(115 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Computer Science with Business Problems
3
General Bio I with Lab 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
General Bio 2 3
ENG 352 Technical Writing 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
 Term Credits16
Summer
IT 201 Information Design Techniques 3
Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World  
The Modern World  
The Twentieth-Century World  
IS 270 Designing the Multimedia Experience 3
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
 Term Credits13
Second Year
1st Semester
Track Option Elective 3
ENG 302 Communication Theory 3
ENG 353 Composing Documents for Print 3
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
ENG 339 Practical Journalism 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
Track Option Elective 3
ENG 354 Composing Documents for the Web 3
ENG 333 Cybertext 3
Track Option Elective 3
HSS Elective 3
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
 Term Credits22
Summer
HSS Elective 3
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits7
Third Year
1st Semester
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
HSS Honors Capstone Elective 3
ENG 340 Oral Presentations 3
ENG 496 Senior Project-Communication and Media 3
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
HIST 345 Communication through the Ages 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
Concentration Elective-Medical Sci./Policy Elective 3
Concentration Elective-Medical Sci./Policy Elective 3
Concentration Elective-Medical Sci./Policy Elective 3
 Term Credits17
 Total Credits119

The three year undergraduate component contains only 115 credits but assumes acceptance into a medical school program-the first year of medical school replaces the credits of the fourth year of the undergraduate major.

Concentration Elective (Medical Sci./Policy)

Students should select from the following courses and other electives, in consultation with their advisor.

R120 104Human Health & Disease3
R120 205Environmental Issues3
HIST 379History of Medicine3
HIST 380History of Public Health3
HIST 381Germs Genes and Body: Sci. and Tech. in Modern Medicine3

Electives

Social Sciences (lower-level) GUR 1
Select one of the following:3
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Select one of the following:3
Society, Technology, and the Environment
Technology, Society and Culture: An American View
Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
LIT 3XX
Literature course
HIST 3XX
History course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
3XX
Approved 300-level course at Rutgers-Newark
Open Elective in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:
ENG 3XX
English course
HIST 3XX
History course
LIT 3XX
Literature course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
SS 3XX
Social Science course
THTR 3XX
Theatre course
History of Architecture IV
3XX
Approved 300-level Rutgers-Newark course
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
The Pre-Modern World
The Modern World
The Twentieth-Century World
R510 2XX
200-level history course at Rutgers-Newark
R512 2XX
200-level history course at Rutgers-Newark
Capstone Seminar in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Take one of the following. Honors College students take honors section:3
Humanities Senior Seminar - Literature
Humanities Senior Seminar - History
Humanities Senior Seminar - Philosophy
Humanities Senior Seminar - English
Humanities Senior Seminar - Theater
Humanities Senior Seminar - Science, Technology, and Society
Humanities Senior Seminar - Social Science
Natural Sciences GUR
Seven credits from courses in biology, botany, chemistry, geology, physics 27
Physical Education GUR
PE 1XXPhysical education course1
Physical Education course1

Foreign Language (I, II, III, IV) Electives

B.S. students concentrating in Literature can take 12 credits of a foreign language in lieu of literature courses. The language and choice of courses is determined in consultation with the advisor.

Art or Architecture Electives

A number of courses offered by the New Jersey School of Architecture or Rutgers-Newark can be used to fulfill this requirement. See the advisor for appropriate courses.

Technology Electives

See the advisor for appropriate courses.

Communication and Media Track Options

  • Digital Expression
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Media Arts
  • Professional and Technical Communication
  • Theatre Arts

All concentrations require courses (twenty-four credits) and should be selected in consultation with the program director from a variety of NJIT and Rutgers-Newark course offerings.

Please consult the Humanities Department website for specific course listing. http://humanities.njit.edu/