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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 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 liberal arts and historical and cultural requirements, go to the Gallatin Courses page. Please note that the following do not fulfill any areas of the liberal arts and historical and cultural requirements: 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 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 or historical and cultural requirements, students should complete a Course Review Request form.
     

Courses

School Department Course # Title Lib Arts Hist & Cult
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 121  Renaissance Italy HUM
EARLY
CAS Politics POL-UA 760  International Politics of the Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 331  Human Rights and Culture SOC
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 206  History of The Roman Empire HUM
PREMOD
Steinhardt American Sign Language ASL-UE 91  American Sign Language HUM
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 179 Zionism in Communist Europe HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 180 Zionism & the State of Israel HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 516 Zionism & The State of Israel  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 180 Zionism & The State of Israel  HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Global China Studies GCHN-SHU 251 Worldwide Chinese Diaspora SOC
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 262 World of Medieval Magic HUM
PREMOD
Abu Dhabi Literature and Creative Writing LITCW-UH 1100 World Literature HUM
Notes Formerly LITCW-AD 129
Shanghai History HIST-SHU 126 World History: Part I HUM
PREMOD
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 612 Work & Wealth in City: Econ of Urban Growth SOC
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 187 Women in Israeli Society HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 660 Women and Slavery in The Americas  HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 151 What’s Trending in Africa? Hip Hop, Rap, Cartoons and Social Politics HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 85 What is Islam?  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 9085 What Is Islam? HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 871 Warfare & History-Africa  GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 571 Warfare & History-Africa HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 223 W.E.B. Dubois & Roots of Critical Race HUM
CAS English ENGL-UA 35 Visual Culture in The Middle Ages & Renaiss HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 846 Virgins Martyrs Monks and Saints: Early Christianity HUM
PREMOD
CAS French FREN-UA  850 Versailles: Life as Art in The Age of Grandeur HUM
EARLY
CAS French FREN-UA 150 Versailles: Life as Art in The Age of Grandeur HUM
EARLY
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 240 Varieties of Mystical Experience HUM
PREMOD
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 611 Urban Schools in Crisis: Policy Issues & Perspec SOC
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 490 Urban Political Ecology SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 631 Urban Environmentalism SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 608 Urban Cultural Life SOC
CAS History HIST-UA 9  United States History to 1877 HUM
EARLY
Abu Dhabi Economics ECON-UH 2620J Understanding the Financial Crisis SOC
Notes Formerly ECON-AD 106
CAS English ENGL-UA 37 Troy Burning  HUM
PREMOD
Abu Dhabi Literature and Creative Writing LITCW-UH 2361 Travel, Geography, and Imagination in Arabic and Islamicate Literatures HUM
Notes Formerly LITCW-AD 121 "Classic Arabic Literatures"
Gallatin Gallatin TRAVL-UG Travel Course (see note below)
Notes Consult the Gallatin Course Search for specific courses that fulfill the liberal arts and historical and cultural requirements.
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 474 Transnational Feminism HUM
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 485 Transgender: Histories, Identities, Politics SOC
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 729 Traditional Drama of China and Japan HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
Shanghai Law and Society LWSO-SHU 303 Traditional Chinese Political and Legal Philosophy PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 113 Tpcs: The Crusades - Masculinity and Gender in the Middle Ages HUM
PREMOD
CAS English ENGL-UA 311 Topographies of Medieval Romance HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9250 Topics: Medieval Art: The Glory of Medieval France HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 150 Topics: Ancient Art: The Parthenon and Its Reception HUM
PREMOD
Abu Dhabi Art and Art History ARTH-UH 2112 Topics in the Art of the Indian Subcontinent HUM
Notes Formerly VISAR-AD 158
Abu Dhabi Art and Art History ARTH-UH 2111 Topics in South and Southeast Asian Art HUM
Notes Formerly VISAR-AD 157
Abu Dhabi Theater THEAT-UH 2510 Topics in Performance Studies HUM
Notes Formerly THEAT-AD 137
Abu Dhabi Art and Art History ARTH-UH 2110 Topics in East Asian Art HUM
Notes Formerly VISAR-AD 156
Shanghai Global China Studies GCHN-SHU 210 Topics in Digital Humanities HUM
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 225 Topics in Asia-Pacific History GLOBAL
Abu Dhabi Art and Art History ARTH-UH 2114 Topics in Architecture and the Urban Environment from Antiquity to the Present HUM
Notes Formerly VISAR-AD 161
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 175 Topics in 18th Century Literature: Enlightenment Evil HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 155 Tolstoy's War and Peace  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 846 Tolstoy Vs. Dostoevsky HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 835 Tibetan Buddhism HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS East Asian Studies EAST-UA 833 Tibetan Buddhism HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
Tisch Open Arts Curriculum OART-UT 1606 Thinking About Games: Introduction to Game Studies SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 472 Theories of Gender & Sexuality SOC
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 1 Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 835 Theatre of The Black Atlantic  GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 294 Theatre in Asia HUM
