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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Psychology 830 Minor Requirements  

Minor Requirements

It is not possible to double minor within psychology by completing both minor options. Students must choose between either the (general) psychology minor or the developmental psychology minor.

Psychology Minor Requirements

A psychology minor consists of at least six courses of 3 or more credits, including 01:830:101 General Psychology (3), with a grade of C or better. At least three of the six courses must be taken in the Rutgers University-New Brunswick psychology program (01:830). No more than two 200-level courses may be applied. Courses from nonpsychology departments may not be applied toward the minor. No more than one of the six required courses may be a nonclassroom course such as fieldwork, internship, or research. No School of Arts and Sciences honors courses (except those with the 830 subject code) may count toward this requirement. A combined grade-point average of 2.0 or better is required for all 01:830 courses counting toward the minor.

Developmental Psychology Minor Requirements

The developmental psychology minor is intended for students interested in concentrating on content and skills relevant to working with people at all points in the life span. It may be especially useful for students who plan on pursuing careers in the health professions, education, public policy, or law enforcement.

The developmental psychology minor consists of two required courses and four electives for a total of 18 credits.


01:830:101  General Psychology (3)
01:830:271  Principles of Developmental Psychology (3)

Electives:   (four courses from the following):

01:830:331  Infant and Child Development (3)
01:830:333  Adolescent Development (3)
01:830:335  Adult Development and Aging (3)
01:830:346  Atypical Development in Childhood and Adolescence (3)
01:830:361  Developmental Psychobiology (3)
01:830:394  Community Psychology and Community Mental Health (3)
01:830:432  Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology (3)
01:830:484  Language Acquisition (3)

One semester of fieldwork can replace one of the four developmental electives:

01:830:380/381  Fieldwork: Foster Care I/II (3)
01:830:382/383  Fieldwork: Autism I/II (3)
01:830:388/389  Fieldwork: Child Development I/II (3)

Students must receive a grade of C or better in General Psychology and an overall GPA of 2.0 or better is required for all courses counting toward the minor.

At least three of the required six courses must be taken in the Rutgers University-New Brunswick psychology program (01:830).

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