Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at their founding in 1766, the heart of their mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. The Computer Science Department was established at Rutgers in 1969. Programs leading to a Bachelor's degree in computer science are offered by the undergraduate colleges at Rutgers. The faculty of the department are members of the School of Arts and Sciences.
A regional focus and a global outlook. All the prestige and resources of Rutgers, all the vitality and opportunity of the metro Philadelphia region, all at Rutgers–Camden. As the southernmost campus of Rutgers, we deliver the academic heft you’d expect from this powerhouse public research university. And we focus that energy—in teaching, research, and civic engagement—within the greater Delaware Valley.
The work we do on our 40-acre campus along the bustling Camden Waterfront is felt far beyond. We educate students for successful careers and productive citizenship. We support a faculty of sharp thinkers who turn new knowledge into creative solutions. And we share our expertise with partners—local and global—to improve individual lives and build stronger communities.
The history of Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the history of the nation, a story that begins in the political maelstrom of colonial America; hurtles through the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, and two world wars; wrestles with the social upheaval of the second half of the 20th century; and emerges in the fast-paced universe that is today’s global digital age. Delve into the rich history of Rutgers–New Brunswick and experience more than 245 years of tradition and innovation.
The Department of Library and Information Science offers a 39-credit undergraduate major in Information Technology and Informatics. The ITI major places emphasis on the evaluation, implementation, use, and management of information technologies for a wide range of organizations and corporations, as well as the social and organizational aspects of information and communication technologies. The major unites theories drawn from the humanities and social sciences with practical computer-based competencies.