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Foundation Requirement Courses

  • Below are all of the (non-Gallatin) courses throughout NYU that have been reviewed by Gallatin faculty to fulfill the Foundation Requirement (liberal arts and historical and cultural requirements). This list will be updated as more courses are reviewed and approved. Please note that course numbers and titles may change.
  • To search for Gallatin courses that fulfill the Foundation Requirement (liberal arts and historical and cultural requirements), go to the Gallatin Courses page. Please note that the following do not fulfill any area of the foundation requirement: advanced writing courses (WRTNG-UG); arts workshops (ARTS-UG); community learning courses (CLI-UG); practicums (PRACT-UG); first-year program courses, including first-year interdisciplinary seminars and first-year writing and research seminars (FIRST-UG); and individualized projects including independent studies, tutorials, etc. (INDIV-UG).
  • Most courses on the list below were offered in prior semesters and may or may not be offered in a future semester. Students should consult the Albert Course Search to see when these courses are offered.
  • Special Topics courses may in some cases satisfy Gallatin's historical and cultural foundation requirement, but must be considered on a case-by-case basis.To request the review of a Special Topics course, students should complete a Foundation Requirement: Request to Review Course form.
  • To request that a new course be reviewed to fulfill one of the foundation requirements, students should complete a Foundation Requirement: Request to Review Course form.

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School Department Course # Title Lib Arts Hist & Cult
CAS Advanced Honors Seminars AHSEM-UA 147 The 14th Century -- When Europe Was Transformed     PREMOD
CAS Animal Studies ANST-UA All ANST-UA courses   SOC
 
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA All ANTH-UA (see note for exceptions)   SOC
 
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 104 Anthropology of South Asia   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 18 Slavery in Anthropological Perspective: Africa and the Ancient World   SOC
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 2 Human Evolution   MATH/SCI
 
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 20 African Literature   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 212 Prehistoric Art & Symbolic Evolution   SOC
  PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 219 Surveys of Regional Prehistory II: Prehistoric Europe to the End of the Ice Age   SOC
  PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 3 Archaeology: Early Societies & Cultures   SOC
  PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 331 Human Rights and Culture   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 351 Belief and Social Life in China   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 48 Cultural Symbols   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 50 Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution   SOC
  PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 9038 Indigenous Australian Art: An Analytical and Cultural Survey   SOC
  GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 9101 Society, Culture and Modernization in Ghana   SOC
  GLOBAL
Steinhardt Applied Statistics in Social Research APSTA-UE 10 Statistical Mysteries and How to Solve Them   MATH/SCI
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 10 Survey of Developmental Psychology   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 1038 Abnormal Psychology   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 1050 The Cultures of Psychology   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 1271 Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 13 Social Psychology   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 19 Introduction to Personality Theories   SOC
 
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 2 Introduction to Psychology and Its Principles   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Arabic Language ARABL-AD All ARABL-AD courses fulfill the HUM requirement   HUM
 
Steinhardt Art Theory & Critical Studies ARTCR-UE 55 Art of Now   HUM
 
CAS Art History ARTH-UA All ARTH-UA (see note for exceptions)   HUM
 
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 1 History of Western Art I   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 101 Birth of Greek Art: From the Bronze Age to the Geometric Period   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 102 Archaic and Classical Art: Greek and Etruscan   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 103 Hellenistic & Roman Art   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 104 Greek Architecture   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 105 Roman Architecture   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 110 Ancient Egyptian Art   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 150 Topics: Ancient Art: The Parthenon and Its Reception   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 2 History of Western Art II   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 201 Art of the Early Middle Ages   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 202 Romanesque Art   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 203 Gothic Art in Northern Europe   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 204 Art and Architecture in The Age of Giotto: Italian Art, 1200iV1400   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 205 Medieval Architecture   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 301 Architecture and Urbanism in Renaissance Europe   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 302 Architecture and Urbanism in the Age of the Baroque   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 303 Northern Renaissance Art, 1400iV1530   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 304 16th-Century Art North of The Alps   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 305 Italian Renaissance Sculpture   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 306 Early Masters of Italian Renaissance Painting   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 307 The Age of Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 308 The Golden Age of Venetian Painting   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 309 Italian Art in the Age of the Baroque   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 313 French Art: Renaissance to Rococo   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 315 Art in Spain from El Greco to Goya   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 350 Sp Tpcs Renaissance & Baroque Art: The “Golden Age” in Spain, Mexico, and Peru (ca. 1575 – 1700)   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 4 Medieval Art   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 5 Renaissance Art   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 510 East Asian Art I: China, Korea, Japan to 1000 C.E.   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 511 East Asian Art II: China, Korea, Japan from 1000 C.E. to Present   HUM
  EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 512 Arts of China   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 513 Intro to Chinese Painting   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 514 Chinese Landscape Painting   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 520 Arts of Japan   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 530 South Asian Art I: Indus Valley to 1200   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 531 South Asian Art II: 1200 to Present   HUM
  EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 540 Art in the Islamic World I: From the Prophet to the Mongols   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 541 Art in The Islamic World II: From the Mongols to Modernism   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 560 Arts of Africa   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 570 North American Indian Arts   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 661 Shaping the Urban Environment   SOC
 
