Courses listed as online or blended instruction mode in Albert are available to be taken 100% remote synchronously and are available to all students including non-Go Local students. Students will participate in real-time virtual class sessions during the meeting times which Albert lists in the location’s time zone.
Please note that courses are subject to change.
Please view this full Spring 2021 Global Courses list with meeting patterns google sheet.
- For Abu Dhabi students, please see the Abu Dhabi course equivalencies on this page. Please note this is only applicable to NYU Abu Dhabi degree students.
- For Shanghai students, please see the Shanghai course equivalencies on this page. Please note this is only applicable to NYU Shanghai degree students.
History in the Headlines - HIST-UA 9070 - 2 credits
What do you know about the Czech Republic and Central Europe, and what do you really need to know? And why is a capital city known for its beautiful architecture also famous for fantastic stories about people turning into giant bugs? Conquered by the Nazis and then assimilated into the Soviet bloc, the Czech lands have a complicated relationship with the past (communism), new alliances in the present (the US), and anxieties about the future (migration and the EU), all while preserving a special kind of relaxed irony as a defining cultural feature. This course will teach you about your host country’s role in the world and why you made the right choices to come here.
Life Science: Brain and Behavior - CORE-UA 9306 - 4 points
The relationship of the brain to behavior, beginning with the basic elements that make up the nervous system and how electrical and chemical signals in the brain work to effect behavior. Using this foundation, we examine how the brain learns and how it creates new behaviors, together with the brain mechanisms that are involved in sensory experience, movement, hunger and thirst, sexual behaviors, the experience of emotions, perception and cognition, memory and the brain's plasticity. Other key topics include whether certain behavioral disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder can be accounted for by changes in the function of the brain, and how drugs can alter behavior and brain function.
Organizational Communication and its Social Context - SOIM-UB 9065 - 4 points
Prerequisite: Must be a sophomore or above standing to enroll.
Curriculum. Business and its Publics examines the relationships between corporations and society, particularly the social issues that arise from business operations. This course focuses on how companies communicate with multiple audiences: their various stakeholders. Students will learn business communication principles and have multiple opportunities to apply them to specific oral and written assignments, with the objective of enhancing your ability to write, present, and speak as a business professional. Practical applications will include 1) creating persuasive presentations and documents; 2) practicing team leadership and communication; and 3) effective management of time, tasks and deliverables.