GLOBAL
Abu Dhabi Theater THEAT-UH 1510JX Theater in the Arab World HUM
Notes Formerly THEAT-AD 134
Abu Dhabi Theater THEAT-UH 1511 Theater in Asia HUM
Notes Formerly THEAT-AD 135
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 421 Theater & Poetry of The Spanish Golden Age  HUM
EARLY
CAS Advanced Honors Seminars AHSEM-UA 252 The World We Made: Human Responses to Climate Change from the Ice Age to the Anthropocene PREMOD
Abu Dhabi Literature and Creative Writing LITCW-UH 2352 The U.S. Novel after 1940 as a Global Form HUM
Notes Formerly LITCW-AD 124
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 151 The Strange Career of Blackness HUM
Shanghai History HIST-SHU 379 The Social Life of Things: Functions of Material Culture in Ancient HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 85 The Science of Human Connection SOC
Steinhardt Media, Culture and Communication MCC-UE 1571 The Rise of Internet Media SOC
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2624W The Rhetoric of Science MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2624 The Rhetoric of Science MATH/SCI
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 75 The Rewritten Bible in Hebrew HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 107 The Renaissance of the 12th Century HUM
PREMOD
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 781 The Quran and Its Interpretation HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 9128 The Postcolonial in African Literature HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 166 The Postcolonial City SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Global China Studies GCHN-SHU 342 The Political Economy of East Asia SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Business & Political Economy Program  BPEP-SHU 9042 The Political Economy of East Asia SOC
CAS History HIST-UA 515 The Ottoman Empire and the World Around it  HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 650 The Ottoman Empire & the World Around It HUM
EARLY
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 Music MUSIC-UA 9155 The Music of Latin America HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai History HIST-SHU 120 The Mongol Conquest in World History HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 722 The Medieval Indian Ocean World: Mobility and Encounters  HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 540 The Latinized City: Latinas & Latinos in NYC SOC
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 188 The Jewish Community in Palestine Under Ottoman and British Rule HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 371 The Immigrant Imagination HUM
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 300 The Iberian Atlantic HUM
EARLY
Shanghai Global China Studies GCHN-SHU 164 The History of the Silk Road HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 202 The History of Western Medicine HUM
EARLY
CAS History HIST-UA 114 The High Middle Ages HUM
PREMOD
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 122 The Greek Thinkers  HUM
PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 9143 The French Revolution and Napoleon HUM
EARLY
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 724 The Family SOC
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 9406 The Etruscans HUM
PREMOD
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 106 The Epic Poem from Homer to Milton HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 106 The Epic Poem from Homer to Milton HUM
PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 111 The Early Middle Ages, 300-1050 HUM
PREMOD
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 1050 The Cultures of Psychology SOC
CAS Italian ITAL-UA 142 The Courtesan in Italian Renais Society & Culture  HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 995 The Courtesan in Italian Renais Society & Culture HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 182 The Consolation of Philosophy: Boethius and Boethian Literature in the Middle Ages  HUM
PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 211 The Comedies of Greece and Rome HUM
PREMOD
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 155 The Black Body and The Lens HUM
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 23 The Bible as Literature HUM
PREMOD
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 829 The Art of Russian Avant-Garde HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 716 The Arabian Nights HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 31 The Anthropology of Witchcraft SOC
EARLY
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 711 The Anthropology of Gender & Sexuality SOC
CAS Advanced Honors Seminars AHSEM-UA 147 The 14th Century -- When Europe Was Transformed PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 105 The 14th Cent - When Europ was Transformed HUM
PREMOD
Abu Dhabi Literature and Creative Writing LITCW-UH 2313J Tales that Travel: Storytelling and Storytellers in Eurasia, 10th-16th c. HUM
Notes Formerly LITCW-AD 133
Tisch Game Design GAMES-UT 112 Tackling Representation in Games SOC
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 219 Surveys of Regional Prehistory II: Prehistoric Europe to the End of the Ice Age SOC
PREMOD
Steinhardt Liberal Arts Core LIBAR-UE 631 Survey of Developmental Psychology SOC
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 10 Survey of Developmental Psychology SOC
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 863  Sufism: Mystics of Islam HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 702 Studies in Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
Drama THEA UT-700 Studies in Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
Tisch Drama THEA-UT 700 Studies in Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 251 Studies in Popular Culture HUM
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 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 20 Strategies for Social & Cultural Analysis SOC
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 10 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences MATH/SCI
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 210 Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences MATH/SCI
CAS Sociology SOC-UA 302 Statistics for Social Research MATH/SCI
Shanghai Business and Finance BUSF-SHU 101 Statistics for Business and Economics MATH/SCI
CAS Economics ECON-UA 18 Statistics MATH/SCI