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9005 Renaissance Art   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9011 British Art in London   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9150 Special Topics Ancient Art   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9250 Topics: Medieval Art: The Glory of Medieval France   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9300 Renaissance Art   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9301 European Architecture of the Renaissance   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9306 Early Masters of Italian Renaissance Painting   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9307 Age of Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9308 Florentine Villas: An Interpretation based on Historical and Social Factors   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9350 Renaissance Art in London   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9412 Shakespeare and the Elizabethian Stage   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9660 History of Czech Architecture   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9661 Art in Czech Lands   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9662 Czech Art and Architecture   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 98 Art in The Islamic World   HUM
  GLOBAL
Steinhardt American Sign Language ASL-UE 91 American Sign Language   HUM
 
Abu Dhabi Biology BIOL-AD All BIOL-AD courses fulfill the math/science requirement   MATH/SCI
 
CAS Biology BIOL-UA All BIOL-UA courses   MATH/SCI
 
CAS Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA All CAMS-UA courses   SOC
 
CAS Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA 141 Child Brain Devel: App Frm Neurosci to Practice   MATH/SCI
 
Abu Dhabi Chemistry CHEM-AD All CHEM-UA courses fulfill the math/science requirement   MATH/SCI
 
CAS Chemistry CHEM-UA All CHEM-AD courses   MATH/SCI
 
Abu Dhabi Mandarin Chinese Language CHINL-AD All CHINL-AD courses fulfill the HUM requirement   HUM
 
Tisch Cinema Studies CINE-UT 51 American Cinema: 1960 to Present   HUM
 
CAS Classics CLASS-UA All CLASS-UA courses (see note for exceptions)   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA All COLIT-UG courses (see note below)   HUM
 
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 162 Reading and Representation in Early Modern Europe   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 104 Evolution of Literary Archetypes   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 106 The Epic Poem from Homer to Milton   HUM
  PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 160 Classical Literature and Philosophy   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 175 Topics in 18th Century Literature: Enlightenment Evil   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 270 Dante's Divine Comedy   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 425 Classics in Middle Ages and the Renaissance   HUM
  PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 721 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation II   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 726 Narrative Arts of Asia: Historical Epics of China and Japan   HUM
  PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 731 20th Century Chinese Literature in Translation   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 734 Japan Through Its Literature   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 844 Introduction to African Literature: African Literature and Culture   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9128 The Postcolonial in African Literature   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9136 Kafka and His Contexts   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9140 Post-War East European Poetry: The Still Unborn About the Dead   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9141 Mythic Images in Chinese & Western Narrative   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9666 African Women Speak   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9850 Colonialism and the Rise of Modern African Literature   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 100-399 All CORE-UA 100-399   MATH/SCI
 
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 400-499 All CORE-UA 400-499   HUM
 
