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steinhardt school of culture,
education, and human development
announcement for the 121st and 122nd Sessions
New York University
New York, New York 10003
NOtICe: The policies, requirements, course offerings, schedules, activities, tuition, fees, and calendar of the school and its departments and
programs set forth in this bulletin are subject to change without notice at any time at the sole discretion of the administration. Such changes
may be of any nature, including, but not limited to, the elimination of the school or college, programs, classes, or activities; the relocation of or
modification of the content of any of the foregoing; and the cancellation of scheduled classes or other academic activities.
Payment of tuition or attendance at any classes shall constitute a student’s acceptance of the administration’s rights as set forth in the
Table of Contents
an introduction to new york university . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
The Schools and Colleges of the University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
New York University and New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
an introduction to the steinhardt school of culture,
education, and human development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
academic departments and programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Program and Concentration Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Application Deadlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Classification of Courses; Course Number Prefixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
admission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156
registration and advisement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159
tuition, fees, and expenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165
student activities/school and university services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
community service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
graduate study/general requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
degree and certificate programs
as registered by the new york state education department . . . . . . . . . . 182
calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
travel directions to the washington square campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193
index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194
frequently called numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197
to New York
he founding of New york university in 1831 by a The result of the founders’ foresight is today a university
group of eminent private citizens was a historic that is recognized both nationally and internationally as
event in american education. in the early 19th a leader in scholarship. of the more than 3,000 colleges
century, a major emphasis in higher education and universities in america, only 60 institutions are
was on the mastery of Greek and latin, with little attention members of the distinguished association of american
given to modern or contemporary subjects. The founders of Universities. New York University is one of the 60. Students
New York University intended to enlarge the scope of higher come to the University from all 50 states and from over
education to meet the needs of persons aspiring to careers 130 foreign countries.
in business, industry, science, and the arts, as well as in law, The University includes 18 schools, colleges, and institutes
medicine, and the ministry. The opening of the University of at major centers in manhattan, brooklyn, abu dhabi (Uae),
london in 1828 convinced New Yorkers that New York, too, and Shanghai. in addition, the University operates a branch
should have a university. campus program in rockland County at St. Thomas aquinas
The first president of New York University’s governing College. Certain of the University’s research facilities, notably
council was albert Gallatin, former adviser to Thomas the Nelson institute of environmental medicine, are located
Jefferson and secretary of the treasury in Jefferson’s cabinet. in Sterling forest, near Tuxedo, New York. although the
Gallatin and his cofounders said that the new university was University as a whole is large, its divisions are small- to
to be a “national university” that would provide a “rational and moderate-sized units—each of which has its own traditions,
practical education for all.” programs, and faculty.
The Schools, Colleges, institutes, and Programs of the University
(in order of their founding)
1832 college of arts and science 1900 leonard n. stern school of business 1965 tisch school of the arts
cas.nyu.edu www.stern.nyu.edu www.tisch.nyu.edu
1835 school of law 1922 institute of fine arts 1972 gallatin school of individualized study
www.law.nyu.edu www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart www.nyu.edu/gallatin
1841 school of medicine 1934 school of continuing and 1972 liberal studies program
school.med.nyu.edu professional studies www.liberalstudies.nyu.edu
1865 college of dentistry 2006 institute for the study of the
www.nyu.edu/dental 1934 courant institute of ancient world
(including the College of Nursing mathematical sciences www.nyu.edu/isaw
, www.nyu.edu/nursing) cims.nyu.edu
2010 new york university abu dhabi
1886 graduate school of arts and science 1938 robert f. wagner graduate nyuad.nyu.edu
www.gsas.nyu.edu school of public service
wagner.nyu.edu 1854 polytechnic institute of
1890 steinhardt school of culture, new york university
education, and human 1960 silver school of social work www.poly.edu (affiliated 2008)
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New York University and New York
New yOrk uNIverSIty and to research academic freedom and materials and work with faculty and
LIBrarIeS promote public discussion of its history graduate students in every field of
The elmer holmes bobst library, and role in our society. Tamiment’s study at NYU. The staff also includes
designed by Philip Johnson and robert f. Wagner labor archives specialists in undergraduate outreach,
richard foster, is the flagship of a contain, among other resources, the instructional services, preservation,
six-library system that provides access archives of the Jewish labor Committee electronic information, and digital library
to the world’s scholarship and serves and of more than 200 New York City technology.
as a center for the NYU community’s labor organizations. The libraries of New York University
intellectual life. With four million print The barbara Goldsmith Preservation collections include more than 5.1 million
volumes, 68,000 serial subscriptions, and Conservation department in bobst volumes, over 6 million microforms,
50,000 electronic journals, half a million library comprises laboratories for book, 480,000 government documents,
e-books, 105,000 audio and video film, and audio/video conservation. its 142,000 sound and video recordings,
recordings, and 25,000 linear feet of preservation projects often provide and a wide range of electronic
archival materials, the collections are training for students in many aspects of resources. bobst library is visited by
uniquely strong in the performing arts, book, paper, and media preservation. in more than 6,800 users per day and
radical and labor history, and the history a groundbreaking initiative funded by circulates about one million books
of New York and its avant-garde culture. the andrew W. mellon foundation, the annually.
