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Approved Perspectives Courses

Perspectives courses teach Core Areas of Knowledge and Inquiry (RL, CV, AP, NS, NS-L, SS) and Global Contexts (US, ET, WC, PI), and are therefore taken by students early on in their undergraduate experience, before they complete 60 credits.The courses below have been approved as Perspectives courses as of 01/31/12.

Please note that this table can be filtered and sorted and that clicking a course takes you to the justification documents page for each course.

List of Perspectives courses being offered: Fall 2013 | Spring 2013 | Summer I 2013 | Summer II 2013|

Abbreviations and past offerings can be found below the table


       Approved Perspectives Courses

      A&HENGLENGL 152/152W: Works of American Literature - A Course for non-majorsRLUS
      A&HENGLENGL 253: American Literature Survey IRLUS
      A&HHLLSPAN 60: Hispanic Literatures in the United StatesRLUS
      A&HLCDLCD 103: Multilingualism in the USCVUS
      MNSSEESENSCI 100: Our Planet in the 21st Century: Challenges to Humanity (Lab)NS+LUS
      SOCACCTSACCT 261: Business Law ICVUS
      SOCECONECON 102: Introduction to MicroecomicsSSUS
      SOCHISTHIST 103/103W: American History, 1607-1865SSUSPI
      SOCHISTHIST 104/104W: United States History 1865-PresentSSUS
      SOCHIST HIST 163: Social and Cultural History: United States VTSSUS
      SOCHISTHIST 168: History and Memory: The United States VTCVUS
      SOCPSCIPSCI 100: Introduction to American PoliticsSSUS
      SOCPSCIPSCI 101: Introduction to Political ScienceSSUS
      SOCSOCSOC 211: Ethnic and Race RelationsSSUS
      SOCSOCSOC 222: Social Welfare as a Social InstitutionCVUS
      SOCURBSTURBST 101: Urban Poverty and AffluenceSSUS
      SOCURBSTURBST 103: Urban DiversitySSUS
      SOCURBST URBST 105: Urban PoliticsSSUS
      SPECITASTITAST 100: Italian Americans: An Interpretation of a PeopleCVUS
      SPECHNRSHNRS 126W: The Peopling of New York City: Seminar 2SSUS
      SPECHNRSHNRS 225: Science and Technology in New York CityNSUS
      SPECHNRSHNRS 226: Shaping the Future of New York CitySSUS
      SOCSOCSOC 215: Sociology of EducationSSUS
      SOCECONECON 100 Economics and SocietySSUS
      SOCECONECON 101 Introduction to MacroeconomicsSSUS
      SPECENGLAMST 110/110W - Introduction to American Society and CultureCVUS
      SOCSOCSOC 103: The Sociology of American LifeCVUS
      SOCURBSTURBST 107: Urban Communities: Local-Global Connections in QueensSSUS
      SOCPSCIPSCI 210: American State and Local GovernmentSSUS

      Abbreviations used in the table:

        • AoK: Core Areas of Knowledge and inquiry
          • RL: Reading Literature
          • CV: Cultures & Values
          • AP: Appreciating & Participating in the Arts
          • NS: Natural Sciences
          • NS+L: Natural Sciences with Lab
          • SS: Analyzing Social Structures
        • GC: Global Contexts
          • US: United States
          • ET: European Traditions
          • WC: World Cultures
          • PI: Pre-Industrial

        General Education courses offered in the past
        : Winter 2013| Fall 2012 | Summer II 2012 | Summer I 2012 | Spring 2012 | Winter 2012 | Fall 2011 | Spring 2011
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