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  • 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.
  • 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 Petition form
  • To request that a new course be reviewed to fulfill one of the foundation requirements, students should complete a Foundation Requirement Petition form.

 

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 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 & Culture SOC
PREMOD
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 9101 Society, Culture and Modernization in Ghana SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA All ANTH-UA (see note for exceptions) SOC
Liberal Arts exception: All ANTH-UA courses fulfill SOC with the exception of Human Evolution, ANTH-UA 2, which fulfills the math/science requirement. Historical/Cultural requirement: Some ANTH-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
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 1271 Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan SOC
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 19 Introduction to Personality Theories 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
Liberal Arts exception: All ARTH-UA courses fulfill HUM, with the exception of Shaping the Urban Environment ARTH-UA 661, which fulfills the SOC requirement. Historical/Cultural requirement: Some ARTH-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 1 History of Western Art I? HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 101 Birth of Greek Art: Bronze Age - Geometric HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 102 Archaic & Classical Art: Greek to 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 201 Art of Early Middle Ages HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 202 Romanesque Art HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 203 Gothic Art in North Eur? HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 204 Art and Architecture in The Age of Giotto? HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 205 Medieval Architecture HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 301 European Architecture of the Renaissance HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 302 Architecture & Urbanism in the Age of the Baroque HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 303 Northern Renaissance Art, 1400-1530 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 Age of Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo? HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 308 Golden Age 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 315 Art in Spain from El Greco to Goya? 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 Ce HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 511 East Asian Art II: China, Korea, Japan, 1000ce-Pr 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 The Present? HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 540 Art in Islamic World I: from Prophet to Mongols HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 541 Art in The Islamic World II: 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 9150 The Etruscans 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: interp Based on Hist & Soc Fact HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9350 Renaissance Art in London HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9412 Shakespeare & The Elizabethian Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9660 History of Czech Architecture HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 98 Art in The Islamic World 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
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
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
PREMOD exception: All CLASS-UA COURSES? except? language courses fulfill the PREMOD requirment.
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 162 Reading & Representation in EARLY Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 104 Evolution of Lit Arch: The ILIad & its Legacies in Drama? 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 & Philosophy: Gender and Genre? HUM
PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 270 Dante's Divine Comedy HUM
PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 425 Classics in Middle Ages & the Renaissance HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 721 Mod Japanes Lit 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 Lit in Translation HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 734 Japan Through Its Literature? HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 844 Intro to African Lit Arts, Literature and Film in Post-Colonial Afrcia? 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 Image in Chin & 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 Lit HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA All COLIT-UG courses (see note below) HUM
Historical/Cultural requirement: Some COLIT-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
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 Intro to Communicative Science and Disorders SOC
CAS Computer Science CSCI-UA All CSCI-UA courses MATH/SCI
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 663 Soviet Jewish Life Thru the Prism of Lit & Film HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 110 History of Drama & Theatre I HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 210 Greek Drama HUM
PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 212 Roman Drama: Seneca & His Predecessors HUM
PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 225 Shakespeare I? HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 226 Shakespeare Survey II? HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 227 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Theatre? HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 230 Colloq: Shakespeare? HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 294 Theatre in Asia HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 35 Acting Medieval Lit? HUM
PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 613 Japanese Cinema: Theory & History HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 702 Studies in Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 850 Intro to Soviet Cinema? HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA All DRLIT-UA courses (see note below) HUM
Historical/Cultural requirement: Some DRLIT-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 52 Hist of East Asia to 1850? HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
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 837 Competing Images of the Sage: Confucius vs. Lao Tzu? HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA All EAST-UA courses (see note for exceptions) HUM
GLOBAL
GLOBAL exception: ALL EAST ASIAN STUDIES COURSES except language courses fulfill the GLOBAL requirement.
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
Liberal Arts exception: All ECON-UA courses fulfill SOC with the exception of Statistics, ECON-UA 18, which fulfills the math/science requirement)
CAS Economics ECON-UA 18 Statistics MATH/SCI
CAS English ENGL-UA 404 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 142 Dante's Divine Comedy?? HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 210 British Literature I HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 302 Medieval Misogyny? HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 310 Medieval Literature in Translation HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 315 Intro to Old English Language & Literature HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 32 Medieval Minstrels? HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 320 Colloquium: Chaucer HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 34 Medieval & Renaissance Gardens HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 35 Visual Culture in The Middle Ages & Renaiss HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 37 Troy Burning? HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 410 Shakespeare I HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 411 Shakespeare Survey II HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Theatre? HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 415 Colloq: Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 420 English Drama to 1642? HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 440 17th Cent English Lit HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 450 Colloquium: Milton HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 708 Colloq: The Postcolonial Writer HUM
GLOBAL
CAS English ENGL-UA 721 South Asian Lit in English HUM
GLOBAL
CAS English ENGL-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 9975 Postcolonial indian Literature HUM
GLOBAL
CAS English ENGL-UA All ENGL-UA courses (see note below) HUM
Historical/Cultural requirement: Some ENGL-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 1-399 ENVSTUA 1-399 (see note for exceptions) MATH/SCI
MATH/SCI exception: ENVST-UA 1-399 fulfills the MATH/SCI requirement. Beginning Spring 2013, courses at the 400-level or above do not fulfill the science requirement with the exception of History of Ecology and Environmentalism [ENVST-UA 425]). Historical/Cultural requirement: Some ENVST-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 400 Ethics & The Environment HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 405 Climate Change and Environmental Justice SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 410 Economics & The Environment SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 415 Environmental History of The EARLY World HUM
EARLY
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 420 Environmental History of New York City HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 425 History of Ecology & Environmentalism MATH/SCI
EARLY
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 430 Education & The Environment HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 440 Food, Animals & The Environment HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 460 European Environmental Policy SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 470 Climate and Society HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 490 Urban Political Ecology SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 503 Journalism & Society: Covering The Earth SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 510 Readings in Contemporary Literary Theory: Ecocriticism HUM
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 610 Animals and Society SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 630 Animals and Public Policy SOC
CAS European & Mediterranean Studies EURO-UA 178 History of Poland HUM
GLOBAL
CAS European & Mediterranean Studies EURO-UA All EURO-UA courses (see note below) HUM
Historical/Cultural requirement: Some EURO-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS French FREN-UA 120 Rdngs in French Lit I: Middle Ages - Revolution? HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 163 Society & Culture: Middle Ages to Present? HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 211 Medieval Literature HUM
PREMOD
CAS French FREN-UA 311 Literature of The French Renaissance? HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA All FREN-UA courses (see note below) HUM
Historical/Cultural requirement: Some FREN-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS German GERM-UA All GERM-UA courses HUM
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 100 Hist of Judaism: Emerg of Classical Judaism? HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 114 Jews in The Islamic Wrld in The Modern Period HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 116 Early History of God HUM
PREMOD
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 125 Ancient Near Eastern Mythology HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 127 The Oldest Diplomacy: How International Relations Shaped the Ancient Near East? HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 131 Dead Sea Scrolls: Judaism & Christianity? HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 134 Ancient Egyptian Mortuary Traditions HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 165 Jerusalem: The City, The Shrine, The Conflict HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 179 Zionism in Communist Europe HUM
GLOBAL

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