Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism | Rutgers at Brookdale Community College

For students interested in transferring into the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism program at Rutgers-Brookdale, completion of the following Brookdale Community College courses are recommended before enrollment:

  • •COMM 101 (Communication I) –required

  • •COMM 102 (Communication II) – required

  • •JOURN 101 (Intro to Journalism) – required

  • •Recommended to complete 3 of the following: COMM 226; PHTY 105, 111, 120, 212, or 225; RDIO 101; TELV 121, 122, or 224

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. AAS or AFA degrees are not eligible for admission to this degree program. The AA in Journalism or Media Studies is the recommended Associate Degree program at Brookdale CC which includes most of the above courses as part of that program. Students with other degrees may be able to apply to this program but should consult with the Manager of Academic Programs at Rutgers-Brookdale prior to applying.

Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a community college to Rutgers Newark-University College 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.

Courses for the Journalism degree at Rutgers-Brookdale are a combination of courses taught in-class at the Lincroft campus and online courses. Students interested in transferring into this program should be comfortable with taking some online and hybrid courses.

A Minor or Off-Campus Secondary Concentration is required for this program.

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