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Business Administration

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden presents associate’s degree recipients the opportunity to structure a winning game plan while expanding their educational experience. The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is the solution for those who have earned their associate degree and wish to earn a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from an ACSB accredited institution.

The program’s defined schedule provides convenience to participants who will be able to complete their degree while attending classes at local community college campuses. Students of this program will also have the advantage of accessing real-world knowledge from educators with genuine experience. Our faculty are top researchers in their fields of work. With their guidance, graduates of this program will be equipped with the skills and experience necessary to compete in the business world and to stand out among their peers.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Business Administration degree offered at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • ECON110 –Macroeconomics
  • ECON111 –Microeconomics
  • MATH220 –Statistical Methods
  • ACCT130 –Financial Accounting
  • CISM125 –Introduction to Computers
  • BUSN210 –Business Law I
  • BUSN106 –Business Ethics
  • MATH150 –Pre-calculus (if taking Calculus at Atlantic Cape)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is required to be considered for admission. The Associate in Science Business Administration degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program.

Transfer Information

Students completing an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree are not eligible to transfer into the Business Administration degree program.

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers-School of Business Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Business Administration (AS) associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Business Administration degree at Rutgers at Atlantic CapeCommunity College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Criminal Justice

The Camden department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum of study for individuals seeking a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice. The criminal justice program prepares students for careers in a broad array of justice-related settings.  Criminal justice courses are complemented with relevant sociological and anthropological course offerings. Students majoring in criminal justice must complete 42 credits of criminal justice, sociology, anthropology, and related courses with at least a 2.0 grade-point average in the combined courses.  At least half of the credits for the major must be taken at Rutgers.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice program offered at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • CRIM101 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRIM105 – Police and Policing
  • CRIM106 – Introduction to Corrections
  • MATH121 – Applications of Math –OR– MATH122 – College Algebra
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring. The Associate in Science Criminal Justice degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is not recommended.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Criminal Justice (AS) associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Criminal Justice degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Health Administration

Provided through Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The major in health administration (501) prepares students for professional careers in health administration by providing broad training in healthcare management, operations, marketing, finance and more. Health care administration is one of the fastest growing fields offering a variety of career choices from hospital administration to long-term care management to pharmaceuticals and insurance.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Science Health Administration program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • ENGL102–English Composition II
  • MATH220 –Statistical Methods
  • ACCT130–Intro to Financial Accounting

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring. The Associate in Science Health Services degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Students completing an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program may still be considered for admission, however, they may need to complete additional General Education requirements after transferring.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission. 

Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Health Services (AS) degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Health Administration degree at Rutgers at Atlantic CapeCommunity College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Atlantic Cape-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Health Sciences

The Health Sciences major provides students with a thorough grounding in subjects that are fundamental to health-related professions. The Health Sciences major consists of a common track focusing on career preparation (i.e., professions that require a B.A. degree) as well as going on for training in health-related graduate degrees (e.g., in physical therapy or occupational therapy). This major includes instruction in basic science courses, coupled with additional courses to prepare students to meet the needs of a modern health delivery system and help students learn to interact with clientele of multiple ages and diverse challenges in relation to accessing and providing quality health care.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Science—Health Sciences program offered at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • BIOL109 –General Biology I
  • BIOL220 & 221 –Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • BIOL203 –MicrobiologyC
  • HEM110 & 111 –General Chemistry I & II
  • MATH220 –Statistical Methods
  • ANTH103 –Cultural AnthropologySOCL101 –Principles of Sociology
  • MATH121 –Applications of Math or higher-level math class
  • SPAN112 –Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring. The Associate in Science –Biomedical Science or Health Sciencearethe recommended associate’s degree programs at Atlantic Cape which will best prepare students to transfer. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Applied Science (AAS) degree is not recommended.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Biomedical Science AS or Health Science AS associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Health Sciences BS degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Atlantic Cape-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Labor and Employment Relations

The School of Management and Labor Relations creates and disseminates knowledge about issues related to work, workers, and the employment relationship. The major aims to provide students with an opportunity to learn more about the nature of work, the management of work, the problems of working people, and what workers have done, both individually and collectively, to address those problems

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Science Labor and Employment Relations program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • MATH220 –Statistical Methods
  • MATH122 –College Algebra

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring and is preferred to completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to the School of Management and Labor Relations and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

Additional Information

For students who have not completed an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Labor and Employment Relations degree at Rutgers at Atlantic CapeCommunity College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking the majority of their courses online.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies is a unique program within University College—Camden that provides students the opportunity for interdisciplinary studies in a small classroom settings. The program offers a broad range of courses in literature, history, philosophy, religion, the social sciences, and the arts. This interdisciplinary major in liberal studies is specifically designed for students who transfer to University College-Camden with an Associates in Applied Science degree.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Liberal Studies program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • MATH121 – Applications of Math or MATH122 – College Algebra
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g. FREN112, ITAL112)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring and is preferred to completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

Additional Information

For students who have not completed an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Liberal Studies degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Political Science

The Department of Political Science offers a wide range of courses that students have found useful in preparation for careers in law, government service, and public affairs.  The department curriculum is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of politics and government in the United States, foreign countries, and the international system.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Political Science program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • GOVT101 – Introduction to Government and Politics
  • GOVT110 – American National Government
  • HIST102 – Heritage of the Western World II
  • MATH121 – Applications of Math or MATH122 – College Algebra
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is recommended before transferring. The Associate in Liberal Arts Social Science option degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Students completing the Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Studies are also eligible to transfer and are eligible to receive up to 32 technical credits as part of their transfer credits (60 in total).

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

 Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Liberal Arts Social Science option (AA) associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Political Science degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Psychology

Psychological inquiry lies at the heart of the social sciences. It is concerned with understanding how the behavior of the individual depends on biological, developmental, cognitive, and social processes. Courses offered by the psychology department are designed to give students a thorough grounding in modern research and theory about psychological processes at many different levels.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Psychology program offered at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • PSYC101 – Introduction to Psychology
  • MATH220 – Statistical Methods
  • MATH121 – Applications of Math or MATH122 – College Algebra
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112)Choose one of the following classes:
  • ARTS108 – Art History from Ancient Times to Gothic Period
  • ENGL201 – World Literature
  • ENGL213 – Western Literature I
  • HIST102 – Western World II

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring. The Associate in Liberal Arts Psychology option degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is not recommended.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

 Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Liberal Arts Psychology option (AA) associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Psychology degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Public Health

The undergraduate program in Public Health is provided through Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. The public health major prepares students for graduate education in public health and for entry-level positions in a broad spectrum of private and public health organizations. Students receive a conceptual understanding of interrelated health, environmental, economic, educational, and social welfare issues.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Science Public Health program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • •BIOL109 and BIOL110 – General Biology I and II or BIOL120 and BIOL121 – Human A&P I and II
  • CHEM110 – General Chemistry I – Required to be considered for admission
  • MATH220 – Statistical Methods

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program.  Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring.  The Associate in Science Biomedical Science degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program.  Completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is not recommended.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in.  A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

 Additional Information

For students who have not completed the Biomedical Science (AS) degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the Public Health degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses.  Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

RN to BS in Nursing

The Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden offers a RN to BS in Nursing for registered nurses who are seeking the Bachelors of Science in Nursing (RN to BS in Nursing). The RN to BS Express specifically offered at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape and Rutgers at Mercer program is only open to student who hold an RN license and have successfully completed an associate’s degree in Nursing at a regionally accredited community college. Students complete 90 credits worth of coursework, which includes 33 transfer credits, awarded for successfully passing NCLEX. Students transferring to the RN to BS Express degree will complete 30 credits with Rutgers to earn the BS in Nursing.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the RN to BS in Nursing program offered at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • CHEM100 –Intro to College Chemistry
  • ALHT108 –Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • BIOL104 –Bioethics
  • MATH220 –Statistics
  • HIST101 orHIST102 –Heritage of the Western World I or II –Heritages & Civilizations Requirement
  • PSYC225 –Human DevelopmentAn Art, Music, Theater, or English Literature Course –Confirm transferability on www.njtransfer.org

Any one of the courses below –Diversity Requirement:

  • ANTH103 –Cultural Anthropology
  • •GEOG102 –Cultural Geography
  • GEOG112 –World Geography
  • RELG110 –World Religions
  • SPAN111 –Elementary Spanish or FREN111 –Elementary French or ITAL111 –Elementary Italian (only one foreign language course)

After Enrollment

After enrolling at Rutgers, students are permitted to take select required courses for the RN to BS program prior to completing the NCLEX exam. Students are encouraged to complete the NCELX exam as soon as possible to avoid any delays in completing the curriculum.

Transfer Information

This transfer program is designed for students who have successfully completed the Associates in Applied Science in Nursing at Atlantic Cape Community College. It is recommended that the above courses be completed as part of or in addition to the AAS Nursing program.

Students are encouraged to apply for the Conditional Admit RN to BS ExpressProgram at Atlantic Cape which will allow for the transfer of additional coursework to satisfy Rutgers requirements. A grade of C or better is required to receive transfer credit. Students must take a minimum of 30 credits at Rutgers to receive a degree.

 Additional Information

It is strongly recommended to consult with an Atlantic Cape Nursing Advisor and Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the RN to BS Nursing program at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Atlantic Cape-Mays Landing campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses. In-person courses are typically scheduled on Mondays.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.

Social Work

The Social Work program prepares skilled direct-service providers to function in both public and private sectors of social welfare, and for advanced social work practice such as administrative leadership roles in the state’s social welfare departments and agencies, and at all levels of government, as well as in the voluntary sector. The program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and includes academic coursework and supervised field practice. Graduates are eligible for certification by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners and also for advanced standing if they pursue graduate study in social work.

Recommended Courses Before Enrollment

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts Social Work program at Rutgers in Mays Landing, completion of the following Atlantic Cape Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • BIOL103 – Biology of Our World
  • MATH220 – Statistical Methods
  • MATH121 – Applications of Math or MATH122 – College Algebra
  • HSRV115 – Introduction to Social Work and HSRV215 – Fieldwork in Human Services
  • SOCL101 – Principles of Sociology
  • PSYC101 – Introduction to Psychology
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is strongly recommended before transferring. The Associate in Science Human Services degree is the recommended associate’s degree program at Atlantic Cape which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is not recommended.

After Enrollment

After enrolling at Rutgers, students are permitted to take select required courses for the RN to BS program prior to completing the NCLEX exam. Students are encouraged to complete the NCELX exam as soon as possible to avoid any delays in completing the curriculum.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to University College-Rutgers Camden and the School of Social Work and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in.  A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is recommended to be considered for admission.

 Additional Information

 The BASW program requires completion of a secondary application for admission in addition to the regular undergraduate admission application. The secondary application is available at socialwork.rutgers.edu. The BASW program requires full-time enrollment which is typically 5 classes per semester and only accepts students to begin the program in the fall semester.

For students who have not completed the Human Services (AS) associate’s degree at Atlantic Cape Community College, it is recommended to consult with a Rutgers at Atlantic Cape advisor prior to applying to transfer to discuss transfer eligibility.

Courses for the BASW degree at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College are a combination of courses taught in-class at the ACCC-Mays Landing campus and online courses.  Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

For additional information, visit statewide.rutgers.edu/accc.