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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Institute for Effective Education 964
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Engineering Transfer 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)
French 420
Geology 460
German 470
Health Sciences 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
International Studies 549
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
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Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies 975
Women's and Gender Studies 988
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Spanish 940)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Institute for Effective Education 964  

Institute for Effective Education (formerly Teacher Preparation Program) 964


Faculty Researcher: Daniel Hart, Ed.D.

Director: Sara Becker, Ph.D.

Associate Director: Ann Heidelberg, M.Ed.

Associate Director: Anne McGeehan, Ed.S.

Secretarial Assistant: Sheila Diggs

Teacher Preparation Program Changes Coming

Teacher certification in the State of New Jersey is undergoing a significant transformation and change. To meet these new demands, the Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) requirements are also changing as of the fall 2018 semester. Coursework on advisement sheets are valid only for those that have been officially admitted to the TPP no later than September 30, 2017, and have all courses completed by fall 2018. To be admitted, one needs a 3.0 Rutgers GPA, passing Praxis Core scores, and an appointment with the TPP staff no later than September 30, 2017.

If you would like more information, please contact the Teacher Prep Program at 856-225-6051 to schedule an appointment.

The Institute for Effective Education serves as a center for the advancement of research on effective educational strategies and programs for advancing best practices. The institute houses an undergraduate certificate program that coordinates coursework and field experiences leading toa New JerseyCertificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing. Certification programs are available in preschool through grade 3 (P-3), elementary education (K-5), middle school (6-8),subject matter fields (K-12), and Teachers of Students with Disabilities (P-12). It is important to note that the middle school and Teachers of Students with Disabilities licenses cannot stand alone--their requirements must be completed in addition to a P-3, K-5, or K-12 licensure program.

Elementary and P-3 certification candidates must show the completion of 60 credits in the liberal arts. Secondary subject certification candidates must also show thecompletion of30 credits in an appropriate liberal arts concentration, with 12 of the 30 credits at or above the 300 level.

Subject matter certification (K-12) is offered in art, biological sciences, chemistry, English, French, German, mathematics, music, physics, physical science, social studies, Spanish,speech arts and dramatics,and theater.

Middle school certification (6-8) is offered in English, math, science, and social studies.

Important Notes

1. All undergraduate certification candidates must choose and complete an academic major (NOT education) in addition to the certification requirements.

2. Periodic adjustments to the certification programs will likely occur over time. It is the responsibility of all students in the program to keep informed of program modifications on a regular basis by visiting the office and the website.

3. While some required coursesare offered during the late afternoon and evening, most courses leading to certification can only be completed through daytime attendance.

4.Students should note that some courses are offered only during the Summer or Winter Sessions and should plan accordingly.

5. For specific course sequences and requirements, see the website or an institute adviser.

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

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