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 500 Cultures & Contexts: Topics - The Silk Road and Central Asia     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 502 Cultures & Contexts: Islamic Societies     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 503 Cultures & Contexts: South Asia     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 505 Cultures & Contexts: Africa     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 506 Cultures & Contexts: The Chinese and Japanese Traditions     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 507 Cultures & Contexts: Japan     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 509 Cultures & Contexts: The Caribbean     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 510 Cultures & Contexts: Russia     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 511 Cultures & Contexts: Middle Eastern Societies     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 512 Cultures & Contexts: China     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 514 Cultures & Contexts: Ancient Israel     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 515 Cultures & Contexts: Latin America     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 516 Cultures & Contexts: India     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 528 Cultures & Contexts: Russia Since 1917     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 529 Cultures & Contexts: Contemporary Latino Cultures     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 532 Cultures & Contexts: African Diaspora     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 534 Cultures & Contexts: The Black Atlantic     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 536 Cultures & Contexts: Indigenous Australia     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 537 Cultures & Contexts: Modern Israel     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 538 Cultures & Contexts: Islamic Diasporas     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 539 Cultures & Contexts: Asian/Pacific/American Cultures     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 540 Cultures & Contexts: Mongol Asia and Its Legacy     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 541 Cultures & Contexts: New World Encounters     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 543 Cultures & Contexts: Korea     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 545 Cultures & Contexts: Egypt of the Pharaohs     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 546 Cultures & Contexts: Global Asia     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 555 Cultures & Contexts: Brazil     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 700-799 All CORE-UA 700-799   HUM
 
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 9510 Cultures & Contexts: Russia Between East & West     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 9515 Cultures and Contexts: Latin America     GLOBAL
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 9548 Cultures & Contexts: Prague - In the Heart of Central Europe     GLOBAL
Abu Dhabi CORE: Pathways of World Literature COREP-AD 61 Cultural Memory and Resistance   HUM
 
Abu Dhabi Computer Science CS-AD All CS-AD courses fulfill the math/science requirement   MATH/SCI
 
Steinhardt Communicative Sciences and Disorders CSCD-UE 17 Introduction to Communicative Sciences and Disorders   SOC
 
CAS Computer Science CSCI-UA All CSCI-UA courses   MATH/SCI
 
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA All DRLIT-UA courses (see note below)   HUM
 
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 663 Soviet Jewish Life Through the Prism of Literature and Film   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 110 History of Drama and Theatre I   HUM
  PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 210 Greek Drama   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 212 Roman Drama   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 220 English Drama to 1642   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 225 Shakespeare I   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 226 Shakespeare II   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 227 Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Theatre   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 230 Colloquium: Shakespeare   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 235 Restoration & 18th Century Drama   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 294 Theatre in Asia   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 35 Acting Medieval Literature   HUM
  PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 613 Japanese Cinema: Theory and History   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 702 Studies in Shakespeare   HUM
  EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 850 Introduction to Soviet Cinema   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 9412 Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Stage   HUM
  EARLY
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA All EAST-UA courses (see note for exceptions)   HUM
  GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 52 History of East Asia to 1850   HUM
  PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 722 Readings in Chinese Philosophy and Culture   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 723 Civ of Trad China I: T'Ang Dynasty, 618-906   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 724 Civ of Trad China II: Sung Dynasty 960-1279   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 726 Historical Epics of China and Japan   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 729 Traditional Drama of China and Japan   HUM
  EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 833 Tibetan Buddhism   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 837 Competing Images of the Sage: Confucius vs. Lao Tzu   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 91 East Asian Art I   HUM
  PREMOD
or GLOBAL
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 101 Principles of Microeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 102 Principles of Macroeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 103 International Economics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 104 Intermediate Macroeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 105 Intermediate Microeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 106 Understanding the Financial Crisis   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 210 Introduction to Econometrics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 212 Energy, Development, and International Politics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 213 Economic Development and Urbanization in Africa   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 300 Development Economics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 301 Development and Public Policy   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 302 Foundations of Financial Markets   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 304 Behavioral Economics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 305 Advanced Microeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 306 Advanced Macroeconomics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 313 Cooperative Games and Applications   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 320 Environmental Economics and Energy Policy   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 322 Public Economics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 323 Urban Economics   SOC
 
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-AD 324 Collective Welfare and Distributive Justice   SOC
 
CAS Economics ECON-UA All ECON-UA (see note for exception)   SOC
 
CAS Economics ECON-UA 18 Statistics   MATH/SCI
 
Steinhardt Education Studies EDST-UE 10 Introduction to Education   SOC
 
Steinhardt Education Studies EDST-UE 1312 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration   SOC
 

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