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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Arts and Sciences 090 School of Arts and Sciences  

School of Arts and Sciences

01:090:100 SAS Summer Institute First-Year Experience (1) Introduction to the university. Tools and resources for academic success at the university level.
01:090:101 The Byrne Seminars (1) Focusing on the research and interests of the faculty and introducing students to the range of intellectual and career possibilities offered to them at Rutgers. For first-year students. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:102 Costa Rica Study Seminar (1) Study abroad in Costa Rica.
01:090:103 Cross-Cultural Competency (1) Theory and practice of creating a cross-cultural community based on respect, communication, and empathy.  Encouraging student advocacy, course seeks to advance inclusion, belonging, and respect in the Rutgers community through discussions, readings, and activities.  Three units: Identity, Interaction, and Interdependence. Culminates in a collaborative, Advancing True Inclusion Project.
01:090:105 RU1st (1.5) First-year seminar for international students.
01:090:109 Purpose Project Part 1: Discover Yourself (1.5) Guided process of defining what a purposeful life and work mean to individual students while building affinity as a team.  Preparation for a joint service project in spring semester. Requires enrollment in the JFEW Scholars program.
01:090:110 Purpose Project Part 2: Connecting to a Wider Purpose (1.5) Guided, team-based project management will give students hands-on experience connecting their values and strengths with a larger goal and purpose while building teamwork, networking, continuous reflection and project management skills. Prerequisite: 01:090:109 or permission. Requires enrollment in the JFEW Scholars program.
01:090:111,112 Honors Colloquium (1,1) Ongoing series of meetings, lectures, discussions, and cultural events. Topics vary each semester. Open to all students in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:120 First-Year Interest Group Seminar (FIGS) (1) Highly interactive seminars on selected topics focusing on career goals/potential majors of first-year students. Analysis and discussion of presentations by a broad spectrum of faculty and alumni speakers; introduction to and utilization of university resources. Each seminar led by a peer instructor closely supervised by the FIGS curriculum coordinator. Open to first-year students only. Graded Pass/No Credit. May not be repeated for credit.
01:090:121 International Student Transition Seminar I (1) For students in the International Living-Learning Community. Introduces tools that promote success for international students in and outside the classroom during their first semester; provides an in-depth introduction to Rutgers University and the School of Arts and Sciences. Topics designed to assist international students in their transition and adjustment to the university and to enrich their knowledge of American culture and life in an American university. Special permission required. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:122 International Student Transition Seminar II (1) For international students. Special permission required.
01:090:123 RU Path (1) For students in the RU Path Program.  Topics designed to assist international students in their transition and adjustment to the University and to enrich their knowledge of American culture and life in an American University. Special permission required. Pass/No credit.
01:090:125 Honors College Forum (3)
01:090:126 Honors College Innovation Lab (3) First-year honors college course. For Honors College students.
01:090:127 Honors College Innovation Lab (BA) First-year honors college course. For Honors College students.
01:090:128 Global Dialogues (1) Provides international students practical opportunities to learn and engage in structured speaking situations on internationally relevant topics collaboratively.  Builds core communication competencies on global issues. For international students only.
01:090:130 Cooperman College Scholars Seminar I (1) First-year fall semester seminar for Cooperman College Scholars. Pass/No credit. Special permission required.
01:090:131 Cooperman College Scholars Seminar II (1) First-year spring semester seminar for Cooperman College Scholars.
Pass/No credit. Special permission required.
01:090:132 Cooperman College Scholars Seminar III (1) Sophomore fall semester seminar for Cooperman College Scholars. Pass/No credit. Special permission required.
01:090:133 Cooperman College Scholars Seminar IV (2) Sophomore spring semester seminar for Cooperman College Scholars. Pass/No credit. Special permission required.
01:090:170 Summer Institute Math Practicum (1) Development of mathematical skills at placement level.
01:090:171 Study Skills (1.5) Not for degree credit.
01:090:172 Strategies for College Success (1.5) Development of strategies for time management, organizing course preparation time, accessing university resources, and learning new ways to enhance studying efforts. Not for degree credit.
01:090:173 Special Topics (1.5) Not for degree credit.
01:090:174 Approaches to Mathematical Problem Solving (2) Cognitive Science based approaches to solving mathematical problems commonly found not only in Calculus but in a broad range of disciplines and careers, given the increasingly widespread use of mathematical thinking. Pass/No Credit.
01:090:175 LSAT Skills (1.5) Not for degree credit.
01:090:176 GRE Skills (1.5) Not for degree credit.
01:090:177 GMAT Skills (1.5) Nor for degree credit.
01:090:178 MCAT Prep Workshop (3)
01:090:179 SAT Prep Workshop (3)
01:090:180 GRE Prep Workshop (3)
01:090:181 Academic Success Seminar (1.5) Graded on a Pass/No Credit basis.
01:090:182 MCAT Prep Workshop (1.5)
01:090:183 MCAT Prep Workshop (1.5)
01:090:195,196 Introduction to Honors Research (BA) Introduction to research. Topics and faculty members vary. Special permission required.
01:090:200 Internship (1) Not for degree credit.
01:090:201,202 Internship in Arts and Sciences (3,3) Integrated academic and work experience. By permission of dean, School of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Education. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:203 Co-op in Arts and Sciences (6) Integrated academic and work experience; six months.  By permission of dean, School of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Education. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:210 Career Explorations in Arts and Sciences (1.5) Increases career readiness though investigation, reflection, and planning. Makes transparent the contributions of the liberal arts and sciences curriculum to students' professional lives.  Students will learn a framework for choosing a career, articulate career relevant skills developed in arts and sciences, and practice job search skills (networking, resume, interviews).