The library’s website, library.nyu.edu, division of libraries in 2008 completed The Grey art Gallery, the University’s
received 2.8 million visits in 2008–2009. development of rationales and strategies fine arts museum, presents three to
bobst library offers 28 miles of open for all aspects of moving image and four innovative exhibitions each year
stacks and approximately 2,500 seats audio preservation, consulting with that encompass all aspects of the visual
for student study. The avery fisher a variety of other institutions to arts: painting and sculpture, prints and
Center for music and media, one of the identify and test best practices and drawings, photography, architecture
world’s largest academic media centers, disseminating them throughout the and decorative arts, video, film, and
has 134 carrels for audio listening and archival community. performance. The gallery also sponsors
video viewing and three multimedia beyond bobst, the library of lectures, seminars, symposia, and film
classrooms. last year the center filled the renowned Courant institute of series in conjunction with its exhibitions.
more than 70,000 research requests for mathematical Sciences focuses on admission to the gallery is free for NYU
audio and video material. The digital research-level material in mathematics, staff, faculty, and students.
Studio offers a constantly evolving, computer science, and related fields. The New York University art
leading-edge resource for faculty and The Stephen Chan library of fine Collection, founded in 1958, consists
student projects and promotes and arts at the institute of fine arts (ifa) of more than 5,000 works in a wide
supports access to digital resources houses the rich collections that support range of media. The collection primarily
for teaching, learning, research, and the research and curricular needs comprises late 19th-century and 20th-
arts events. The data Service Studio of the institute’s graduate programs century works; its particular strengths
provides expert staff and access in art history and archaeology. The are american painting from the 1940s to
to software, statistical computing, Jack brause real estate library at the present and 20th-century european
geographical information systems the real estate institute, the most prints. a unique segment of the NYU
analysis, data collection resources, and comprehensive facility of its kind, serves art Collection is the abby Weed Grey
data management services in support of the information needs of every sector of Collection of Contemporary asian
quantitative research at NYU. the real estate community. The library and middle eastern art, which totals
The fales library, a special collection of the institute for the Study of the some 1,000 works in various media
within bobst library, is home to the ancient World (iSaW) is a resource representing countries from Turkey to
unparalleled fales Collection of english for advanced research and graduate Japan.
and american literature; the food education in ancient civilizations from
Studies Collection, a rich and growing the western mediterranean to China. tHe LarGer CaMPuS
trove of cookbooks, food writing, Complementing the collections of the New York University is an integral part
pamphlets, paper, and archives dating division of libraries are those of the of the metropolitan community of New
from the 1790s; and the downtown libraries of NYU’s School of medicine, York City—the business, cultural, artistic,
Collection, an extraordinary multimedia dental Center, and School of law. and financial center of the nation and
archive documenting the avant-garde The NYU division of libraries the home of the United Nations. The
New York art world since 1975. bobst continually enhances its student city’s extraordinary resources enrich
library also houses the Tamiment and faculty services and expands its both the academic programs and the
library, the country’s leading repository research collections, responding to the experience of living at New York Uni-
of research materials in the history of extraordinary growth of the University’s versity.
left politics and labor. Two fellowship academic programs in recent years and Professors whose extracurricular
programs bring scholars from around to the rapid expansion of electronic activities include service as editors for
the world to Tamiment to explore the information resources. bobst library’s publishing houses and magazines; as
history of the Cold War and its wide- professional staff includes more than advisers to city government, banks,
ranging impact on american institutions 30 subject specialists, who select school systems, and social agencies;
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and as consultants for museums and famous for its contributions to the national origin, ethnicity, citizenship
industrial corporations bring to teaching fine arts, literature, and drama and status, veteran or military status,
an experience of the world and a its small-scale, european style of age, disability, and any other legally
professional sophistication that are living. New York University makes a protected basis.
difficult to match. significant contribution to the creative inquiries regarding the application
Students also, either through course activity of the village through the high of the federal laws and regulations
work or in outside activities, tend to be concentration of faculty and students concerning affirmative action and
involved in the vigorous and varied life who reside within a few blocks of the antidiscrimination policies and
of the city. research for term papers in University. procedures at New York University may
the humanities and social sciences may University apartment buildings be referred to mary Signor, executive
take them to such diverse places as the provide housing for over 2,100 members director, office of equal opportunity,
american museum of Natural history, of the faculty and administration, and New York University, elmer holmes
the museum of modern art, a garment University student residence halls bobst library, 70 Washington Square
factory, a deteriorating neighborhood, accommodate over 11,500 men and South, 12th floor, New York, NY 10012;
or a foreign consulate. women. many more faculty and students 212-998-2352. inquiries may also be
Students in science work with their reside in private housing in the area. referred to the director of the office
professors on such problems of im- of federal Contract Compliance, U.S.
