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Steinhardt Courses that Address Racial Justice & Global Crises

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Racial Justice

Below is a selection of multi-disciplinary Steinhardt courses that examine racial justice in various contexts. Both undergraduate and graduate options for many Steinhardt programs are represented.

Please consult with your advisor to determine how these courses may fit in your program of study. 

Undergraduate Courses Addressing Racial Justice

APSY-UE 1620
FOOD-UE 1210
MCC-UE 1011
MCC-UE 1019
MCC-UE 1022
MCC-UE 1025
MCC-UE 1401

Graduate Courses Addressing Racial Justice

APSTA-GE 2062
APSY-GE 2682
HPSE-GE 2161
MCC-GE 2136
MCC-GE 2153
MCC-GE 2308
MCC-GE 3112
MCC-GE 3134
NUTR-GE 2042
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Big Ideas

NYU Big Ideas courses are a set of online courses with leading thinkers and public figures examining salient issues of the day. Steinhardt's courses will examine topics of inequality, racial justice, and technological development. The Big Ideas courses will be open to all undergraduate NYU students.

Please consult with your advisor to determine how these courses may fit in your program of study. 

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Global Crises

Below is a selection of multi-disciplinary Steinhardt courses that examine global crises in various contexts. Both undergraduate and graduate options for different Steinhardt programs are represented.

Please consult with your advisor to determine how these courses may fit in your program of study. 

Undergraduate Global Health Pandemic Courses

Graduate Global Health Pandemic Courses

Additional Racial Justice and Global Crises Resources

NYU Steinhardt Community Message on Racial Injustice

We have watched with anguish the hateful actions that have led to the senseless loss of life, once again, as well as the great grief and pain to many, including members of the NYU Steinhardt community, and especially for Black communities.

Professor Donna Walker-Kuhne Talks Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Age of COVID

“COVID-19 changed the way I have seen my role as an arts administrator and an arts marketer.”

Asian American Experiences of Racism during COVID-19

Dr. Sumie Okazaki, NYU Steinhardt professor of Applied Psychology, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the racism that Asian Americans face, as well as resources for how parents and other adults can help Asian American children and youth.