What classes are available?
Reference the course schedule to see what courses are being offered. If you do not see the course on the schedule, the course is not being offered this semester.
How many classes can I take?
Students ordinarily may take up to 19 (undergraduate) or 12 (graduate) credits per semester. If you'd like to take classes beyond that limit, consult the table below to confirm your eligibility, then email your advisor to make the request.
|Undergraduate Students (Increase to 21 credits)||Graduate Students (Increase to 15 credits)|
|Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors; Seniors with more than one semester remaining
Minimum GPA: 3.0
|M1 students (fewer than 9 credits completed)
Minimum GPA: 3.6
No minimum GPA, but must be in good academic standing
|M2 students and above
Minimum GPA: 3.4
How should I choose my classes?
There are a number of resources available to guide your course selection process. It is the student's responisibility to be aware of what courses are required for his or her program and what the prerequisites are. If you have questions after reviewing the information below, please ask an advisor or peer advisor.
Utilize DegreeWorks's functions to assist you with planning for next semester.
|Degree Audit||Degree Planner||GPA Calculator||What If|
|Identify courses in your major/program||Create an academic plan to help ensure a timely graduation||Determine what grades you need to achieve your desired GPA||Explore other majors/programs|
You can access DegreeWorks online via Highlander Pipeline.
- Log into my.njit.edu
- Select the "Student" tab
- Select "Banner Self Service"
- Select "Student"
- Select "DegreeWorks"
These charts, grids, or checklists can serve as guides for which courses to in what order. For the semester-by-semester breakdowns, adjust accordingly based on your placement exams, AP credits, and any transfer courses.
|Bioinformatics||Sequence Chart||Business and Information Systems||Course Grid
|Business and Information Systems||Sequence Chart||Information Systems||Course Grid
|Computer Science (BA)||Sequence Chart||(All other Master's programs should refer to DegreeWorks)|
|Computer Science (BS)||Sequence Chart|
|Computing and Business||Sequence Chart|
|Human Computer Interaction||Sequence Chart|
|Information Technology||Sequence Chart|
|Information Systems||Sequence Chart|
|Web and Information Systems||Sequence Chart|