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New Brunswick/Piscataway

The New Brunswick/Piscataway campus is the largest and most diversified of the university`s three campuses, with 16 academic units, 1,800 faculty, and 36,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick

Holly M. Smith, Ph.D., Executive Dean

Established in 1981 as a result of academic reorganization of the New Brunswick campus, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick teaches all arts and science courses for undergraduate and graduate students in degree-granting units and sets the major requirements for all arts and science majors. Organized into disciplines and departments, it offers 44 undergraduate major programs and 29 graduate programs, which are administered by the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

Douglass College

Carmen Twillie Ambar, J.D., Dean

Founded in 1918 as the New Jersey College for Women, Douglass is the largest women`s college in the nation. While maintaining rigorous standards of instruction in the fundamental disciplines of the liberal arts, Douglass supports and develops programs that link major courses of study to future careers. The college also implements special programs as well as independent activities designed to help women students develop the qualities required for achievement in any field of endeavor.

Livingston College

Arnold Hyndman, Ph.D., Dean

Livingston College opened in 1969 as a coeducational institution dedicated to serving a diverse student body reflecting the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic composition of today`s society. As a college of the liberal arts and professions, Livingston is committed to a multidisciplinary program that brings together a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff in a cosmopolitan community dedicated to learning.

Rutgers College

Carl Kirschner, Ph.D., Dean

Rutgers College was chartered in 1766 and is the original nucleus around which the university developed. Formerly an undergraduate college for men, it is now coeducational. Dedicated to the promotion of excellence in undergraduate education, Rutgers College provides its students with clear guidelines in the pursuit of a liberal arts education.

University College-New Brunswick

Emmet A. Dennis, Ph.D., Dean

University College-New Brunswick is an evening college of liberal arts and professional studies serving part-time students since 1934. Within the context of the liberal arts tradition, University College-New Brunswick students are offered a full range of courses and curricula, including programs in business and preparation for the professions leading to the degrees of bachelor of arts and bachelor of science.

Cook College

Keith R. Cooper, Ph.D., Acting Dean

A coeducational and residential college, Cook offers undergraduate programs in various applied disciplines with an emphasis on environmental, agricultural, food, and marine sciences. Formerly the College of Agriculture and later the College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Cook College adopted its present name in 1973. Graduate programs are offered through the Graduate School- New Brunswick.

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

John L. Colaizzi, Ph.D., Dean

First organized in 1892 and incorporated into the state university in 1927, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy offers a six-year professional program leading to the doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and a graduate program offering a post-B.S. Pharm.D. degree (both traditional two-year and nontraditional). Other graduate programs leading to advanced degrees through the Graduate School-New Brunswick are available. In addition, the school sponsors a continuing education program for the benefit of practicing pharmacists throughout the state.

Mason Gross School of the Arts

George B. Stauffer, Ph.D., Dean

This branch of Rutgers opened in July 1976. The school grants both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Formed to provide an education in the arts of the highest professional caliber, the school offers an M.F.A. degree in visual arts and theater arts; D.M.A., A.Dpl., M.M., and B.Mus. degrees in music; and a B.F.A. degree in visual arts, dance, and theater arts.

Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Howard Tuckman, Ph.D., Dean

Rutgers Business School offers undergraduate and graduate programs on or through the university`s Newark and New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark is a four-year undergraduate school. It offers the bachelor of science degree jointly with either the Newark College of Arts and Sciences or University College-Newark. Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick is a two-year, upper- division school offering programs in accounting, finance, management, management science and information systems, and marketing. The school admits students from Douglass, Livingston, Rutgers, and University colleges in their junior year. The bachelor of science degree is awarded jointly by the business school and the undergraduate college the student attended. Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick offers the master of business administration, an M.B.A. degree in professional accounting, a master of accountancy in taxation, a master of accountancy in governmental accounting, a master of quantitative finance, and a variety of dual degrees. The Ph.D. degree in management is offered jointly by the Graduate School-Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

