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Agriculture and Food Systems 020
Agriculture and Natural Resource Management 035
Animal Science 067
Arts and Sciences 090
Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 117
Biotechnology 126
Community Health Outreach 193
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
Education 300
Educational Opportunity Fund 364
Entomology 370
Environmental and Biological Sciences 015
Environmental and Business Economics 373
Environmental Planning 573
Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior 374
Environmental Sciences 375
Food Science 400
Interdisciplinary Studies 554
Landscape Architecture 550
Leadership Skills 607
Marine Sciences 628
Meteorology 670
Microbiology 680
Nutritional Sciences 709
Plant Biology 776
Student to Professional Internship Network (SPIN) 902
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Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication and Information
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
School of Management and Labor Relations
Honors College of Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Course Listing Environmental and Biological Sciences 015  

Environmental and Biological Sciences 015
11:015:095,096 Seminar on Academic Skills I,II (E3,E3)   Development of cognitive study techniques for coursework in mathematics, chemistry, biology, English, and reading.
11:015:097,098 Seminar on Academic Skills III,IV (E3,E3) Further development of cognitive skills required for advanced coursework in mathematics, chemistry, biology, and English. Prerequisite: 11:015:095 or 096.
11:015:100 Introduction to Making: Access to Tools (1) Introduces first-year SEBS students to the process of making objects that solve specific problems, using the tools available in an academic Makerspace. Students will identify specific individual or societal problems, design objects that address these problems, and make these objects through an iterative process. Students will gain experience using the tools available in the Cook campus Makerspace to make novel 2D (primarily planar) and 3D objects with defined functions that solve specific problems. First semester undergraduate at SEBS, including freshman and transfers.
11:015:112 Academic Mentoring (1) Development of study skills for matriculating freshman in their first semester.
11:015:113 Portals to Academic Success (1) Development of study skills for freshman in their second semester.
11:015:120 International Independent Study (BA) This course offers the opportunity to earn credit for internships carried out internationally. Students should consult with their major adviser or major program director.
11:015:205 Internship in the Life Sciences (3) This purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to develop experience and knowledge regarding the expectations, qualifications, competencies, and responsibilities of professionals working within the life sciences through an internship experience with academic component. Students will integrate knowledge from their life science coursework to the internship experience, develop new skills, and reflect on their learning experience. Declared biological sciences majors or by special permission of the instructor. Cumulative GPA of 2.0.
11:015:230 Fundamentals of Agroecology (3) Introduction to concepts of agroecology, including human interactions with the environment, agricultural plants, and animal-plant interactions.
11:015:380 Communication for Today's Leader (3) An online course in the application of critical thinking skills to the evaluation of leadership and communication. Establishment of personal and professional goals. Evaluation of effective leadership communication, group dynamics and strategies, and organizational culture.
11:015:385 The Ethical Leader (3) An online course that explores the need for ethics within the realm of leadership, power, and self-interest.  Topics include how values influence leadership, and leadership for the greatest good.
11:015:395 Exploring Graduate School (1) This course describes the basics of selecting, applying to, and attending graduate school. It will help students prepare a competitive application for admission to the graduate school of their choosing. Registration by special permission number only. Contact Dr. Suzanne Sukhdeo at
11:015:483,484 Research Problems: Agriculture and Environmental Science (BA,BA) Original work in the student's major field. Credits and hours by arrangement with a faculty adviser, the appropriate curriculum coordinator, and the Office of Academic Programs and Research.
11:015:485 Understanding Group Dynamics and Team Processes (3) This course will introduce students to the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to become effective team members through the examination of group dynamics and team processes. Students will review the characteristics of teams and learn about basic team processes, such as motivation, group cohesion, and group roles. Students will also explore the issues that teams face, such as conflict, power and influence, problem solving, and decision-making; and analyze teams and organizational culture, team building, and evaluating and rewarding teams. Open to juniors and seniors only.
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