(120 credits minimum)

Major Requirements

The Law, Technology and Culture (LTC) B.A. requires 45 credits of major courses with a grade of C or higher. These courses may include offerings at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark. The B.A. in LTC 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.

The 45 credits of LTC major courses are taken from the following four categories: 

(1) Nine credits of legal foundations core courses, which treat aspects of the law in relation to history, philosophy, business, and basic principles of jurisprudence and legal thought, writing, and research:

Recommended Legal Foundations Core Courses
Select three of the following:9
The Founding of the American Nation
Sex, Gender, and the Law in American History
American Law in the World
Law and Society in History
Business Law I
Philosophy of Law and Social Justice
Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Technology
Intro Law And Legal Res
Total Credits9

(2) Twelve credits of LTC core courses, which treat the history, policy, and practice of law in relation to engineering, environment, health, information technology, and media:

Recommended LTC Core Courses
Select four of the following:12
Environmental Law
Legal issues in the History of Media
Law and Evidence
Legal Issues in Environmental History
Medicine and Health Law in Modern America
Invention and Regulation
Legal Aspects of Engineering
Privacy and Information Technology
Digital Crime
Information Technology and the Law
Environm Pol & Policy
Total Credits12

(3) Eighteen credits of law-related electives and other approved courses offered at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark that fit each student's special interests. Examples include:

Recommended Law-Related Electives 1
Select six of the following:18
The Rise of Modern Science
Product Liability Engineering
Intro Criminal Justice
Amer Legal Hist
American Legal History II
Case Process:Law & Courts
Us Hist In The Court
Sex Law & Public Pol
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
Judicial Process
International Law
Amer Constitutl Dev
and Amer Constitutl Dev
Law & Public Policy (Writing Intensive)
Law & Society
Total Credits18

(4) Six credits of focused senior coursework: HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History, in which students prepare a project or write a thesis in a relevant field, and HIST 310 Co-op in Law, Technology, Culture and History I, which provides a hands-on, law-related experience as an intern in a law firm, non-profit or government agency, science- or technology-based corporation, or other relevant organization.

Law-Focused Senior Courses
HIST 310Co-op in Law, Technology, Culture and History I3
HSS 404Humanities Senior Seminar - History (Must Be Approved Law-Related HSS 404)3
Total Credits6

B. A. in Law, Technology and Culture

(120 credits minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
R 790:201 American National Government 3
Natural Science GER 3
MGMT 290 Business Law I 3
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
Social Science GER 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Math GER non-statistics 3
Law Related Elective 3
Computing GER 3
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
Legal Foundations elective 3
Law Related Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
Natural Science GER 3
LTC Core Elective 3
Natural Sciences Labratory GER 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Law Technology and Culture Core Elective in History 3
Law Technology and Culture Core Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Legal Foundations Elective in History 3
Free Elective 1 1
 Term Credits16
Third Year
1st Semester
Law Technology and Culture Core Elective 3
Law Technology and Culture Core Elective 3
Law Related Elective 3
Free Elective 3
HSS 404 Humanities Senior Seminar - History 3
HIST 310 Co-op in Law, Technology, Culture and History I 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
Law Related Elective 3
Law Related Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1,2 1
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits96

Transfer from Professional Program

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Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
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