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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 Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 9103 La Lengua de Buenos Aires HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 200 Critical Approaches to Text and Cultural Analysis HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 305 Cultural History of Latin America  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 441 Secret Weapons: Reading Julio Cortazar today HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 762 Introduction to Latin American Culture HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 9766 Comparative Latin American Literature HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 9845 Borges and Argentine Literature HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 9760 Intro to Latin American Studies HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 763 Literature & Revolution in Latin America  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Spanish & Portuguese Language and Literature SPAN-UA 9762 Introduction to Latin American Studies   HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Sociology SOC-UA 302 Statistics for Social Research MATH/SCI
CAS Sociology SOC-UA 9702 Perspective On Israeli Society and History SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Sociology SOC-UA 9934 Gender in Transition in Post-Communist Soc SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 210 Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences MATH/SCI
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 331 Politics in China SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 131 China and International Law SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 270 Social Change in Contemporary China SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Social Science SOCS-SHU 450 Chinese Environmental Governance SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 806 Intro to Postcolonial Studies  GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 161 Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 745 Conceptions of Gender in Ancient Egypt HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9120 African Popular Music GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9911 Language in Africa GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9124 Documenting The African City GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 791 History of Contemporary Africa GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9912 Contemporary African Literature GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 370 Chinatown & The American Imagination HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9836 Indigenous Australian Art: An Analytical and Cultural Survey SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9789 Perspectives On African Experience GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9913 Culture in Africa GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 835 Theatre of The Black Atlantic  GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 602 Cities in Global Context SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9634 Global Connections GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 166 The Postcolonial City SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 163 Language & Liberation:at Home in Carib & Abroad SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9104 Intro to Pan-Africanism GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 871 Warfare & History-Africa  GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 809 Africa Before Colonialism HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 792 History of Southern Africa  GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 850 Language in Latin America GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 9775 African Language Literatures GLOBAL
CAS Social & Cultural Analysis SCA-UA 834 Modern Korea & The Korean Diaspora  GLOBAL
Steinhardt Science Education SCIED-UE-210 Science in Our Lives; Science in the Community (Environmental Issues) MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2004W Science, Technology, and Society MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2444 History and Philosophy of Internet Technology  MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2624W The Rhetoric of Science MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2444W History and Philosophy of Internet Technology MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3214 Science & Feminism MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2244W Magic, Medicine, and Science MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2314 It's About Time MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3204W Science and Difference  MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2224 Science and Sexuality MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2004 Science, Technology, and Society MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2254 Evolution MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3354 Brain, Behavior, and the Mind: The History and Development of Neuroscience MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2624 The Rhetoric of Science MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2224W Science and Sexuality MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 3204 Science and Difference MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2724 Dinosaurs: Resurrecting an Extinct Species MATH/SCI
Tandon Science & Technology STS-UY 2244 Magic, Medicine, and Science  MATH/SCI
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 178 History of Poland  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 837 Chekhov HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 9832 Contemp Central & East European Literature HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 852 Soviet & Post-Soviet Lit HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 859 20th C Russia: Terror Surv & Beautiful Dreams HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 828 Gogol HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 829 The Art of Russian Avant-Garde HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 848 Russian Literature in the Original II HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 850 Intro to Soviet Cinema HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 230 Nabokov HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 157 History of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917 HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 816 Slavic Folklore HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 847 Russian Lit in the Original HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 871 19thc Realism: The Case of Russia HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 205 Readings in Czech Literature I HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 263 Culture & Communism in Eastern Europe  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 811 Intro to Russian Lit I HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Russian & Slavic Studies RUSSN-UA 846 Tolstoy Vs. Dostoevsky HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 665 Perspectives On Islam HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 835 Tibetan Buddhism HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 719 Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Religion  HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 125 Ancient Near Eastern Mythology HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 351 Belief and Social Life in China HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 335 Introduction to Ancient Indian Literature HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 781 The Quran and Its Interpretation HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 832 Intro to Buddhism HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 85 What is Islam?  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 104 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 180 Zionism & The State of Israel  HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Religious Studies RELS-SHU 9270 Religion and Society in China: Ghosts, Gods, Buddhas and Ancestors HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Religious Studies RELST-UA 337 Religions of India HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 22 Perception MATH/SCI
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 25 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience MATH/SCI
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 9 Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences MATH/SCI
CAS Psychology PSYCH-UA 10 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences MATH/SCI
CAS Portuguese PORT-UA 840 Brazilian Poetry and Song (in Portuguese) HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 800 Quantitative Methods in Political Science MATH/SCI
CAS Politics POL-UA 840 Introduction to Game Theory in Political Science MATH/SCI
CAS Politics POL-UA 850 Introduction to Research Methods in Political Science MATH/SCI
CAS Politics POL-UA 562 Comparative Politics of South Asia SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 9540 Politics of Near & Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 760  International Politics of the Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 530 Latin American Politics SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 560 East Asian Politics: China & Japan SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 9780 Interamerica Relations: Latin America and The US 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 584 Contemporary African Politics  SOC
GLOBAL
CAS Politics POL-UA 540 Politics of The Middle East SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Physics PHYS-SHU All PHYS-SHU courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
CAS Physics PHYS-UA 14 Physics and Astronomy in the Renaissance MATH/SCI
EARLY
Abu Dhabi Physics PHYS-UH All PHYS-UH courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
Notes Former course number: PHYS-AD
CAS Physics PHYS-UA 8 Origins of Astronomy MATH/SCI
PREMOD
or EARLY
CAS Physics PHYS-UA All PHYS-UA courses (see note below) MATH/SCI
Notes Historical/Cultural requirement: Some PHYS-UA courses may fulfill one of the historical or cultural requirements.
