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Saunders College Academic Departments

Saunders College academic departments focus on the fundamental areas of study you need to make effective decisions throughout your career. . Each department is the base for faculty and research within their fields. Departments offer programs, workshops, seminars, and other in-depth learning opportunities for students with specialized interests. Collectively, they provide a comprehensive selection of opportunities to enrich yourself. Follow the links below for more information about each department.

Finance and Accounting Department

Offering courses in risk management, information systems, taxation, and financial statement analysis.

International Hospitality & Service Innovation Department

Preparing you for challenging roles in operations, strategy development, financial management, marketing and technology while taking employees, and yourself, to new levels of success in a constantly changing world.

Management Department

Preparing you to assume top management processes, decision making, and negotiations.

MIS, Marketing & Digital Business Department

Offering courses in risk management, information systems, taxation, and financial statement analysis.

Academic Areas

Saunders College academic departments cover the following academic areas:

  • Accounting
  • Decision Sciences
  • Digital Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • New Media Marketing

News

  • 08/10/2020
    COVID-19 has challenged the university to consider an even more creative academic portfolio with blended, online, split A/B, and flex class options. To prepare for in-person instruction, RIT has upgraded academic buildings and classrooms. And physical distancing and face coverings, required of faculty and students in classrooms, together provide some of the greatest protection against the spread of COVID-19.
  • 08/07/2020
    RIT is developing an alert system that systematically defines levels of COVID-19 prevalence and transmission risk within our community. Each level will be associated with predetermined actions aimed at reducing risk during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • 08/03/2020
    The unexpected transition to remote learning during the spring semester challenged faculty across RIT to experiment, create, and deploy new methods of instruction to ensure student success. As the university gears up for in-person and online classes—or a combination of both—faculty members are applying a wide range of lessons learned from the spring to keep academic momentum moving forward in the fall.
  • 07/24/2020
    RIT is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to monitor their health for COVID-19 symptoms. The new policy will help protect the health and safety of the community at RIT and in the Greater Rochester area during the ongoing pandemic. Starting July 27, the university will launch the RIT Daily Health Screen website and call-in option.