mediate importance for urban society a PrIvate uNIverSIty department of labor.
as the pollution of waterways and the Since its founding, New York University New York University is a member of
congestion of city streets. business has been a private university. it operates the association of american Universities
majors attend seminars in corporation under a board of trustees and derives and is accredited by the middle States
boardrooms and intern as executive as- its income from tuition, endowment, association of Colleges and Schools
sistants in business and financial houses. grants from private foundations and (Commission on higher education of the
The schools, courts, hospitals, settle- government, and gifts from friends, middle States association of Colleges
ment houses, theatres, playgrounds, alumni, corporations, and other private and Schools, 3624 market Street,
and prisons of the greatest city in the philanthropic sources. Philadelphia, Pa 19104; 215-662-5606).
world form a regular part of the educa- The University is committed to individual undergraduate, graduate,
tional scene for students of medicine, a policy of equal treatment and and professional programs and schools
dentistry, education, social work, law, opportunity in every aspect of its are accredited by the appropriate
business and public administration, and relations with its faculty, students, and specialized accrediting agencies.
the creative and performing arts. staff members, without regard to race,
The chief center for undergraduate color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
and graduate study is at Washington gender and/or gender identity or
Square in Greenwich village, long expression, marital or parental status,
Senior University administration
John sexton, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., J.d., bonnie s. brier, b.a., J.d., Senior debra a. lamorte, b.a., J.d., Senior Vice
President Vice President, General Counsel, and President for Development and Alumni
Secretary of the University Relations
lynne p. brown, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., Senior alison leary, b.S., Executive Vice
david w. mclaughlin, b.S., m.S., Ph.d.,
Vice President for University Relations President for Operations
and Public Affairs
linda g. mills, b.a., J.d., m.S.W., Ph.d.,
michael c. alfano, d.m.d., Ph.d.,
catherine casey, b.S., Senior Vice Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate
Executive Vice President
President for Human Resources and Education and University Life; Associate
robert berne, b.S., m.b.a., Ph.d., Global Support Vice Chancellor for Admissions and Finan-
Executive Vice President for Health cial Aid, New York University Abu Dhabi
dalton conley, b.a., m.P.a., m.S., Ph.d.,
richard foley, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., Vice Senior Vice Provost dianne rekow, b.S., b.S.m.e., m.b.a.,
Chancellor for Strategic Planning; m.S.m.e., d.d.S., Ph.d., Senior Vice
martin s. dorph, b.S., m.b.a., J.d.,
Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee on Provost for Engineering and Technology;
Executive Vice President for Finance and
Academic Priorities Provost, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
diane c. yu, b.a., J.d., Chief of Staff and ron robin, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., Senior Vice
norman dorsen, b.a., ll.b., Counselor
Deputy to the President Provost for Planning; Senior Vice Provost
to the President
of New York University Abu Dhabi
katherine fleming, b.a., m.a., Ph.d.,
k. r. sreenivasan, b.e., m.e., m.a., Ph.d.;
Senior Vice Provost and Vice Chancellor,
hon.: d.Sc., Senior Vice Provost; Special
Adviser for Science and Technology
paul m. horn, b.S., Ph.d., Senior Vice to the Vice Chancellor of New York
Provost for Research University Abu Dhabi
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deaNS aNd dIreCtOrS
roger bagnall, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., thomas J. carew, b.a., m.a., Ph.d.; hon.: patricia rubin, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., Judy
Director, Institute for the Study of the M.A., Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science and Michael Steinhardt Director, Institute
Ancient World (beginning July 1, 2011) of Fine Arts
gérard ben arous, b.S., m.Sc., dalton conley, b.a., m.P.a., Ph.d., Dean matthew s. santirocco, b.a., b.a.
Ph.d., Director, Courant Institute of for Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and [Cantab.]; m.Phil., m.a. [Cantab.], Ph.d.;
Mathematical Sciences (beginning Science hon.: m.a., Seryl Kushner Dean, College
September 1, 2011) of Arts and Science; Associate Provost
robert i. grossman, b.S., m.d., Saul J.
