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Undergraduate Education in Camden
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Liberal Arts Colleges
Camden College of Arts and Sciences
University College-Camden
Programs, Faculty, and Courses
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Availability of Majors
Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Student-Proposed Majors
Student-Proposed Minors
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
School of Business-Camden
Academic Policies and Procedures
Divisions of the University
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555 Student-Proposed Majors  

Student-Proposed Majors

A student may design an arts and sciences interdepartmentalmajor. The major must consist of at least 48 credits, at least 15 credits of which must be chosen within one department at the 300 level or above. This program can be completed either through daytime or evening attendance and does not apply to the School of Business-Camden.

Before being permitted to pursue the major, the student must obtain the approval of the Academic Policy and Courses of Study Committee one year prior to graduation. To seek this approval, the student must complete a "Request for a Student-Proposed Major" form that is available at the Office for Student Affairs. On this form, the student must: (1) list the courses intended for the major; (2) obtain the written consent of the chair of the department whose courses make up the 15 or more upper-level, single-department courses of the major; and (3) obtain the written consent of a full-time faculty member who will act as the student's adviser. The student should attach a current transcript, as well as a rationale for the student-proposed major and a discussion of its intellectual and/or practical coherence. The form plus attachments should be sent to the Academic Policy and Courses of Study Committee, Division of Student Affairs, for consideration.

Once approval has been granted, a copy of the student's major program of study will be filed with the registrar and the student affairs office. If the student wishes to alter the major, written permission from the adviser and the same department chair as above must be received. If new departments are involved in the proposed change, the chairs of these departments also must approve the change. The changed major must then be reapproved by the committee.

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