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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
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Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
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Catalan 145
Cell Biology
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
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Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
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Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
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Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
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Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
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Transfer Students
Behavioral Pharmacology Certificate Program
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Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
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Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
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Urban Studies
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Women's and Gender Studies 988
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Mason Gross School of the Arts
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Psychology 830 Behavioral Pharmacology Certificate Program  

Behavioral Pharmacology Certificate Program

The certificate program in behavioral pharmacology is offered by Rutgers' Department of Psychology at New Brunswick/Piscataway. The program's primary goals are to provide undergraduate students with an integrated academic and practical background in psychopharmacology and the behavioral sciences that will enhance their eligibility for employment in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or health-related industries. The certificate program provides a direct service to the diverse social and economic needs of New Jersey and serves the interests and needs of students at Rutgers. In general, the program will produce a well-educated and experienced workforce that will be attractive to employers in various sectors of the biomedical research community. Applications for the program and the requirements are available from the Department of Psychology. Professor George Wagner is the director of the program (

Student Qualifications for Program Entry

1. Junior or senior year standing.

2.Completion of General Psychology (01:830:101) and Quantitative Methods (01:830:200) with grades of C or better.

3.At least a B(3.0 to 4.0) average in the major.

4.A letter of support from your faculty research adviser.

5. The certificate program committee evaluates each application and selects interns based on academic excellence, relevant experience, and a personal statement outlining career goals.

Requirements for Completion of the Program

Students are required to complete three of the following four courses with a grade of Bor better:

01:830:311 Conditioning and Learning (3)

01:830:313 Physiological Psychology (3)

01:830:363 Behavioral Pharmacology (3)

01:830:412 Neuropsychopharmacology (3)

Students also must complete two terms of research for a minimum of 6 credits in participating faculty members' laboratories. To complete this requirement, the student may take 01:830:495,496 Research in Psychology, or, if qualified, 01:830: 497,498 Honors Research in Psychology.

In addition, completion of a summer internship in a participating pharmaceutical or biotechnology company is required. Students become eligible for summer internships after they have completed at least one term of independent study in the laboratory of a Rutgers faculty member who participates in the certificate program. The major adviser, the company sponsor, and the certificate program committee will jointly determine a student's placement in a pharmaceutical company.

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