Courses numbered in the 500s and 600s are offerings of the graduate
faculty for graduate students in advanced-degree programs.
Undergraduate or nonmatriculated graduate students and students from
the university's graduate professional schools are admitted to these
courses according to rules printed elsewhere. Information about special
prerequisites for some courses may be obtained from graduate program
offices and from instructors at initial class meetings. Courses
numbered in the 700s are intended for students preparing individual
research theses or dissertations for advanced degrees.
Advanced undergraduate courses (numbered in the 300s and 400s) do not
appear in this catalog, but among them are many that may serve as
useful prerequisites to particular graduate courses. Under certain
conditions, these courses may be accepted for credit toward graduate
degrees. Within the limits described in the Degree Requirements and the
Academic Policies and Procedures chapters, a student in the Graduate
School–New Brunswick may register for an undergraduate course with the
approval of his or her graduate adviser. Information about
undergraduate course offerings must be sought in the appropriate
undergraduate catalogs and separate schedules of classes.
Graduate-level courses at the Rutgers professional schools and at
partner universities also must be sought out in the catalogs of those