for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Jess benhabib, b.a., m.Phil., Ph.d., Farber Dean, NYU School of Medicine;
Acting Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science Chief Executive Officer, NYU Hospitals ellen schall, b.a., J.d., Dean, Robert
(through June 30, 2011) Center F. Wagner Graduate School of Public
lauren benton, b.a., Ph.d., Dean for peter blair henry, b.a., b.a., Ph.d., Dean,
Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Science Leonard N. Stern School of Business fred schwarzbach, b.a., m.a., Ph.d.,
Dean of Liberal Studies, Faculty of Arts
charles n. bertolami, d.d.S., d.med.Sc., Jerry m. hultin, b.a., J.d., President,
Herman Robert Fox Dean, College of Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Dentistry malcolm n. semple, Acting Dean,
robert s. lapiner, b.a., m.a., Ph.d.,
Graduate School of Arts and Science
alfred h. bloom, b.a., Ph.d.; hon.: ll.d., Dean, School of Continuing and
Vice Chancellor, New York University Professional Studies daniel l. stein, b.S., m.S., Ph.d., Dean for
Abu Dhabi Science, Faculty of Arts and Science
carol a. mandel, b.a., m.a., m.S.l.S.,
mary m. brabeck, b.a., m.S., Ph.d., Dean, Dean of Libraries lynn videka, b.S.N., m.a., Ph.d., Dean,
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, Silver School of Social Work
geeta menon, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., Dean,
and Human Development
Undergraduate College, Leonard N. susanne l. wofford, b.a.; b.Phil.
mary schmidt campbell, b.a., m.a., Stern School of Business [oxon.], Ph.d., Dean, Gallatin School of
Ph.d.; hon.: d.f.a., d.h.l., Ph.d., Dean, Individualized Study
richard l. revesz, b.S.e., m.S., J.d.,
Tisch School of the Arts
Dean, School of Law
board of Trustees
martin lipton, b.S. in econ., ll.b., Chair Joel s. ehrenkranz, b.S., m.b.a., courtney sale ross, b.a.
william c. rudin, b.S.
laurence d. fink, b.a., m.b.a.
ronald d. abramson, b.a., J.d.; hon.: suresh sani, b.a., J.d.
d.f.a. Jay m. furman, b.S., J.d.
John sexton, b.a., m.a., Ph.d., J.d.
khaldoon khalifa al mubarak h. dale hemmerdinger, b.a.
constance silver, b.S., m.S.W., Ph.d.
phyllis putter barasch, b.S., m.a., m.b.a. Jonathan m. herman, b.a., J.d.
lisa silverstein, b.a.
maria bartiromo, b.a. charles J. hinkaty, b.S., m.S.
marc h. bell, b.S., m.S. mitchell Jacobson, b.a., J.d.
Joseph s. steinberg, b.a., m.b.a.
william r. berkley, b.S., m.b.a. richard d. katcher, b.a., ll.b.
Judy steinhardt, b.a., ed.m.
daniel J. brodsky, b.a., m.U.P. richard Jay kogan, b.a., m.b.a.
michael h. steinhardt, b.S.
heather l. cannady, b.a., J.d. Jerry h. labowitz, b.a.
chandrika tandon, b.a., m.b.a.
arthur l. carter, b.a., m.b.a. kenneth g. langone, b.a., m.b.a.
daniel r. tisch
evan r. chesler, b.a., J.d. Jeffrey h. lynford, b.a., m.P.a., J.d.
John l. vogelstein
william t. comfort, iii, b.S.b.a., J.d., kelly kennedy mack, b.a., m.b.a.
casey wasserman, b.S.
ll.m. (in Taxation)
donald b. marron
anthony welters, b.a., J.d.
michael r. cunningham, b.b.a., m.a.,
howard meyers, b.S.
shelby white, b.a., m.a.
constance J. milstein, b.a., J.d.
leonard a. wilf, b.a., J.d., ll.m. (in
florence a. davis, b.a., J.d.
david c. oxman, b.a., ll.b. Taxation)
John paulson, b.S., m.b.a. william d. Zabel, b.a., ll.b.
gail drukier, b.S.
lester pollack, b.S., ll.b. charles m. Zegar, b.S., m.S, m.S.
catherine b. reynolds, b.a.
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Life trustees helen l. kimmel, b.a. henry taub, b.S.
diane belfer thomas s. murphy, b.S.m.e., m.b.a. lillian vernon
mamdouha bobst, b.a., m.a., m.P.h.; l. Jay oliva (President emeritus), b.a., robert f. wright, b.a., m.b.a.
hon.: l.h.d. m.a., Ph.d.; hon.: d.h.l., litt.d., ll.d.,
baroness mariuccia Zerilli marimò
John brademas (President emeritus),
b.a.; d.Phil. [oxon.]; hon.: d.C.l., l.h.d., herbert m. paul, b.b.a., m.b.a., J.d.,
litt.d., ll.d. ll.m. truStee aSSOCIateS
geraldine h. coles e. John rosenwald, Jr., b.a., m.b.a. bruce berger, b.S.
John J. creedon, b.S., ll.b., ll.m. william r. salomon leonard boxer, b.S., ll.b.
maurice r. greenberg, ll.b.; hon.: J.d., marie schwartz Jane eisner bram, b.a., m.S.W., Ph.d.
ll.d. betty weinberg ellerin, b.a., J.d.
larry a. silverstein, b.a., ll.b.
henry kaufman, b.a., m.S., Ph.d.; hon.: norman goodman, b.a., J.d.
