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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities and Social Sciences Electives List


First-Year Writing Courses


Cluster 1: Culture, Arts and Media (CAM)


Courses in the CAM cluster explore how cultural practices and artifacts in a wide range of media reflect, influence and interact with developments in science and technology. Courses are based on the disciplines of philosophy, media studies, music, literary studies, art history, rhetoric and anthropology.

CAM Humanities and Social Sciences Electives:


The following satisfy a humanities and social sciences elective:

Cluster 2: Science, Technology and Society


Courses in the STS cluster explore the interrelationships between science and technology and between science and society. STS unites a myriad of disciplines, including history, philosophy, rhetoric, literary studies and sociology, to investigate these interrelationships. How do science and technology shape society? How do social processes frame scientific and technological enterprises? What is the relationship between the content of scientific and technological knowledge and the social and intellectual context in which it is created?

STS Humanities and Social Sciences Electives:


The following satisfy a humanities and social sciences elective:

STS Courses That Do Not Satisfy a Humanities and Social Sciences Elective:


The following are core courses in the Science and Technology Studies major that do not satisfy a humanities and social sciences elective:

Cluster 3: Society, Environment and Globalization (SEG)


Courses in this cluster address how the critical areas of society, environment and globalization are interlinked and how they affect the experience of modern life. SEG  courses, from the complementary perspectives of the humanities and social sciences, provide students with a broad, multicultural perspective on how environmental issues and global exchange in this “flat world” are changing society here and across the globe.

SEG Humanities and Social Sciences Electives:


The following satisfy a humanities and social sciences elective:

SEG Courses That Do Not Satisfy a Humanities and Social Sciences Elective:


The following are core courses in the Sustainable Urban Environments major that do not satisfy a humanities and social sciences elective: