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Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geology 460)
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
Health Sciences: Aging 499J
Health Sciences: Health Advocacy 499K
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
Information Systems 548
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism and Media Studies 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
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Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Minor in Cognitive Neuroscience
Religious Studies 840
Russian 860
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
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Consortium with New Jersey Institute of Technology
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2016–2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses Psychology 830  

Psychology 830

Department of Psychology

Smith Hall




The major and minor in psychology are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark. For students who excel in the major, the opportunity is available to earn the distinction of honors in the major in psychology.


Chair: Harold I. Siegel

Graduate Director: Kent D. Harber

Undergraduate Coordinator: Gerard A. LaMorte III  



Colin Beer, B.S., Otago (New Zealand); Ph.D., Oxford; Emeritus

Mei-Fang Cheng, B.S., National Taiwan Normal; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College; Emerita

Alan L. Gilchrist, B.A., Portland State; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Stephen José Hanson, B.S., Ph.D., Arizona State 

Kent D. Harber, B.A., Pitzer College; Ph.D., Stanford

Barry R. Komisaruk, B.S., CUNY (City College); Ph.D., Rutgers

Kenneth Kressel, B.A., CUNY (Queens College); Ph.D., Columbia

Jay S. Rosenblatt, B.A., Ph.D., New York; Emeritus

Harold I. Siegel, B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers


Associate Professors:

Paul Boxer, B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Bowling Green

Mauricio R. Delgado, B.A., Wesleyan; M.S., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Tricomi, B.S., Cornell; M.S., Ph.D., Pittsburgh

Gretchen A. Van de Walle, B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Cornell


Assistant Professors:

Elizabeth Bonawitz, B.S., Northeastern; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

William W. Graves, B.A., Hampshire College; Ph.D., Iowa

Vanessa LoBue, B.S., Carnegie Mellon; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia

Luis M. Rivera, B.S., Baruch College; Ph.D., Massachusetts 


Ellen L. Halpern, B.A., Rochester; M.S.C.I.S. Boston University Metropolitan College; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research

Gerard A. LaMorte III, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., William Paterson; Psy.D., Eisner Institute for Professional Studies

Christina M. Zambrano, B.A., Caldwell; M.A., Ed.M., Columbia; Ph.D., Capella

Research Associate:

Michael W. Shiflett, B.A., California (Berkeley); Ph.D., Cornell


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