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WELCOME 2 012-2013 Academic Year. Planning and Public Policy and Public Health Preparing students to understand the challenges of the present and contribute to generating a healthy, sustainable future. Agenda: Introductions Overview of Programs Internship Certificates.

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Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

WELCOME

2012-2013 Academic Year

  • Planning and Public Policy and Public Health

  • Preparing students to understand the challenges of the present

  • and contribute to generating a healthy, sustainable future


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

  • Agenda:

    Introductions

    Overview of Programs

    Internship

    Certificates


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Dean Dona Schneider, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Anton “Tony “ Nelessen M Arch UD, PP, CNU,

Undergraduate Program Director

for Planning and Public Policy and Public Health

Christina Miller, MLER

Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services

Ann Marie Hill

Coordinator, Undergraduate Internships

Other Faculty


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Dean Dona Schneider, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean for Academic Programs


Undergraduate programs
Undergraduate Programs

Fall 2012 Academic Calendar- Important Dates

August 31- Last day to withdraw completely and receive 100% refund

September 3- All University Offices Closed

September 4- First Day of Class; in person late registration begins

September 11- Last day to Drop without a “W” grade

September 12- Last day to Add

September 21- Cancellation of registration for non-payment of term bill

November 4- 16 – Spring 2013 Registration begins

November 26- Last day to withdraw from school

December 13-14- Reading Days

December 21- Fall Term ends

December 24-Jan 1- All University Offices Closed

http://nbregistrar.rutgers.edu/undergrad/f12ugcal.htm


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Undergraduate Programs

Programs in Planning and Public Policy and Public Health

The combined programs address in one school, holistically, the problems and issues, opportunities, visions and recommendations in these three interdisciplinary courses of study.


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Undergraduate Programs

Planning and Public Policy (762)

Public Health (832)

Public Health Direct Admit (832D)

Degrees awarded jointly by the

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

and the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS)

or the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) and

BS degree in public health awarded by the Bloustein School

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey –

New Brunswick


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Undergraduate Programs

  • Planning focuses on the preparation of development and redevelopment plans, land uses, transportation, housing, and open-space plans for urban and non urban areas.

  • Public Policy focuses on the policies and regulations adopted by political decisions for implementing the plans and programs to achieve societal goals. The program also addresses the social, moral and economic values that tie a society together over time.


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Undergraduate Programs

Public Health focuses on community health.

Public Health professionals monitor and diagnose the health concern of entire communities and promote healthy practices and behaviors to assure populations stay healthy.


Prerequisites
Prerequisites

Undergraduate Programs

  • For students entering the major , the prerequisite courses for both Planning and Public Policy (762) and Public Health (832) are:

    • Intro to Planning, Policy & Health (10:762:101/10:832:101) and

    • Basic Statistical Methods (10:762:205) or equivalent.

  • Both must be taken for the major; however, only one needs to be taken to obtain admission status


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Undergraduate Programs

Prerequisites for Direct Admit Public Health (832D)

  • For students transferring to the Bloustein School for direct admissions to the public health program, the prerequisite courses are:

    • 2 semesters of General Biology

    • 2 semesters of General Chemistry with lab

    • Statistics (200-level or higher)

    • At least 45 credits


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Students must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade-pointaverage and have achieved grades of “C” or better in the prerequisite courses.

JOINT DEGREEADMISSION

SAS and SEB Students (currently enrolled )

Students seeking the Planning and Public Policy or the Public Health major must apply for admission to the Edward J. Bloustein School.

Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay stating their aspirations and goals along with a resume.

Students may obtain an application from the undergraduate student services office of the school, from the school’s website, http://policy.rutgers.edu/undergrad/, or from student services at their college.

Acceptance of applications and decisions about admission are made on a rolling basis.


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Students must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade-pointaverage and have achieved grades of “C” or better in the prerequisite courses.

DIRECTADMISSION

For students transferring from a Community College or other four year colleges or within Rutgers

Students seeking the Public Health major must apply for admission to the Edward J. Bloustein School.

Applicants must have completed their biology and chemistry

requirement

Students may submit an application through Undergraduate Admissions via admissions.rutgers.edu

Acceptance of applications must meet university deadlines


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Undergraduate Programs

  • PUBLIC HEALTH

  • PROGRAM COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Major Requirements for the Public Health Programs (832 and 832D) are:

    • General Biology 101-102*

    • General Chemistry 161-162 and 171**

    • Principles of Public Health

    • Epidemiology

    • Research Methods

    • 300 Level Writing Course

    • 4 Electives

    • Internship

* SAS PH students: Human Anatomy & Physiology 127-128 will satisfy General Biology Requirements.

