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Agricultural Science 017
Animal Science 067
Atmospheric Sciences
Biochemistry 115
Biological Sciences 119
Bioresource (Bioenvironmental) Engineering 129
Biotechnology 126
Chemistry 160
Communication 192
Ecology and Natural Resources 704
Environmental and Business Economics 373
Environmental Planning and Design 573
Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior 374
Environmental Sciences 375
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Food Science 400
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
Independent Major 554
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Marine Sciences 628
Meteorology 670
Microbiology 680
Nutritional Sciences 709
Plant Science 776
Public Health 832
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Summary  


The following curricula (major programs of study) are available to Cook College students.

Note:Faculty-approved revisions of the degree requirements outlined in the previous chapter will effect modifications in the major programs of study outlined in this chapter. Students matriculating in the fall of 2003 or after must fulfill the revised degree requirements and the requirements of the major programs as specified here or as modified to conform with the revised degree requirements.

Cook students may elect to enroll in courses offered by other faculties at the university; however, if they intend to major in a curriculum other than those listed here, they should apply directly to a college within Rutgers where the desired major is offered. College-to-college application forms are available in the various college dean's offices.

Cook College uses a system of adviser codes to aid in the advising and registration process. Adviser codes are indicated in the lists of faculty advisers for each curriculum.

The number preceding each title below indicates the curriculum code for the program.

017 Agricultural Science with options in:

Agricultural Science Teacher Education


Animal Science

Plant Science

067 Animal Science with options in:

Animal Industries (Animal Agribusiness, Livestock Production and Management, and Equine Science)

Laboratory Animal Science

Preveterinary Medicine/Research

115 Biochemistry

119 Biological Sciences

129 Bioresource (Bioenvironmental) Engineering (Five-Year B.S./B.S. Program)

126 Biotechnology with options in:

Animal Biotechnology


General Biotechnology

Microbial Biotechnology

Plant Biotechnology

160 Chemistry *

192 Communication *

704 Ecology and Natural Resources with options in:

Conservation and Applied Ecology

Ecology and Evolution

Professional Resource Management

373 Environmental and Business Economics with options in:

Business Economics

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Food Industry Economics

Food Science and Management Economics

573 Environmental Planning and Design with options in:

Environmental Geomatics

Environmental Planning

Landscape Architecture

Landscape Industry

374 Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior with options in:

Health and Environmental Policy

Individual Option

International Environmental and Resource Policy

United States Environmental and Resource Policy

375 Environmental Sciences with options in:

Applied Environmental Science

Environmental Science

377 Exercise Science and Sport Studies * with options in:

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Science


Sport Management

400 Food Science with options in:

Food Biological Technologies

Food Chemistry

Food Operations/Management

Food Science and Management Economics

450 Geography *

460 Geological Sciences *

554 Independent Major

567 Journalism and Media Studies *

628 Marine Sciences with options in:

Marine Biology/Biological Oceanography

Marine Chemistry

Marine Geology

Physical Oceanography

670 Meteorology

680 Microbiology

709 Nutritional Sciences with options in:


Food Service Administration


776 Plant Science with options in:

Horticulture and Turf Industry

Professional Preparation


832 Public Health

A bachelor of science degree is conferred for all programs of study except the following: chemistry, communication, geography, and journalism and media studies. A bachelor of arts degree is conferred for these programs.

* Cook College student electing to major in one of these programs of study, offered by other facilites in New Brunswick, are required also to complete a minor or certificate program offered by the faculty of Cook College. These minor annd certificate programs are listed on the following page and outlined at the end of this chapter.

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