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 9 Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences MATH/SCI
Steinhardt Applied Statistics in Social Research APSTA-UE 10 Statistical Mysteries and How to Solve Them MATH/SCI
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 550 Special Topics in Non-Western Art HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 9150 Special Topics Ancient Art HUM
PREMOD
Steinhardt Media, Culture and Communication MCC-UE 1002 Space and Place in Human Communication SOC
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 Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 663 Soviet Jewish Life Thru the Prism of Lit & Film HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 852 Soviet & Post-Soviet Lit HUM
GLOBAL
CAS English ENGL-UA 721 South Asian Lit in English HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 531 South Asian Art II: 1200 to The Present  HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 530 South Asian Art I: Indus Valley to 1200 HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Comparative Literature COLIT-UA 701 Socrates and His Critics HUM
PREMOD
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 9101 Society, Culture and Modernization in Ghana SOC
GLOBAL
CAS French FREN-UA 163 Society & Culture: Middle Ages to Present  HUM
EARLY
Steinhardt Applied Psychology APSY-UE 13 Social Psychology SOC
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 270 Social Change in Contemporary China SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 816 Slavic Folklore HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 18 Slavery in Anthropological Perspective: Africa and the Ancient World  SOC
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
Abu Dhabi Art and Art History ARTH-UH 2810 Silk Roads, Sea Routes and Shared Heritage HUM
EARLY
or PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 661 Shaping the Urban Environment SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 762 Shaping the Urban Environment SOC
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 266 Shanghai Stories GLOBAL
Tisch International Programs, Drama ITHEA-UT 70 Shakespeare: Text and Performance EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 404 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 411 Shakespeare Survey II  HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 226 Shakespeare Survey II  HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 411 Shakespeare Survey II HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 225 Shakespeare I  HUM
EARLY
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 221 Shakespeare II: Comical Tragedies HUM
EARLY
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 220 Shakespeare I: Tragical comedies HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 410 Shakespeare I HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 227 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Theatre  HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Theatre  HUM
EARLY
CAS English ENGL-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 9412 Shakespeare & Elizabethan Stage HUM
EARLY
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 410 Shakespeare HUM
EARLY
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 487 Sexual Rights & Wrongs: Sex Work & Pornography SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 484 Sex, Gender, and Globalization SOC
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 420 Sex and the City SOC
CAS History HIST-UA 559 Sem: topics in South Asian History HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 984 Sem: Tpcs: Medieval HUM
PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 442 Sem: Topics in Medieval History HUM
PREMOD
CAS History HIST-UA 279 Sem Early Mod Europe HUM
EARLY
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 441 Secret Weapons: Reading Julio Cortazar today HUM
GLOBAL
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2004W Science, Technology, and Society MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2004 Science, Technology, and Society MATH/SCI
Steinhardt Communicative Sciences and Disorders CSCD-UE 1045  Science of Language MATH/SCI
Steinhardt Science Education SCIED-UE-210 Science in Our Lives; Science in the Community (Environmental Issues) MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2224 Science and Sexuality MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2224W Science and Sexuality MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3204W Science and Difference  MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3204 Science and Difference MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3214 Science & Feminism MATH/SCI
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU SOCS-SHU 129-450 courses (see note for exception) SOC
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Most courses in the range of SOCS-SHU 129-450 fulfill Gallatin's Social Science requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page. Historical/Cultural requirement: Some SOCS-SHU courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 848 Russian Literature in the Original II HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 847 Russian Lit in the Original HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Hebrew & Judaic Studies HBRJD-UA 191 Russian Jewish History HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 157 Russian Empire: The Politics of Difference, 1700-1917 HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 861 Russia and the West  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 202 Romanesque Art  HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 202 Romanesque Art HUM
PREMOD
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 212 Roman Drama: Seneca & His Predecessors HUM
PREMOD
CAS Art History ARTH-UA 105 Roman Architecture  HUM
PREMOD
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
Tisch Drama THEA-UT 716 Restoration Drama EARLY
CAS Dramatic Literature DRLIT-UA 235 Restoration & 18th Century Drama HUM
EARLY
Shanghai Global China Studies GCHN-SHU 270 Researching Chinese Politics and Society SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 267 Representing Ethnicity in China and Beyond: A Comparative Study GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 22 Renaissance and Early Modern Europe HUM
EARLY

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