School of Communication, Information and Library Studies

Gustav Friedrich, Ph.D., Dean

This school was formed in 1982 by a merger of two schools to provide academic programs that focus on various facets of communication and information science. The school

offers undergraduate programs of study in communication, and journalism and mass media. Students are admitted to the school in their junior year from the five residential

undergraduate colleges in New Brunswick/Piscataway: Cook, Douglass, Livingston, Rutgers, and University colleges. Bachelor of arts degrees are awarded jointly by the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies and the undergraduate college. At the graduate level, programs are offered that lead to the degree of master of library and information science, the master of communication and information studies, and, jointly with the Graduate School-New Brunswick, the doctor of philosophy degree. Courses for in-service librarians also are provided.

School of Engineering

Michael T. Klein, Sc.D., Dean

Instruction in engineering began at Rutgers in 1864 when New Jersey designated Rutgers College to be the State College for the Benefit of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The College of Engineering became a separate unit in 1914 and was renamed the School of Engineering in 1999. The school is dedicated to the sound technical and general education of the student. It offers a bachelor of science degree in seven disciplines as well as a curriculum in applied sciences. Its graduate programs are conducted through the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

James W. Hughes, Ph.D., Dean

Founded in 1992, the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy provides focus for all of Rutgers` programs of instruction, research, and service in planning and public policy. The school offers undergraduate programs in urban studies and public health, each leading to the baccalaureate degree. On the graduate level, the school confers master of city and regional planning, master of city and regional studies, master of public affairs and politics, master of public policy, master of public health, and doctor of public health degrees; the latter two degrees are offered jointly with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Public Health. A dual-degree program in public health and applied psychology leading to the master of public health and doctor of psychology degrees is offered with the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. A program also is offered that leads to the doctor of philosophy degree in urban planning and policy development; this degree is conferred by the Graduate School-New Brunswick. In addition, the school offers joint-degree programs with Rutgers` two law schools, with the Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick, and with the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

School of Management and Labor Relations

Barbara A. Lee, Ph.D., J.D., Dean

The School of Management and Labor Relations, formed in 1994, provides undergraduate instruction in labor studies and employment relations. At the graduate level, programs are offered that lead to the degrees of master in human resource management, master in labor and employment relations, and doctor of philosophy in industrial relations and human resources.

Graduate School-New Brunswick

Holly M. Smith, Ph.D., Dean

Graduate programs in the arts and sciences have been offered since 1876. The Graduate School-New Brunswick awards advanced degrees in more than 60 disciplines and is responsible for all doctor of philosophy degrees at Rutgers-New Brunswick/Piscataway. The faculty is drawn from virtuallyall academic divisions of the university.

Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Stanley B. Messer, Ph.D., Dean

GSAPP was established in 1974 to train direct-service psychologists who have a special commitment to community involvement. It offers the doctor of psychology (Psy.D.) degree in professional psychology with specializations in the areas of clinical psychology, school psychology, and organizational psychology. GSAPP also awards the master of psychology (Psy.M.) degree en passant to the doctorate; the Psy.M. is not offered as a terminal degree.

Graduate School of Education

Richard DeLisi, Ph.D., Acting Dean

Courses in education were first offered by Rutgers College in the late 19th century. A separate school offering its own curricula was organized in 1924. GSE offers programs leading to the degrees of master of education and doctor of education.

School of Social Work

Mary E. Davidson, Ph.D., Dean

Established in 1954 to prepare students for professional social work practice, SSW offers a two-year graduate curriculum leading to the master of social work degree. Jointly with the Graduate School-New Brunswick, it offers a program leading to the doctor of philosophy degree, and its faculty also teaches an undergraduate social work program.

Summer Session-New Brunswick

Thomas A. Kujawski, Ed.M.

The Summer Session, begun in 1913 and established as a division of the university in 1960, offers a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses during three sessions in the summer months.

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