Spring 2017 Course Listing

This is a tentative list of courses for Spring 2017. Please check back periodically for changes, as this page will continue to be updated as new courses are scheduled in Albert. Syllabi available via links on this page are meant as samples and do not necessarily reflect the final syllabus for the course for this particular semester. Click here for the complete NYU academic calendar.

Friday, October 14, 2016:  Spring 2017 course search and registration status features available on Albert. Please review the withdrawal schedule to determine when a grade of 'W' will be issued when dropping classes.

Monday, November 14, 2016: Registration Begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time for most Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students. Please check in Albert for your exact registration times.

Environmental Studies and Arts and Science approved new major requirements in April 2016. Current matriculated students can select to pursue the previous or new requirements. All students entering Fall 2016 and beyond must pursue the new major requirements.

* Courses open only to Environmental Studies majors during the first week of registration.

Subject Area


 Course#/
Class#

 

Course Title


Day/Time

Instructor


CORE COURSES
  
ENVST-UA

101.001/
7553
100.008/
9037
*Environment & Society (Lecture)
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 002-007).

*Environment & Society (Recitation)
 101.002/
7554

M
11:00AM-
12:15PM
 101.003/
7555

M
3:30-
4:45PM
 101.004/
7556

T
9:30-
10:45AM
 101.005/
7557

W
11:00AM-
12:15PM
  101.006/
7558

W
3:30-
4:45PM
 101.007/
9036

T
12:30-
1:45PM
TR
2:00-
3:15PM
Kanter
ENVST-UA


900.001/
7563


Environmental Studies Capstone: Protecting Nature Through Responsible Finance
Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions.
Final Presentations (for all sections): Monday, May 8, 2017. This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.


M
5:00-
7:30PM
Tolisano
ENVST-UA


900.002/
7564


Environmental Studies Capstone: Clean Energy and Innovation
Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions.
Final Presentations (for all sections): Monday, May 8, 2017.
This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.


M
5:00-
7:30PM

Sylvan
ENVST-UA

900.003/
7565

Environmental Studies Capstone: Leveraging Eco-tourism for Ocean Conservation
Prerequisite: Open only to Senior ES majors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 and 101. No direct enrollment. Your adviser will contact you with enrollment instructions.
Final Presentations (for all sections): Monday, May 8, 2017.
This meeting is mandatory for all capstone students.

M
5:00-
7:30PM
Johnson
ENVST-UA
950.001/
7566
Honors Seminar in Environmental Studies
Open only to senior ES Majors with a GPA of 3.65 both in the major and overall.
W
5:00-
7:30PM
Jacquet

METHODS OF INQUIRY


ENVST-UA
Crosslist
MATH-UA
  360.001/
7559
Crosslist
228.001/
8086

Fundamental Dynamics of Earth's Atmosphere and Climate (Lecture)
This section is restricted to ENVST majors during the first week of registration. It will open to all students  thereafter. Prerequisites: MATH-UA 121 or MATH-UA 110 or MATH-UA 221 or a minimum grade of B- or Math Placement Calc 2, with a minimum score of 100.
Students must register for lab (SEC 002).

 MW
9:30AM-
10:45PM
TBD
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
MATH-UA
 360.002/
7560
Crosslist
228.002/
8087
Fundamental Dynamics of Earth's Atmosphere and Climate (Lab)
Students must register for lecture (SEC 001).
 F
9:30-
10:45AM
TBD
BIOL-UA
Crosslist
NEURL-UA

42.001/
8551
Crosslist
0042.001

Biostatistics
Restricted to Biology majors and GPH/Biology majors during the first week of registration. Course will open to all students thereafter. Prerequisites: (BIOL-UA 0012 OR BIOL-UA 0014) OR (BIOL-UA 9012) AND SCIEN-AD)
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 002-003)

TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Schneider
CORE-UA

105.001/
7907
Quantitative Reasoning: Elementary Statistics
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-005).
TR
3:30-
4:45PM
TBD
CORE-UA

107.001/
8933
Quantitative Reasoning: Problems, Statistics, and Decision-Making
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-007).
MW
11:00AM-
12:15PM
TBD
PSYCH-UA

10.001/
8242
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 002-006 or 008-012).
TR
9:30-
10:45AM
Bauer
SOC-UA

