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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Programs of Study Planning and Public Policy for Transfer Students (Direct Admit to EJBSPPP)  

Planning and Public Policy for Transfer Students (Direct Admit to EJBSPPP)

Students in the School of Arts and Sciences who wish to pursue the planning and public policy major must apply for admission to the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Successful applicants will have achieved a minimum grade of C or better in each of the prerequisite courses and be in good academic standing.
Applications to the Bloustein School may be obtained from the school's website at https://bloustein.rutgers.edu.

Only courses with a C or better may be counted toward the major. The awarding of the bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree requires successful completion of all major requirements, completion of the SAS core curriculum, and 120 credits. The degree is awarded jointly by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences.

For the most current configuration of courses for this major, please see the school's website at https://bloustein.rutgers.edu.

PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
 
Prerequisites (9-10 credits)
01:355:101  Expository Writing (3)
10:775:205  Basic Statistical Methods (4) or equivalent (3-4)
01:220:102  Introduction to Microeconomics (3)

Major Requirements (37 credits)


Core (16 credits)
One of the following (3):
     01:220:103  Introduction to Macroeconomics (3)
     01:790:104  American Government (3)
One of the following intensive writing courses (3):
     10:775:300  Writing for Professionals (3)
     01:355:302  Scientific and Technical Writing (3)
     01:355:303  Writing for Business and the Professions (3)
     01:355:315  Writing Grant Proposals (3)
10:775:395  Research Methods (4) (Open to majors only)
10:762:400  Internship with Seminar (3)  Prerequisite: Research Methods 10:775:395 (Open to majors only)*
10:762:499  Senior Seminar (3) (Open to majors with at least 100 credits and no outstanding core requirements)*

Required Electives (21 credits of additional 762 courses, 12 credits of which must be at the 300 level or higher)
 
Students interested in specific career paths should consider clustering their electives and seek advising early in their program of studies.
 
*Students qualifying for departmental honors may replace 10:762:400 and 10:762:499 with 10:762:497,498 Bloustein Honors Research (3,3)


PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
 
Certificate programs are open to students in any major and are awarded only with, or subsequent to, receiving a bachelor's degree. Only courses with a C or better may be applied toward a certificate program. Students must declare their intention to pursue a certificate program with the Bloustein School prior to their last semester of studies in order to qualify to receive a certificate. Awarded certificates will appear on the student transcript. For more information, please visit the school's website at https://bloustein.rutgers.edu.

A.  Community Development Certificate (24-credit minimum)

Core (6 credits)
10:762:307  Community Development (3)
10:762:310  U.S. Housing Policy (3)

Required Electives (at least 18 credits)
10:762:210  Principles of Public Policy (3)
10:762:317  Urban Municipal Management (3)
10:762:353  Local Economic Development (3)
10:762:413  Urban Revitalization (3)
10:762:420  GIS for Health and Planning (3)
10:762:440  Principles of Real Estate (3)
10:762:473  Urban Transportation Policy (3)
10:843:209  Principles of Public Administration and Management (3)
Other elective courses may be substituted with permission of the program director.
 
B.  Community Sustainability Certificate (18 credits)
 
Core (6 credits)

10:762:201  Introduction to Urban Planning and Design (3)
10:762:202  Designing Health Cities (3)
 
Required Electives (12 credits)
Students must complete one course in at least four of the five areas of sustainability listed below. Courses may be selected from various majors, but each course must be preapproved by the program director in order to fulfill the areas of sustainability listed below. Seek advising to discuss preapproved electives. 
  • Energy
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Transportation
  • Urban Redevelopment 
  • International and Global
C.  Real Estate Certificate (24-credit minimum) 

Core (6 credits)
10:762:310  U.S. Housing Policy
10:762:440  Principles of Real Estate

Required Electives (18 credits)
10:762:201  Introduction to Urban Planning and Design
10:762:307  Community Development
10:762:318  History of Planning and City Design
10:762:353  Local Economic Development
10:762:413  Urban Revitalization
10:762:420  GIS for Health and Planning
10:762:448  Historic Preservation 
Other elective courses may be substituted with permission of the program director.
 
D.  Urban Planning Certificate (24 credits) 
 
Core (6 credits)

10:762:201  Introduction to Urban Planning and Design
10:762:316  Introduction to Site Planning and Design  Prerequisite: 762:201

Required Electives (18 credits)
10:762:202  Designing Healthy Cities
10:762:307  Community Development 
10:762:310  U.S. Housing Policy 
10:762:314  Graphic Communication for Planning
10:762:317  Urban Municipal Management 
10:762:352  Cybercities 
10:762:413  Urban Revitalization 
10:762:420  GIS for Health and Planning 
10:762:448  Historic Preservation 
10:762:472  Transportation Planning
10:762:474  Tourism Planning
Other elective courses may be substituted with permission of the program director.

Articulated 3-1-1 Program (B.A. or B.S./M.C.R.P.)

Exceptional, well-prepared students from any Rutgers University-New Brunswick matriculating unit who wish to study urban planning are encouraged to seek advising about the 3-1-1 master of city and regional planning (M.C.R.P.) program.
 
 
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