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We R Arts and Sciences: Asiha Grigsby

Asiha Grigsby"I was initially drawn to the prestigious name of Rutgers, and ended up falling in love with the small, intimate Camden campus and the collaborative style of the international public service and development program," Says Asiha Grigsby, a recent graduate of the MPA program. Read more ...

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401 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Ms. Karen McGrath
(856) 225-6337; fax: -6559
karenmcg@camden.rutgers.edu

Urban Studies:
Ms. Lisa Alston
(856) 225-2936; fax: -6085
la266@camden.rutgers.edu

Ph.D. Curriculum Outline

Below is a sample outline for full-time students to complete the Ph.D. program over three years, or six semesters (not including dissertation requirements).  Courses offered vary by semester. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to discuss their potential course schedules. 

YEAR ONE

FALL SEMESTER

  • Theory and History of Community Development (3)
  • Quantitative Methods I (3)
  • Logic of Social Inquiry  (3)

SPRING SEMESTER

  • Quantitative Methods II (3)
  • Community Development Colloquium (3)
  • Planning, Markets and Community Development (3)
YEAR TWO

FALL SEMESTER

  • Law Elective  (3)
  • Regional and Economic Development (3)
  • International Course (3)
  • Methods Elective Course (3)

SPRING SEMESTER

  • Research Design (3)
  • Business Elective (3)
  • Law Elective (3)
  • Business Elective (3)
YEAR THREE

FALL SEMESTER*

  • Methods Elective Course (3)
  • Elective Course (3)
  • Elective Course (3)

SPRING SEMESTER

*Students interested in further developing research skills or expertise in a specific area may take an additional Methods Course this semester to satisfy an elective requirement.