301.001/
8343
Research Methods
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-003).
TR
12:30-
1:45PM
Reichelt

GOVERNANCE

ENVST-UA
422.001/
10106
Science in Environmental Policy
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.
MW
9:30-
10:45AM
Kanter
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
POL-UA
 445.001/
10107
Crosslist
994.004/
19180
*Global Environmental Politics
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Green
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
POL-UA
AHSEM-UA
  455.001/
9991
Crosslist
994.005
232.001
The Planet's Last Frontiers
Restricted to students with sophomore, junior or senior standing.
TR
2:00-
3:15PM
Green
POL-UA

350.001/
19120
Controversies in Public Policy:  Logic and Evidence
TR
9:30-
10:45AM
Beck
POL-UA
700.001/
7853
International Politics (Lecture)
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 006-010).
MW
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Larson
POL-UA
720.001/
19152
Diplomacy and Negotiation
TR
2:00-
3:15PM
Lutmar

ELECTIVES

 ENVST-UA
226.001/
8814

*Climate Change
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Note: ES Majors may only count one 200-level course towards the science track.

TR
9:30-
10:45AM
McDermid
ENVST-UA
 Crosslist
AHSEM-UA

254.001/
9664
Crosslist
154.001
Metapatterns of Nature, Mind, and Culture
Restricted to ES majors & minors with sophomore, junior or senior standing.
 T
11:00AM-
1:30PM
 Volk
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIOL-UA

275.001/
8535
Crosslist
140.001

*Where the City Meets the Sea: Studies in Coastal Urban Environments (Lecture)
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Note: ES Majors may only count one 200-level course towards the science track.
Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100 or permission of instructor.
Students must also register for the recitation.
Students must register for recitation (SEC 002).

T
8:30-
10:30AM
Killilea
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIOL-UA

275.002/
8998
Crosslist
140.002
*Where the City Meets the Sea: Studies in Coastal Urban Environments (Recitation)
Students must register for lecture (SEC 001).
T
10:35AM-
12:20PM
Killilea
 ENVST-UA
327.001/
8750

*NY Underground
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.Prerequisites: ENVST-UA 100 or BIOL-UA 12 (Principles of Biology II).
Note: Students should keep their Fridays free as their will be a number of field trips planned, which will extend past the regular class time.


F
9:30AM-
12:00PM
Schneider
 ENVST-UA

331.001
9337


*Food Production and Climate Change
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter. Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 100 (Environmental Systems Science) or permission of instructor.

T
4:55-
7:25PM
McDermid
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIO-UA

332.001/
9665
Crosslist
332.001
Current Topics in Earth System Science
Prerequisites: CORE-UA 312, ENVST-UA 210, or ENVST-UA 340.
TR
6:30-
7:45PM
Rampino
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
MATH-UA
  360.001/
7559
Crosslist
228.001

*Fundamental Dynamics of Earth's Atmosphere and Climate (Lecture)
This section is restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. It will open to all students  thereafter. Same as MATH-UA 228.1 of the following prerequisites are required: MATH-UA 121,122, 212, 221; MATH-AD 110; MATH-SHU 121; NYU Calc Placement Exam with the highest score.
Students must register for recitation (SEC 002).

 MW
9:30AM-
10:45PM
TBD
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
MATH-UA
 360.002/
7560
Crosslist
228.002
*Fundamental Dynamics of Earth's Atmosphere and Climate (Recitation)
Students must register for lecture (SEC 001).
 F
9:30-
10:45AM
TBD
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIOL-UA
 370.001/
19179
Crosslist
66.001
*Biogeochemistry of Global Change
This section is restricted to ENVST majors during the first week of registration. It will open to all students  thereafter. Prerequisites: ENVST-UA 100 Environmental Systems Science (or Biology I & II).
MW
2:00-
3:15PM
Killilea
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIOL-UA


372.001/
9234
Crosslist
64.001/
9048


*Ecological Analysis: Geographic Information Systems (Lecture)
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Prerequisite: Environmental Systems Science (ENVST-UA 100), or Principles of Biology II (BIOL-UA 12), BIOL-UA 14 or BIOL-UA 9012.
Students must register for lab (SEC 002).

W
9:30-
10:45AM
Killilea
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
BIOL-UA

372.002/
9235
Crosslist
64.002/
9049
*Ecological Analysis: Geographic Information Systems (Lab)
Students must register for lecture (SEC 001).
MW
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Killilea
ENVST-UA

422.001/
10106

*Science in Environmental Policy
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.

