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Diversity: Academic Programs

Rutgers University–Camden has several interdisciplinary programs that feature study focused on diversity and equity.

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  • The program in Africana Studies provides students with a sound understanding of the black experience nationally and internationally, while focusing on North America. The interdisciplinary features of the program allow for a broad and varied exposure to black culture, economics, politics, and history from Africa to the Americas. 

  • The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) is a state-funded program providing opportunities for higher education to New Jersey residents who would not be able to attend college without the program's financial assistance and special services.

  • The European Studies minor offers students a wide variety of ways in which they can gain recognition for learning about a diverse, fascinating, and important part of our world. 

  • The first of its kind in the region, Gender Studies at Rutgers–Camden advances education with an interdisciplinary curriculum, research, campus programming, and community outreach. Combining men’s studies, women’s studies, and queer studies, Gender Studies at Rutgers–Camden offers students a special focus on diverse human experiences across many fields of study, including anthropology, childhood studies, criminal justice, English, fine arts, foreign languages, health sciences, history, philosophy, psychology, religion, social work, and sociology. Gender studies is about everyone and relevant to all academic disciplines and fields of work.

  • The Latin American Studies program explores the diverse region that stretches from the Mexican border to the tip of Tierra del Fuego. This minor complements major programs in Spanish language and literature, history, business, economics, sociology, anthropology, political science, art or other disciplines. 

  • The lawyering program at Rutgers Law School is comprised of a series of courses, experiences within courses, and cocurricular activities that engage students in the intellectual, pragmatic, ethical, and personal issues that arise in the practice of law, including pro bono and public interest work.

  • A unique learning experience that combines classes on campus with short study trips abroad, the Learning Abroad Program offers five to 10 courses from various academic departments each year. The program is ideal for students who want exposure to international travel and culture but for whom an extended stay abroad may not be feasible.

  • In addition, our departments, programs, and schools offer courses that reflect the diversity of our world. You can visit individual sites to learn more about specific courses in: