College of Staten Island

Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Office of Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs

Building 1A, Room 305

Senior Vice President and Provost, Gary Reichard



As the College’s chief academic officer, the Provost provides vision, leadership, and oversight to the maintenance and development of quality academic programs including support for the development of a distinguished faculty in both the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies and support of faculty research and graduate education at the master’s and doctoral levels.

The Provost reports directly to the President and is the ranking member of the executive management team, with responsibility for all academic units and departments. The Provost is responsible for promoting academic excellence and for assuring that students have access to intellectual and practical experiences that will enrich their lives and prepare them for their post-collegiate careers.

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)


ASAP studetns at CSI are assisted in earning both their Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees in fours years with financial, academic, and personal support. For more information please visit the ASAP website.

Adults Returning to College Program (ARC)

Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Building 2A, Room 103

The College offers a gateway program for first time and returning degree track adult students. The ARC (Adults Returning to the Classroom) program provides personalized, comprehensive support services from pre-admission counseling to registration. The goals of the ARC program is to facilitate a seamless transition for non-traditional students into the College.

Alumni Relations

Associate Director, Jennifer Lynch, Building 1A, Room 111

The Office of Alumni Relations maintains contact with alumni through ongoing social, educational, athletic, and cultural events.

The Office also assists the CSI Alumni Association and its elected Board of Directors, who serve as the representative voice for over 50,000 alumni worldwide. The Alumni Association was established in 1980 and its mission is dedicated to promoting a lifelong spirit of pride, fellowship, loyalty, and learning among alumni, students, and the community.

All persons who have a degree or six-year certificate from CSI or its predecessor institutions, Richmond College and Staten Island Community College, are members of the Alumni Association. Alumni seeking further information or wishing to obtain a permanent alumni photo ID are invited to call 718.982.2290, email or visit the Office.

Center for Advising and Academic Success (CAAS)

"Empowering Proactice Learning and Providing the Foundation for Lifelong Success"

Paulette Brower-Garrett, Director, Building (1A), Room 101

The Center for Advising and Academic Success (CAAS) is responsible for teaching the principles and philosophy of general education and its relevance in curricula. CAAS provides advisement support to new students, matriculated continuing students who have earned less than 45 credits and to students who are declared as Associate Degree Liberal Art majors. Committed to utilizing the most effective advisement practices in support of student academic success, it empowers students to proactively become involved in their own educational experience.

Here, while students find academic assistance with educational goal planning, major, minor, and career identification, general education requirements, DegreeWorks (the degree audit self-advisement tool), TAP eligibility and academic policies and regulations; faculty can find assistance with advisor training and development and evening & weekend services. Additionally, CAAS is responsible for administration of the Pathfinder Program, a career exploration workshop series designed to help students determine potential career pathways and related academic majors. Further information about advisement, Pathfinder, and other services can be found at www.csi.cuny.ed/academicadvisement.

All students assigned faculty or professional advisors are required to meet with an advisor minimally once each semester. The Early Advisement Period (each March and October) is designed to provide students with ample opportunity to discuss their educational plans and to complete their upcoming semester’s course selection process. Prior to the Priority Registration Period (each April and November), students receive notification of the priority registration access date. Students should meet with their advisor to complete their educational plans, have their Advisement Stop removed, and prepare to complete their registration process at least 3 weeks before their priority registration access date.

Center for the Arts

Center for the Arts 1P, Room 116

Director, John Jankowski

The Center for the Arts contains, in the instructional wing, the Department of Performing and Creative Arts, the Department of Media Culture, studios, performance and rehearsal spaces, a screening room, a studio theater, film and video production facilities, and laboratories for communications and graphics. The workshops include facilities for print making, painting, sculpture, photography, electronic music, and recording.

The Center for the Arts is home to the Clara and Arleigh B. Williamson Theatre, a 430-seat proscenium-stage theater; the 893-seat Concert Hall; the 150-seat Recital Hall; the 150-seat Lecture Hall; the 150-seat Lab Theatre for student productions; the CFA Atrium; the Conference Room; the Art Gallery, for major exhibitions; and the Student Art Gallery. Each academic year, the CFA presents a full schedule of innovative performing and visual arts public programming that features guest artists, CSI arts faculty, and CSI art students. The CFA also administers a theater rental program open to the Staten Island community.

Center for Global Engagement

Building 2A, Room 206

Director, Stephen M. Ferst

The Center for Global Engagement encourages and supports the international component of the academic life of the College. The Center provides direction and assistance in matters affecting the College’s international student population, sponsors study abroad programs, directs scholar and student exchange programs, and facilitates international development programs. Guidance for the Center’s activities is provided by a faculty advisory committee.

English Language Institute (ELI)

Building 2A, Room 206

Academic Coordinator, Gonzalo Villena

The Institute, a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs, offers intensive English language study and programs in American language and culture to international students and professionals. The Institute is supported by course fees. Admission to the English Language Institute does not constitute admission to the College.

Foreign Student and Scholar Services

The staff, serving foreign students and scholars, processes immigration documentation; facilitates admission procedures; provides academic advisement, counseling, adjustment, and orientation to college life in the U.S.; and assists in off-campus housing.

Study Abroad Programs

The Center offers a variety of study abroad programs for undergraduate credit only with partner institutions around the world including the following: Nanjing University, Shanghai University, and the City University of Hong Kong in China; the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) in Copenhagen, Denmark; the Catholic University of Guayaquil and the University of San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador; Middlesex University in London, England; The American College of Thessaloniki in Greece; Scuola Lorenzo deMedici in Florence and Tuscania, The American University of Rome, and the Istituto Venezia in Italy; the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo in Santanden, Spain; IPAG in Nice and Paris, France; Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan; and Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland. Overseas study programs in more than 25 countries are open to CSI students through membership in the College Consortium for International Studies.

There is no foreign language prerequisite; however, students are required to study the language of the country and are placed in courses suitable to their ability. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required for participation in most of the CSI-sponsored study abroad programs. The staff provides assistance and information about admissions, financial aid, orientation, and re-entry. To prepare effectively for participation in the program, students are encouraged to investigate the overseas study opportunities early in their academic careers. Most student financial aid plans are applicable to study abroad programs and special scholarship funds are available for eligible students.

International Faculty Activities

The Center coordinates a faculty exchange program with Shanghai University in China on behalf of The City University. The Center also has responsibility for CSI exchange programs and faculty development activities and international projects in various countries. On-campus programs for faculty and students include the World on Wednesday lecture series, International Education Week Events, and special programs.

Institutional Advancement and External Affairs

Building 1A, Room 401

Vice President for Institutional Advancement and External Affairs, Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna

The Office of Institutional Advancement and External Affairs is responsible for advancing the mission of the College and developing financial support for the College from alumni, faculty and staff, the community, and private industry. The CSI Foundation, Inc. was established to provide leadership and volunteer assistance to the College in its fundraising programs.

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

The CSTEP program seeks to increase enrollment and graduation, among historically underrepresented students, in undergraduate and graduate programs leading to professional licensure or to careers in the fields of science, technology, and education at the College of Staten Island (CSI). Through exposure to research opportunities in technology, scientific research, and teaching, CSTEP students will begin to view themselves as professionals and will help to reshape the culture of these professional fields as they reach their desired career goals.