MW
9:30-
10:45AM
Kanter
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist SCA-UA

431.001/
9319
Crosslist
631.001
Urban Environmentalism
This section is for ES majors only.
M
4:55-
7:35PM
Charles-Guzman
ENVST-UA
Crosslist ANST-UA

440.001/
7561
Crosslist
440.001/
7092
*Food, Animals, & The Environment
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
Prerequisite: ENVST-UA 101 or permission of instructor.


T
5:00-
7:30PM

Schlottmann
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
POL-UA
 445.001/
10107
Crosslist
994.004/
19180
*Global Environmental Politics
Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Courses will open to all students thereafter.
TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Green
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
POL-UA
AHSEM-UA
  455.001/
9991
Crosslist
994.005
232.001
The Planet's Last Frontiers
Restricted to students with sophomore, junior or senior standing.
TR
2:00-
3:15PM
Green
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANTH-UA

 450.001/
10091
Crosslist
321.001/
9522
  *Topics in Environmental Values & Society: Science, Technology & The Environment
TR
3:30-
4:45PM
Whitington
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANTH-UA

450.002/
19715
Crosslist
320.003/
9688
  *Topics in Environmental Values & Society: Anthropology of Climate Change
TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Whitington
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANST-UA

 450.003/
19720
Crosslist
600.002/
19719
  *Topics in Environmental Values & Society: Animal Welfare & Behavior
Same as ANST-UA 600.002 Restricted to ES majors during the first week of registration. Course will open to all students thereafter.
MW
2:00-
3:15PM
Franks
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ECON-UB

 465.001/
23989
Crosslist
225.001/
10498
Business and the Environment
MW
2:00-
3:15PM
Jacquet
 ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANST-UA
SOC-UA

610.001/
19721
Crosslist
200.001/
19518
970.002
 *Animals and Society
Restricted to Animal Studies minors during the first week of registration. Course will open to all students thereafter.
TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Jerolmack
 
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANST-UA

  630.001/
19178
Crosslist
500.001/
19177
Animals and Public Policy
Section open to ES majors only. Seats are limited.
Note: This course will not be visible in Albert until a classroom is assigned. This course will be available during registration.
R
5:00-
7:30PM
Wolfson
ENVST-UA
Crosslist
ANST-UA

675.001
Crosslist
475.001

*The Literature of Environmental Justice
This section is restricted to ES majors during the 1st week of registration. The course opens to all others thereafter. Same as ANST-UA 475.001.

R
5:00-
7:30PM
Athanassakis
ENVST-UA


800.001/
7562

Internship in Environmental Studies
CHANGE: Meets three times during the semester: TBA (last date is the final presentation) Prerequisites: Open to Sophmores, Juniors, or Senior ES majors or minors who have completed ENVST-UA 100 OR 101. Once students register for the internship seminar, they will be contacted by the internship supervisor with guidance on how to find an internship and deadlines. They do not need to seek a site before this time.

R
3:30-
6:00PM
Schlottmann

ART-UE

1983.001/
12469
Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Projects in Studio Art: Environmental Art Activism
W
8:55AM-
12:15PM

Jeremijenko
ARTH-UA

672.001/
7711

Environmental Design: Issues & Methods
PERMISSION OF PROFESSOR BRODERICK OR PROFESSOR RITTER IS MANDATORY FOR ENROLLMENT. Prerequisites: History of Architecture from Antiquity to the Present (ARTH-UA 601), Shaping the Urban Environment (ARTH-UA 661), and permission of the program director. Offered every year. 4 points.

