New York Studies minor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
As a Minor
The New York City Studies Minor provides students the opportunity to learn about the impact of global trends on New York City, specifically, in addition to urban environments more generally.
Students will analyze the intersections and contests between global institutions, elites, and local communities. Courses in this program will allow students to understand the rapidly changing
economic, political, social, environmental, and religious landscapes of the world today.
This minor is not open to students in the Macaulay Honors Program, and it satisfies the College Option requirement.
Required Capstone Course:
SOC 4400 New York: The Global City ( ANT 4400)
Elective courses (choose two):
SOC 3035 The Remaking of New York: The Immigrant Experience ( ANT 3035), ( BLS 3035), ( LTS 3035)
SOC 3085 Special Topics in Sociology and Anthropology * ( ANT 3085)
SOC 3125 Race and Ethnic Relations ( ANT 3125), ( BLS 3125), ( LTS 3125)
ANT 3153 Urban Anthropology
SOC 3155 Urban Sociology
SOC 4010 Chinese Immigration in Global Perspective ( AAS 4010)
SOC 4050 Religious Worlds of New York ( ANT 4050), ( REL 4050)
* Students may use this course if the topic is relevant to the minor. Please consult the Director of the New York Studies Program for permission.