May 30, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 [Archived Catalog]

Degrees Offered

        HEGIS Code
School of Architecture
Architecture   B.Arch., M.Arch., M.S.   0202
Architectural Sciences   M.S., Ph.D.   0202
Building Sciences   B.S.   0202
Lighting   M.S.   0299
School of Engineering 1  
Aeronautical Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0902
Biomedical Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0905
Chemical Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0906
Civil Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0908
Computer and Systems Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0999
Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems   Ph.D.   0913
Electrical Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0909
Engineering Physics   M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0919
Engineering Science   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   0901
Environmental Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0922
Industrial and Management Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S.   0913
Materials Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0915
Mechanical Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0910
Nuclear Engineering   B.S., M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng.   0920
Nuclear Engineering and Science   Ph.D.   0920
Systems Engineering and Technology Management   M.E.   0913
Transportation Engineering   M.Eng., M.S., D.Eng., Ph.D.   0908
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences  
Cognitive Science   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   0499
Communication, Media, and Design   B.S.   0601
Communication and Rhetoric   M.S.   0601
Communication and Rhetoric   Ph.D.   0602
Critical Game Design   M.S., Ph.D.   1099
Design, Innovation, and Society   B.S.   4903
Ecological Economics   Ph.D.   0517
Ecological Economics, Values, and Policy   M.S.   2299
Economics   B.S., M.S.   2204
Electronic Arts   B.S., M.F.A., Ph.D.   1099
Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication   B.S.   0605
Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences   B.S.   2299
Human-Computer Interaction   M.S.   0799
Music   B.S   1004
Philosophy   B.S.   1509
Psychological Science   B.S.   2001
Science, Technology, and Society   B.S.   4903
Science and Technology Studies   M.S., Ph.D.   4903
Sustainability Studies   B.S.   4903
Technical Communication   M.S.   0601
School of Management  
Business Analytics   B.S., M.S.   0506
Business and Management   B.S.   0506
Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics   M.S.   0504
Management   M.S., MBA, Ph.D.   0506
Supply Chain Management   M.S.   0506
Technology, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship   M.S.   5004
School of Science  
Applied Physics   B.S.   1902
Applied Science   M.S.   4902
Astronomy   M.S.   1911
Biology   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   0401
Biochemistry and Biophysics   B.S., M.S. Ph.D.   0499
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology   B.S.   0499
Chemistry   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   1905
Computer Science   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   0701
Environmental Science   B.S.   1999
Geology   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   1914
Hydrogeology   B.S., M.S.   1914
Interdisciplinary Science   B.S.   4902
Applied Mathematics   M.S.   1703
Mathematics   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   1701
Multidisciplinary Science   M.S., Ph.D.   4902
Natural Sciences   M.S.   4902
Physics   B.S., M.S., Ph.D.   1902
Information Technologyand Web Science   
Information Technology   M.S.   0702
Information Technology and Web Science   B.S   0702


1All Engineering bachelor’s degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (, except for the Engineering Science program, which is intended to serve educational desires that do not coincide with the standard professional engineering curricula. Correspondingly, this degree is not, nor is it intended to be, accredited for professional engineering practice.