BA in Communication Degrees: Literature and English Education Tracks

Track Options in Literature and English Education*  (24 credits)

NJIT courses:

  • Eng 369 Creative Writing
  • Lit 320 American Literature *
  • Lit 321 British Literature
  • Lit 325 Special Topics in Literature
  • Lit 330 World Literature I: North America, Latin America and the Carribean, Australia and Oceana *
  • Lit 331 World Literature II: Africa and Middle East and Europe *
  • Lit 340 Contemporary Literature
  • Lit 350 Fiction
  • Lit 352 20th Century European Fiction
  • Lit 355 Poetry *
  • Lit 360 Drama
  • Lit 361 20th Century American Drama
  • Lit 362 Non-Western Drama
  • Lit 363 Ethnic and Minority Drama
  • Lit 364 Modern Continental and British Drama
  • Lit 365 Non-Fiction
  • Lit 370 Literature and Diversity
  • Lit 372 African-American Literature
  • Lit 374 Women and Literature
  • Lit 376 Latin American Literature
  • Lit 378 Literature and Nature
  • Lit 380 Historical Literature
  • Lit 382 The Comic Tradition in English and American Literature
  • Lit 384 American Musical Theater
  • Lit 386 Science Fiction
  • Lit 388 The Russian Novel and Short Story

Rutgers-Newark courses:

  • 350:308 Foundations of Literary Study
  • 350:221 Survey of English Literature
  • 352:223 Survey of American Literature
  • 352:300 American Poetry
  • 350:311 17th Century Literature
  • 350:313 Art of Satire
  • 350:315, 316 English Renaissance Literature
  • 350:317 Readings in English Pre-Romantics
  • 350:318 English Biography & Autobiography 18th Century
  • 350:319, 320 Shakespeare
  • 350:323, 324 English Drama to 1624
  • 350:325, 326 The 18th Century
  • 350:329,330 The Romantic Period
  • 350:333,334 The Victorian Period
  • 352:337, 338 American Literature of the 19th Century
  • 350:339, 340 Major Writers of the 20th Century
  • 350:343, 344 The Bible as Literature
  • 350:345, 346 Modern Drama
  • 350:349 The English Novel
  • 350:353, 354 Modern & Contemporary English Novel
  • 352:361 Studies in American Authors
  • 352:363 The Novel in America
  • 350:365 World Drama to 1900
  • 350:367 Restoration Literature
  • 350:368 Restoration & 18th Century Drama
  • 350:371 Milton
  • 350:373 Chaucer
  • 350:377 Science Fiction, Technology & Society
  • 350:378 Middle English Literature (aside from Chaucer)
  • 350:380 European Renaissance & English Literature
  • 350:385 18th & 19th Century Drama
  • 350:395 Nuclear War & Literature
  • 350:405,406 Major Victorian Authors
  • 350:411 Development of English Language
  • 350:429 Aspects of the European Novel
  • 350:431 World Novel to 1900
  • 350:440 Seminar Medieval Literature
  • 350:467 Recent Trends in British Drama
  • 350:479 Major British Authors
  • 350:480 Major British Authors
  • 352:343, 344 American Literature of the 20th Century
  • 352:350 Vietnam War & American Literature
  • 352:376 Modern American Poetry
  • 352:377, 378 Contemporary American Literature
  • 352:420 Recent Trends in American Fiction
  • 352:468 Recent Trends in American Drama
  • 350:342 Modern English Poetry
  • 352:301 American Poetry
  • 352:333 American Drama
  • 352:348, 349 Minorities in American Literature
  • 352:351 Crime & Punishment in American Literature
  • 352:362 Studies in American Authors
  • 352:364 The Novel in America
  • 352:368, 369 Special Topics in American Literature
  • 352:395, 396 African American Literature
  • 352:415, 416 Seminar in American Literature

Other courses at NJIT and Rutgers Newark can be taken with the approval of the program director.

* Requirements for English Teaching Certificate Option

  • 30 credits in education courses at R-N
  • 7 Free Electives (21), Co-op 1 and Co-op 2 (6), 2 Track Options (6),
  • 30 credits in literature courses, consisting of
  • 8 Focus Area (24), and Senior Project (3), or any other combination leading to 27 credits in literature plus a literature-related Senior Project