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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 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 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.


School Department Course # Title Lib Arts Hist & Cult
CAS Anthropology ANTH-UA 2 Human Evolution MATH/SCI
CAS Biology BIOL-UA All BIOL-UA courses MATH/SCI
CAS Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA 141 Child Brain Devel: App Frm Neurosci to Practice MATH/SCI
Notes Effective Fall 2015, CAMS-UA 141 fulfills MATH/SCI.
CAS Chemistry CHEM-UA All CHEM-AD courses MATH/SCI
CAS College Core Curriculum CORE-UA 100-399 All CORE 100-399 MATH/SCI
CAS Computer Science CSCI-UA All CSCI-UA courses fulfill the math/science requirement MATH/SCI
CAS Economics ECON-UA 18 Statistics MATH/SCI
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 1-399 ENVST-UA 1-399 (see note for exceptions) MATH/SCI
Notes Math or Science exception: ENVST-UA 1-399 fulfills the math or science requirement, with the exception of Environment & Society, ENVST-101, which does NOT fulfill any foundation requirement area. 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 425 History of Ecology & Environmentalism MATH/SCI
CAS Environmental Studies ENVST-UA 9226 Climate Change MATH/SCI
CAS Morse Academic Plan MAP-UA 100-399 All MAP 100-399 MATH/SCI
CAS Mathematics MATH-UA All MATH-UA courses MATH/SCI
CAS Medieval & Renaissance Studies MEDI-UA 8 Origins of Astronomy MATH/SCI
Notes Effective Spring 2015, fulfills Math/Science
CAS Neural Science NEURL-UA All NEURL-UA courses MATH/SCI
CAS Philosophy PHIL-UA 70 Logic MATH/SCI
CAS Physics PHYS-UA 8 Origins of Astronomy MATH/SCI
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 Pyschology PSYCH-UA 10 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 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 Sociology SOC-UA 302 Statistics for Social Research MATH/SCI