Joel e. smilow, b.a., m.b.a.
sheldon h. solow marvin leffler, b.S., m.b.a.
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Steinhardt School of
Culture, education, and
the Steinhardt School of Culture, education, and Human Steinhardt’s faculty and students continually evaluate and
development is a professional school with a wide range redefine processes, practices, and policies in their respective
of undergraduate and graduate programs, all designed fields. They bring global and community perspectives to their
to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the studies and research and to their careers.
crossroads of human learning, culture, development, and well- Welcome to NYU Steinhardt. We are proud to have you be
being. our integration of education, media studies, health, and part of our tradition of excellence and our vision for the future.
the arts into a single college makes us unique in the nation
and offers unrivaled opportunities for inquiry and exploration.
many of our programs are especially committed to activities administration
aimed at improving the urban environment for communities,
families, and children. mary m. brabeck, b.a., m.S., claude blenman, b.a., m.a.,
at the graduate level, the school prepares aspiring and Ph.d., Dean Director, Faculty Affairs
current professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds and
Judith costello, b.S., Director,
experiences to enter or advance their careers in many areas patricia m. carey, b.a., m.a.,
of human development including health, the arts, culture, Ph.d., Associate Dean for
and media in addition to teacher education, leadership, and Student Affairs lee frissell, b.a., m.a.,
applied psychology. We offer specialized professional and Director, Field Projects
perry halkitis, b.a., m.S.,
scholarly education within the context of one of the country’s Ph.d., Associate Dean for bart grachan, b.a., m.S.T.,
premier centers for scholarly and creative inquiry, applied re- Research and Doctoral Studies m.a., Director, Community
search, and field-based practice. our students find a warm and College Transfer Opportunity
robert a. knight, b.a.,
supportive environment in which they can explore new ideas Program
m.b.a., Associate Dean for
and practices with faculty and student colleagues. They work
Administration and Finance kathy heins, b.a., m.a,
with researchers, scholars, and teachers who are intellectually
adventurous and socially conscious. They learn in the expan- beth c. weitzman, b.a.,
sive environment of a great research university and use the m.P.a., Ph.d., Associate Dean roger ho, b.a., m.a., Director,
urban neighborhoods of New York City and countries around for Academic Affairs Human Resources
the world as their laboratory. They embrace the challenges of
lindsay wright, b.S., Ph.d., Jeffrey lane, b.a., m.a.,
our complex and interconnected world.
Associate Dean for Planning m.a., Director, Administrative
The school traces its origins to 1890, when New York
and Communication Services and Information
University established a School of Pedagogy. With its found-
ing, the University achieved another milestone in american erich dietrich, b.a., m.a.,
education. it was the first time that a graduate school for Ph.d., Assistant Dean for John s. myers, b.a., m.a.,
preparing teachers was established in a major university, Global and Academic Affairs Director, Enrollment
placing the School of Pedagogy at equal rank with other Management
barbara kotlikoff, b.a.,
professional schools, such as law and medicine. from its Assistant Dean for debra weinstein, b.a., m.a.,
earliest years, NYU Steinhardt recognized the importance of Development and Alumni Director, Publications and
diversity, and includes women among its first doctoral Relations Creative Projects
graduates and african americans in its student body and
leslie brown, b.a., Executive david a. Zapotocky,
faculty in the early 20th century.
Director, Financial Planning b.S., m.a., Ph.d., Director,
Today, NYU Steinhardt offers a broad array of programs
and Operations Registration Services
and classes, including on-campus and study abroad courses
during winter and summer sessions; outstanding fieldwork Jeanne bannon, b.a., m.a.,
sites for applied practice; award-winning faculty; and excep- Director, Student Services
tional academic and research opportunities. Through rigorous
research and education, both within and across disciplines,
9 INtrOduCtION The STeiNhardT SChool of CUlTUre, edUCaTioN, aNd hUmaN develoPmeNT bUlleTiN 2011–2013
Program and Concentration Codes
COdeS deGreeS COdeS deGreeS
(See page 184 for art and art Professions early Childhood and elementary education
teacher certification art Therapy arTT m.a.† Positions of leadership: early
programs) Studio art arST m.a. Childhood and elementary
Studio art arSa m.f.a. education elld adv. Cert., Ph.d.
visual Culture—Costume Studies arCS m.a.‡
visual Culture avCe:vCl Ph.d.‡ education and Jewish Studies
education and Jewish Studies edJS m.a.
arts administration education and Jewish Studies eJST Ph.d.
Performing arts administration aadP m.a.
visual arts administration arva m.a. education and Jewish Studies and
for-Profit Sector arva:fPS m.a. Hebrew and Judaic Studies (dual
degree Program with Graduate
Bilingual education bilN Ph.d. School of arts and Science) eJhJ m.a. + m.a.
Business education education and Social Policy edSP m.a.
Workplace learning beWl adv. Cert.
