Planning and Public Policy (762)

SAS Students (762)

Students in the School of Arts and Sciences who wish to pursue the Planning and Public Policy major must apply for admission to the Bloustein School. Applicants must have achieved a minimum grade of “C” or better in each of the pre-requisite courses and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applications to the Bloustein School may be obtained from the school’s website. Contact undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu for more information.

 

Only courses with “C” or better may be counted towards the major. The degree is awarded jointly by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences.

 

Prerequisites (9-10 cr)

  • 01:355:101 Expository Writing (3)
  • 10:762:205 Basic Statistical Methods (4) or equivalent (3-4)
  • 01:220:102 Intro to Microeconomics (3)

 


 

Planning and Public Policy (762) Major Requirements (37 cr) Starting June 1, 2015

Core (19 cr)

  • 10:762:101 Introduction to Planning, Policy and Health (3)
  • One of the following (3):
    • 01:330:103 Intro to Macroeconomics (3) or
    • 01:790:104 American Government (3)
  • One of the following intensive writing courses (3):
    • 10:762:300 Writing for Professionals (3) or
    • 01:355:302 Scientific and Technical Writing (3) or
    • 01:355:303 Writing for Business and the Professions (3) or
    • 01:355:315 Writing Grant Proposals (3)
  • 10:762:395 Research Methods (4) – Open to majors only
  • *10:762:400 Internship with Seminar (3) - Open to majors only
  • *10:762:499 Senior Seminar (3) - Open to majors with at least 100 credits and no outstanding core requirements.

 

Required Electives: 18 cr of additional 762 courses, 12 credits of which must be at the 300-level or higher.

 

Students interested in select career paths should consider clustering their electives and seek advising early in their program of studies.

 

*Students qualifying for departmental honors may replace 762:400 and 762:499 with 762:497, 498 Bloustein Honors Research (3, 3)

 


 

Planning and Public Policy Minor (24 cr)

Students seeking the Planning and Public Policy minor must complete 10:762:101, 10:762:205 or equivalent, 01:220:102 Intro to Microeconomics and five 762 elective courses, four of which must be at the 300-level or higher (15 cr). Students should declare the Planning and Public Policy minor with the School of Arts and Sciences; they need not apply for minor status with the Bloustein School. Only courses with a grade of “C” or better can be counted toward the minor program of study. Students may only take on ONE minor at the Bloustein School.

 


 

Planning and Public Policy Certificate Programs

The Bloustein School a variety of Planning and Public Policy certificates. The certificates are open to students in any major and to post baccalaureate students with degrees in any discipline. Undergraduate students are restricted to courses at the 300 and 400 levels. Post baccalaureate students may select courses from any level. Students must declare their intention to pursue a certificate program with the Bloustein School prior to their last semester of study in order to qualify to receive a certificate.


Certificates are awarded only with, or subsequent to receiving a bachelor’s degree. Awarded certificates appear on the student’s transcript.

 

Contact undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu for more information.

 


 

Articulated 3-1-1 Program (BA or BS/ MCRP)

Exceptional, well-prepared students from any Rutgers-New Brunswick matriculating unit who wish to study urban planning are encouraged to seek advising about the  3-1-1 master of city and regional planning (MCRP) program.

 

Students interested in select career paths should consider clustering their electives and seek advising early in their program of studies.

 

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For additional information on about the Bloustein School's undergraduate programs, please contact either of our counselors:

Christina Miller
Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services
Bloustein School Civic Square Building; Room 183
Phone: (848) 932-2726
Email: undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu

LaToya Fendrick
Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services
Bloustein School Civic Square Building; Room 189
Phone: (848) 932-2701
Email: undergrad@ejb.rutgers.edu