Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
School of Law-Newark
 
Academic Calendars
Dean's Message
About the University
The School of Law– Newark
Faculty and Administration
The Law Program
Requirements for the Degree of Juris Doctor
Part-Time (Evening) Program
Summer Session
Curriculum
Elective Curriculum
Eric R. Neisser Public Interest Program
Interdisciplinary Studies
Rutgers Business School Joint-Degree Program
Urban Planning Joint-Degree Program
Criminal Justice Joint-Degree Program
Joint J.D./Master of Accountancy Program
Dual J.D./M.S.W. Program
Six-Year Program in Law and Medicine
State Bar Admission Requirements
Admissions
Minority Student Program
Tuition and Fees
Financial Aid
Student Services
Student Activities
Honors, Prizes, and Awards
Course Listing
Academic Policies and Procedures
Governance of the University
Divisions of the University
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
Catalogs
  The School of Law - Newark 2004-2006 The Law Program Interdisciplinary Studies  

Interdisciplinary Studies

The law faculty has adopted the principle that law students should be offered exposure to disciplines relevant to solving emerging social problems, particularly those of an urban nature. The goal in interdisciplinary education is, at the very least, to familiarize law students with social science vocabularies and nonlegalistic methods of problem solving. The School of Law-Newark, therefore, permits students to enroll for courses given by other Rutgers graduate faculties, such as business, labor and management, economics, and political science. Students may earn dual law degrees with other academic disciplines within the university, subject to course approval. They may receive up to 6 credits toward a law degree for interdisciplinary work. An additional 3 credits may be earned in most dual-degree programs and an additional 6 credits may be earned in certain designated joint-degree programs. A student may not receive credit for courses taken prior to admission to the law school.


 
For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or colonel.henry@rutgers.edu.
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

2005 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. All rights reserved.