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Education & Language Acquisition Department Discipline: Modern Languages ELA101 Elementary Arabic 1 ELA102 Elementary Arabic 2 ELC101 Modern Chinese I ELC102 Modern Chinese II ELC103 Intermediate Chinese I ELC105 Modern Chinese for Heritage Students ELC106 Modern Chinese for Heritage Students II ELF101 Elementary French I ELF102 Elementary French II ELF103 Intermediate French I ELF105 French for Heritage Speakers ELI101 Elementary Italian I ELI102 Elementary Italian II ELI103 Intermediate Italian ELJ101 Elementary Japanese I ELJ102 Elementary Japanese II ELJ103 Intermediate Japanese I ELJ104 Intermediate Japanese II ELJ105 Japanese for Heritage Students ELK101 Elementary Korean I ELK102 Elementary Korean II ELK103 Intermediate Korean ELK105 Korean for Heritage Speakers ELM101 American Sign Language I ELM102 American Sign Language II ELM103 American Sign Language III ELM104 American Sign Language IV ELP101 Elementary Polish I ELP102 Elementary Polish II ELP103 Intermediate Polish I ELP105 Polish for Heritage Speakers ELR101 Elementary Russian I ELR102 Elementary Russian II ELS101 Elementary Spanish I ELS102 Elementary Spanish II ELS103 Intermediate Spanish ELS105 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I ELT 101 Elementary Tibetan I ELT 102 Elementary Tibetan II ELT105 Tibetan for Heritage Speakers ELV105 Bengali for Heritage Speakers ELZ101 Elementary Portuguese I ELZ102 Elementary Portuguese II Discipline: Language and Literature ELA201 Modern Arabic Literature ELC201 Modern Chinese Literature ELC203 Classic Chinese Literature ELC250 Chinese Literature in English Translation ELF201 French Literature from a Global Perspective ELF250 Modern French Literature in Translation ELP201 Polish Literature ELR250 20th Century Russian Literature in Translation ELS204 Latin American Civilizations English Department Discipline: Literary Studies ENG205 The Bible as Literature ENG250 The Short Story ENG266 Shakespeare ENG270 Introduction to Poetry ENG290 British Literature I Health Science Department Discipline: Health SCN194 HIV/Aids Science & Society Humanities Department Discipline: Fine Arts HUA215 Art of the Renaissance in Italy HUN192 Art and Society* Discipline: Media Studies HUC150 Art of Film Discipline: Music HUM109 World Music Discipline: Philosophy HUP105 Philosophy of Religion HUP116 Latin American Philosophy HUP117 Medieval Renaissance Philosophy HUP118 African Philosophy HUP121 Eastern Philosophical Traditions Discipline: Theater HUT210 Theatre: Pre-History to the Renaissance HUT211 Theatre: Renaissance to Modern Times Social Science Department Discipline: Anthropology SSA101 Cultural Anthropology SSA120 Peoples & Culture of the Caribbean Discipline: Economics SSE105 International Economics Discipline: Geography SSE125 World Geography Discipline: History SSH103 Western Civilization from Ancient Times to the Renaissance SSH104 Western Civilization from Renaissance to Modern Times SSH105 World History from Ancient Times to 1500 SSH106 World History from 1500 to present SSH110 East Asian Civilization & Societies SSH232 Survey of Latin American & Caribbean History Discipline: Political Science SSP200 Global Politics Download PDF version: World Cultures & Global Issues
Education & Language Acquisition Department Discipline: Applied Linguistics ELN101 Introduction to Bilingualism* Discipline: Reading CSE120 Reading the Biography Discipline: Puerto Rican Studies ELN194 The Puerto Rican Community English Department Discipline: Literary Studies ENG204 Asian American Literature ENG225 Afro-American Literature ENG235 Cultural Identity in American Literature ENG248 Latina/o Writing in the U.S. ENG268 The Immigrant Experience in American Literature ENG269 Contemporary Black American Fiction ENG292 American Literature I ENG293 American Literature II ENN195 Violence in American Art & Culture* ENN240 Literature of the CityHealth Sciences Department Discipline: Health SCN240 Food and Culture Humanities Department Discipline: Philosophy HUP109 Philosophy of Law Discipline: Theater HUT220 Contemporary Latina/o Theatre in the United States Discipline: Media HUC270 American Film Social Science Department Discipline: Community Organizing SSN103 Introduction to Labor and Community Organizing Discipline: History SSH101 Themes in American History I SSH102 Themes in American History II SSH231 Afro-American History SSN183 History of Minorities* SSN240 History of New York City* Discipline: Political Science SSP101 U.S. Power & Politics SSP245 Law & Human Rights in America Discipline: Psychology SSN280 Urban Black Psychology* Discipline: Sociology SSN103 Introduction to Labor and Community Organizing* Download PDF version: U.S. Experience in its Diversity
Education and Language Acquisition Department Discipline: EducationELE110 Arts in Education English Department Discipline: Creative Writing ENG271 Poetry Writing ENG274 Creative Non-fiction Workshop ENG276 Fiction Writing Workshop ENN191 Art, Politics, and Protest ENN198 Creative Writing Workshop* HUC/ENG238 Screenwriting Discipline: Journalism ENG212 Feature Writing for Newspapers Discipline: Literary StudiesENG265 The Drama ENG275 The Great Writer ENG289 Introduction to Literary Study Humanities Department Discipline: Communication Studies HUC106 Public Speaking HUC140 Introduction to Broadcasting Discipline: Fine Arts HUA101 Introduction to Art HUA165 Art History: Pre-historic through Gothic HUA166 Art History: Renaissance through Modern HUA200 Art of the 20th Century HUA202 History of Photography HUN195 Art in New York* Discipline: Music HUM101 Introduction to Music HUM210 American Music Discipline: Philosophy HUP107 Philosophy of Art Discipline: Theater HUT101 Art of Theater Download PDF version: Creative Expressions
Education & Language Acquisition Department Discipline: Literary Studies ELS200 Latin American Literature I ELS201 Latin American Literature II ELV201 Modern Bengali Literature ELA250 Arabic Literature in Translation ELJ201 Modern Japanese Literature ELJ250 Japanese Literature in Translation ELK250 Modern Korean Literature in Translation ELS250 Latin American Fiction in Translation
Discipline: Reading CSE110 Literacy and Propaganda English Department Discipline: Journalism ENG210 Journalism: Its Scope and Use ENG213 Broadcast Journalism: Writing for Radio Discipline: Literary Studies ENG245 Images of Women in Literature ENG247 The Woman Writer ENG260 The Novel ENG261 Literature of Difference ENG280 Children’s Literature Health Sciences Department Discipline: Health Sciences SCH150 Drugs, Society & Human Behavior SCH210 Human Sexuality Humanities Department Discipline: Philosophy HUP101 Introduction to Philosophy HUP102 Critical Thinking HUP104 Ethics and Moral Issues HUP106 Social and Political Philosophy: Making a World of Difference HUP108 Environmental Ethics HUP114 Medical Ethics Discipline: Communication HUC101 Fundamentals of Communication HUC117 Introduction to Computer-mediated Communication HUC120 Mass Media and Their Evolution Social Science Department Discipline: Anthropology SSN182 Urban Anthropology* Discipline: Economics SSE103 Introduction to Microeconomics SSE104 Introduction to Macroeconomics SSN189 The Urban Economy* Discipline: Political Science SSP250 Political Ideas & Ideologies Discipline: Psychology SSN184 Environmental Psychology* SSY200 Personality Psychology SSY240 Developmental Psychology I SSY241 Developmental Psychology II SSY250 Social Psychology Discipline: Sociology SSI210 Women in Society SSN194 Religion and Social Change SSN202 Environmental Sociology* SSS100 Introduction to Sociology SSS102 Social Movements Download PDF version: Individual & Society
Education & Language Acquisition Department Discipline: Applied Linguistics ELL101 Introduction to Language Health Sciences Department Discipline: Nutrition SCD200 Introduction to Nutrition Humanities Department Discipline: Philosophy HUP112 Logic & Philosophy Mathematics, Engineering & Computer Science Discipline: Mathematics MAT200 PreCalculus (STEM) MAT201 Calculus I (STEM) Natural Sciences Department Discipline: Biology SCB115 Principles of Biology (STEM) SCB165 Vertebrate Evolution SCB201 Fundamentals of Biology I (STEM) SCB202 Fundamentals of Biology II (STEM) SCB203 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (STEM) SCB204 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (STEM) SCB265 Fundamentals of Ecology (STEM) Discipline: Chemistry SCC201 Fundamentals of Chemistry I (STEM) SCC202 Fundamentals of Chemistry II (STEM) SCC105 Introduction to Chemistry (STEM) SCC110 Foundations of Chemistry (STEM) Discipline: Oceanography SCG120 Introduction to Oceanography Discipline: Physics SCP160 Foundations for the Physical Sciences SCP201 Fundamentals of Physics I (STEM) SCP202 Fundamentals of Physics II (STEM) SCP231 General Physics I (STEM) SCP232 General Physics II (STEM) Social Science Department Discipline: Anthropology SSA100 Introduction to Anthropology SSA103 Introduction to Archaeology Discipline: Psychology SSY101 General Psychology SSY230 Abnormal Psychology Download PDF version: Scientific World