** Chemistry 127-128 will satisfy General Chemistry requirements (Chem lab not required).


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Undergraduate Programs

  • PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY MAJOR

  • PROGRAM COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Therequirements for the Planning and Public Policy Program are:

    • Intro to Microeconomics

    • Intro to Macroeconomics or American Government

    • Research Methods

    • 300-Level Writing Course

    • 6 Electives

    • Internship

    • Senior Seminar

    • Please note: SAS requires Planning and Public Policy majors to declare a minor or second major.


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  • Sequence for both MAJORs

    Research methods is a prerequisite to the PH and PPP internship and PPP senior seminar

    For PPP majors internship and senior seminar cannot be taken in the same semester


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  • New Courses for Spring 2013

    • 10:832:360 Principles of Public Management

    • 10:762:361 Managing People and Organizations

    • 10:832:362 Non Profit Management

  • New Courses for Fall 2012

    • 10:832:413 Health Disparities

    • 10:832:480 Emerging Infectious Diseases

    • 10:832:342 Long-term Care Management


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MINORS for non-majors

Undergraduate Programs

Students seeking a minor may declare it with their college and are not required to apply for admission to the school.

Students majoring in public health or planning and public policy can not minor in these programs.

  • The Public Health minor consists of 8 courses:

    • Introduction to Planning, Policy and Health;

    • Basic Statistical Methods or equivalent;

    • A human biology; and

    • 5 public health (832) electives

  • The Planning and Public Policy minor consists of 8 courses:

    • Introduction to Planning, Policy and Health;

    • Basic Statistical Methods or equivalent;

    • A basic economics; and

    • 5 planning and public policy (762) electives


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MINORS for non-majors

Undergraduate Programs

  • Public Policy minor (833) consists of 4 required courses and two elective courses.

  • Required courses:

    • Introduction to Planning, Policy and Health;

    • Basic Statistical Methods or equivalent;

    • Principles of Public Policy

    • Public Economic Policy

  • Two elective courses:

    • In Poverty, housing policy, gender and family, transportation, ethics, globalization and sustainability etc.


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Internships

Ann Marie Hill

Internship Coordinator


Certificate programs 4 urban planning
Certificate Programs (4) Urban Planning

Undergraduate Programs

  • The School offers four certificate programs for those interested in urban planning:

    • Urban Planning

    • Community Development

    • Real Estate

    • Community Sustainability

  • These certificate programs are open to all students in the University and issued at graduation .


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Undergraduate Programs

Certificate Programs – Urban Planning

  • This certificate focuses on the creation of two three and four dimensional plans for healthy, sustainable, transit, bicycle and walking dependant cities. retrofitting suburbs and agricultural preservation.

  • The certificate is a 24 credits

  • 2Required courses

  • 6 Additional courses from an approved list of 23 courses with possible substitutes with permission of Program Director.


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Undergraduate Programs

Certificate Programs – Community

Development

  • This certificate focuses on core issues such as capacity building, community based organizations, community growth and decline, finance, GIS and urban revitalization

  • The certificate is a 24 credits

  • 2Required courses

  • 6 Additional courses from an approved list of 10 courses with possible substitutes with permission of Program Director.


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Undergraduate Programs

Certificate Programs – Community

Sustainability

  • This certificate focuses on an integrated approach to energy, environment and climate change, transportation, urban redevelopment and international global.

  • The certificate is a 18 credits (undergraduates are restricted to 300 and 400 level courses)

  • 2Required courses

  • 4 Additional courses that includes one course from at least four of the five sustainability areas.


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Undergraduate Programs

Certificate Programs – Real Estate

  • This certificate focuses on real estate development, housing economics, historic preservation, community growth and decline. (This is not a real estate license)

  • The certificate is a 24 credits

  • 2Required courses

  • 6 Additional courses that includes one course from at least four of the five sustainability areas.


Certificate programs 5 public health
Certificate Programs (5) – Public Health

Undergraduate Programs

  • Long Term Care Administration Certificate is offered only in conjunction with the public health major for those interested in gerontology, eldercare, and/or health administration.

  • 27 credits – 21 credits of core courses plus 6 pre approved elective courses

The Public Health Preparedness Certificate is jointly awarded by the Bloustein School and UMDNJ School of Public Health. It offers instruction on biological, chemical and radiological agents, that have the potential to cause harm to the public’s health and emergency management concepts. This certificate is open to all students.

15 credits – no electives


Certificate programs cont d public health
Certificate Programs Cont’d – Public Health

Undergraduate Programs

  • The Public Health Education Certificate is offered in conjunction with RU Health Services-H.O.P.E. It prepares students for the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.

  • 15 credits – 12 credits of core courses plus 1 pre approved elective course

The Addictions Prevention Certificate covers the practice of substance abuse prevention strategies, programs and services. 18 credits – no electives


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Certificate Programs Cont’d – Public Health

Undergraduate Programs

  • The Public Health Administration

  • Provides core skills important for employment in public health and health care administration and covers the material necessary for students to prepare for graduate school. Open to public health majors and post baccalaureate students with a degree in a health related field.

