(107 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 116
Mathematics of Design
or General Calculus I
3
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Computer Science with Business Problems
3
Physical Science Lab 1
Physical Education:GUR 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
IS 270 Designing the Multimedia Experience 3
IT 201 Information Design Techniques 3
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World  
The Modern World  
The Twentieth-Century World  
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
ENG 352 Technical Writing 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
 Term Credits16
Summer
ECON 201 Economics 3
Physical Science 3
 Term Credits6
Second Year
1st Semester
ENG 333 Cybertext 3
ENG 302 Communication Theory 3
ENG 353 Composing Documents for Print 3
HSS Elective 3
ENG 339 Practical Journalism 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
ENG 340 Oral Presentations 3
ENG 354 Composing Documents for the Web 3
HIST 345 Communication through the Ages 3
COM 303 Video Narrative 3
 Term Credits15
Summer
HSS Elective 3
Concentration Elective-Law Policy 3
 Term Credits6
Third Year
1st Semester
Track Option Elective 3
Track Option Elective 3
PTC Elective 3
Concentration Elective- Law Policy 3
Concentration Elective- Law Policy 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ENG 496 Senior Project-Communication and Media 3
HSS Honors Capstone 3
Track Option Elective 3
Track Option Elective 3
Concentration Elective-Law /Policy 3
Select one of the following: 3
Fiction  
Poetry  
Drama  
Non-Fiction  
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits108

The Three year undergraduate component contains only 107 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 on 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/