2020-21 Course Updates

This page will be updated as more information about courses is released from academic departments. For the most current course scheduling information and to search by modality, please consult the Directory of Classes.

Immersive Courses

Last update: 8/10/20

The following courses are scheduled to be offered during the Fall A term (September 8 - October 23).

Anthropology
ANTH GU4175WRITING ARCHAEOLOGY
Architecture
ARCH UN1010Design Futures: New York City
ARCH UN2101ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: SYSTEMS AND MATERIALS
ARCH UN2103ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: ENVIRONMENTS AND MEDIATIONS
ARCH UN2103ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: ENVIRONMENTS AND MEDIATIONS
Classics
CLCV GU4440Society & Environment in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Dance
DNCE BC1135Ballet, I: Beginning
DNCE BC1330Modern, I: Beginning Modern Dance
DNCE BC3601Rehearsal and Performance in Dance
History
HIST GU4693WRITERS ON HISTORY: THOMAS MANN
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
SPAN UN3349Hispanic Cultures I: Islamic Spain through the Colonial Period
Philosophy
PHIL UN1001Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL UN3912Seminar (Death and Meaning of Life)
Religion
RELI UN2305Islam
RELI UN3321Religion and Climate Crisis: India
RELI GU4120GENDER IN ANC CHRISTIANITY
RELI GU4322Exploring the Sharia: Topics in Islamic Law
Sociology
SOCI UN1203The Social Animal in the Digital Age
Statistics
STAT GU4206Statistical Computing and Introduction to Data Science
Theatre
THTR UN2022PRACTICUM PERFORMANCE SHOW 1
THTR UN2423PRACTICUM LIGHTS & SOUND
THTR UN2424PRACTICUM WARDROBE
THTR UN2425PRACTICUM STAGE MANAGEMENT
THTR UN2427PRACTICUM DESIGN ASSISTANT
THTR UN3005ACTING II
THTR UN3142Bertolt Brecht: The Making of Theatre
THTR UN3167Dramaturgy
THTR UN3200Directing I
THTR UN3405PROBLEMS IN DESIGN
THTR UN3997SENIOR THESIS IN PERFORMANCE
Urban Studies
URBS UN3440Shrinking Cities
URBS UN3545JUNIOR SEMINAR IN URBAN STUDIES

The following courses are scheduled to be offered during the Fall B term (October 26 - December 23).

American Studies
AMST UN3930Tocqueville: The Democratic Mind
AMST UN3931Topics in American Studies
Anthropology
ANTH UN3663The Ancient Table: Archaeology of Cooking and Cuisine
Architecture
ARCH UN1020Introduction To Architectural Design and Visual Culture
ARCH UN3201ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I
ARCH UN3211ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH AND DESIGN
ARCH UN3502URBANIZING CHINA
Classics
CLCV UN3333 Archaeology of Crisis
Dance
DNCE BC1135Ballet, I: Beginning
DNCE UN1330 Modern I
DNCE BC2250Hip Hop Dance and Culture
DNCE BC3335Modern, VI: High Advanced Modern Dance
French
FREN GU4800 Questions in African Literature
History
HIST UN3241Global Urban History of Housing Justice
HIST BC3475Covid-19 and Care Work: An Oral History Approach
HIST GU4012HISTORY OF THE CITY IN LATIN AMERICA
Philosophy
PHIL UN1401Introduction to Logic
PHIL UN3912Seminar (Rawls' Theory of Justice)
PHIL GU4055Aesthetics: Modern Survey II
Religion
RELI GU4209Religion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary Black America
RELI GU4304Krishna
RELI GU4307BUDDHISM & DAOISM IN CHINA
Sociology
SOCI UN2235Sexuality in Social Context
SOCI UN3966The News: The Profession of Journalism Goes Digital
Statistics
STAT GU4206Statistical Computing and Introduction to Data Science
Theatre
THTR UN2422PRACTICUM PROPS & PAINT
THTR UN2424PRACTICUM WARDROBE
THTR UN2425PRACTICUM STAGE MANAGEMENT
THTR UN2427PRACTICUM DESIGN ASSISTANT
THTR UN3202Advanced Directing
THTR UN3300Playwriting Workshop
THTR UN3401Sound Design
THTR UN3997SENIOR THESIS IN PERFORMANCE
Urban Studies
URBS UN3545JUNIOR SEMINAR IN URBAN STUDIES

The following courses are scheduled to be offered during the Spring 2021 A term (January 11 - February 26).

