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Requirements for the Minor (20 semester hours)PHY 200General Physics I3PHY 201General Physics II3PHY 203Introduction to Modern Physics3PHY 300Mechanics3PHY 305Electricity and Magnetism3 One other 300 or 400 level physics course3
Piano at Westminster Choir College has multiple dimensions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It fosters the development of students who perform on a high level as soloists, as artistteachers and as collaborators with other performing artists. A strong foundation of technique and knowledge of piano literature and style are essential to all the foregoing. The department also provides instruction for undergraduate students who need keyboard skills in order to function effectively throughout their professional careers.
Piano at Westminster Choir College has multiple dimensions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It fosters the development of students who perform on a high level as soloists, as artistteachers and as collaborators with other performing artists. A strong foundation of technique and knowledge of piano literature and style are essential to all the foregoing. The department also provides instruction for undergraduate students who need keyboard skills in order to function effectively throughout their professional careers.
The Piano Pedagogy minor is open as an option to Westminster Choir College undergraduates other than Piano majors. Interested students must be accepted by the Piano Faculty and should then declare the minor by completing a form available in the Assistant Registrar’s Office.Acceptance to Minor:
Political communication is an interdisciplinary minor that is designed to understand the matter in which new technologies and strategies of communication change the emerging political order, and the matter in which the emerging political order structures the dissemination of information among citizens of the United States and other nations.
The Political Science Department at Rider University offers two majors, one in the discipline of Political Science and another in Global Studies. In addition to education in the main areas of the discipline, Political Science majors can take a concentration in Pre-Law, Practical Politics, American Politics, International Relations and Comparative Politics, or Political Theory.
The Music Program on Rider University's main campus in Lawrenceville, NJ offers two degrees in music.  The Bachelor of Arts in Popular Music Culture presents students with a focused study in twentieth- and twenty-first century popular music in a unique context that will give them an unrivalled advantage in any professional aspect of popular music, and the Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts/Music tr
The Popular Music Culture Minor requires 18 credits. Popular Music Culture MinorRequired Courses
Rider's post baccalaureate premedical studies program is most appropriate for career changers who have not yet taken the undergraduate science course prerequisites for admission to medical school, dental school, veterinary school, etc.
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Rider University offers students with baccalaureate degrees the opportunity to take the undergraduate science course prerequisites for medical, dental, veterinary or graduate school.
Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership and Supervision (Principal Certificate)The Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership and Supervision is a sequence option designed for candidates who aspire to school leadership positions as a director, assistant principal, or principal. Candidates have completed a master’s degree and hold New Jersey certification as a supervisor. A second course in supervision (EDAD-511) is required of candidates who have previously taken only one course in a state-approved supervisory certification sequence.
Principal Leadership Cohort • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (M.A.)  Now accepting applications.<
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A Comprehensive Education The Psychology Department is designed to meet the needs of various types of students and to develop a broad understanding of the many topic areas within psychology. The program is committed to helping students: understand and appreciate both the scientific foundations and human service aspects of the field of psychology develop and apply oral, written, analytical and critical-thinking skills applied to psychological issues, questions and problems
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology helps students develop analytical and research skills - strengths that every employer values - and prepare them for a variety of careers in business, social service agencies, and others.Download the Psychology Fact SheetOur dedicated faculty in the Department of Psychology help students:
This program specialization prepares students to become certified teachers of psychology. It is available to students enrolled in the elementary or social studies education programs. Students must elect psychology or social studies as the second major accompanying the education major and take the appropriate psychology internship (PSY-480: Field Work Internships in Psychology).
Public Relations students at Rider study the theories behind effective public communication. Students learn all facets of practical campaigns, learning from professionals in the field as well as their professors. In the capstone course, students work with local corporate or nonprofit clients. Classroom experiences are augmented by membership in the Rider Public Relations Society.
The Public Relations Certificate is designed for students who have or are pursuing a baccalaureate degree and wish to specialize in the area of public relations. The 24-credit program includes courses in writing for the media, publication design, speech communication, as well as other areas of public relations. Upon completion of the program, students with a baccalaureate degree receive an official Public Relations Certificate.