T
3:30-
6:10PM
Phifer
ARTS-UG

1623.002
13527
Green Design and Planning
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
W
6:20-
9:00PM
Goodman
BIOL-UA
Crosslist
NEURL-UA

42.001/
8551
Crosslist
0042.001
Biostatistics
Restricted to Biology majors and GPH/Biology majors during the first week of registration. Course will open to all students thereafter. Prerequisites: (BIOL-UA 0012 OR BIOL-UA 0014) OR (BIOL-UA 9012) AND SCIEN-AD)
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 002-003)
TR
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Schneider
CORE-UA

105.001/
7907
Quantitative Reasoning: Elementary Statistics
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-005).
TR
3:30-
4:45PM
TBD
CORE-UA

107.001/
8933
Quantitative Reasoning: Problems, Statistics, and Decision-Making
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-007).
MW
11:00AM-
12:15PM
TBD
CORE-UA

203.001/
7912
Physical Science: Energy & The Environment (Lecture)
Students must also register for lab (SEC 002-007).
TR
9:30-
10:45AM
Kallenbach
CORE-UA

311.001/
9762
Life Science: Lessons from the Biosphere (Lecture)
Students must also register for lab (SEC 002-007).
MW
12:30-
1:45PM
Volk
ECON-UA

353.001/
10017
353.002/
8454
Public Economics
Prerequisites: ECON-UA 10 or ECON-UA 9010 or ECON-UA 11 or ECON-UB 1. All with a minimum grade of C.
TR
9:30-10:45AM
TR
2:00-3:15PM
Lizzeri

Fan

ENYC-GE



2008.001
Environmental Justice Through Digital Empowerment
Credits variable (1, 2, or 3)
R

Lejano/Leou
IDSEM-UG

1059.002/
22063
Disease and Civilization
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
MW
9:30-
10:45AM
Cittadino
IDSEM-UG
1860.002/
13705
Technology and Environment
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
W
2:00-
4:45PM

Rothschild

IDSEM-UG
1905.002/
22064
Designing for New Climates: Histories of Adaptation
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
M
3:30-
6:10PM

Anker/Joachim

IDSEM-UG
1907.002/
22451
The Literature of Environmental Crisis
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
MW
2:00-
3:15PM

Vargo

IDSEM-UG
1925.002/
22450
Food and Nature in Cities
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
W
2:00-
4:45PM

Remes

POL-UA

350.001/
19120
Controversies in Public Policy:  Logic and Evidence
TR
9:30-
10:45AM
Beck
POL-UA
700.001/
7853
International Politics (Lecture)
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 006-010).
MW
11:00AM-
12:15PM
Larson
POL-UA
720.001/
19152
Diplomacy and Negotiation
TR
2:00-
3:15PM
Lutmar
PRACT-UG

1550.002/
13709
Conservation Biology in Practice: Solutions for People and Nature
Open only to ES Majors. Limited number of seats.
Th
6:20-
9:00PM

Tolisano

PSYCH-UA

10.001/
8242
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Students must also register for a recitation (SEC 002-006 or 008-012).
TR
9:30-
10:45AM
Bauer
SOC-UA

301.001/
8343
Research Methods
Students must also register for a lab (SEC 002-003).
TR
12:30-
1:45PM
Reichelt
Graduate Courses
CE-GY

7713.001
Urban Infrastructure Resiliency
W
6:00-
8:00PM
Juran
EHSC-GA

1004.001/
2484
Environmental Health
T
2:00-
4:45PM
Thurston
EHSC-GA

2045.001
Cell Signaling and Environmental Stress
R
2:00-
4:45PM
Huang
EHSC-GA

2051.001
Children's Environmental Health
T
3:30-
6:15PM
Weitzman
ENYC-GE

2022.001/
4198
Environmental Education: Theory & Practice
M
4:55-
6:35PM
Leou
GPH-GU

1006.001/
6937
Advanced Introduction to Environmental Ethics
By permission of department only.
T
6:45-
8:45PM
Purves
GPH-GU

2153.001/
6947
2153.002/
7007
Global Environmental Health
Please see the CGPH website for information regarding eligibility and pre-requisites.
T 6:45-8:25PM
W
3:05-4:45PM
Weitzman

TBD
ITPG-GT

2131.001/
24206
BioDesigning the Future of Food
W
12:10-
2:45PM
Bardin
ITPG-GT

2853.001/
6929
Temporary Expert: Art/Science Research in the Anthropocene
W
3:20-
5:50PM
Zurkow
URPL-GP

1605.001/
5932
Land Use Law: The Planning Perspective
Graduate students from other NYU schools must complete this webform to request registration.
R
6:45-
8:25PM
Levine
URPL-GP
1603.001/
6087

Urban Planning Methods and Practice
Students must register for a lab (SEC002-004).
Co-requisite: CORE-GP 1011. Graduate students from other NYU schools must complete this webform to request registration.

M
9:30-
11:10AM
Guo