Accelerated B.A. in History/D.P.T. 

Major Requirements 

The accelerated B.A. in history requires 36 credits of history courses with a grade of C or higher. The history courses may include offerings at NJIT (HIST prefix) and Rutgers (510 and 512 prefixes). The accelerated history student must complete a minimum of 104 total undergraduate credits, inclusive of NJIT's General Education Requirements, prior to advancing to professional training in their fourth year. Each student's program of study is subject to approval by their academic advisor for the history major.

Required History Courses for Accelerated B.A./D.P.T. 

Western Civilization 

R510 201Hist Of West Civ3
R510 202History Of West. Civ.3

American History 

Six credits in U.S. History courses (any level) 6 

Global/Comparative History 

Six credits in Asian, African, Latin American, World, or Comparative History courses (any level) 6 

History of Medicine/Health 

Select two of the following:[1]

HIST 378Medicine and Health Law in Modern America3
HIST 379History of Medicine3
HIST 380History of Public Health3
HIST 381Sci & Tech In Modern Medicine3

Historical Methodology & Research 

R510 315Perspectives in History3
or R510 316 Perpectives in History

Select one of the following one-semester Senior History Seminars[2][3]

R510 490Seminar:Research3
HIST 490Seminar - Research3

Free History Electives 

Six credits in history (upper level)[4]

 

[1] At least one of these courses must be taken in an honors section. Each history of medicine/health course can count either as an American History course or as a course in Global/Comparative History (as determined by the academic advisor).

[2] Successful completion of a R510 316 Perspectives in History and HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History are required prior to enrollment in HIST 490 Seminar Research or R510 490 Seminar: Research.

[3] All majors write a research paper that incorporates methods of historiography and research learned in the seminar. An honors level of scholarship is expected from students enrolled in the Albert Dorman Honors College.

[4] Must be HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History if upper-level HSS GER not otherwise satisfied. 

6-Year Accelerated Program in History (B.A.) and Physical Therapy (DPT) 

(104 credits at NJIT) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
R510 201 Hist Of West Civ 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
R510 202 History Of West. Civ. 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
 Term Credits18
Summer
US History Elective 3
Global/Comparative History Elective 3
 Term Credits6
Second Year
1st Semester
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Lab 1
BIOL 201 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 3
BIOL 202 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 1
STS 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
History of Medicine Elective 1 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
R510 315 Perspectives in History 3
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Lab 1
BIOL 340 Mammalian Physiology 4 4
STS 221 Introduction to Sociology 3
 Term Credits14
Third Year
1st Semester
HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History 3
History (Upper Level) Elective 3
BNFO 135
Programming for Bioinformatics
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
or Computer Science with Business Problems
3
BIOL 321 Comp Vertebrate Anatomy 5 4
History of Medicine Elective 1 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
HIST 490
Seminar - Research
or Seminar:Research
3
History (Upper Level) Elective 3
US History elective 3
Global/Comparative History Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits104

Transfer from Professional Program

Elective4
Elective3
Elective3
Elective3
Elective3

[1] At least one of these courses must be taken in an honors section. Each history of medicine/health course can count either as an American History course or as a course in Global/Comparative History (as determined by the academic advisor).

[2] Student should take whichever course is needed to satisfy any remaining U.S. history or Global/Comparative requirement.

[3] At least one of these courses must be taken in an honors section. Each history of medicine/health course can count either as an American History course or as a course in Global/Comparative History (as determined by the academic advisor).

[4] Students in the B.A./D.P.T. program can take R120 141 Anatomy & Physiology and R120 142 Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits each) at Rutgers or its equivalent (121/122) at Essex County Community College in place of BIOL 340 Mammalian Physiology and BIOL 321 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy. 

[5] Students in the B.A./D.P.T. program can take R120 141 Anatomy & Physiology and R120 142 Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits each) at Rutgers or its equivalent (121/122) at Essex County Community College in place of BIOL 340 Mammalian Physiology and BIOL 321 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy.