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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 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 Child/Adolescent Mental Health CAMS-UA 146 The Twentysomethings SOC
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

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