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    Courses

  • Lang offers more than 350 courses each year. Below are a few examples. Students also have access to many of the more than 1,700 courses offered throughout the university. To see degree and minor requirements, visit the Academic program pages.

  • Featured Fall 2021 Courses

    Each semester, our faculty design hundreds of relevant courses that reflect the latest cultural, political, and social developments. Here’s a snapshot of some of the current courses that are available for you to choose from.

    • LSOC 2056

      Immigrant NY

      For nearly 400 years, New York has been a city of arrival and settlement for immigrants. The Statue of Liberty stands in New York harbor, a beacon that has welcomed millions of persons to the City. Today, about one-third of the City's residents are foreign-born. Unlike other cities with large number...

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    • Digital technologies and increasingly powerful software have made strategies of appropriation a standard form of creative expression online and throughout mainstream culture. They have also revived old debates about intellectual property, authorship, and the experience of (post)modernity. This inter...

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    • Classical political economists including Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Karl Marx have observed that labor moves from low wage areas to high wage areas, and capital goes from high cost areas to low cost ones. This observed pattern provides powerful theoretical basis for explaining a multitude of econ...

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    • This course provides a foundation for understanding how race and racism, ethnicity and culture affect mental health. Topics include: identity development, immigration and acculturation, health disparities by race and ethnicity, forms of interpersonal racism, defining solidarity and allyship, cultura...

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    • n this tutorial course, students will acquire the skills needed to successfully navigate their journey towards graduate school and/or a career in science-related fields, including health and environmental policy, advocacy, activism, and K-12 education. Freshman to senior students will develop their ...

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    • LLSJ 3021

      Transmedia

      [Medium] In this project-based course, students will reinterpret the role of the visual journalist in the transmedia era. The class will interpret the theme personal political and blur boundaries across disciplines to develop a layered practice that allows for deeper communication and understandin...

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    • This course explores hip hop aesthetics, techniques, and history by focusing on the music and discourse of those who are engaged in hip hop culture, including (but not limited to) emceeing, deejaying, graffiti writing, and breaking. The focus of the course is on elements of musical style, such as rh...

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    • LPOL 3026

      Dispute Resolution

      Essential to a functioning community is a method to resolve disputes between the members of that community. Ideally, a dispute resolution system should be fair, just, predictable, transparent and efficient. This course will examine various systems that have been developed to resolve disputes. Alth...

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    • While digital objects are often imagined to exist in an immaterial or virtual cyberspace, code and data actually exist in material forms and places in the physical world: data centers, routers, wired and wireless data flows, and physical computers in our homes, pockets, and public spaces. This hybri...

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  • Social justice education is integral to Lang’s identity, mission, and values. We recognize that this learning is lifelong. In light of the global actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and conversations around elections, anti-Blackness, racism, and oppression, we gathered this list of current course offerings centered on equity, inclusion, and social justice.

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