Transferring Credits

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science | Rutgers at Raritan Valley Community College

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.

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.

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.

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