Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
Select one of the following: 4
Calculus I  
Mathematics of Design  
General Calculus I  
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Computer Science with Business Problems
3
Lab Science 4
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World (Select one of the following:)  
The Modern World (Select one of the following:)  
The Twentieth-Century World (Select one of the following:)  
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
Lab Science 4
ENG 352 Technical Writing 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
 Term Credits17
Summer
ECON 201 Economics 3
IT 201 Information Design Techniques 3
 Term Credits6
Second Year
1st Semester
Track Option Elective 3
Law/Polic Elective 3
ENG 353 Composing Documents for Print 3
HUM Elective 3
ENG 339 Practical Journalism 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ENG 340 Oral Presentations 3
ENG 354 Composing Documents for the Web 3
HUM Elective 2
HIST 345 Communication through the Ages 3
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
 Term Credits17
Summer
ENG 336 Advanced Composition 3
 Term Credits3
Third Year
1st Semester
COM 303 Video Narrative 3
Track Option Elective 1 3
ENG 369 Creative Writing 3
Concentration Elective - Law Policy 3
Concentration Elective - Law Policy 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ENG 496 Senior Project-Communication and Media 3
Track Option Elective 1 3
Track Option Elective 1 3
Select one of the following: 3
Fiction  
Poetry  
Drama  
Non-Fiction  
HSS Honors Capstone 3
Concentration Elective - Law Policy 3
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits105
1

Course to be approved by program director; numerous courses at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark apply. 

The three year undergraduate component contains only 105 credits but assumes acceptance into a law school program-the first year of law school replaces the credits of the fourth year of the undergraduate major.

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
HUM 211The Pre-Modern World3
HUM 212The Modern World3
HIST 213The Twentieth-Century World3
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
Select one of the following. Honors College students register for 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

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/