Recommended for School of Arts and Sciences sophomores and juniors. Special sections for seniors, international students, Equal Opportunity Fund participants, medicine and biology, cognitive science, and political science.
01:090:215 Introduction to Mentoring (3) Fundamental mentoring skills, communication skills, and ethics; relevant concepts in psychology. Motivation and goal-setting, the teenage brain, self-concept, grit and resilience, social problem solving, and culturally sensitive mentoring practices. Special permission required.
01:090:220 Students in Transition Seminar (1) Introduction to the university and services for transfer students. Topics designed to assist students in the adjustment to the university and to facilitate better first-semester academic performance; characterized by small-group learning. Open to entering transfer-year students only. Graded Pass/No Credit. May not be repeated for credit.
01:090:223 Bibliography and Research Techniques (3)
01:090:224 Special Topics (1) Exploration of problems and issues relating to a particular theme.
01:090:225,226 Special Topics (3,3) Exploration of problems and issues relating to a particular theme.
01:090:227,228 Academic Coaching for International Students (1,1) Exploration of problems and issues relating to a particular theme.
01:090:250, . . . ,297 SAS Honors Program Interdisciplinary Seminar (3, . . . ,3) Selected topics in the arts and sciences. Titles vary from semester to semester. Open only to School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program students and New Brunswick General Honors Program students.
01:090:298 Public Scholarship and Service Internship (1-2) One- or two-credit service-learning placement in an approved Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnership (CESEP) field setting. 
01:090:299 Public Scholarship and Service Internship (1-2) One- or two-credit service-learning placement in an approved field setting related to the public good. Must be taken in conjunction with a designated Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnership (CESEP) course.
01:090:301,302 Princeton/Rutgers Exchange (BA)
01:090:303,304 Spelman/Rutgers Exchange (BA)
01:090:305,306 "Behind the Camera" Learning Community (1.5, 3) Exploration of global film through screenings, discussions, and field trips to cinemas and festivals in the area.  Yearlong collaborative project related to film. Corequisite: One cinema studies course, taken in either the fall or the spring semester of the year the student is enrolled in the "Behind the Camera" Learning Community. Limited to and required of participants in the "Behind the Camera" Learning Community.
01:090:308 Institute for Research on Women Learning Community (1.5) Explores Institute for Research on Women (IRW) annual theme through readings, weekly discussions, lectures, and interactions with IRW seminar fellows, visiting scholars, and distinguished lecturers. Development and presentation of research/action project.  Limited to and required of participants in the IRW Learning Community. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:309 Women in Community Service (1)
01:090:315 Mentoring and Youth Challenges (3) Understanding of adolescent development, with a focus on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. Examination of positive and destructive issues related to mental health and wellness, including positive psychology, dating violence/domestic abuse, substance abuse, and bullying. Prerequisite: Special permission of program.
01:090:316 Mentoring, Communication, and Ecological-Community Context (3) Advanced communication micro-skills and strategies. Development of broader understanding of adolescent identity development by examination of a variety of theories related to identity development. Prerequisite: Special permission of program.
01:090:320 Peer Instructor Education (3) Student peer educators learn how to teach a first-year interest group seminar and help new students make the transition to university life. Selected topics focus on effective methods of college teaching and program strategies to increase understanding of the first-year and transfer experience. Discussions center on teaching techniques to integrate faculty, current research topics, academic advising, developmental and adjustment issues, and cooperative/group-learning experiences. Open to selected upper-class students only. May not be repeated for credit.
01:090:321,322 Peer Instructor Education (3,3) Selected topics focus on effective methods of college teaching and program strategies. Open to selected upper-class students only.    
01:090:325,326 Special Topics (3,3) Exploration of problems and issues relating to a particular theme.
01:090:327,328 Special Topics (BA,BA) Exploration of problems and issues relating to a particular theme.
01:090:391,392 Introduction to the Thesis (1,1) Provides prospective thesis writers with the background, resources, and understanding necessary to produce independent research work. Special permission required. Graded Pass/No Credit.
01:090:393,394 Independent Study and Research (BA,BA) Individualized study supervised by a faculty member.
01:090:395,396 Honors Independent Study and Research (3,3) Individualized study supervised by a faculty member.
01:090:399 Public Scholarship and Service Internship (1-2) One- or two-credit service-learning placement in an approved field setting related to the public good. Must be taken in conjunction with a designated Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnership (CESEP) course.
01:090:491,492 Research Workshop (1,1) Provides prospective thesis writers with the background, resources, and understanding necessary to produce independent research work.
01:090:493,494 Independent Study and Research (BA,BA) Individual research supervised by a faculty member.
01:090:495,496 Honors Interdisciplinary Thesis (3,3) Independent research supervised by a faculty member leading to an interdisciplinary senior honors thesis. Open only to students in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program.
01:090:497,498 Honors College Interdisciplinary Thesis (3,3) Independent research supervised by a faculty member leading to an interdisciplinary senior honors thesis.
01:090:EC Advanced Placement Elective Credits (3)
01:090:EC1 Elective Credit (BA)
 
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