  • 27 credits – 21 credits of core courses plus 6 pre- approved elective credits


Certificate programs
Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

All certificate programs are awarded only with or subsequent to earning a bachelor’s degree. Courses taken towards the certificates can be counted toward the respective major (s) as electives.


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Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Undergraduate Enrollment Highlights

Up from 367 last year

408 majors - up 15% over one year 50% in three years

51 Planning and Public Policy Majors

357 Public Health Majors

140 minors

90 Public Health

27 Planning and Public Policy

23 in new Public Policy

Undergraduate course teaching hours up 50% over three years

ago


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Undergraduate Programs

Professors who teach in undergraduate program 24

Full Time Instructors: 7

Part Time Lecturers: 34

New PTL instructors/lecturers:

Orin Puniello

SujoyChakravarty

Margaret Bamberg-Jahn – Freehold CC

Patricia Diamond - Atlantic Cape CC


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UndergraduatePrograms

  • Course Offerings – Fall 2012

  • Total course offerings 83 In-class, hybrid

  • and on-line

  • Planning/PolicyTotal classes 38 Online 3

    Public HealthTotal classes 45

    Online 17


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Undergraduate Programs

Grade Policy

Students are required to achieve at least a 2.50 cumulative grade-point average for admission to the Bloustein School. All courses pertaining to the major must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

If any student receives a ‘D’ grade in a required course, he or she must retake the course and receive a ‘C’ or better in order to satisfy the requirement.

There will be no exceptions to this policy


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Undergraduate Programs

Grade Policy

Students must speak with the course professor or instructor regarding grades. If a professor/instructor is unwilling to change a grade, the student may then contact the Bloustein School's undergraduate program director. If the issue remains unsolved, the matter will be reviewed by the Bloustein School's assistant dean for student and academic services. The decision of the assistant dean is final.


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Code of Conduct

Plagiarism – academic integrity

Academic integrity- http://catalogs.rutgers.edu/generated/nb-ug_current/pg1297.htmlStudent code of conduct - http://catalogs.rutgers.edu/generated/nb-ug_current/pg1300.html


Articulated masters degree programs
Articulated Masters Degree Programs

  • Planning and Public Policy Programs: BA/MCRP, BA/MPP at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. Interested students must have:

    • at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA;

    • take GRE in fall of junior year; and

    • apply by January 15th of junior year.

  • Public Health Program: BS/MPH in conjunction with UMDNJ School of Public Health-Piscataway. Interested students must:

    • have at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA;

    • between 50-70 credits (rising juniors)

    • grades of at least a ‘B’ in statistics or research methods;

    • no more than one ‘C’ in required science courses.

    • The GRE is waived for this program.


Bloustein research fellows honors program
Bloustein Research Fellows - Honors Program

Undergraduate Programs

  • Students applying to either major interested in applied research,i.e., community development, energy, health, transportation policy, urban planning or workforce development - and holding a cumulative grade-point average of 3.4 or better, are encouraged to apply to the Honors Program.


Ralph w voorhees center for civic engagement fellowship program undergraduates and graduates
Ralph w. VoorheesCenter for Civic Engagement - Fellowship Program ( undergraduates and graduates)

Undergraduate Programs

  • Students work collaboratively on projects in communities in New Jersey. Up to five undergraduates are selected each year. Fellowships are $5,000 each. You must be a junior or senior.

  • For more information, please visit http://policy.rutgers.edu/rwv/fellows/about.php


Student organization and honorary
StudentOrganization and Honorary

  • Bloustein Public Service Association (BPSA) –Open to all majors interested in Community Service

  • Eta Sigma Gamma National Health Education Honorary Beta Epsilon Chapter

  • -Open to all students who have been declared public health majors or minors for two FULL semesters in either program. The honorary requires at least a 3.0 gpa in public health coursework


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  • http://Policy.Rutgers.edu/academic/courses/

    • Click- Dynamic Weekly Course Grid

  • Degree Navigator

  • On line schedule of classes

  • Christina Miller – Student Counselor


Welcome 2 012 2013 academic year

Graduation

UniversityCommencement is on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Joint Degree Bloustein School majors have the option to sit with their college or with the Bloustein School during the ceremony.

Immediately following the commencement will be an undergraduate reception for all Public Health and Planning and Public Policy graduates and their families at the Rutgers Visitor Center.


Contact information
Contact Information

Undergraduate Programs

Christina Miller, Coordinator

Undergraduate Student Services

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

33 Livingston Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: (848) 932-2726

Email: millercl@rci.rutgers.edu

Skype: christinalmiller

Website: www.policy.rutgers.edu/undergrad/



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