The CSTEP Program is designed for New York State residents, including permanent residents, who must be full-time students and have good academic standing, which includes a 2.75 grade point average and enrollment in an approved scientific, technical, heath-related, pre-professional, or professional undergraduate or graduate program of study. Students must be of African, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaskan Native descent or be economically disadvantaged (based on criteria established by New York State.) Students enrolled in State-funded opportunity programs (AMP, HEOP, EOP, SEEK, or College Discovery) are also eligible to participate in the CSTEP program.

CUNY Language Immersion Program

Building 1L, Room 204

Coordinator: Blerina Likollari

The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) is an intensive English language program for students who are non-native speakers of English and have been admitted to a CUNY college but have not passed the CUNY reading and/or writing assessment tests. CLIP offers students the opportunity to spend more time learning English in an academic environment before formally enrolling in or returning to college courses. CLIP provides a full-time immersion approach to English language study that does not draw upon a student's financial aid allocation; students pay only a nominal fee for the program.

CUNY Black Male Initiative at CSI (BMI)

Building 1A, Room 310

Coordinator: Debra Evans-Greene

The College Success Initiative is the Black Male Initiative Program (BMI) at the College of Staten Island. This program was designed by The City University of New York (CUNY) to engage successful minority students in the recruitment and retention of other minority students, especially males, at the college and high school levels.

The College Success Initiative is open to all academically eligible students, faculty, and staff without regard to race, gender, national origin, or other characteristic. The program is a collaborative effort of parents, college faculty and staff, and high school principals and teachers, as well as members of the Staten Island community, to attain the same goals with our minority students.

Teacher Education Honors Academy

Director, Dr. Jane Coffee, Building 1S, Room 212

The goal of the Teacher Education Honors Academy is to educate undergraduate students who have a demonstrated talent in science and mathematics and who have a sincere desire to teach in the high schools or middle schools. Teacher Academy students have a choice of four majors: biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. They must complete all the requirements for their chosen major as well as the undergraduate sequence of education courses required for initial teacher certification. The Teacher Education Honors Academy students acquire hands-on experience in New York City public middle or high schools and this experience begins in the first semester in the Teacher Education Honors Academy program. Students in the Teacher Education Honors Academy are eligible for financial and academic assistance and for internships in middle and high schools.

Please see the section on academic requirements for Admissions to Teacher Education Honors Academy.

Evening, Weekend, and Summer Services

"Empowering Proactice Learning and Providing the Foundation for Lifelong Success"

Building 1A, Room 101

Evening & Weekend Services is a unit within the operation of the Center for Advising and Academic Successs. It is the central administrative office of the College during evening and weekend hours and serves students, faculty, and staff by providing administrative and academic assistance; information about College programs, policies, and procedures; and other special services. Additionally, the Office advocates for those various evening and weekend student provisions and support services which are needed and during times which are convenient for this specialized population.

Center for Advising and Academic Success is an integral part of this operation. The College regularly schedules a wide choice of courses in the evening and on the weekend to accommodate those students in all of its degree programs who prefer to take classes at these times. Evening class sessions start at 6:30pm or later; and both Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon classes are available to help students with their course selection process. Over a period of time, evening and weekend students can fulfill general education requirements and complete degree requirements for a number of specific majors. Please check www.csi.cuny.ed/academicadvisement for our current schedule of operating hours.

Consistent with the college’s mission, it proudly supports the Adults Returning to the Classroom (ARC) Program. This program supports those adults who may be coming to college for the first time, or returning after a prolonged absence and offers personalized services from pre-admissions counseling through registration, and provides guidance and support as adult students make choices about their careers and education. Interested adults (those who are at least 25 years old) not yet admitted to the College should have an initial consultation with an admissions counselor: please call 718.982.2259 or send an e-mail to Currently matriculated continuing students interested in this program should contact Thomas Brennan at 718.982.2155 or

Learning Communities

Learning Communities are composed of a minimum of two or more courses that are linked together through common topics, assignments, readings, or activities. They offer students a more personalized environment and create supportive peer groups through common enrollments in the linked courses. In learning communities, students are able to apply skills learned to multiple contexts, which is necessary for success in college. Some learning communities also provide support services directly linked to the courses. Participation in learning communities has been shown to increase student retention rates and also overall academic success. The courses included in learning communities fulfill general education requirements. To be enrolled in the learning communities, students must register for all components.  For more information, please contact Donna Scimeca at 718.982.3405.

Information Technology

Building 2A, Room 303

Vice President for Technology Systems, Michael Kress

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) advances and supports the use of information technology at the College. OIT administers 20 general purpose computer laboratories and over 30 specialized computing laboratories in conjunction with academic departments. Over 2,500 desktop computers are connected through a high-speed local area network running Windows XP or Windows 2000. This hardware configuration allows students, faculty, and staff full access to specialized software, the Internet, online library resources, and email.

Four open computer labs running Windows XP or Windows 2000 are equipped with the software that students need to do their assignments. Computer labs for students with disabilities include software like JAWS, Dragon, etc. as well as ADA-compliant furniture. In addition to the open labs, there are computers available in the lobbies of Building 1S, 2S, 3S, 4S, 5S, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, and 5N, and systems are also located in the Cybercafe and the Campus Center. These stations allow students to use the Internet.

“CSI unplugged,” wireless access is via 802.1 b/g technology. The network can be accessed from any of the academic or administrative buildings. The College of Staten Island's Data network spans 19 buildings and provides access for all campus staff, faculty, and students, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Wireless Hotspots are designed to expand service to users with laptops or PDAs equipped for wireless networking. With Hotspots, wireless computers have high-speed access to the Internet and College Web Services.

The OIT home page is:

Office of Academic Support

Library (1L), Room 117

Director, Linda Sharib

The Office of Academic Support (OAS) offers a variety of programs to enhance the academic preparation of all CSI students. The Immersion Program provides intensive reading, writing, and mathematics workshops for students who have not passed one or more of the assessment tests. The Pre-Test Preparation workshops provide important CUNY Assessment Test preparation for students, enabling them to become familiar with the testing formats and to experience practice tests, thereby increasing their chances for success on the tests. Furthermore, OAS houses CSI’s multi-disciplinary tutoring lab and also coordinates the ten campus tutoring centers.


Building 6S, home of the Department of Biology, the Department of Chemistry, the Center for Environmental Science, and the Center for Developmental Neuroscience and Developmental Disabilities, contains 74 state-of-the-art laboratories for study and research. The ten departmental buildings in the academic quadrangles house instructional, tutorial, and research laboratories, and personal computer classrooms.

Liberty Partnerships Program

The program is a collaborative effort of the College and the Staten Island Branch of the New York Urban League, the local school district, and community-based organizations and individuals that provides a broad range of educational, enrichment, and support services for high school students who are at risk of dropping out of school.

Library/Media Services

Library 1L, Room 109

Interim Chief Librarian, Associate Professor Amy Stempler

The Library is the focal point of the South Academic Quadrangle. The building, with its distinctive rotunda, is the home to five central services: a study center for the campus community; a broad collection of books and journals in the liberal arts and sciences; computer facilities, online services, and databases that serve as points-of-access to informational resources beyond the walls of the Library; an instructional facility for the teaching of information retrieval and information literacy; an Archives and Special Collections unit; and media distribution services in support of instruction.

One hundred and seventy-five computer workstations for student use are available throughout the building. The general reference area is located on the first floor, as is the faculty Center for Excellence in Learning Technology. The second floor leads to the elegant archives facility, the distance-learning center, the document center, the Library instruction facility, and the Media Services unit. The circulating book collection and the print journal holdings are housed on the third floor.

Hours of Service:







Hours of service during summer session, intersession, and holidays are posted at the Library entrance and on the Library homepage,

Borrowing Privileges: Students and faculty from CSI and other CUNY colleges must present current ID cards in order to borrow books. Students and faculty may obtain ID cards from the College Office of Public Safety. Overdue books, lost books, or unpaid fines may result in the suspension of borrowing privileges.

The Collection: The holdings include 245,000 bound volumes of books, 143 online databases (of which more than 50,000 are full text), 155,000 e-books, 215 print journal subscriptions, 53,000 e-journals 3,500 films and videos, 5,000 sound recordings, and 1,300 linear feet of archival materials.

The Online Catalog: The CSI Library is a member of the CUNY-wide integrated library system. Access to CUNY+, the online union catalog portion of the system, is available throughout the campus as well as from offsite.

Reference librarians provide service at the General Reference Desk on the first floor at all times when the Library is open. The Library instruction service includes orientation tours, open workshops, presentations to classes by reference specialists in connection with specific course assignments, and the compilation of bibliographic aids.

Media Services

Library (1L), Room 201

Director: Mark Lewental

Media Services provides viewing and listening facilities and classroom services for its collections of videotapes, DVDs, slides, audiotapes, and recordings. The Media Distribution System provides access to the media collections via fiber-optic technology, connecting over 40 classrooms, laboratories, and conference rooms. Media Services operates the Videoconferencing Lab, a network of wireless laptops for use in the Library, and oversees the Center for Excellence in Learning Technology, which assists faculty in using technology to promote better learning.

Macaulay Honors College

Building 1A, Room 206

Director: Associate Professor Charles Liu

The William E. Macaulay Honors College of CUNY is designed for highly motivated and capable students who meet rigorous admissions criteria. During their first and second years at the College of Staten Island, Macaulay Honors College students enroll in a variety of innovative and challenging courses and develop with their faculty a cohesive intellectual community. In their third and fourth years, Macaulay Honors College students pursue their fields of study in a wide range of majors and specializations, and must meet the program’s criteria for graduation with honors. In addition to their academic work, Macaulay Honors College students must complete co-curricular requirements.

Please see the sections on Admissions and on Programs and Course Descriptions for details about the requirements and further information about the program.


Building 1A, Room 301

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Ombudsperson is authorized to investigate student concerns and to make recommendations regarding the outcome of those investigations. The Ombudsperson, available to all students enrolled at the College, is a source of information about College policies and procedures and, in certain situations, will provide mediation and advocacy services. Students may be advised to visit other College offices to file official student concerns as well.

The Ombudsperson helps students to develop positive strategies to resolve problems and conflicts and acts as a neutral party to hear any type of student concern or dispute related to the College.

The Office deals with academic matters such as grade appeals, accusations of cheating and plagiarism, faculty/student disputes, and non-academic matters such as billing disagreements, conduct issues, campus issues, and interpersonal conflict. This is not a comprehensive list, as it is understood that each individual may have concerns and needs that are unique.

Students can file an official complaint or put information “on the record” at the Office of the Ombudsperson.

The Pathfinder Program

Sponsored by the Center for Advising and Academic Success, The Pathfinder Program has been created to meet the unique needs of College of Staten Island students as they begin exploring majors and careers. This unique, three-part Career Exploration Workshop series allows students to discover those interests that will lead them towards a successful career. Our workshops will teach students about the career decision-making process, how to choose a major, and how to conduct relevant career research.

The final part of the Pathfinder Program provides students with the opportunity to make an appointment to meet with Career Coaches, who are specially trained advisors and counselors who can guide students toward making good career decisions. The Career Coaching program is the result of collaboration between the Career & Scholarship Center and the Center for Advising and Academic Success. Additional information about the program can be found at

Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

The STEP program at the College of Staten Island (CSI) focuses on helping students to build self-esteem and develop positive behaviors toward learning. A Saturday enrichment and academic program, STEP services students from Staten Island and Brooklyn in grades 7 through 12 who demonstrate a career interest in the fields of science, engineering, technology or education. Through the program, students come to CSI and engage in science, computer math, communication arts, and PSAT and SAT prep with an interdisciplinary learning approach. The STEP program also encourages students to strive for good grades throughout their secondary school years so that they eventually have the experience to choose from a broader range of choices when pursuing a career.

Participation in the STEP program is free. The only cost is student commitment and parental involvement.

Testing Services

Building 1A, Room 104

Director, Alan Hoffner

The Testing Office tests in the following areas: the CUNY Assessment Tests in writing, reading, and mathematics; the departmental placement examination in Biology; the National League for Nursing (NLN) pre-admissions exam; and the test that enables students to earn college credits, the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).

The Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program

Building 1A, Room 112

The Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program Director Gloria Garcia

The SEEK Program (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) is a New York State program for residents who are in need of both academic and financial assistance in order to obtain a college education. Information about the program and the application process may be obtained from the SEEK Office. The telephone number is 718.982.2410 or visit our Website:

The Verrazano School

Building 5N, Room 113

Director, Dr. Charles Liu
Coordinator, Cheryl Craddock

The Verrazano School at CSI is a competitive, highly selective program for undergraduates at the College of Staten Island. Established in 2007, The Verrazano School offers students the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, academically motivated learning community while enjoying the benefits of a comprehensive public institution within The City University of New York. Outstanding faculty, a wide range of academic disciplines, and extensive student services are some of the resources available through The Verrazano School.

Information about the program and admission requirements can be found online at or contact 718.982.4171.

The Bertha Harris Women’s Center

Building 2N, Room 106

Coordinator, Associate Professor Ellen J. Goldner

The Bertha Harris Women’s Center promotes the education and personal growth of women students and the men who support their concerns. It encourages a confidential support network among students and faculty and serves as a conduit of information about counseling and other resources available to women both on campus and in the broader communities of Staten Island and New York City. The Bertha Harris Women’s Center raises awareness about issues important to women and encourages community service by CSI students at organizations that serve women on campus, on Staten Island, and in New York City. In response to needs and interests voiced by students each semester, The Women’s Center organizes student activities, panels, and speakers on a variety of topics and other events. Visit us in Building 2N, room 106 or on the Web at

The Writing Center

Building 2S, Room 216

Director, Robert Brandt

The Writing Center is under the supervision of the Department of English. The Center provides assistance to students who need to enhance their reading and writing skills. Instructors from any discipline may refer students to The Writing Center, or students themselves may choose to visit it and make appointments to work with tutors. Tutors do not edit papers or do homework assignments for students, but help them to work on the skills they need to develop. The Writing Center serves students for whom English is a first or second language.

