Information for Students

PERMITS

If you are having trouble registering for a history course, you may need a permit.  If your registration error reads prerequisite needed, cohort, or year, please contact the Academic Coordinator Maureen O'Rourke at history@njit.edu.  In your e-mail please include your student number, the course and section in which you would like to enroll, and the error code that you receive when you try to register.  If the course is closed you may place yourself on the Registrar's Waiting List available on your registration screen.   For all sections of HIST 213 for Fall 2017, please use this Google form:  

WORKSHEETS FOR HISTORY MAJORS; LAW, TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE MAJORS, HISTORY MINORS AND LEGAL STUDIES MINORS

SYLLABI FOR HISTORY COURSES TAUGHT AT NJIT

Listed below are recently offered courses and those that will be coming up in the near future.  Not all courses are taught each semester.  The syllabi gathered here are intended to provide background information.  Syllabi for the current semester are uploaded to Moodle and to this page as they become available.

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

  • HIST 213    The 20th Century World
  • HIST 214     Technology and Culture in American History
  • HIST 312     Professional Development in the Law
  • HIST 341    The American Experience
  • HIST 334    The Environmental History of North America
  • HIST 345   Communication Through the Ages
  • HIST 362    Sex, Gender and the Law in American History
  • HIST 365    Comparative Colonial History
  • HIST 367    International Law & Diplomacy in History
  • HIST 369    Law & Society in History
  • HIST 370    Legal Issues in the History of Media
  • HIST 373    The Rise of Modern Science
  • HIST 375    Legal Issues in Environmental History
  • HIST 377    Cities in History: Regulating the American City in the 20th Century
  • HIST 378    Medicine & Health Law in Modern America
  • HIST 379    The History of Medicine
  • HIST 380    History of Public Health
  • HIST 381    Germs, Genes and Body:  Science and Technology in Modern Medicine
  • HIST 382    War and Society
  • HIST 383    The Making of Modern Thought
  • HIST 384     Invention and Regulation
  • HIST 385    Technology & Society in European & World History
  • HIST 386    Technology in American History
  • HIST 387     Computers, Innovators and History
  • HIST 388     Twentieth Century Britain
  • HIST 390    Historical Problems of the 20th Century Through Film
  • HIST 391     The Industrial Revolution in World History
  • HIST 490    Seminar--Research (Required for History Majors.)  

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES SENIOR SEMINAR

HSS Senior Seminars, sometimes called Capstones, are taken in the senior year, when a student has successfully completed 91 credit hours toward the bachelor's Degree.  In the recent past capstones have been taught by the following instructors:

Recent HSS Capstones by Instructor and Topic

Instructor

HSS Senior Seminar Topic

Dr. Elektra Kostopoulou

 Crisis in the Middle East (See these You Tube clips

Dr Alison Lefkovitz

The Civil Rights Revolution and the Law 


Murder in United States History

Dr Elizabeth Petrick
 

Civil Rights and Disability
The Digital World
Law in the Digital World
Dr. Stephen Pemberton Medicine in the Media
Dr. Kyle Riismandel The History of the American Suburb
Dr. Karl Schweizer War and Misperception
War, Technology and Power Politics
Special Forces: Operations, Tactics and Weapons
Nazi Germany
Conflict Resolution

 

GRADUATE COURSES

  • HIST 622    Culture and Science in the History of American Medicine
  • HIST 626     Social History of American Medicine Since 1800
  • HIST 628    Gender, Science and Technology in the Modern World
  • HIST 632     Technology, Culture and History
  • HIST 638     Social History of Communication

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