Shanghai Philosophy PHIL-SHU 91 Philosophy of Biology MATH/SCI
Shanghai Philosophy PHIL-SHU 90 Philosophy of Science MATH/SCI
Shanghai Philosophy PHIL-SHU 70 Logic MATH/SCI
Shanghai Philosophy PHIL-SHU 165 Indian Buddhist Philosophy HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 70 Logic MATH/SCI
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 123 Readings in Chinese Philosophy and Culture  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 6 Global Ethics HUM
GLOBAL
Tisch Open Arts Curriculum OART-UT 20 Creative Computing/Interactions Lab MATH/SCI
Tisch Open Arts Curriculum OART-UT 832 Contemporary Cuba: Art, History, Politics, Ideas GLOBAL
Tisch Open Arts Curriculum OART-UT 1500 Iran Arts Activism GLOBAL
Steinhardt Nutrition & Dietetics NUTR-UE 1068 Introduction to Human Physiology MATH/SCI
CAS Neural Science NEURL-UA All NEURL-UA courses MATH/SCI
Shanghai Neural Science NEUR-SHU All NEUR-SHU courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
CAS Music MUSIC-UA 9155 The Music of Latin America HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Music MUSIC-UA 29 Isreali Music: Contesting National Culture  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Music MUSIC-UA 154 Popular Music Latino/a America HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 100-399 All MAP 100-399 MATH/SCI
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 9510 Cultures & Contexts: Russia - Between East & West GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 537 Cultures & Contexts: Modern Israel GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 514 Cultures & Contexts: Ancient Israel GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 538 Cultures & Contexts: Islamic Diasporas GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 502 Cultures & Contexts: Islamic Societies GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 543 Cultures & Contexts: Korea GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 505 Cultures & Contexts: Africa GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 516 Cultures & Contexts: India GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 9548 Cultures & Contexts: Prague, in the Heart of Central Europe GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 541 Cultures and Contexts: New World Encounters GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 528 Cultures & Contexts: Russia Since 1917 GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 546 Cultures & Contexts: Global Asia GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 545 Cultures & Contexts: of the Pharaohs GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 534 Cultures & Contexts: The Black Atlantic GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 511 Cultures & Contexts: Middle Eastern Societies GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 507 Cultures & Contexts: Japan GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 539 Cultures & Contexts: Asian I Pacific / American Cultures GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 515 Cultures & Contexts: Latin America GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 506 Cultures & Contexts: Chinese & Japanese Tracts GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 529 Cultures & Contexts: Contemporary Latino Cultures GLOBAL
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 509 Cultures & Contexts: Caribbean GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA Most MEIS-UA (see note for exceptions) HUM
GLOBAL
Notes Liberal Arts exception: Typically courses in MEIS-UA fulfill Gallatin's Humanities requirement. Exceptions include courses identified on this page. Historical/Cultural exception: Most MEIS-UA courses fulfill the GLOBAL requirement with the following exceptions: Islam and the West (MEIS-UA 9694), and language courses.
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 752 International Politics of the Middle East SOC
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 730 Love, Proph & Madness in Arabic Literature & Islamic Cult 7th-16th Century  HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 863  Sufism: Mystics of Islam HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 653 Art in The Islamic World I: Prophet to Mongols  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 Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 716 The Arabian Nights HUM
PREMOD
or EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 719 Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Religion HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 718 Introduction to Ancient Indian Literature HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies MEIS-UA 611 History of Ancient Egypt, 3200-50Bc HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
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 430 Jewish Mysticism and Hasidism HUM
EARLY
or PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 51 Rabbinic & Medieval Hebrew Literature  HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 98 Art in The Islamic World HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 184 Medieval Indian Ocean World HUM
PREMOD
or GLOBAL
Steinhardt Media, Culture and Communication MCC-UE 1585 Creative Coding MATH/SCI
Shanghai Media, Culture and Communication MCC-SHU 9451 Global Media Seminar: Media in China SOC
GLOBAL
Tandon Mathematics MA-UY 2414 Basic Practice of Statistics for Social Science MATH/SCI
Abu Dhabi Mathematics MATH-UH All MATH-UH courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
Notes Former course number: MATH-AD
CAS Mathematics MATH-UA All MATH-UA courses MATH/SCI
Shanghai Mathematics MATH-SHU All MATH-SHU courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 246 Introduction to Gender and Feminism in African Literature HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 151 What’s Trending in Africa? Hip Hop, Rap, Cartoons and Social Politics HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 253 Comparative Islamic Feminisms in World Literature HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 222 Chinese Poetry (in Translation) HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 223 Magic and Realism in Chinese Literature HUM
GLOBAL
Shanghai Literature LIT-SHU 226 History of Chinese Cinemas HUM
GLOBAL
CAS Linguistics LING-UA 6 Patterns in Language MATH/SCI
Shanghai Law and Society LWSO-SHU 498 Law, Society and Legal Philosophy in China SOC
GLOBAL
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 229 Masters of Asian Cinema GLOBAL
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 225 Topics in Asia-Pacific History GLOBAL
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 267 Representing Ethnicity in China and Beyond: A Comparative Study GLOBAL
Shanghai Humanities HUMN-SHU 266 Shanghai Stories GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 9176 History of Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 753 History of the Andes HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 861 Russia and the West  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 745 Contemporary Latin America HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 535 Modern China  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 546 Mao and the Chinese Revolution HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 859 20th C Russia: Terror Surv & Beautiful Dreams+ HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 568 History of South Africa  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 660 Women and Slavery in The Americas  HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 9568 History of Southern Africa HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 157 Russian Empire: The Politics of Difference, 1700-1917 HUM
GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 743 Colonial Latin America  HUM
EARLY
or GLOBAL
CAS History HIST-UA 178 History of Poland HUM
GLOBAL

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