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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Message From the President

About the College



Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid

Scholarships and Awards

Divisions, Schools, and Departments

Department of the Library

Division of Student and Enrollment Services

Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Policies

Undergraduate Degree & Certificate Programs

Degree Requirements

Majors, Disciplines and Course Descriptions


African and African Diaspora Studies

American Sign Language

American Studies




Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art

Art Minor

Art Courses

ART 100 Introduction to the Visual Arts

ART 106 Art in Rome

ART 120 Introductory Drawing

ART 125 Portrait Drawing I

ART 130 Introductory Painting

ART 150 Introductory Sculpture

ART 200 History of Art to the Renaissance

ART 201 History of Art after the Renaissance

ART 203 Art of the Ancient World

ART 205 Modern Art in Latin America

ART 207 Nineteenth-Century Art

ART 208 Twentieth-Century Art

ART 209 Art and Society in America

ART 210 The Architect and Society

ART 211 History of Printmaking

ART 220 Intermediate Drawing

ART 225 Portrait Drawing II

ART 230 Intermediate Painting

ART 240 Women and the Fine Arts

ART 245 Printmaking

ART 250 Intermediate Sculpture

ART 275 Studio Art Theory and Practice

ART 300 Medieval and Renaissance Art

ART 301 Baroque Art

ART 302 Garden Architecture in Italy

ART 303 History of Photography

ART 305 Museum and Gallery Training

ART 308 American Art since 1945

ART 310 Aspects of Renaissance Art

ART 311 Baroque Art and Architecture

ART 312 Visiting Artist Projects

ART 314 Contemporary Issues in Photography

ART 319 The Role of Art in the Modern World

ART 320 Advanced Drawing

ART 325 Portrait Drawing III

ART 330 Advanced Painting

ART 340 Design Workshop I

ART 341 Design Workshop II

ART 345 Intermediate Printmaking

ART 350 Advanced Sculpture

ART 375 Intermediate Studio Art Theory and Practice

ART 401 Contemporary Art: Ideas and Practices

ART 410 Major Artist I

ART 411 Major Artist II

ART 440 Contemporary Art Theory I

ART 441 Contemporary Art Theory II

ART 445 Advanced Printmaking

ART 475 Advanced Studio Art Theory and Practice

ART 480 Senior Project in Art and Photography

Photography Minor

Photography Courses

Astronomy Courses



Biology (BS)

Biology 7-12 (BS)

Biology Minor

Biology Courses

BIO 102 Human Body

BIO 103 Introduction to Biology

BIO 105 Molecular Foundations of Cell Function

BIO 106 Principles of Biology I

BIO 107 Principles of Biology I Laboratory

BIO 108 Principles of Biology II

BIO 109 Principles of Biology II Laboratory

BIO 146 Nutrition

BIO 150 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO 160 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

BIO 170 General Biology I

BIO 171 General Biology I Laboratory

BIO 180 General Biology II

BIO 181 General Biology II Laboratory

BIO 205 General Physiology

BIO 213 Vertebrate Zoology

BIO 214 Biological Approach to Human Sexuality

BIO 215 Invertebrate Zoology and Paleontology

BIO 217 Introduction to Tropical Ecology

BIO 222 Field Biology

BIO 225 Conservation Biology

BIO 228 Botany

BIO 230 Marine Biology and Oceanography

BIO 232 Social Problems in Biology

BIO 240 The Biology of Disease

BIO 242 History of Biology

BIO 272 Biometrics

BIO 312 Genetics

BIO 314 General Microbiology

BIO 316 Clinical Microbiology

BIO 318 Histology

BIO 322 Evolution

BIO 324 Developmental Biology

BIO 325 Diagnostic Molecular Biology

BIO 326 Introduction to Bioinformatics and Genomics

BIO 327 Molecular Biology

BIO 332 Advanced Physiology

BIO 335 Gene Regulatory Systems

BIO 338 Behavioral Biology

BIO 342 Advanced Human Anatomy

BIO 346 General Virology

BIO 350 Microbiology and Cellular Pathology

BIO 351 Microbiology and Cellular Pathology Laboratory

BIO 352 Cell Biology

BIO 360 Ecology

BIO 365 Principles of Neurobiology

BIO 368 Neuroscience

BIO 370 Biochemistry I

BIO 372 Cell Biochemistry

BIO 376 Biochemistry II

BIO 378 Radiation Biology

BIO 382 Pharmacotherapeutics

BIO 415 Mathematical Biology

BIO 420 Comparative Endocrinology

BIO 424 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory

BIO 425 Computational Molecular Biology

BIO 428 Plant Physiology

BIO 432 Clinical Pathology

BIO 434 Comparative Physiology

BIO 442 Immunology

BIO 443 Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis

BIO 450 Experimental Methods in Animal Physiology

BIO 452 Experimental Methods in Behavioral Biology

BIO 454 Advanced Methods in Cell Biology

BIO 456 Experimental Methods in Ecology

BIO 458 Experimental Methods in Cell Biochemistry

BIO 460 Experimental Methods in Advanced Genetics


Business (AAS)

Business (BS)

Business Minors

Business Courses

Finance Courses

Management Courses

Marketing Courses



Cinema Studies


Communications (BS)

Communications Minors

Communication Courses

COM 100 Introduction to Media

COM 101 Media Literacy

COM 115 Introduction to Design and Digital Media Environments

COM 150 Introduction to Communications

COM 200 Media and Culture

COM 201 History and Theory of Television

COM 203 Theories of Communications

COM 204 Introduction to Online Journalism

COM 205 Media Industries

COM 206 African Americans in the Media

COM 208 Latina/o Media

COM 211 Communications in a Corporate Setting

COM 220 History of Radio and Television

COM 225 Multicultural Literacy

COM 230 History of Print Media

COM 232 History of Design and Digital Media

COM 240 Media Workshop: Acting, Directing, and Producing for the Media

COM 249 Workshop in Typesetting

COM 250 Typography and Design

COM 251 Digital Imaging 1

COM 261 Television Studio Production

COM 270 Radio Production

COM 271 Radio/TV Newscasting

COM 277 Introduction to Journalism

COM 312 Theories of Mass Media

COM 313 Principles of Editorial Design: Integration of Writing and Graphics

COM 315 Media Analysis

COM 317 Information Design

COM 318 Advanced TV Studio Production

COM 320 Motion Graphics

COM 325 East Asian Popular Culture

COM 326 Japanese Cinema: Theory & History

COM 332 History and Theory of Advertising and Public Relations

COM 341 Communications Design Workshop

COM 351 Digital Imaging II

COM 370 Web Design, Graphics, and Theory

COM 371 Media and the Margins

COM 374 Mass Media in Modern Society

COM 380 Web Design, Animation, and Theory

COM 390 Media Internship

COM 410 Media Administration

COM 412 Broadcast Journalism

COM 415 Media Audiences

COM 420 Global Media

COM 425 Media Regulation

COM 432 Corporate Communications Practices

COM 438 Newspaper Reporting

COM 445 Journalism and Society

COM 446 Digital Design for Journalists

COM 450 Senior Seminar in Communications Research

COM 451 Advanced Design and Digital Media Workshop

COM 465 Writing for the Media

COM 475 Writing for Advertising and Public Relations

COM 480 Studies in Advanced Journalism

COM 490 Senior Project

COM 492 Senior Project for Design and Digital Media

Computer Science and Computer Technology

Computer Technology (AAS)

Computer Science (BS)

Computer Science–Mathematics (BS)

Computer Science Minor

Computer Science Courses

CSC 102 Computers for Today

CSC 112 Introduction to Word Processing

CSC 114 Elements of Computer Programming for the Technologies

CSC 115 Introduction to Computer Technology

CSC 116 Introduction to Database

CSC 117 Computer Technology Lab

CSC 118 Introduction to Spreadsheets

CSC 119 Computer Technology Concepts

CSC 122 Computer and Windows

CSC 126 Introduction to Computer Science

CSC 135 Introduction to Information Systems

CSC 140 Algorithms and Computation

CSC 141 Algorithms and Computation Laboratory

CSC 205 Basic Desktop Publishing

CSC 210 Applications Programming

CSC 211 Intermediate Programming

CSC 215 Assistive Technology for Universal Applications

CSC 220 Computers and Programming

CSC 223 Computer Hacking Revealed

CSC 225 Introduction to Web Development and the Internet

CSC 226 Web Database Applications

CSC 227 Introductory Computer Game Programming

CSC 228 Discrete Mathematical Structures for Computer Science

CSC 229 Introduction to High Performance Computing

CSC 235 Robotic Explorations

CSC 270 Introduction to Scientific Computing

CSC 305 Operating Systems Programming Laboratory

CSC 310 Input/Output Operations and File Management

CSC 315 Introduction to Database Systems

CSC 326 Data Structures

CSC 330 Object-Oriented Software Design

CSC 332 Operating Systems I

CSC 334 Computer System Fundamentals

CSC 346 Switching and Automata Theory

CSC 347 Computer Circuits Laboratory

CSC 382 Analysis of Algorithms

CSC 405 Applied Concepts in Information Systems

CSC 420 Concepts of Programming Languages

CSC 421 Internet Data Communications and Security

CSC 424 Database Management Systems

CSC 427 Advanced Computer Game Programming

CSC 429 Advanced High Performance Computing

CSC 430 Software Engineering

CSC 432 Operating Systems II

CSC 434 Compiler Construction

CSC 435 Advanced Data Communications

CSC 438 Mobile Application Development

CSC 446 Computer Architecture

CSC 450 Honors Workshop

CSC 462 Microcontrollers

CSC 470 Introductory Computer Graphics

CSC 475 Image Processing in Computer Science

CSC 480 Artificial Intelligence

CSC 482 Discrete Simulation

CSC 484 Theory of Computation

CSC 490 Seminar in Computer Science

CORE 100

CUNY Baccalaureate


Disability Studies


East Asian Studies

Earth and Environmental Science

Earth Science


Economics (BA)

Economics (BS)

Minor in Economics

Economics Courses

ECO 101 Introduction to Economics

ECO 111 Introduction to Microeconomics

ECO 112 Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECO 210 Intermediate Microeconomics

ECO 212 Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECO 213 Money and Capital Markets

ECO 214 Money and Banking

ECO 230 Introduction to Economic and Managerial Statistics

ECO 231 Quantitative Analysis of Business and Economic Problems

ECO 240 Managerial Finance I

ECO 250 International Economics

ECO 251 International Political Economy

ECO 252 Economic Geography

ECO 253 United States Economic History

ECO 256 Analysis of Underdeveloped Areas

ECO 257 The Japanese Economy

ECO 261 Labor Relations

ECO 285 Economics for Engineers

ECO 291 Political Economy of War and Peace

ECO 296 History of American Business

ECO 315 Monetary Theory and Policy

ECO 318 Economic and Business Forecasting

ECO 323 Introduction to Econometrics

ECO 326 Introduction to Mathematical Economics

ECO 327 Intermediate Mathematical Economics

ECO 330 Public Finance

ECO 331 Law and Economics

ECO 332 Health Economics

ECO 333 Economics and Philosophy

ECO 335 Behavioral Economics

ECO 336 Industrial Organization

ECO 338 Government and Business

ECO 345 Managerial Finance II

ECO 352 Comparative Economic Systems

ECO 356 Economic Growth and Devlopment

ECO 360 Investment Analysis

ECO 361 Labor Economics

ECO 370 International Finance

ECO 376 The Nonprofit Institution

ECO 385 Engineering Economics

ECO 387 Managerial Economics

ECO 388 Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment

ECO 389 Economics and Technology

ECO 390 History of Economic Thought

ECO 392 Urban Economics

ECO 395 Foundations of Modern Capitalism

ECO 410 Seminar in Economic Analysis

ECO 490 Senior Seminar in Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, and Geography


Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Technology*

Engineering Science

Engineering Science (AS)

Engineering Science (BS)

Transfer Program

Engineering Science Courses

ENS 100 Introduction to Engineering

ENS 102 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Technology

ENS 103 Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Technology Laboratory

ENS 104 Introduction to Digital Technology

ENS 105 Introduction to Digital Technology Laboratory

ENS 110 Engineering Graphics

ENS 136 Computer-Aided Engineering

ENS 220 Introduction to Computer Engineering

ENS 221 Digital Electronics Laboratory

ENS 241 Electrical and Electronic Circuits

ENS 249 Basic Measurements Laboratory

ENS 250 Engineering Mechanics

ENS 310 Thermodynamics

ENS 316 Dynamics

ENS 331 Digital Signal Processing

ENS 336 Computer-Aided Engineering II

ENS 342 Electrical and Electronic Circuits II

ENS 345 Solid State Device Fundamentals

ENS 350 Transport Processes

ENS 356 Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation

ENS 359 Mechanical Materials Laboratory

ENS 362 Microcontrollers

ENS 371 Systems Analysis

ENS 380 Mechanics of Solids

ENS 383 Electrical Properties of Materials

ENS 384 Mechanical Properties of Materials

ENS 410 Heat Transfer

ENS 415 Network Systems Engineering

ENS 416 Applied Elasticity

ENS 420 Analog and Digital Systems Design

ENS 322 Signals and Noise

ENS 432 Digital and Analog Communication Systems

ENS 434 Energy Conversion

ENS 436 Electric Energy Systems

ENS 438 Power Plant Design and Analysis

ENS 439 Systems Laboratory

ENS 441 Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution

ENS 446 Computer Architecture

ENS 450 Fluid Mechanics

ENS 459 Applied Mechanics Laboratory

ENS 463 Introduction to Nanotechnology

ENS 464 Embedded Systems Analysis and Design

ENS 466 Telecommunications System Engineering

ENS 470 Introduction to Environmental Engineering

ENS 471 Control Systems

ENS 473 Image and Video Processing in Engineering

ENS 485 Properties of Materials

ENS 491 Advanced Engineering Design I

ENS 492 Advanced Engineering Design II


Environmental Science




Health Education


History (BA)

