Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Psychology
The B.S. in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology is a double-major, joint-degree program from Georgian Court University and the Rutgers School of Health Professions (Rutgers-SHP).
This program will prepare you to help others boost their quality of life despite having a mental health impairment that impacts their lives. As a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner, you’ll provide collaborative, person-directed, and individualized services that focus on helping people develop skills and access resources needed to increase their capacity for successful and satisfied lives. As part of the program, you will complete five semesters at GCU and finish the last three semesters at the Rutgers campus in either Scotch Plains or Stratford, New Jersey.
To earn this degree, students must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including General Education requirements and the major requirements below.
Major Sequence for Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Psychology
The GCU Psychology major for students in this program includes:
|PS111||Introduction to Psychology||3.0|
|or PS113||Foundations of Psychology|
|PS214||Intermediate Issues in Psychology||3.0|
|Select one of the following three developmental courses: PS221, PS224, or PS227||3.0|
|PS232||Intro to Stats for the Beh Sciences||3.0|
|PS270||Theories of Personality||3.0|
|PS332||Psychology of Learning||3.0|
|or PS360||Cognitive Psychology|
|PS333||Intro to Applied Behavior Analysis||3.0|
|PS430||Rsrch Mthds & Stats for the Beh Sciences||3.0|
The SHP Psychiatric Rehabilitation major includes three semesters of coursework at Rutgers SHP. For current curriculum and course descriptions, consult https://shp.rutgers.edu/psychiatric-rehabilitation/bachelor-of-science-in-psychiatric-rehabilitation-and-psychology/).
Transfer Regulations for Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Psychology
Students must complete a minimum of 21 credits in the Psychology program at Georgian Court including PS431 Experimental Psychology.
For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.