Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Rutgers-Atlantic Cape Community College

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
  • GOVT110 – American National Government
  • MATH121 – Applications of Math or MATH122 – College Algebra
  • SPAN112 – Elementary Spanish II or any other second-semester foreign language course (e.g.FREN112, ITAL112, SGNL102)

The above courses should be completed as part of or in addition to an associate’s degree program. Completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) 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).

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.

For students who have not completed the Liberal Arts (A.A.) 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.

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