History Minor

History Courses

HST 100 Past and Present

HST 105 Contemporary African Issues

HST 106 Africa Encounters Europe

HST 110 Individual and Society in Ancient Greece

HST 115 Comparative Ancient Religion

HST 116 Freshman Seminar in History

HST 160 African American History: 1619 to the Present

HST 182 Women’s History and Feminist Theory

HST 200 Historical Method

HST 201 History of Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1500

HST 202 History of Western Civilization since 1500

HST 203 The World Since 1900

HST 204 Introduction to Asian Civilization

HST 206 Modern China

HST 207 History of Africa

HST 208 History of Modern Latin America

HST 209 Modern Japan

HST 210 History of Modern India

HST 211 Japanese Civilization

HST 212 History of the Ancient Near East

HST 213 Chinese Civilization

HST 214 Greece and the Hellenistic World

HST 215 The Origins of Western Europe: 400-1000 CE

HST 216 Byzantine Thought and Civilization

HST 217 Introduction to Women's History

HST 218 The Roman World

HST 219 Greek and Roman Mythology

HST 220 Medieval Thought and Civilization

HST 221 The American Dream

HST 222 Islam: Religion and Culture

HST 223 American Landscapes

HST 224 Jewish History

HST 225 History of Christianity

HST 228 Renaissance and Reformation Europe

HST 229 History of Religion from Antiquity to Our Times

HST 230 Early Modern England

HST 231 Reacting to the Past

HST 234 Asian Tigers since 1945

HST 235 The Modern Middle East

HST 236 Asian American History

HST 238 World Civilization I

HST 239 World Civilization II

HST 240 American Ideas

HST 244 United States History: 1607-1865

HST 245 United States History: 1865-Present

HST 246 Religion in America

HST 248 New York City: History and Problems

HST 249 Italian American History

HST 251 History of the U.S. City

HST 252 History of Education in the United States

HST 253 United States Economic History

HST 254 History of Staten Island

HST 257 The History of American Immigration

HST 258 Vietnam and America: 1945-1975

HST 260 U.S. History: First Encounters to the Present

HST 262 African American History: 1619-1865

HST 263 African American History: 1865 to the Present

HST 264 The African Diaspora

HST 265 History of the Caribbean

HST 266 Peoples and Cultures of Africa

HST 267 Contemporary African Issues

HST 269 Blacks in Urban America: 1900-Present

HST 270 Modern British History: 1700-1900

HST 271 Modern British History: 1900 to the Present

HST 272 Modern Germany

HST 273 Medieval Russia

HST 274 History of Modern Russia

HST 275 Imperial Russia

HST 276 History of Italy

HST 277 History of Nineteenth-Century Europe

HST 278 The History of Twentieth-Century Europe

HST 279 History of the Balkans: 1453 to the Present

HST 280 History of Science

HST 281 History of Work

HST 283 Psycho-History

HST 284 The Soviet Union and Contemporary Russia

HST 285 The World of the 21st Century

HST 286 History of American Women

HST 290 The West and the World: Africa Encounters Europe

HST 291 The Atlantic World

HST 292 The West and the World: Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Medieval World

HST 300 Historiography

HST 305 Women in Latin America

HST 307 Medieval England

HST 315 The European Discovery of America and the Encounter with the Native Peoples: 1492 to 1581

HST 317 The Medieval Balkans and the Ottoman Turks: 1204-1481

HST 318 Themes in Byzantine History

HST 319 Medieval Cities

HST 320 Topics in Ancient and Medieval History

HST 321 Themes In Classical and Hellenistic History

HST 322 The Late Antique World

HST 323 Themes in Roman Republican and Imperial History

HST 324 Environmental History

HST 325 The Silk Road

HST 327 The World of Late Imperial China

HST 328 Early Modern Europe

HST 330 Nationalist Movements and the Process of Independence in Africa

HST 331 Black Intellectual Thought in the African Diaspora

HST 332 The Age of Revolutions: 1765-1820

HST 333 Colonialism and the African Experience

HST 335 Society and Culture in the United States

HST 336 Themes in United States History: 1607-1788

HST 337 Early American Republic: 1788-1850

HST 338 Themes in United States History: 1877-1914

HST 339 Themes in United States History: 1914-1945

HST 340 United States Foreign Policy in the 20th Century

HST 344 War and Society in Modern America

HST 347 Your Parents’ America

HST 348 The Holocaust in European History

HST 349 United States History since 1945

HST 350 Comparative Urban History

HST 351 Spain and Its World, 1469-1808

HST 352 Resistance and Revolt in Latin America

HST 361 The Heritage of Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. DuBois

HST 370 The Middle East and Europe

HST 371 The 1960s in Europe

HST 372 The World of Tokugawa Japan

HST 375 Economic History of Soviet Russia

HST 376 Nazi Germany

HST 382 War and Society

HST 384 Social and Political Ideologies in the Modern World

HST 386 The Recovery of Women’s Past

HST 388 Imperialism

HST 389 Themes in American Women’s History

HST 395 Foundations of Modern Society

HST 401 Seminar in Advanced Historical Study

Information Systems and Informatics

Integrated Science

International Studies

Italian Studies



Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies

Legal Studies Minor

Liberal Arts and Sciences



Macaulay Honors College at CSI


Mathematics (BS)

Computer Science-Mathematics (BS)

Mathematics Minor

Mathematics Testing (See also Academic Policies/Testing)

Remedial and Developmental Mathematics Courses: 0-Level Courses in Mathematics

College-level Mathematics Courses

Mathematics Courses

MTH 010 Basic Mathematics

MTH 015 Elementary Algebra with Proficiency Exam Review

MTH 020 Elementary Algebra

MTH 025 Selected Topics in Intermediate Algebra

MTH 030 Intermediate Algebra

MTH 035 Intermediate Algebra

MTH 102 Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students

MTH 103 Mathematical Ideas

MTH 104 Thinking Mathematically

MTH 108 Medical Dosage Calculations

MTH 109 Mathematics and the Environment

MTH 113 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

MTH 121 Finite Mathematics

MTH 123 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MTH 129 Algebra and Trigonometry Computer Laboratory

MTH 130 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

MTH 214 Applied Statistics Using Computers

MTH 217 Fundamentals of Mathematics I

MTH 218 Fundamentals of Mathematics II

MTH 221 Applied Finite Mathematics and Business Calculus

MTH 228 Discrete Mathematical Structures for Computer Science

MTH 229 Calculus Computer Laboratory

MTH 230 Calculus I with Pre-Calculus

MTH 231 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

MTH 232 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II

MTH 233 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III

MTH 235 Accelerated Calculus I

MTH 236 Accelerated Calculus II

MTH 306 History of Mathematical Thought

MTH 311 Probability Theory and an Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

