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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Divisions of the University Academic Divisions Newark  


Newark offers programs at four undergraduate colleges and at five graduate schools. With an enrollment of more than 11,000 students, it offers strong academic programs, excellent facilities, and an outstanding faculty.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark

Philip L. Yeagle, Ph.D., Dean

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark was established in 1985 to expand and strengthen the instructional program for undergraduate students at the Newark Campus. The combined faculties of Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark offer courses and academic programs in more than 40 subject areas.

Newark College of Arts and Sciences

Philip L. Yeagle, Ph.D., Dean

Founded in 1930 as Dana College, this undergraduate liberal arts college became part of Rutgers when the University of Newark was integrated into the state university in 1946.

University College-Newark

Philip L. Yeagle, Ph.D., Dean

University College-Newark is an evening and weekend college of liberal arts and professional studies serving part-time students since 1934. The college is served by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark and supported by coadjutant faculty who bring expertise in professional studies and the world of business and government. Students in University College can choose from majors in nearly 40 fields.

Graduate School-Newark

Steven J. Diner, Ph.D., Dean

The Graduate School-Newark was established as a separate instructional division of the university with degree-granting authority in 1975.

Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Michael R. Cooper, Ph.D., Dean

Rutgers Business School offers undergraduate and graduate programs through the university's Newark and New Brunswick campuses. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark is a four-year undergraduate school that offers the bachelor of science degree in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing; a program in supply chain management and marketing sciences has been proposed for 2009. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick is changing from a two-year program and phasing in a four-year undergraduate business program leading to a bachelor of science degree in accounting, finance, management, and marketing. Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick offers the master of business administration; an M.B.A. degree in professional accounting; a master of accountancy in taxation; a master of accountancy with options in governmental accounting or financial accounting; master of information technology; master of quantitative finance; and a variety of dual degrees. The Ph.D. degree in management is offered by the Graduate School-Newark in cooperation with the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

College of Nursing

Lucille A. Joel, R.N., Ph.D., Interim Dean

The College of Nursing was established in 1956 as an expansion of the university's offerings in the former School of Nursing of the Newark College of Arts and Sciences. Its graduate program is conducted through the Graduate School-Newark.

School of Criminal Justice

Adam Graycar, Ph.D., Dean

The School of Criminal Justice, which opened in 1974, offers a graduate program that provides students with a sound foundation for work in teaching, research, or criminal justice management. The master of arts degree is offered through the school, and the Ph.D. degree is offered in conjunction with the Graduate School-Newark. The bachelor of science degree in criminal justice is offered by the school jointly with the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark.

School of Law-Newark

Stuart L. Deutsch, J.D., Dean

The university's graduate programs in law originated in other institutions. The New Jersey Law School, founded in 1908, and the Mercer Beasley School of Law, founded in 1926, merged in 1936 to become the University of Newark Law School, which became part of Rutgers in 1946. The School of Law-Newark awards the juris doctor degree and several joint or coordinated degrees.

School of Public Affairs and Administration

Marc Holzer, Ph.D., Dean

Created in 2006 from the Graduate Department of Public Administration, the School of Public Affairs and Administration offers the master of public administration (M.P.A.), the Executive M.P.A., and a B.A. or B.S./M.P.A. dual-degree program. In addition, the school offers noncredit online certificates and for-credit certificates that may be applied to the M.P.A. or E.M.P.A. in the areas of nonprofit management, advanced professional training in public administration, and urban education administration and leadership. The school's bachelor of arts degree in public service is pending approval. The Ph.D. in public administration is offered through the Graduate School-Newark.

Summer Session-Newark

Elizabeth C. Rowe, Director

The Summer Session, begun in 1913 and established as a division of the university in 1960, offers a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses during three sessions in the summer months.

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