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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819  

Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819

The dual major in psychiatric rehabilitation and psychology is a bachelor of science degree program offered jointly by the Rutgers University-Newark College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS) and Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP). This unique program offers training in both psychiatric rehabilitation and psychology and provides educational and clinical preparation for professional roles in psychiatric rehabilitation and community mental health settings. Students are also prepared to pursue a variety of graduate degree options.

Psychiatric rehabilitation and psychology dual majors take five semesters of coursework in NCAS. Once they have completed all degree and major requirements at NCAS, students must apply during their junior year to transfer to SHP. To find out more about the NCAS requirements for dual major in psychiatric rehabilitation and psychology, please visit:


Psychology Major Courses Taken in NCAS

A minimum of 29 credits toward the major in psychology is required as well as a minimum 2.5 grade-point average in the major. The credits must include:

Core Courses (14 credits total)

  21:830:101,102  Principles of Psychology (first or sophomore year) (3,3)

  21:830:301  Psychology Statistical Methods (4)

  21:830:302  Psychology Research Methods (4)

Area Requirements (15 credits total)

Multicultural Area (3 credits)

  • 21:830:322  Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)
  • 21:830:332  Psychology of Religion (3)
  • 21:830:341  Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination (3)
  • 21:830:375  Community Psychology (3)
  • 21:830:469  Psychology of Sexual Orientation (3)

Cognition/Neuroscience Area (3 credits)

  • 21:830:304  Cognitive Processes (3)
  • 21:830:330  Psychology of Learning (3)
  • 21:830:411  Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience (3)
  • 21:830:484  Behavioral Neuroscience (3)

Social/Developmental/Abnormal Area (6 credits)

  • 21:830:323  Developmental Psychology (3)
  • 21:830:335  Social Psychology (3)
  • 21:830:363  Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • 21:830:371  Personality (3)
  • 21:830:405  Psychology of Emotions (3)

45 Credits of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Courses Taken at SHP

PSRT1101  Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3)

PSRT1102  Communication Techniques (3)

PSRT1103  Group Dynamics (3)

PSRT1204  Clinical Principles in Psychiatric Rehab (3)

PSRT4119  Clinical Practicum I (6)

PSRT2121  Community Resource Management (3)

PSRT4121  Case Management Approaches (3)

PSRT4129  Clinical Practicum II (6)

PSRT2131  Emerging Topics in Psychiatric Rehab (3)

A total of four 3-credit PSRT elective courses (12)

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