Communicative Sciences and disorders and technology edCT ed.d., Ph.d.
Communicative Sciences and
disorders CSdP Ph.d. educational Leadership
Communicative Sciences and educational leadership, Politics,
disorders CSdm m.S.† and advocacy elPa m.a.
Communicative Sciences and educational leadership: School
disorders CSdC adv. Cert. building leader elSb m.a.
educational leadership: School
Counselor education district leader elSd adv. Cert.
Counseling and Guidance CNGU educational administration edad ed.d., Ph.d.
School Counseling K–12 CNGU:CGS m.a.*
bilingual School Counseling K–12 CNGU:CGb m.a.* educational theatre
Counseling and Guidance CNGU:CGU adv. Cert., Ph.d. Teachers of educational Theatre
Counseling for mental health in high Schools edTh adv. Cert., ed.d.,
and Wellness CmhW m.a.† Ph.d.
Counseling Psychology CNPS Ph.d.† educational Theatre in Colleges
and Communities edTC m.a., ed.d., Ph.d.
dance and dance education
dance education dade Ph.d, ed.d english education
Teaching dance in higher Teachers of english language
education and the Professions dahP m.a. and literature in College eNGC m.a., adv. Cert.
abT Pedagogy dahP:abT m.a. english education
(Secondary and College) eNGe Ph.d.
digital Media design for Learning dmdl m.a., adv. Cert. literature, reading,
* leads to New York State drama therapy drmT m.a.† Composition education,
certification. Curriculum development eNGe:lrm Ph.d.
† Professional license applied linguistics eNGe:aPl Ph.d.
‡ Students are no
longer admitted into this
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COdeS deGreeS COdeS deGreeS
english as a Second Language/ Piano Performance mUPP m.m.
teaching english to Speakers Collaborative Piano mUPP:CPi m.m.
of Other Languages (teSOL) Solo Piano mUPP:SPi m.m.
Postbaccalaureate Study in TeSol TePb adv. Cert. instrumental Performance mUiP m.m.
Teachers of english to Speakers of Jazz Performance mUiP:JiP m.m.
other languages/College eNTC Ph.d. vocal Performance mUvP
Post-master’s Study in TeSol Classical voice mUvP:Clv m.m.
in College TSol adv. Cert. music Theatre Performance mUvP:mTP m.m.
Teachers of english toSpeakers of vocal Pedagogy mvPd adv. Cert.
other languages TSol m.a. vocal Performance: Classical voice/
vocal Pedagogy mvPr/Clv m.m.
environmental Conservation vocal Performance: music Theatre/
education eNYC m.a. vocal Pedagogy mvPr/mTh m.m.
Food Studies Nutrition and dietetics
food Studies food m.a. Clinical Nutrition hoNd:CNU m.S., Ph.d.
food Culture food:CUl m.a. foods and Nutrition hoNd:fNU m.S., Ph.d.
food Systems food:SYS m.a.
food Studies and Occupational therapy
food management hofd Ph.d. occupational Therapy oThr m.S.†
occupational Therapy oThS d.P.S.
Foreign Language education (noncertification) advanced occupational
foreign languageeducation fled m.a. Therapy: Generic oThG m.a.
Teachers of foreign languages research in occupational Therapy oThX Ph.d.
in Colleges flPm adv. Cert.
Higher and Postsecondary education Physical Therapists PThP m.a.
higher and Postsecondary education hiPS Ph.d. Pathokinesiology PThP:KiN m.a.
higher education administration hiae ed.d. research in Physical Therapy PThr Ph.d.
higher education and Student affairs hiSG m.a. Physical Therapy PTPS d.P.T.†
Physical Therapy for Practicing
History of education hSed m.a., Ph.d. Physical Therapists PTPP d.P.T.
orthopedic Physical Therapy PTho adv. Cert.
international education iNTe Ph.d. Psychology
Cross-Cultural exchange educational Psychology PSYe m.a.
and Training iNTe:Cii Ph.d. General educational Psychology PSYe:Ped m.a.
Global education iNTe:Ged Ph.d. Psychological measurement
international development and evaluation PSYe:Pme m.a.
education iNTe:CoP Ph.d. human development and Social
international education iNTS m.a., adv. Cert. intervention hdSi m.a.
Psychological development PSdv Ph.d.
Mathematics education Psychology and Social intervention PSSi Ph.d.
Professors of mathematics and
mathematics education in Colleges maeC Ph.d. School Psychology
School Psychology SCPT Ph.d.†,‡
Media, Culture, and Communication School Psychologist PSSP adv. Cert.*
media, Culture, and Communication mCCd Ph.d. Professional Child/School Psychology PSCh Psy.d.†,‡
media, Culture, and Communication mdCC m.a.
Sociology of education
Music and Music Professions Sociology of education Soed Ph.d.
music business mUbG m.a. education Policy Soed:edP m.a.
music Performance and Composition mUPC Social and Cultural Studies Soed:SCS m.a.
