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RBS Undergrad E-Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 36 CONTENTS: 1.

Finance Major Requirements 3 changes to the finance curriculum as of September 1, 2007 include 2. COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY MAY 2008 3. MIS and CFP Declaration 4. RBS Positions for Work Study Students obtained through the Financial Aid Office 5. AICPA Minority Scholarship Announcement! 6. Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Team Places Second in the National Johnson & Johnson 2008 Case Competition

1. Finance Major Requirements 3 changes to the finance curriculum as of September 1, 2007 include: a. Financial Econometrics (390:300) is a Finance Core requirement for students that have not taken Intro to Econometrics already. Only students who are a double major in Finance and Economics can take Intro to Econometrics (220:322). b. Financial Institutions and Markets is a Finance Core requirement for students that have not taken Money and Banking already. To accommodate the transition, we will allow students to take Money and Banking or Financial Institutions and Markets in the fall 2007 semester only. c. Twelve (12) Finance Elective Credits instead of nine (9). 2. COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY MAY 2008 Please go the webpage Rutgers Business School: Commencement RBS Undergraduate May 2008 Convocation Information and read very carefully all the information so you understand and are aware of all the important deadlines concerning the Commencement Ceremony of May 2008. 3. MIS and CFP Declaration In order to graduate with either a Management Information Systems (MIS) Concentration or a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Concentration you must declare your intended concentration prior to graduation. If you have yet to declare your MIS and/or CFP Concentration, please fill out a Declaration of Major/Minor form in the RBS Advisement Office, Engelhard Hall, Room 101. 4. RBS Positions for Work Study Students obtained through the Financial Aid Office If you have been awarded a work study position through the Financial Aid Office, please submit your resume to Mr. Aaron Gibbs at algibbs@business.rutgers.edu by May 15, 2008. The Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Program Office is looking for dedicated work study students to assist with the daily functioning of the office. We look forward to meeting with you!

5. AICPA Minority Scholarship Announcement! The AICPA awards the Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students to outstanding accounting students with significant potential to become CPAs. For the 2007 2008 academic year, 137 accounting scholars of ethnically diverse backgrounds were selected as recipients of this prestigious award. Applications are due in ONE month: please help us spread the word about this great opportunity to deserving students! Eligibility Requirements Qualified students must: Be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate accounting program for the 2008 2009 academic year Intend to pursue the CPA designation upon graduation Have at least a 3.3 overall and cumulative GPA Have successfully completed at least 30 semester hours of college coursework and a minimum of 6 hours in accounting courses Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of an ethnic minority background Access the application and eligibility requirements. Payment and Renewals Individual awards range from $1,500 $5,000 and are renewable pending good academic status is maintained. Selected students will be notified by August 1, 2008 and payment will be sent to the schools financial aid office. Application Process/Deadline An applicant must submit a completed application, including; official transcript(s) from post-secondary institutes attended and a letter of recommendation from a CPA or faculty member. Entries must be submitted to the AICPA by June 2, 2008. Selected students will be notified by August 1, 2008 and payment will be sent to the schools financial aid office. Want to learn more about this and other AICPA minority initiatives programs? Visit aicpa.org/diversity. 6. Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Team Places Second in the National Johnson & Johnson 2008 Case Competition Congratulation to the entire team of Roseita Monteiro, June Oller, Jeffrey Moya and Brooke Chuang! On PharmaLive website: Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Team Places Second in the National Johnson & Johnson 2008 Case Competition April 23, 2008 PharmaLive (Newtown, PA) An undergraduate team from Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick came in second place in the national Johnson & Johnson 2008 Case Competition, held at Johnson & Johnson's world headquarters. http://www.pharmalive.com/News/index.cfm?articleid=533743