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16th-Century Counterpoint

Study of compositional approaches in the 16th & 18th century including species counterpoint & fugue.
Course #
MPATC-GE 2018
Credits
2
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

18th-Century Counterpoint

Study of compositional approaches in the 18th century. Students will engage with 18th-century practice through analysis and model composition.
Course #
MPATC-GE 2019
Credits
2
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

3 D Audio

An interdisciplinary course about the theory, techniques and applications of 3D and spatial audio. Topics include the psychoacoustics of directional hearing, physical acoustics of spatial sound, stereo and multi-speaker sound reproduction, and spatial sound applications in virtual reality and other fields.
Course #
MPATE-GE 2613
Credits
3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Abnormal Psychology

Classification, etiology, symptoms, and treatment of major psychological disorders, including anxiety, mood, eating, substance-related, sexual and gender identity, cognitive, personality, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders as well as disorders associated with childhood.
Course #
APSY-GE 2038
Credits
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Academic Achievement Gaps: Socio-Psychological Dynamics

Focuses on understanding the central issues leading to academic achievement gaps between different social groups in America. Topics include: biological, structural, cultural, and psychological factors in gaps between African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Caucasians in terms of test and school performance; gender differences in math and science achievement; and policy and educational interventions shown to reduce achievement gaps.
Course #
APSY-GE 2345
Credits
0
Department
Applied Psychology

Acting:Character Study

In this course students will continue the exploration begun in Acting: Fundamentals with in-depth scene and monologue preparation from the contemporary stage. Studio work will focus on the given circumstances, creating a physical life for the character, and miming the relationships that drive the play.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2252
Credits
2 - 3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Acting:Pedagogy, Technique, and Performance

This course offers students opportunities to explore the development and implementation of acting curricula for young actors, specifically focused on the performance of contemporary scenes and monologues, with young people between the ages of 12 and 18; these young actors are all members of the NYU-Steinhardt Youth Theatre Ensemble. The curricula will be created and examined from artistic, technical and pedagogical perspectives, using 20th and 21st century texts from a variety of sources. In a uniquely theoretical and practical setting, students will explore the exercises as a community - led by the course instructor, ultimately partnering with the NYU-Steinhardt Youth Theatre Ensemble to investigate specific approaches to acting in process - using scaffolding assessment and performance as benchmarks for reflection and revision.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2255
Credits
3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Acting:Scene Study

In this course students will continue the exploration begun in Acting: Fundamentals with in-depth scene and monologue preparation from the contemporary stage. Studio work will focus on the given circumstances, creating a physical life for the character, and miming the relationships that drive the play.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2251
Credits
2 - 3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Activist Art & Creative Activism

The course will focus on the tactical, strategic, and organizational uses of artistic aesthetic taken up by the activist for the purpose of social change. The course will rely on both a survey of the existing theory and scholarship on "artistic activism," as well as close analyses of contemporary practices on a local, national and global scale. Special attention will be paid to issues of creativity and efficacy, addressing questions concerning the value of this hybrid practice as both an aesthetic and political activity.
Course #
MCC-GE 2155
Credits
4
Department
Media, Culture, and Communication

Activity Group Process Lab

Theory and practice of small group intervention and process in occupational therapy. Topics will include communication, small group formation, observation and recording, analysis, roles, leadership, group development, structure, use of activities, and therapeutic intervention. Lecture and laboratory.
Course #
OT-GE 2707
Credits
3
Department
Occupational Therapy

Adaptations for Specialized Populations

Key theoretical approaches and strategies for art therapy treatment with clients who hold cognitive/ physical limitations and those confronted with acute and chronic medical illnesses. Topics will include, artistic development of clients with disabilities, strategies for establishing alliances with clients who are nonverbal and/or ill, pre-art materials, adapted tools, and multimedia based art therapy techniques. Special attention on digital media will offer critical concepts on therapeutic implementation. Guest lectures will supplement course learning.
Course #
ARTT-GE 2171
Credits
3
Department
Art and Art Professions

