Posts Tagged ‘exploring culture’

Holocaust and Human Rights Studies

About Holocaust and Human Rights Studies This minor trains students to critically examine major political and cultural events — in both the past and the present — using the interrelated frameworks of human rights, ethics, moral philosophy and international law. Students minoring in Holocaust & Human Rights Studies will learn about: Crimes against humanity The […]

American Studies

About American Studies Want to understand the diverse peoples of this very diverse country? American Studies will take you to the intersection of history, culture and society — where you’ll put the pieces of the American puzzle together for yourself. Foundational courses in history, literature and politics, combined with a range of electives, prepare you […]

Dance Education (Non-certificate)

The dance education major will prepare you with multidimensional studies in dance and pedagogy. You’ll not only expand your knowledge of dance, but you’ll also become a confident teacher and/or director of dancers.


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.