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Civic Engagement

Community involvement is a central part of the Wagner Plan. This minor helps you develop a civic identity and provides future employers with concrete evidence of your commitment and experience in civic engagement. You will also gain a better understanding of social responsibility and social justice, and acquire multicultural civic skills. Central to the minor is a […]

Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics combines psychology and economics to look at the ways that people make economic decisions. Using psychological theories, you’ll dissect the social, emotional, and cognitive influences on economic behavior and decisions. This interdisciplinary approach helps you understand why people’s economic decisions are often irrational, inconsistent, and against self-interest. If you major in this field, you’ll graduate […]


You’ll explore creative, journalistic, and analytical writing, and do an internship in print/online publishing, marketing, advertising, film, business, or other related sectors.

Religious Studies

Learn to understand and compare the many religious expressions of humankind. Although the study of religion requires a certain subjective sensitivity to the religious mindset, it seeks to transcend subjective empathy in the pursuit of objective analysis.


Whether you’re interested in music education, music performance, or studying and listening to music, our flexible curriculum lets you create a personalized program. You’ll also experience an abundant and varied concert life by attending first-rate musical events in NYC.

Modern Languages

Build linguistic and cultural awareness to experience the world differently as you study Spanish, French, Italian or German. By studying language, literature, civilization and film, you will begin your own journey through the myriad cultures of the planet.

International Affairs

Reflect on the global economic and political interdependence of the post-Cold War world. We’ll help you understand how and why countries interact, and how the world has been influenced by history, politics, economics, and culture.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Do your interests span multiple departments and areas of study? Maybe creating your own major is for you. Build a rigorous program of study to investigate interdisciplinary topics, problems, and questions.


Studying history will prepare you to respond to breaking global news and to debate conflicting views. Using newspapers, films, novels, and legal documents, you’ll learn how to argue persuasively, read and research carefully and write creatively.

Gender Studies

Learn to think about the process of acquiring an identity as male or female and consider the impact of changing gender roles. Areas of focus include marriage and family, sexual orientation, the distribution of power by gender, and the representation of gender in literature and the arts.

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