Composition mUPC:CmP m.a., Ph.d.
Performance mUPC:Per m.a., Ph.d. Special education
music Theory and Composition mTaC m.m. Special education learning Consultant SelC adv. Cert.
Scoring for film and multimedia mTaC:fmS m.m.
music education mUSe teaching and Learning
for College and Teaching and learning Tled ed.d.
University faculty mUSe:mCU m.a., ed.d., Ph.d. Teaching and learning TlPd Ph.d.
music Teacher K–12 mUSe:meS adv. Cert., ed.d.,
music Therapists mUST m.a.†
music Technology mUmT m.m.
music Technology mUTd Ph.d.
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Teacher Certification Programs*
Preservice leading to initial Certification
COdeS deGreeS COdeS deGreeS
art education Social Studies education
Teaching art, all Grades aaPei m.a. Teaching Social Studies 7–12 SSST m.a.
Bilingual education for teachers Special education
bilingual education for Teachers bilm m.a. Special education: early Childhood SeeC m.a.
Post-master’s Study in Special education: Childhood SeCh m.a.
bilingual education bilC adv. Cert.
dance education duaL CertIFICatION PrOGraMS
Teaching dance, all Grades daTC m.a.
early Childhood and elementary education Special education: Childhood CSeC m.a.
Childhood education Ched m.a.
early Childhood education eCed m.a. early Childhood education/Special
education: early Childhood eSee m.a.
educational Theatre, all Grades edTa m.a. educational theatre, all Grades
educational Theatre, all Grades and english 7–12 eTed m.a.
and english 7–12 eTed m.a.
educational theatre, all Grades
english education and Social Studies 7–12 eTSS m.a.
Teaching english 7–12 eNGl m.a.
teaching a Foreign Language 7–12/
english as a Second Language (teSOL) teaching english to Speakers
Teachers of english to Speakers of of Other Languages (teSOL),
other languages (TeSol), all Grades flTS m.a.
all Grades TSoG m.a.
Studio art/teachingart, all Grades arfa b.f.a./m.a.
teaching French as a
Foreign Language flTf m.a.
Foreign Language education
Teaching a foreign language 7–12
Chinese flCe m.a.
mandarin flCe:maN m.a.
french flfh m.a.
German flGN m.a.
hebrew flhW m.a.
italian fliN m.a.
Japanese flJe m.a.
latin fllN m.a.
russian flrN m.a.
Spanish flSh m.a.
literacy b–6 liTb m.a.
literacy 5–12 liTC m.a.
Teaching mathematics 7–12 mThe m.a.
* many of these Teaching music, all Grades mUSa m.a.
approved by the Science education
department of Teaching biology 7–12 SblY m.a.
Teaching Chemistry 7–12 SChY m.a.
Teaching Physics 7–12 SPhY m.a.
with the office of
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Teacher Certification Programs
in-Service—for Students holding initial Certification leading to Professional Certification
COdeS deGreeS COdeS deGreeS
art education Math education
Teachers of art, all Grades areP m.a. Teachers of mathematics mThP m.a.
Bilingual education for teachers Music education
bilingual education for Teachers bilm m.a. Teaching music, all Grades mUSa m.a.
Post-master’s Study in bilingual
education bePm adv. Cert. Science education
Teachers of biology 7–12 SblP m.a.
Childhood education Teachers of Chemistry 7–12 SChP m.a.
Childhood education CheP m.a. Teachers of Physics 7–12 SPhP m.a.
dance education Social Studies education
Teachers of dance, all Grades daTP m.a. Teachers of Social Studies 7–12 SSSP m.a.
Teachers of english 7–12 eNGP m.a.
Foreign Language education
Teachers of Chinese 7–12 flCP m.a.
mandarin flCP:maN m.a.
Teachers of french 7–12 flfP m.a.
Teachers of German 7–12 flGP m.a.
Teachers of italian 7–12 fliP m.a.
Teachers of Japanese 7–12 flJP m.a.
Teachers of latin 7–12 fllP m.a.
Teachers of russian 7–12 flrP m.a.
Teachers of Spanish 7–12 flSP m.a.
It is always advisable to apply early, MaSter’S aNd advaNCed
since many programs have very firm CertIFICate PrOGraMS
deadlines. it is the responsibility of the deadlines vary by program. Specific
applicant to ensure that all materials are dates are posted in the online
in the office of Graduate admissions by application Guide located at www.
the appropriate deadline. all deadlines steinhardt.nyu.edu/guide. Candidates
are “in-office” and not postmarked may also contact Graduate admissions
deadlines. The office of Graduate at 212-998-5030 or steinhardt.
admissions reserves the right to return email@example.com.
any application that arrives after the
deadline. Should any deadline fall on a
weekend or official holiday, the in-office SPrING SeMeSter PrOGraMS
deadline will be the next business day. Several master’s and advanced
certificate programs and the d.P.S.-
dOCtOraL PrOGraMS oThS review applications midyear in
Ph.d. and ed.d. programs (fall only)— the spring semester. To determine if
december 15 a program reviews applications in the
spring, please visit the online Graduate
d.P.T. entry-level program PTPS application Guide at www.steinhardt.
