Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science | Rutgers at Brookdale Community College

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

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

  • •POLI 115 (State, County, & Local Gov’t)

  • •POLI 225 (International Relations)

  • •POLI 227 (Comparative Politics)

  • •MATH 136 (Math for the Liberal Arts) – highly recommended

  • •SOCI 101 (Intro to Sociology)

  • •PSYC105 (Intro to Psychology)

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

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-Brookdale prior to applying.

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 of the above courses may be still considered for admission but should consult with a Rutgers advisor prior to submitting an application.

Courses for the Political Science 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 courses.

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