Become media literate and advance your own awareness of media’s effect on your perceptions of critical social issues. You’ll look at film form, film and television history, world cinema, and/or practice in graphic computer arts.
You’ll learn to appreciate literature in its own right and explore literature as a reflection on the political, social, and aesthetic values of the periods in which works were written.
Study a range of disciplines, including ballet, jazz, modern, and tap as well as courses in choreography, history, and criticism. Explore the wide range of dance techniques while encouraging further development of your personal dancing style.
Cultural competency is considered central to many advanced training programs, including medical school and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. It provides a needed background in cultural material and theory.
New York City is a natural laboratory for the study of historical and global transformations of the urban landscape. You’ll engage with issues in Western and non-Western cities such as transnational migration, public policy, labor, environmental sustainability and the arts.
Get a foundation in the performing and/or visual arts along with skills in business administration to prepare you for leadership and management positions in arts-related organizations.
Let us introduce you to global and local visual traditions as you study works first hand and conduct independent research through required internships at New York’s premier museums, galleries and art collections.
Study drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and graphic design. You will develop and hone observational, practical, and analytical skills, while also developing your own artistic voice both in and out of the classroom.
Anthropology is global in its perspective, comparatively studying humankind in all places and throughout time. You’ll develop an understanding of culture and how it unites human social, political, biological, and historical experiences.
Learn about connections between public issues and personal welfare, and how understanding these connections sheds light on our own social problems. We’ll examine the interrelationship between individuals and their social structures and groups.