skip to main content

Contact Us

Lisa Alston
Department Secretary
401 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-2936
la266@camden.rutgers.edu

Home » Major & Minor

Major & Minor

 

Required Courses

Additional Courses

Political Science Major
(39 credits, 13 classes)

Students may transfer a maximum of 6 courses (18 credits) from an external academic institution

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the major.

24 required credits (8 courses)

Introduction to Politics (790:101)
Introduction to Political Science (790:102)-pending
-2 courses in American Politics & Public Policy
-2 courses in International Politics
-2 courses in Political Theory & Methodology

These 8 required courses must be taken as either in-classroom or hybrid courses at Rutgers-Camden, unless the student has received prior permission from the department chair for an online course at one or another Rutgers campus.

15 elective credits (5 courses)

-additional electives from American Politics & Public Policy, International Politics, and Political Methodology
internships
study abroad courses
-independent study courses
-Honors Research course (790:394)

General Political Science Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

Introduction to Politics (790:101)
-1 courses in American Politics & Public Policy
-1 courses in International Politics
-1 courses in Political Theory & Methodology
-2 additional electives

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus

International Politics Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

-6 courses in International Politics

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus

Public Administration and Government Service Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

Principles of Public Administration (790:342)
-4 courses in American Politics & Public Policy
-Internship arranged under either Practical Politics (790:296) or Individual Internship in Political Science (790:397)

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus