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Liberal Arts and Historical & Cultural Courses Offered at Other NYU Schools

  • Below are all of the (non-Gallatin) courses throughout NYU that have been reviewed by Gallatin faculty to fulfill the Liberal Arts and Historical & 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 Interdisciplinary Seminars (IDSEM-UG) that fulfill the Liberal Arts and Historical & Cultural requirements, go to the Gallatin Courses page. Please note that the following do not fulfill any areas of the Liberal Arts and Historical & Cultural requirements: advanced writing courses (WRTNG-UG); arts workshops (ARTS-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 & Cultural requirement, but must be considered on a case-by-case basis.To request the review of a Special Topics course, students should complete a Course Review Request form.
  • To request that a new course be reviewed to fulfill one of the Liberal Arts and Historical & Cultural requirements, students should complete a Course Review Request form.
     

Courses

School Department Course # Title Lib Arts Hist & Cult
CAS Advanced Honors Seminars AHSEM-UA 236 Knights, Ladies, and Chivalry EARLY
PREMOD
CAS Animal Studies ANST-UA All ANST-UA courses SOC
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA Most ANTH-UA courses (see note for exceptions) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in ANTH-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page.
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 104 Anthropology of Southasia SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 18 Slavery in Anthropological Perspective: Africa and the Ancient World  SOC
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
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 31 The Anthropology of Witchcraft SOC
EARLY
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 608 Last Hunters, First Farmers SOC
PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 9037 Anthropology of Indigenous Australia SOC
GLOBAL
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
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 2 History of Western Art II HUM
EARLY
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 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 5 Renaissance Art HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 511 East Asian Art II: China, Korea, Japan, 1000ce-Pr HUM
EARLY
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 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 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 9338  Masterpieces in the Prado Museum HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9350 Renaissance Art in London HUM
EARLY
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9411 Neoclassicism to Realism HUM
EARLY
CAS Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA Most CAMS-UA courses (see note for exceptions) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in CAMS-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page.
CAS Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA 146 The Twentysomethings SOC
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 162 Reading & Representation in Early Modern Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 106 The Epic Poem from Homer to Milton HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 175 Topics in 18th Century Literature: Enlightenment Evil HUM
EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 425 Classics in Middle Ages & the Renaissance HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 726 Narrative Arts of Asia: Historical Epics of China and Japan HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 110 History of Drama & Theatre I HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
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 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 235 Restoration & 18th Century Drama HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 290 17th Century English Drama HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 702 Studies in Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
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 726 Historical Epics of China and Japan HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
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 92 East Asian Art II: China, Korea, Japan to 1000 HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Economics ECON-UA Most ECON-UA courses (see note for exception) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in ECON-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page.
CAS English ENGL-UA 210 British Literature I HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
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 404 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries HUM
EARLY
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
EARLY
Notes Effective Fall 2015, ENGL-UA 420 fulfills Early Modern.
CAS English ENGL-UA 440 17th Cent English Lit HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 450 Colloquium: Milton HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 500 Restoration and Early 18th Century Literature HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 505 Restoration and 18th-Century British Drama HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 512 English Literature of the 18th Century: Enlightenment Past and Future HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 144 Civilization & Culture of Renaissance HUM
EARLY
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 Modern World HUM
EARLY
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 460 European Environmental Policy SOC
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 610 Animals and Society SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 630 Animals and Public Policy SOC
CAS European & Mediterranean Studies EURO-UA 182 History of Modern Ireland I: 1580-1800 HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 120 Rdngs in French Lit I: Middle Ages - Revolution  HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 150 Versailles: Life as Art in The Age of Grandeur HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 163 Society & Culture: Middle Ages to Present  HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 311 Literature of The French Renaissance  HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 9120 Readings in French Literature: Middle Ages to Early Modern Era HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA  850 Versailles: Life as Art in The Age of Grandeur HUM
EARLY
CAS German GERM-UA 9240 German Intellectual Tradition: Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud SOC
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 107 A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Incendiary Treatise and Modern Judaism HUM
EARLY
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 430 Intro to Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism  HUM
EARLY
or PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 710 Israeli Politics and Society SOC
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 115 Environmental History of The Early Modern World  HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 121 Renaissance Italy HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 135 Pre-Modern Science HUM
EARLY
Notes Effective Spring 2016, HIST-UA 135 fulfills Early Modern.
CAS History HIST-UA 160 Imperial Cities: Rome, Constantinople, Istanbul  HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 182 Hist of Modern Ireland I: 1580-1800 HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 202 The History of Western Medicine HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 22 Renaissance and Early Modern Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 264 Northern Europe in the Age of the Renaissance and Reformation HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 279 Sem Early Mod Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 369 Pirates and Buccaneers: Seaborne Terrorism in the Early Modern World HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 515 The Ottoman Empire and the World Around it  HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 519 Gender, Culture and Society in the Ottoman World HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 55 Africa Before Colonialism HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 601 Colonial North America HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 743 Colonial Latin America  HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 87 Native North America HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 9123 Italy During the Renaissance: Florence HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 9143 The French Revolution and Napoleon HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 9270 Family & Gender in Late Med & Renaissance Italy HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 9572 History of Slavery: The Atlantic Slave Trade EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 9  United States History to 1877 HUM
EARLY
CAS International Relations INTRL-UA All INTRL-UA courses SOC
CAS Irish Studies IRISH-UA 182 History of Modern Ireland I: 1580-1800 HUM
EARLY
CAS Irish Studies IRISH-UA 369 Pirates and Buccaneers Seaborne Terrorism in the Early Modern World HUM
EARLY
CAS Irish Studies IRISH-UA 9515 Contemporary Irish Politics & Society: The Sociology of Change SOC
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 115 Readings in Medieval and Renaissance Literature HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 121  Renaissance Italy HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 142 The Courtesan in Italian Renais Society & Culture  HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 145 Love & War Renaiss Italy: Chivalric Romance & Epic HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 147 Machiavelli HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 150 Visual Languages of the Renaissance: Emblems, Dreams, Hieroglyphs HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 295 Crime and Punishment in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: A Digital Approach HUM
EARLY
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 311 Court Culture in Renaissance Italy I HUM
EARLY
CAS Linguistics LING-UA Most LING-UA courses (see note for exceptions) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in LING-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page.
CAS Law and Society LWSOC-UA All LWSOC-UA courses SOC
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 600-699 All MAP 600-699 SOC
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 101 Medieval & Renaissance Music  HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 115 Readings in Medieval and Renaissance Literature  HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 12 Literature & Culture of Renaissance  HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 121 Renaissance Italy HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 147 Machiavelli HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 17 Masterpieces of Renaissance Literature  HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 270 European Reformations: Protestant,Cath, Radical HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 285 Love, Desire & Alienat'n in Early Mod Ital Lit HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 306 Early Masters of Italian Renaissance Painting HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 311 Dutch & Flemish Painting 1600-1700 HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 315 Art in Spain from El Greco to Goya HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 333 Renaissance Art HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 371 Cervantes & Don Quijote HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 410 Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 411 Shakespeare Survey II  HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 430 Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism HUM
EARLY
or PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 710 Masterpieces of Middle Eastern Literature HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 8 Origins of Astronomy MATH/SCI
PREMOD
or EARLY
Notes Effective Spring 2015, fulfills Math/Science
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 9123 Italy During The Renaissance: Florence HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 995 The Courtesan in Italian Renais Society & Culture HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 9995 Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture: Magic, Religion, and the Inquisition in 15th and 16th century Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 144 Civilization & Culture of Renaissance HUM
EARLY
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 650 The Ottoman Empire & the World Around It HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 716 The Arabian Nights HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 750 Politics of the Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
Notes Effective Spring 2018, MEIS-UA 750 "Politics of the Middle East" fulfills Gallatin's Social Science requirement.
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 752 International Politics of the Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 863  Sufism: Mystics of Islam HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Music MUSIC-UA 101 Medieval & Renaissance Music HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Music MUSIC-UA 15 Music of Bach HUM
EARLY
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 21 History of Modern Philosophy HUM
EARLY
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 30 Kant HUM
EARLY
CAS Physics PHYS-UA 14 Physics and Astronomy in the Renaissance MATH/SCI
EARLY
CAS Physics PHYS-UA 8 Origins of Astronomy MATH/SCI
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Politics POL-UA Most POL-UA (see note for exceptions) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in POL-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page. Historical/Cultural requirement: Some POL-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS Politics POL-UA 530 Latin American Politics SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 540 Politics of The Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 560 East Asian Politics: China & Japan SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 562 Comparative Politics of South Asia SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 584 Contemporary African Politics  SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 760  International Politics of the Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 770 International Relations of Asia SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 9522 East European Comparative Politics SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 9540 Politics of Near & Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 9780 Interamerica Relations: Latin America and The US SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA Most PSYCH-UA (see note for exceptions) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in PSYCH-UA fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page.
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 1 Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion SOC
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 104 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 646 Religion, Sexuality & Public Life SOC
Notes Effective Summer 2017, RELST-UA 646 fulfills a social science requirement.
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 9671 Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture: Magic, Religion, and the Inquisition in 15th and 16th century Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 1 Concepts in Social & Cultural Analysis SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 101 Approaches to Africana Studies SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 104 Intro to Pan-Africanism SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 115 Black Urban Studies SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 154 Race and Rumors of Race SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 158 Race & Reproduction SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 161 Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 162 International Relations of Africa SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 163 Language & Liberation:at Home in Carib & Abroad SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 166 The Postcolonial City SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 20 Strategies for Social & Cultural Analysis SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 201 Approaches to American Studies SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 224 Comparative U.S. Ethnic Studies SOC

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