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Academic Departments

Within the School of Arts & Sciences-Newark, the Newark College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS) and University College–Newark (UCN) are the heart of our campus—the place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education.

We serve all the undergraduate colleges at Rutgers–Newark by offering 2,000 courses a year in more than 40 subjects, a rigorous Honors College, and countless research and independent study opportunities working  with and learning from internationally renowned faculty on the cutting edge of research in both the arts and the sciences. 

School of Arts & Sciences-Newark combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college.  Explore our departments and programs by clicking on the "In this Section" menu to find a match that's right for you.



African American & African Studies American Studies
Arts, Culture & Media Biological Studies
Chemistry Division of Global Affairs
Earth & Environmental Science Economics
English History
Mathematics & Computer Science Philosophy
Physics Political Science
Psychology Social Work
Sociology & Anthropology Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Urban Education Womens & Gender Studies
Writing Program