Anthropology
ANTH UN3831
ANTH BC3932Climate Change, Global Migration, and Human Rights in the Anthropocene
ANTH UN3939: Anime Effect: Japanese Media
Architecture
ARCH UN1010Design Futures: New York City
ARCH UN2101ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: SYSTEMS AND MATERIALS
ARCH UN2103ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: ENVIRONMENTS AND MEDIATIONS
ARCH UN3312SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
History
HIST UN1760 Intro to African History: 1700-Pesent
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
WMST UN3200Queer Theory
Philosophy
PHIL UN1001Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL UN3912Seminar
Religion
RELI GU4619 Islam in Popular Culture
Theatre
THTR UN2422PRACTICUM PROPS & PAINT
THTR UN2423PRACTICUM LIGHTS & SOUND
THTR UN2424PRACTICUM WARDROBE
THTR UN2425PRACTICUM STAGE MANAGEMENT
THTR UN2427PRACTICUM DESIGN ASSISTANT
THTR UN3203COLLABORATION:DIRCTNG/DESIGN
CPLT BC3630Theatre and Democracy
THTR UN3997SENIOR THESIS IN PERFORMANCE

The following courses are scheduled to be offered during the Spring B term (March 8 - April 26).

Anthropology
ANTH UN3725Politics of Recognition
Architecture
ARCH UN1020Introduction To Architectural Design and Visual Culture
ARCH UN3312SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
Theatre
THTR UN2024PRACTICUM PERFORMANCE THESIS 1
THTR UN2025PRACTICUM PERFORMANCE THESIS 2
THTR UN2026PRACTICUM PERFORMANCE THESIS 3
THTR UN2422PRACTICUM PROPS & PAINT
THTR UN2423PRACTICUM LIGHTS & SOUND
THTR UN2424PRACTICUM WARDROBE
THTR UN2425PRACTICUM STAGE MANAGEMENT
THTR UN2427PRACTICUM DESIGN ASSISTANT
THTR UN3201DIRECTING II
Urban Studies
URBS UN3310Race, Space, and Urban Schools
URBS UN3450Neighborhood and Community Development
URBS UN3545JUNIOR SEMINAR IN URBAN STUDIES

Newly Created Topical Courses

The following courses are newly offered courses that may study topics such as public health, anti-racism and social justice, and electoral politics.

American Studies
AMST UN3930Tocqueville: The Democratic Mind
Anthropology
ANTH UN3725Politics of Recognition (Spring 2021 B)
Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
CSER UN3303Whiteness, Sentiment and Political Belonging (Fall 2020)
CSER UN3444The Decolonial Appeal: Desiring Decolonization in Sites of Representation (Fall 2020)
CSER GU4361Documenting Disaster (Fall 2020)
Classics
CLCV UN3333 Archaeology of Crisis (Fall 2020 A)
CLCV GU4444 Society and Environment in the Ancient Mediterranean (Fall 2020 B)
Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
CPLS GU4325 Abolition Medicine
French
CLFR GU4500 Pandemics in Francophone Literature and History (Fall 2020)
History
HIST UN3241Global Urban History of Housing Justice (Fall 2020 B)
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
WMST GU4235Indigenous Feminisms (Fall 2020)
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
SPAN UN3887The End of Monuments (Fall 2020)
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
MDES GU4239Medicine and Disease in the Pre-Modern Islamic World
Psychology
PSYC GU4612Frontiers of Justice (Fall 2020)
Public Health
PUBH UN3400Data Science and Health Equity in New York City (Fall 2020)
Religion
RELI UN2506From Exodus to the Coronavirus: Scriptures and Narratives of Religious Responses to Epidemics (Fall 2020)
RELI UN3321Religion and Climate Crisis: India (Fall 2020 A)
RELI GU4209Religion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary Black America (Fall 2020 B)
Sociology
SOCI UN3677The Organization of Diversity (Fall 2020 )
SOCI UN3966The News: The Profession of Journalism Goes Digital (Fall 2020 B)
SOCI GU4801Israell and the Palestinians (Summer 2021)
Statistics
STAT UN1101Introduction to Statistics (There will be a specially themed section in Fall 2020 that will be related to the 2020 US Elections).)

Department-Specific 2020-21 Academic Year Course Plans

Last update: 8/13/20

Please refer to departmental websites below for the most up-to-date information on course offerings and modality.