Major Requirements

The major requires 36 credits of history courses with a grade of C or higher. These courses may include offerings at NJIT (HIST prefix) and Rutgers (510 and 512 prefixes). The B.A. in History also requires a minimum of 120 total credits, including completion of the General Education Requirements. Each student's program of study is subject to approval by an advisor or by the chairperson of the department. Specific requirements are as follows:

Western Civilization
R510 201Hist Of West Civ3
R510 202History Of West. Civ. 13
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
Historical Methodology & Research
Select one of the following courses:3
Perspectives in History
Perpectives in History
Select one of the following Seminars: 2, 3, 43
Seminar - Research 4
Seminar:Research 4
Senior Seminar in History
HSS 404Humanities Senior Seminar - History3
History Electives
Nine credits in history 49
Total Credits36

B.A. in History

(120 credits minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0
Mathematics GER 3
Social Sciences(lower-level) 3
Natural Science GER 3
R510 201 Hist Of West Civ 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
CS 100
Roadmap to Computing
or Computer Science with Business Problems
3
R510 202 History Of West. Civ. 3
Natural Sciences with lab 4
 Term Credits16
Second Year
1st Semester
American History Elective 3
Global or Comparative History Elective 3
Legal Studies Section A Elective 3
Legal Studies Section B Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
American History Elective 3
Global or Comparative History Elective 3
Legal Studies Section C Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1
 Term Credits16
Third Year
1st Semester
R510 315
Perspectives in History
or Perpectives in History
3
History Elective 3
Legal Studies Section D Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History 3
History Upper Level Elective 3
Legal Studies Section E elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
R510 490 Seminar:Research 3
 Term Credits18
 Total Credits96

 Transfer from Professional Program

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