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Select a program from the list below to access an informative guide that will help you prepare for your Rutgers journey.

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 in Labor and Employment Relations program at Rutgers-RVCC, completion of the following Raritan Valley Community College courses is recommended, but not required, prior to enrollment:

  • MATH-110 (Statistics I)

  • SOCI-101 (Introduction to Sociology)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an Associate Degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), or Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is required to be considered for admission.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers University and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to be transferred in. Students may transfer up to 90 credits from a four-year university or college and community college combined.

Additional Information

Courses for the Labor Studies degree at Rutgers-RVCC are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Raritan Valley Community College campus and online. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online courses.

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

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-RVCC, completion of the following Raritan Valley Community courses is recommended, but not required, prior to enrollment:

  • MATH-100 (Finite Math) or MATH-101 (Number Systems)

  • 2 semesters of any Foreign Language. (NOT including American Sign Language)

  • SOCI-101 (Introduction to Sociology)

  • PSYC-103 (Introduction to Psychology

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an Associate Degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), or Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is required to be considered for admission.

Transfer Information

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers University and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to transfer. Students who have not completed all the above courses may be still considered for admission but should consult with a Rutgers advisor prior to applying.

Additional Information

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

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

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 in Political Science at Rutgers-RVCC, completion of the following Raritan Valley Community College courses is recommended, but not required, prior to enrollment:

  • •POLI-101 (Intro to Political Science) – required

  • •POLI-121 (American Government)

  • •POLI-231 (Introduction to International Relations)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an Associate Degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree is required to be considered for admission. Students with an AAS or other degrees may not be eligible for this program but should consult with the Manager of Academic Programs at Rutgers-RVCC prior to applying.

Transfer Information 

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers University and must receive a grade of C or better for a course to transfer. Students who have not completed all the above courses may be still considered for admission but should consult with a Rutgers advisor prior to applying.

Additional Information

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

A Minor is required for this program.

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