Adolescent Development: Theory and Research

Examine theories and research on adolescent development with a particular focus on adolescents from diverse cultural backgrounds. Topics include: identity development; family and peer relationships; sexuality; risk-taking behavior; and the impact of family and peer relationships, schools, and neighborhoods on psycho-social adjustment. Different methodological approaches to the study of adolescent development will be examined. Implications for prevention and intervention programs for adolescents will also be discussed.
Course #
APSY-GE 2272
Credits
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

Emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge of adolescent development to classroom teaching. Strategies for general and special education teachers to meet the cognitive, emotional, and social needs of adolescents in urban contexts. Focus on differentiating instruction to maximize learning opportunities and outcomes for all learners across ethnicity, race, national origin, linguistic competencies, ability status, learning styles, sexual orientation, gender, and social class. Issues of curriculum development, instructional planning, classroom management, and use of technology. Methods for collaboration with parents, teachers, and other professionals.
Course #
TCHL-GE 2515
Credits
2
Department
Teaching and Learning

Adult Lang Disorders

Introduction to the historical, linguistic, and psychological rationales for the evaluation and treatment of verbal impairment secondary to brain damage. Clinical tests, contemporary research, and treatment methodology.
Course #
CSCD-GE 2021
Credits
3
Department
Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Adv Analysis and Teaching Apprenticeship in Ballet

Students place, conduct and evaluate a teaching apprenticeship for adolescents in which they demonstrate proficiency in the use of biomechanics, artistic imagery, musical accompaniment and insight on the needs of the developing dance student at professional and recreational tracks of study. Additionally, students will examine and prepare a Ballet choreography and differentiate its elements according to the developmental needs of students ages 5-9, 10-13, and 14-18.
Course #
MPADE-GE 2269
Credits
4
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Adv Anatomy Physiology Musculoskeletal

This course enables the student to understand advanced knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and knowledge of the interaction of this system with the neuromuscular, cardiovascular pulmonary, integumentary, endocrine, reproductive and digestive systems. The advanced knowledge will include synthesizing histology, physiology, pathophysiology, and pathophysiology effects on the musculoskeletal system.
Course #
PT-GE 2610
Credits
3
Department
Physical Therapy

Adv Audio Production

An advanced examination of technology and production techniques related to recorded music. Topics include evaluating artistic elements of sound in audio reproductions, the listening space, sonic characteristics of analog and digital mediums, mono, stereo, quad and surround microphone techniques, signal processing and mixing.
Course #
MPATE-GE 2629
Credits
3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Adv French for Tchrs of French as a for Lang

Emphasis on the development and maintenance of communicative oral skills in French. May include opportunities for attendance at lectures, movies, theatres, and events where French is spoken.
Course #
FLGED-GE 2129
Credits
1 - 3
Department
Teaching and Learning

Adv Musical Acoust

A continuation of the principles covered in E85.1035. The semester is divided into three modules - Room Acoustics, Physics of Vibration and Issues in Synthesis and Sound Design - designed to address critical yet broad areas concerning the science and art of producing sound in space. Students are responsible for hands-on projects on each modules, quizzes on reading assignments and a final project.
Course #
MPATE-GE 2036
Credits
3
Department
Music and Performing Arts Professions

Adv Nutr: Nutrition for Musculoskeletal Health

Interested in downhill skiing or running a marathon at age 65? Or maybe you want to help older adults in your family maintain mobility and strength? A long and active lifestyle requires preservation of the musculoskeletal system and the intake of certain nutrients can mean the difference between fragility and strength. Nutrient requirements for this body system remain an area of active controversy making it an exciting and dynamic field. This course provides a comprehensive review of the musculoskeletal system and clinically relevant disease states, and evaluates the most current nutrition recommendations for optimal musculoskeletal health.
Course #
NUTR-GE 2292
Credits
3
Department
Nutrition and Food Studies