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Law, Technology and Culture, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Newark, NJ, United States
The Law, Technology and Culture program offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology represents the focal point for pre-law education at NJIT and a new way to prepare students at a technological university for careers in law and law-related areas of business and government, as well as for further graduate study in various disciplines. 
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Overview

By investigating the nature and significance of law in widely different cultures and historical periods, this program provides students with a broadly comparative perspective on the nature of legal thought and practice. Special features of the Law, Technology and Culture program offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology include: an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on law in relation to technology, media, environment, health, and culture.

An honors orientation, hands-on internships in law; a senior seminar in law, technology and culture; and a patent law option available to students pursuing careers as patent attorneys or patent examiners are among the benefits of this program that also. includes the opportunity for exceptionally well-qualified students to matriculate in an accelerated BA/JD program with the Seton Hall School of Law. In this "3 + 3" program students study for three years at NJIT and move on to Seton Hall School of Law or Pace School of Law to combine their senior year of the Bachelor of Arts in Law, Technology and Culture with their first year of law school.

Why Study Law, Technology, and Culture at NJIT?

Students who seek to pursue a career in law or related fields can study under the guidance of faculty who have specialized professionally in

  • legal and constitutional development
  • the role of law in science, medicine, and business
  • legal influences on media and communications
  • the interaction of law, policy, and politics

Our Program is Unique

In addition to our innovative curriculum, students who major in Law, Technology and Culture benefit from personal guidance in

  • crafting an individualized course of study
  • planning and applying to professional school

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits

    120-121

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • 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 
  • Philosophy of Law and Social Justice
  • Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Technology
  • Intro Law And Legal Res
  • Environmental Law
  • Legal issues in the History of Media
  • Legal Issues in Environmental History
  • Medicine and Health Law in Modern America
  • Legal Aspects of Engineering
  • Privacy and Information Technology
  • Digital Crime
  • Information Technology and the Law
  • Environm Pol & Policy
  • The Rise of Modern Science
  • Product Liability Engineering
  • Intro Criminal Justice
  • American Legal History 
  • Case Process:Law & Courts
  • Us Hist In The Court
  • Sex Law & Public Pol
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Judicial Process
  • International Law
  • Amer Constitutl Dev
  • Law & Public Policy (writing intensive)
  • Law & Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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