MTH 329 Geometry

MTH 330 Applied Mathematical Analysis I

MTH 331 Applied Mathematical Analysis II

MTH 334 Differential Equations

MTH 335 Numerical Analysis

MTH 337 Applied Combinatorics and Graph Theory

MTH 338 Linear Algebra

MTH 339 Applied Algebra

MTH 341 Advanced Calculus I

MTH 342 Advanced Calculus II

MTH 347 Number Theory

MTH 349 Cryptology

MTH 350 Mathematical Logic

MTH 360 Actuarial Science

MTH 370 Operations Research

MTH 410 Mathematical Statistics I

MTH 411 Mathematical Statistics II

MTH 415 Mathematical Biology

MTH 416 Mathematics of Finance

MTH 430 Partial Differential Equations

MTH 431 Complex Analysis

MTH 435 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

MTH 437 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

MTH 440 Foundations of Mathematics

MTH 441 Topology

MTH 442 Abstract Algebra

MTH 445 Introduction to Differential Geometry

Medical Technology


Music (BA)

Music (BS)

Music Minor

Music Courses

MUS 105 World Music

MUS 106 Jazz Performance Techniques

MUS 108 Introduction to Jazz History

MUS 110 Introduction to Music History

MUS 115 Ensemble I

MUS 116 Ensemble II

MUS 120 Rudiments of Music

MUS 123 Piano I

MUS 124 Piano II

MUS 125 Introduction to Music Theory

MUS 130 Guitar Ensemble I

MUS 131 Guitar Ensemble II

MUS 144 Jazz Ensemble I

MUS 145 Jazz Ensemble II

MUS 150 Chorus I

MUS 151 Chorus II

MUS 164 Orchestra I

MUS 165 Orchestra II

MUS 180 Performance Workshop I

MUS 181 First-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 190 Performance Workshop II

MUS 191 Second-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 203 Music History I: History of Jazz

MUS 204 Music History II - History of Western Music from Antiquity to 1750

MUS 215 Ensemble III

MUS 216 Ensemble IV

MUS 223 Keyboard Musicianship I

MUS 224 Keyboard Musicianship II

MUS 225 Music Theory I

MUS 226 Music Theory II

MUS 232 Classic Guitar I

MUS 233 Guitar Ensemble III

MUS 234 Guitar Ensemble IV

MUS 236 Music in American Life

MUS 237 American Musical Theater

MUS 242 Harmonic Practice in the Jazz Tradition

MUS 243 Musicianship I

MUS 244 Musicianship II

MUS 246 Jazz Ensemble III

MUS 247 Jazz Ensemble IV

MUS 249 Jazz Combo

MUS 250 Chorus III

MUS 251 Chorus IV

MUS 252 Musical Performance I

MUS 253 Musical Performance II

MUS 258 Music Technology

MUS 264 Orchestra III

MUS 265 Orchestra IV

MUS 270 Composition I

MUS 280 Performance Workshop III

MUS 281 Third-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 290 Performance Workshop IV

MUS 291 Fourth-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 301 Improvisation

MUS 303 Music History III: Western Music from 1750 to 1900

MUS 304 Music History IV: Western Art Music from 1900-Present

MUS 322 Counterpoint

MUS 323 Keyboard Musicianship III

MUS 325 Keyboard Musicianship IV

MUS 326 Instrumentation and Scoring

MUS 332 Classical Guitar II

MUS 338 Innovators in Jazz

MUS 339 Jazz Composition and Analysis

MUS 340 Arranging for Jazz Ensemble

MUS 349 Jazz Repertoire Combo

MUS 352 Musical Performance III

MUS 353 Musical Performance IV

MUS 360 Twentieth-Century Directions

MUS 361 Audio for Moving Images

MUS 362 Performance with Computer and Electronics

MUS 363 Musicianship III

MUS 364 Musicianship IV

MUS 365 Multitrack Recording

MUS 366 Multitrack Mixing and Mastering

MUS 370 Composition II

MUS 373 Junior Project (Composition)

MUS 380 Performance Workshop V

MUS 381 Fifth-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 383 Junior Project (Performance)

MUS 390 Performance Workshop VI

MUS 391 Sixth-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 393 Junior Project (Research)

MUS 400 The Music of J. S. Bach

MUS 402 Major Composer I

MUS 403 Major Composer II

MUS 405 Literature and Music

MUS 420 Modal Counterpoint

MUS 422 Counterpoint II

MUS 424 Score Analysis

MUS 430 Orchestration

MUS 431 Conducting

MUS 441 Composing in the Popular Idiom

MUS 450 History and Literature of the Symphony

MUS 460 History and Literature of Chamber Music

MUS 470 History and Literature of Opera

MUS 473 Senior Project (Composition)

MUS 480 Performance Workshop VII

MUS 481 Seventh-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 483 Senior Project (Performance)

MUS 490 Performance Workshop VIII

MUS 491 Eighth-Semester Private Lessons

MUS 493 Senior Project ( Research)



Photography Minor

Physical Education


Political Science

Political Science (BA)

Political Science Minor

Political Science Courses

POL 100 American Government and Politics

POL 103 Understanding the Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

POL 198 Tools of the Trade: The Art and Science of Political Research

POL 201 Early Political Theory

POL 202 Modern Political Theory

POL 204 American Political and Legal Thought

POL 218 Politics and the Novel

POL 219 Politics, Cinema, Media

POL 221 The American Presidency

POL 222 The American Legal System

POL 223 Public Administration

POL 227 Political Parties, Elections, and Interest Groups

POL 229 Law, Justice, and Politics

POL 231 City Hall and Albany

POL 233 CUNY Internship Program in New York Government and Politics I

POL 234 CUNY Internship Program in New York Government and Politics II

POL 235 The American Political System

POL 237 Criminal Courts and Defendants’ Rights

POL 238 Criminal Law and Procedure

POL 240 Comparative Government

POL 241 Western European Politics: United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany

POL 244 From the Soviet Union to the Commonwealth of Independent States

POL 246 Nazism and The Holocaust

POL 250 Latin American Politics

POL 251 International Political Economy

POL 252 Middle East Politics

POL 253 African Politics

POL 256 East Asian Politics

POL 259 International Security

POL 260 International Politics: In Search of a New World Order

POL 261 International Organizations

POL 264 Political Geography

POL 303 Recent Political Theory

POL 307 History of Legal Thought

POL 310 Political Sociology

POL 316 The Politics of Evil

POL 317 Revolutions and Revolutionaries

POL 320 The Judiciary in Politics

POL 321 Race, Law and Public Policy in the Contemporary United States

POL 323 Public Policy Analysis

POL 325 Storming Washington: Presidential and Congressional Elections

POL 330 Legal Philosophy

POL 331 Law and Economics

POL 335 Internships in New York State Government

POL 336 American Constitutional Law

POL 338 Civil Rights and Liberties

POL 340 Uniting Europe: The Political Economy of the European Union

POL 341 The Politics of the New Germany

POL 342 Comparative Politics of Developing Countries

POL 343 Democracy and Democratization

POL 349 Comparative Human Rights

POL 353 China: Politics and Foreign Relations

POL 364 International Negotiations and Conflict Management

POL 365 Current American Foreign Policy

POL 371 Terrorism

POL 375 International Law

POL 394 CUNY World Affairs Internship

POL 490 Senior Seminar in Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, and Geography

Preparation for Professional School


Psychology (BA)

Psychology (BS)

