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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
Applied Computing
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business and Science 137
Chemistry 160
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Criminal Justice 202
English 350, 352, 354, 615, 842
Forensic Science 412
History 512
Industrial Mathematics
Liberal Studies 606
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Mathematical Sciences 645
Psychology 830
Public Administration 834, 831
Public Affairs 824
Teacher Education 956
World Languages and Cultures 410
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School of Nursing-Camden
School of Social Work: Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Program
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 Graduate School-Camden Liberal Studies 606 Program  


The graduate program in liberal studies (M.A.L.S.) offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, for adult, part-time students, leading to a master of arts degree. It incorporates broad exposure to such areas of study as history, literature, philosophy, religion, creative writing, art, music, political science, psychology, childhood studies, anthropology, and more. It is designed to meet the needs and interests of mature students from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds as flexibly as possible. Some may be seeking career advancement in education and other fields, while others may simply be seeking personal enrichment. All students should develop not only a greater fund of general knowledge but also a greater ability to read and think critically.

The program is designed for mature students with varied work and life experiences. M.A.L.S. students come from all over the United States, as well as from a number of countries outside the United States. The majority of M.A.L.S. students complete the program exclusively with online courses specially designed for M.A.L.S. students. All M.A.L.S. classes are kept small to encourage the in-depth exploration of ideas. Students who live near the Rutgers-Camden campus also have the option of taking traditional campus graduate classes offered by various graduate programs on campus such as English, History, Childhood Studies, Criminal Justice, and Public Policy. Campus classes meet at convenient times, either in the late afternoon or early evening, in order to accommodate returning students who work. It is also possible to mix online and campus classes, as well as to take a limited number of classes at other Rutgers campuses.

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