(summer only)—december 1 nyu.edu/guide.
d.P.S. program oThS (fall or spring)—
march 15 for fall or November 1 for
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Classification of Courses
The following pages contain descriptions of the courses offered at the Steinhardt School of Culture, education, and
all courses at New York University are assigned a two- to five-letter program code as a prefix, followed by a two-letter
level (undergraduate/graduate) school identifier and a one- to four-digit course number. Within a given department/program,
courses are listed in numerical order.
for example: ■ a hyphen between the numbers (e.g. eNGed-Ue.1601-1602)
indicates a two-semester course in which the first course
(eNGed-Ue.1601) is a prerequisite for the second course
■ a comma between the numbers (e.g. eNGed-Ue.1601, 1602)
enged-ue.1601 indicates a course in english education in indicates a two-semester course in which the first course
the Steinhardt School of Culture, education, and human (eNGed-Ue.1601) is not a prerequisite for the second course
development for juniors and seniors, (eNGed-Ue.1602,) which may be taken as a stand-alone
enged indicates the course is in the Program in english ■ Undergraduate courses in the Steinhardt School of Culture,
education education, and human development are required to meet
for 15 hours per unit which includes four or nine and one-half
ue indicates the course is given at the undergraduate hours of outside study per class meeting
level in the Steinhardt School of Culture, education, ■ Graduate courses in the Steinhardt School of Culture,
and human development education, and human development ate required to meet
for 10 hours per unit, which includes seven hours of outside
The four digits after the decimal indicates both eligibility study per class meeting
to take the course and the course number within the given ■ Undergraduates within 12 units of the baccalaureate may
department or program: upon approval of their advisor and the instructor of the
course register for a 2000 level course.
eligibility ■ Undergraduates within 32 units of the baccalaureate may,
1–999 freshman, sophomore upon approval of their advisor, the instructor, and the
1000–1999 junior, senior chairperson of the department offering the course, register
2000–2999 master’s, doctoral for a 2000 level course.
4000–4999 cross-school courses restricted to specific
majors within approved schools
Course Number Prefixes
dePartMeNt/PrOGraM COde dePartMeNt/PrOGraM COde
administration, Leadership and technology aMLt-Ge Humanities and Social Sciences in
business education hPSe-Ge the Professions HMSS-Ge
educational leadership edled-Ge education and Jewish Studies eJST-Ge
educational Communication and Technology edCT-Ge history of education hSed-Ge
higher education hPSe-Ge international education iNTe-Ge
Philosophy of education Phed-Ge
applied Psychology aPSy-Ge Sociology of education Soed-Ge
american Sign language aSl-Ge
Interdepartmental research Studies reSCH-Ge
art education arTed-Ge Media, Culture, and Communication
art Therapy arTT-Ge (graduate) MCC-Ge
art Theory and Critical Studies arTCr-Ge
arts and humanities education, Studies in ahUm-Ge Media, Culture, and Communication
Costume Studies arCS-Ge (undergraduate) MCC-ue
Studio art arT-Ge
visual arts administration arva-Ge Music
dance education mPade-Ge
Communication Sciences and disorders CSCd-Ge drama Therapy mPadT-Ge
music Therapy mPamT-Ge
Performing arts administration mPaPa-Ge
educational Theatre mPaeT-Ge
music education mPame-Ge
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dePartMeNt/PrOGraM COde dePartMeNt/PrOGraM COde
Music and Music Professions Physical therapy Pt-Ge
Strings mPaSS-Ge teaching and Learning tCHL-Ge
Jazz mPaJZ-Ge bilingual education biled-Ge
Percussion mPaPS-Ge Childhood education Chded-Ge
brass mPabr-Ge early Childhood and elementary education eCed-Ge
Woodwinds mPaWW-Ge english education eNGed-Ge
Piano mPaPe-Ge environmental Conservation education eNYC-Ge
voice mPavP-Ge foreign language education flGed—Ge
language education laNed-Ge
Music and Performing arts MPaIa-Ge literacy education liTC-Ge
music business mPamb-Ge mathematics education mThed-Ge
music Technology mPaTe-Ge reading recovery rdreC-Ge
Theory and Composition mPaTC-Ge research methods in Teaching and learning TlrSC-Ge
Science and mathematics education SCmTh-Ge
Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health food-Ge Science education SCied-Ge
NUTr-Ge Social Studies education SoCed-Ge
PUhe-Ge Special education SPCed-Ge
Teachers of english to Speakers of
Occupational therapy Ot-Ge other languages biled-Ge
Teaching english as a Second language TeSol-Ge
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