The number preceding each course title is divided into three parts.
The first two digits are the administrative code (standing for a
faculty or a school), the next three digits are the subject code, and
the final three digits are the course code.
The following administrative codes are used for the divisions of
Rutgers in this catalog. Administrative codes comprise the first two
digits in all course numbers.
01 Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick
11 Cook College-New Brunswick
21 Newark College of Arts and Sciences
22 Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick
23 School of Law-Newark
25 College of Nursing
26 Graduate School-Newark
27 School of Criminal Justice
29 Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
62 University College-Newark
A subject code indicates the subject matter of the course. Subject
codes comprise the third through fifth digits in all course numbers.
The subject code for nursing is 705.
The last three digits distinguish one course from another and also
indicate the educational level of the course. Course codes from 100 to
299 are used for introductory and intermediate courses; 300 to 499 are
used for advanced undergraduate courses, some of which may be taken by
graduate students toward an advanced degree. Graduate courses carrying
codes from 500 to 799 are described in the graduate catalogs of the
Two course codes separated by a comma indicate
that each term course may be taken independently of the other. Two
course codes separated by a hyphen (21&62:120:241-242) indicate
that satisfactory completion of the first term course is a prerequisite
to the second term; the first term may be taken for credit without the
second, except if a statement is added to indicate that both term
courses must be completed in order to receive credit.
awarded for the successful completion of each course are indicated in
parentheses following the course title. The notation N preceding the
number of credits indicates that the course may not be used to satisfy
degree requirements. The notation BA indicates that the number of
credits is determined by arrangement with the department offering the