This unique curriculum spans the natural sciences to explore the connections between science and society by engaging with public policy issues such as stem cell research, access to clean water, alternative energies, and nanotechnology. Learn more about the
Interdisciplinary Science program.
Undergraduate students from any school of the university who are not majoring in Liberal Arts can select a minor from Lang’s offerings. Similarly, Lang students who are not pursuing a BA or BS in Liberal Arts can select a minor from those offered in other schools, provided they meet the prerequisites and related requirements. (Lang students pursuing a BA or BS in Liberal Arts: See Self-Designed Major below.)
Be sure to use the
Interdisciplinary Science Major/Minor Declaration document when declaring the minor. Courses should be chosen in consultation with an Interdisciplinary Science faculty member. The minor in Interdisciplinary Science requires completion of the following five (5) courses. Students must receive a grade of C or better in every course used to fulfill the minor requirements.
Total Credits: 19-20*Must be chosen in consultation with an Interdisciplinary Science faculty member.
+The following courses do not satisfy the math course requirement: Quantitative Reasoning 1, Pre-Calculus
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts cannot elect Interdisciplinary Science as a minor; however, they can pursue deeper study in this subject area through the self-designed major. To explore this option, contact an academic advisor and read more about the
self-designed option at Lang.
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Program ContactKatayoun ChamanyAssociate Professor, BiologyChair, Natural Sciences and Mathematicschamanyk@newschool.edu
Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
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New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040