Minor in Global and Urban Education Studies

Global and Urban Education Studies Minor Requirements

A: Required Core Course: 

HSED-UE.1005/HIST-UA.0060 Introduction to Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 
Offered by the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities

In this course, students engage with central themes, issues, and controversies in education, such as:

  • What is the purpose of school?
  • How have societies organized schools, and how have they evolved across time? 
  • What education happens outside of formal school settings, and how do we study non-formal education versus such notions as work and play?
  • What are the interrelationships between education and other cultural institutions?
  • How does education both mirror and shape the society that creates it? 
  • How do societies engage with issues of equity, social justice, educational “rights,” and civic responsibilities?
B:  Restricted electives:

Choose one of the following three restricted electives (4 credits):

Urban Education
TCHL-UE.41: American Dilemmas: Race, Inequality, and the Unfulfilled Promises of Public Education
Offered by the Department of Teaching and Learning

OR           

Global Education
INTE-UE.10 Introduction to Global Education
INTE-UE.11 Globalization and Education
Offered by the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities

C: Unrestricted Electives (By Advisement)

Choose at least 8 credits from the following options:

Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities (Highly recommended electives):
SOED-UE.20 American Social Movements, 1950 – Present: Power, Resistance, Identity (4 credits)
SOED-UE.1025 The Sociology of Urban Life and Education (3 credits)
SOED-UE.1050 LGBT Topics in Education: Identities, Coming Out, and Current Issues in Schools (4 credits)
HSED-UE.610 Education and the American Dream: Historical Perspectives (4 credits)
APSTA-UE.10 Statistical Mysteries and How to Solve Them(4 points)
HSED-UE.1028 Schooling in Diverse Societies* (4 credits)
HSED-UE.1061 History of Higher Education (4 credits)
INTE-UE.1010 International Human Rights Activism and Education (4 credits)
INTE-UE 1011  Billionaires, Best Intentions, and Public Education (4 credits)
INTE-UE 1012 God, Schools and the Globe (4 Credits)
INTE-UE 1141 Justice, Reason, and Culture (4 credits)
INTE-UE.1532 Terrorism, Extremism and Education (4 credits)
INTE-UE.1545 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration (4 credits)
INTE-UE.1xxx Contemporary International Relations: Peace, Security, and Education (4 credits)**
INTE-UE.1xxx International Perspectives On Gender and Education (4 credits)**
PHED-UE.10 Learning and the Meaning of Life
PHED-UE 1016 Religion/Public Education in the International Context
SOED-UE.1015 Education as a Social Institution (4 credits)

Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
MCC-UE.1017 Youth Media and Social Change (4 credits)

Department of Applied Psychology
APSY-UE.5 Community Psychology (4 credits)
APSY-UE.1040 Students in the Community: Service, Leadership and Training  (2 credits)
APSY-UE.1270 Social Intervention in Schools and Communities (4 credits)
APSY-UE.1278 Families, Schools and Child Development (4 credits)
APSY-UE 1279 Child Development and Social Policy in a Global Society (4 credits)

Department of Teaching and Learning
ENGED-UE.1205 Hip Hop and the Teaching of English (3 credits) 

Wagner School of Public Service
UPADM-GP.219 Race, Class, & Gender in American Cities (4 credits)
UPADM-GP 216 Majorities, Minorities & Group Identities in America: Status, Rights & Public Policy (4 credits)

Silver School of Social Work
UNDSW-US.68 Service Learning through Community Engagement (2 credits)
UNDSW-US.72 Service Learning with Refugee Youth (2 credits)

College of Arts and Science
SCA-UA.115 Introduction to Black Urban Studies (4 credits)
SCA-UA.541 Latino Youth:  Migration & Policing in the Americas (4 credits)
SCA-UA.613 Community Empowerment (4 credits)
SCA-UA.751 Urban Economics (4 credits)
SCA-UA.610 Law and Urban Problems (4 credits)
HIST-UA.639 New York City: A Social History (4 credits)
SOC-UA.137 Wealth, Power, Status: Inequality in Society (4 credits)
SOC-UA.415 Education and Society (4 credits)
SOC-UA.460 Cities, Communities, and Urban Life (4 credits)
SOC-UA.465 Childhood (4 credits)
SOC-UA.9415 Sociology of Education: Global Education in the 21st Century (4 credits)***
PSYCH-UA 9036 Community Psychology (4 credits) *
ECON-UA.323 Economic Development (4 credits)

* course is offered at NYU Accra
** course is in development
***course is offered at NYU Berlin

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