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Course Notation Information
Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Data Science 219
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
Learning Goals
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Minor in Creative Writing
Teacher Certification
Prerequisites for English Courses
Courses (English 350)
Courses (American Literature 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience (Geology 460)
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latina/o Studies 597
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Translation and Interpreting Studies 942
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
Administration and Faculty
Consortium with New Jersey Institute of Technology
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Academic Foundations Center
Honors College
Honors Living-Learning Community
Academic Policies and Procedures
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses English (350 and 352)  

English (350, 352)

Department of English

Hill Hall



The English major and minor are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark.

Chair: Jack Lynch

Distinguished Professors:

Rigoberto González, B.A., M.A., California; M.F.A., Arizona State

Rachel Hadas, B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Johns Hopkins; Ph.D., Princeton

John Keene, B.A., Harvard; M.F.A., New York




Frances Bartkowski, B.A., Montclair State College; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

Belinda Edmondson, B.A., Southern Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern


Carol F. Heffernan, B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Wisconsin; Ph.D., New York

Cathy Park Hong, B.A., Oberlin; M.F.A, Iowa

Laura Lomas, B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia


Jack Lynch, B.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Brenda Shaughnessy, B.A., California (Santa Cruz); M.F.A., Columbia


Associate Professors:

Sadia Abbas, B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Brown

Patricia Akhimie, B.A., Princeton; M.F.A., Michigan; Ph.D., Columbia


David Baker, B.A., Bennington College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia


Sterling Bland, B.A., M.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., New York

Manu Chander, B.A. Wesleyan; M.F.A., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Brown

Alice Elliott Dark, B.A., Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Antioch (London)


Stuart Hirschberg, A.B., Columbia; M.A., Wagner College; Ph.D., New York

Malcolm Kiniry, B.A., Tufts; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Assistant Professors:

Frank García, B.A., California (Riverside); M.A., Ph.D., Illinois

Melanie Hill, B.A., Virginia; M.A., George Mason; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Naomi Jackson, B.A., Williams; M.A., Cape Town; M.F.A, Iowa

Akil Kumarasamy, B.A., Barnard; M.F.A., Michigan

Amir Moosavi, B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., New York

Assistant Teaching Professor:

Catherine Fitzpatrick, B.A., Oxford; M.A., London; Ph.D., Sheffield

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