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Undergraduate Education in Newark
School of Arts and Sciences-Newark
Admission to the Liberal Arts Colleges
Newark College of Arts and Sciences
University College–Newark
Academic Programs and Courses
Availablity of Courses, Majors, and Minor Programs
Course Notation Information
Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Data Science 219
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience (Geology 460)
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Learning Goals
Entry Requirements
Applying to the Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)
Required Course Sequence for Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Administration and Faculty
Consortium with New Jersey Institute of Technology
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Academic Foundations Center
Honors College
Honors Living-Learning Community
Academic Policies and Procedures
Divisions of the University
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Urban Education 300 Entry Requirements  

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements to Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)
  1. A declared major that matches one of the areas of certification (See our Areas of Certification webpage for more information.)
  2. Two English Composition courses with a minimum grade of B in each
  3. A minimum grade of B in the course Social Foundations of Education
  4. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  5. Minimum 3.0 GPA in declared major
  6. Passing score on Praxis CORE Academic Test*

*For information on the Praxis CORE exam, visit

The New Jersey Department of Education waives this requirement for applicants with at least: SAT score of 1660 combined (critical reading, writing, math); ACT score of 23; GRE scores of 4.0 analytical writing and combined 310 quantitative and verbal.

Make Your Mark. Become a Teacher.

Students from Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark and from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are able to apply to UTEP twice a year. Application deadlines are April 1 for fall admission and November 1 for spring admission.

The application and instructions are accessible through the UTEP application site on Blackboard to students enrolled in Social Foundations of Education. Should you have any questions, contact our administrative assistance at 973-353-3528.
For additional information, contact RU-info at 848-445-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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