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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
African Studies 016
Analytics: Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences
Anthropology 070
Applied Computing
Art History 082
Arts, Visual and Theater
Asian Studies 098
Atmospheric Science 107
Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 116
Biomedical Engineering 125
Biotechnology 126
Biotechnology and Genomics
Business and Science 137
Cell and Developmental Biology 148
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 155
Chemistry and Chemical Biology 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Civil and Environmental Engineering 180
Classics 190
Cognitive Science 185
College Teaching 186
College and University Leadership 187
Communication, Information and Library Studies 194
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature 195
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering 199
Computer Science 198
Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS)
Curatorial Studies
Data Science (Statistics Track) 954
Drug Discovery and Development
East Asian Languages and Cultures 217
Ecology and Evolution 215
Economics 220
Education 300
Educational Psychology; Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration; Learning and Teaching
Electrical and Computer Engineering 332
Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences 340
Energy 335
Engineering Management
English, Literatures in (English 350, Composition Studies 352)
English as a Second Language 356, American Language Studies 357
Entomology 370
Environmental Change, Human Dimensions of 378
Environmental Sciences 375
Exposure Science
Financial Statistics and Risk Management 958
Food and Business Economics 395
Food Science 400
French 420
Genetic Counseling
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
Geospatial Information Science 455
Geospatial Information Systems
German 470
Global Agriculture
Global Sports Business 475
Graduate Student Professional Development 486
Higher Education 507
Historic Preservation
History 510
Horticulture and Turfgrass Science
Human Resource Management
Industrial Mathematics
Industrial Relations and Human Resources 545
Industrial and Systems Engineering 540
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program 554
Italian 560
Jewish Studies 563
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology 572
Labor and Employment Relations
Landscape Architecture 550
Latin American Studies
Library Studies
Linguistics 615
Literature and Language 617
Literatures in English
Materials Science and Engineering 635
Mathematical Finance 643
Mathematics 640, 642, 644
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 650
Medical Device Design and Development
Medicinal Chemistry 663
Medieval Studies 667
Microbial Biology 682
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 681
Molecular Biophysics 696
Molecular Biosciences 695
Music 700
Neuroscience 710
Nutritional Sciences 709
Oceanography 712
Packaging Engineering 731
Perceptual Science 714
Personal Care Science
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Science 720
Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials Management 725
Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718
Philosophy 730
Physics and Astronomy 750
Physiology and Integrative Biology 761
Planning and Public Policy 762
Plant Biology 765
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Psychology, Applied and Professional
Public Health 832
Public Policy
Quality and Reliability Engineering
Quantitative Biomedicine 848
Quaternary Studies 855
Religion 840
Russian, Central and East European Studies 859
Science and Technology Management 885
Social Networking and Media
Social Work 910
Social Work: Administration, Policy and Planning, and Direct Practice
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Statistics and Biostatistics 960
Theater Arts
Toxicology 963
United Nations and Global Policy Studies
Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
Urban Planning, City and Regional
User Experience Design (UXD)
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing for Graduate Students 355
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Explanation of Three-Part Course Numbers

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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Course Information Explanation of Three-Part Course Numbers  
Graduate School-New Brunswick

The number preceding each course title is divided into three parts. The first two digits are the administrative code (standing for a faculty or a school), the next three digits are the subject code, and the final three digits are the course code.

Administrative Codes

The administrative code for the Graduate School-New Brunswick is 16. The following administrative codes may be relevant for graduate students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick:

01 School of Arts and Sciences

08Mason Gross School of the Arts (graduate courses)

11 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

14 School of Engineering

15Graduate School of Education (graduate courses)

16Graduate School-New Brunswick

17School of Communication and Information (graduate courses)

18Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

19School of Social Work (graduate courses)

26Graduate School-Newark

31 Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

34Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

38 School of Management and Labor Relations

53School of Business-Camden

56Graduate School-Camden

70 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

75 School of Public Health

76 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Subject Codes

A subject code comprises the third through fifth digits in all course numbers and indicates the subject matter of the course. The following subject codes are used in this catalog:

016African Studies


082Art History

098Asian Studies

107Atmospheric Science


116 Bioenvironmental Engineering

125Biomedical Engineering

137 Business and Science

148Cell and Developmental Biology

155Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

160Chemistry and Chemical Biology

165 Chinese

175 Cinema Studies

180Civil and Environmental Engineering

185Cognitive Science

186 College Teaching

187 College and University Leadership


194Communication, Information and Library Studies

195Comparative Literature

198Computer Science

199 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering

215Ecology and Evolution

217 East Asian Languages and Cultures



332Electrical and Computer Engineering

335 Energy

340 Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences


352English (Composition Studies)

355 Writing for Graduate Students

356English as a Second Language

357 American Language Studies


375Environmental Sciences

378Environmental Change, Human Dimensions of

395Food and Business Economics

400Food Science



455Geospatial Information Science

460Geological Sciences


475 Global Sports Business

486 Graduate Student Professional Development

507 Higher Education


540Industrial and Systems Engineering

545Industrial Relations and Human Resources

550 Landscape Architecture



563 Jewish Studies

572 Kinesiology and Applied Physiology


617Literature and Language

635 Materials Science and Engineering


642Mathematics, Applied

643 Mathematical Finance

644 Mathematics for Teachers

650Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

663Medicinal Chemistry

667Medieval Studies

681Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

682 Microbial Biology

695 Molecular Biosciences

696 Molecular Biophysics


709Nutritional Sciences



714 Perceptual Science

718Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular

720 Pharmaceutical Science

725 Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials Management


731 Packaging Engineering

750Physics and Astronomy

761Physiology and Integrative Biology

762 Planning and Public Policy

765Plant Biology

790Political Science


832Public Health

840 Religion

841 Religious Studies

848 Quantitative Biomedicine

855 Quaternary Studies

859Russian, Central and East European Studies

885 Science and Technology Management

910Social Work



954 Statistics - Data Science

958 Financial Statistics and Risk Management

960Statistics and Biostatistics


988Women's and Gender Studies

Course Codes

The course code comprises the sixth, seventh, and eighth digits in all course numbers.

When two course codes are separated by a comma, each semester course may be taken independently of the other. If two course codes are separated by a hyphen, students must complete satisfactorily the first course before taking the second one. Students may take the first course for credit without taking the second course unless a statement is added to indicate that both semester credits must be taken in order to receive credit.

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