History and Literature

The College’s learning objectives call for effective written and oral communication, effective reading, multiple modes of inquiry, an understanding of intercultural relations, and an ability to address major questions of our time. All students must therefore complete 9 credits in history and literature.

This requirement must be fulfilled with three 3-credit courses. At least one of these three courses must be chosen from a list of approved courses offered by the History Department; at least one must be chosen from a list of approved courses offered by either the English Department or the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The third course must be chosen from a list of approved courses offered by any of these departments.

 

Courses that satisfy this requirement include:



21:350:205 Fiction Into Film
21:350:206 Shakespeare for the 21st Century
21:350:210 Literature and Medicine
21:350:211 Children's Literature
21:350:212 Myth in Literature
21:350:215 Literary Masterpieces
21:350:223 Introduction to Global Literature
21:350:230 Comics and Graphic Novels
21:350:231 The Art of Satire
21:350:232 The Gothics
21:350:233 Whose English?
21:350:248 Literature and Controversy
21:350:253 Green Literature: Reading and Writing the Earth
21:350:256 Caribbean Literature
21:350:391 Honors Topics in Literature
21:350:392 Honors Topics in Literature
21:352:209 Literature of New Jersey
21:352:211 Contemporary American Literature
21:352:212 Contemporary American Literature
21:352:213 American Literature of the 19th Century to 1865
21:352:214 American Literature of the 19th Century  from 1865
21:352:225 The Literature of Social Protest in the United States
21:352:230 Race, Nation, and Borders in American Literature
21:352:250 Literature of the American Revolution
21:352:337 American Literature of the 19th Century
21:352:338 American Literature of the 19th Century
21:352:396 Honors Topics in American Literature
21:352:397 Honors Topics in American Literature
21:510:201 Western Civilization I
21:510:202 Western Civilization II
21:510:207 History of Colonial Latin America
21:510:208 History of Modern Latin America
21:510:209 Introduction to Caribbean History
21:510:240 Women in European History
21:510:255 Ancient Greek Civilization
21:510:256 Roman Civilization
21:510:257 Greco-Roman Myth
21:510:263 History of Africa I
21:510:264 History of Africa II
21:510:280 South Asian History I
21:510:281 South Asian History II
21:510:286 Ancient Near East
21:510:287 Islamic Civilization I
21:510:288 Islamic Civilization II
21:510:297 Far Eastern History I
21:510:298 Far Eastern History II
21:510:358 Twentieth Century Europe
21:510:396 Honors Non-American History
21:510:397 Honors Non-American History
21:512:201 US History I
21:512:202 US History II
21:512:203 History of Newark
21:512:204 LGBT History
21:512:217 Intro to Public History
21:512:230 History of American Immigration
21:512:231 America's Pacific: Asian American History
21:512:233 African American History I
21:512:234 African American History II
21:512:265 American Legal History I
21:512:266 American Legal History II
21:512:273 History of Women in the United States to 1877
21:512:274 History of Women in the United States 1877-Present
21:512:297 History of Foreign Affairs I
21:512:298 History of American Foreign Affairs II
21:512:371 Contemporary America
21:512:391 Honors American History
21:512:392 Honors American History
21:560:311 Italian Literature in English Translation 
21:560:312 Italian Literature in English Translation
21:812:250 Portuguese Literature in English Translation 
21:812:252 Film and Literature of Lusophone Africa
21:812:312 Portuguese Literature in English Translation
21:812:319 Intro to Brazilian Literature in English Translation
21:812:350 Literature and Film of Lusophone Africa
21:812:391 Honors Topics in Portuguese Literature in English Translation
21:812:392 Honors Topics in Portuguese Literature in English Translation
21:940:207 Introduction to Spanish Literature
21:940:208 Introduction to Latin American Literature in Spanish
21:940:250 Latin American Literature in English Translation 
21:940:311 Spanish Peninsular Literature in English Translation
21:940:312 Spanish Peninsular Literature in English Translation: 18th to 20th Century
21:940:344 Introduction to Latin American Literature in English Translation
21:940:348 Hispanic Film and Literature
21:940:391 Honors Topics in Spanish Literature in English Translation
21:940:392 Honors Topics in Spanish Literature in English Translation