Psychology Minor

Psychology Courses

PSY 100 Psychology

PSY 103 Stress: Understanding and Management

PSY 201 Foundations of Psychological Research

PSY 202 Psychopathology

PSY 203 Child Psychopathology

PSY 211 Methods of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

PSY 212 Social Psychology

PSY 213 Cross-Cultural Psychology

PSY 215 Psychological Perspectives on Disabilities

PSY 216 Drugs and Behavior

PSY 217 Psychology and Chinese Culture

PSY 223 Health Psychology

PSY 225 Introduction to Forensic Psychology

PSY 226 Theories of Personality

PSY 232 Physiological Psychology: Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience

PSY 235 Gender and Sexuality

PSY 239 Physiological Psychology: Motivated Behavior

PSY 242 Developmental Psychology

PSY 266 Statistics in Psychology

PSY 268 Psychology of Women

PSY 280 Psychology of Religion

PSY 288 Cognitive Psychology

PSY 315 Psychology and the Law

PSY 322 Industrial Psychology

PSY 324 Environmental Psychology

PSY 330 Experimental Psychology: Cognition and Perception

PSY 332 Psychological Tests and Measurements

PSY 333 Experimental Psychology: Learning and Behavior

PSY 334 Experimental Psychology: Social and Personality

PSY 335 Experimental Psychology: Child Development

PSY 340 Mentoring and Adolescent Development

PSY 342 Language Development

PSY 343 Infancy

PSY 345 Motor Development

PSY 350 Prejudice and Social Identity

PSY 352 History and Systems of Psychology

PSY 355 Contemporary Issues in Human Sexuality

PSY 362 Approaches to Psychotherapy

PSY 368 Counseling Psychology

PSY 385 Psychology of Memory

PSY 390 Evolutionary Psychology

PSY 398 Internship in Psychology

PSY 416 Group Dynamics

PSY 420 Advanced Seminar in Psychology

PSY 464 Applied Behavior Analysis

PSY 480 Advanced Learning and Behavior

PSY 591-4 Psychology Independent Study

PSY 598 Psychology Internship

Public Administration Minor


Science, Letters, and Society


Social Work

Sociology and Anthropology

Sociology/Anthropology (BA)

Sociology/Anthropology Minor

Sociology/Anthropology Courses

ANT 100 Understanding Our Worlds

ANT 201 Cultural Anthropology

ANT 205 Native American Societies

ANT 225 Multicultural Literacy

ANT 305 Power and Society in Latin America

ANT 306 Latinas/os in the United States

ANT 307 Caribbean Societies

ANT 308 Anthropology of Human Rights

ANT 312 Food, Self, and Society

ANT 331 Women and Work

ANT 365 Political Anthropology

ANT 367 Globalization and the World System

ANT 370 Urban Anthropology

ANT 450 Anthropology of Philosophy and Religion

SOC 100 Sociology

SOC 120 Social Problems

SOC 200 Sociological Theory

SOC 201 Methods of Sociological Research

SOC 202 Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Class

SOC/ANT 203 Social Analysis

SOC 210 Sociology of Health and Medicine

SOC 212 Criminology

SOC 220 Marriage and the Family

SOC 226 Socialization of the Child

SOC 230 Sociology of Women

SOC 232 Sociology of Aging

SOC 238 Sociology of Men

SOC 240 Minority Groups

SOC 245 Contemporary Social Issues

SOC 250 Sociology of Religion

SOC 255 Sociology of the Arts

SOC 260 Class, Status, and Power

SOC 270 The Community

SOC 274 Social Welfare

SOC 275 Sociology of Education

SOC 280 Sociology and Politics

SOC 292 The Individual in Society

SOC 301 Computerized Research Analysis

SOC 302 Contemporary Sociological Theory

SOC 305 Power and Society in Latin America

SOC 306 Latinas/os in the United States

SOC 307 Caribbean Societies

SOC 312 Food, Self, and Society

SOC/ANT 313 Modern Korean Culture

SOC/ANT 314 The High Cost of Cheap Food

SOC 322 Sociology of the Environment and Ecology

SOC/ANT 332 Social Movements and Social Justice

SOC 325 Social Thought

SOC 328 Meat Markets, Gender, and Violence in the Lives of Humans and Others

SOC 330 Women and Work

SOC 340 Ethnicity and Immigration

SOC 345 Sociology of Mental Illness

SOC 350 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

SOC 360 Sociology of Work and Leisure

SOC 367 Globalization and the World System

SOC 370 Urban Sociology

SOC 371 Media and the Margins

SOC 372 Institutions of Control

SOC 374 Mass Media in Modern Society

SOC/ANT 375 Sex and Society

SOC 376 Social Change

SOC 378 Social Planning

SOC 380 Sociology of Organizations

SOC/ANT 400 Research Seminar in Sociology/Anthropology

SOC 410 Sociological Issues

SOC 420 Birth and Death

SOC 427 Sociology of Language


Spanish (BA)

Spanish Minor

Spanish Courses

SPN 101 Spanish Conversation I

SPN 102 Spanish Conversation II

SPN 112 Basic Spanish I (Not Open to Native/Heritage Speakers)

SPN 113 Basic Spanish I (Note Open to to Native/Heritage Speakers)

SPN 114 Basic Spanish II (Not Open to Native/Heritage Speakers)

SPN 119 Elementary Spanish for Heritage Speakers

SPN 120 Intensive Spanish I

SPN 213 Continuing Spanish I (Not Open to Native/Heritage Speakers)

SPN 215 Continuing Spanish II

SPN 219 Intensive Spanish for Heritage Speakers

SPN 220 Intensive Spanish II

SPN 313 Advanced Communication Skills

SPN 315 Advanced Composition

SPN 316 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics

SPN 319 Introduction to Translation

SPN 320 The Civilization of Spain

SPN 325 The Civilization of Pre-Colombian Spanish America

SPN 330 The Civilization of Spanish America

SPN 339 Spanish Society and Literature through 1700

SPN 340 An Introduction to the Literature of Spain

SPN 341 Spanish Society and Literature from 1700 to the Present

SPN 342 Spanish American Society and Literature through Modernism

SPN 343 Spanish American Society and Literature from Modernism to the 21st Century

SPN 345 Spanish Theater

SPN 350 Introduction to Spanish American Literature

SPN 352 Studies in Spanish American Literature and Culture I

SPN 359 Studies in Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture I

SPN 370 Varieties of Spoken Spanish

SPN 415 Transatlantic Cinema

SPN 425 The Golden Age of Spanish Drama

SPN 430 Cervantes: Don Quixote and Other Works

SPN 450 The Modern Spanish Novel

SPN 452 Studies in Spanish American Literature and Culture II

SPN 453 Modernism and The Generation of 98

SPN 455 The Modern Spanish American Novel

SPN 459 Studies in Peninsular Spanish Literature and Culture II

SPN 462 Lorca and the Spanish Poetry of the 20th Century

SPN 463 Spanish American Poetry from Modernism to the 21st Century

SPN 465 Spanish Theater in the 20th Century

SPN 470 Spanish American Theater in the 20th Century

SPN 475 The Contemporary Spanish American Short Story

SPN 480 Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean

Student Professional Development

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (BA)

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Minor

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Courses

Faculty and Staff


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