and outside the classroom they are directly involved with all aspects of educating our students. 

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A Deeper Understanding Through First-hand Experience

Abigail Higgins, RWU Class of 2020 Elementary Education

Most teacher candidates at university-based programs don't have extensive faculty-supervised K-12 classroom time until their senior year. As a sophomore, elementary education major Abigail Higgins is breaking that mold thanks to the new elementary teacher residency model at RWU.

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