Fall 2021 Elective Courses Open to Class of 2025

Below the list of elective courses you may wish to choose from for your fourth course. To read a description of a course, search for it in NYU’s registration system, which is called “Albert” (see course search instructions).

Fall 2021?Elective Courses Open to Class of 2025

Core Curriculum Electives – Interdisciplinary?Perspectives on China? (IPC)

Course Code Course Title Credits
ART-SHU 9077 Contemporary Art & New Media in China 4 credits
CCSF-SHU 123 Contemporary Chinese Political Thought 4?credits
GCHN-SHU 110 The Concept of China 4?credits
GCHN-SHU 156 History of Chinese Art 4 credits
GCHN-SHU 164 The History of the Silk Road 4 credits
GCHN-SHU 165 China and The Islamic World, c.600AD-Present 4 credits
GCHN-SHU?243 China and the?Environment 4 credits
HIST-SHU 250 Tianxia: Traditional China and the World 4 credits
HUMN-SHU 366 Shanghai Stories 4?credits
PHIL-SHU 110 Traditional Chinese Political and Legal Philosophy 4 credits
RELS-SHU 9270 Religion and Society in China: Ghosts, Gods, Buddhas and Ancestors 4?credits
SCA-SHU 9634 Global Connections: Shanghai 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 275 US-China Relations 4?credits

Core Curriculum Electives – Experimental Discovery in the Natural World (ED)

Course Code Course Title Credits
CCEX-SHU 1 Principles of Life-From Cells to Organisms?* 2 credits
CCEX-SHU 3 Explore the Cell: From Gene to Protein?* 2?credits
CCEX-SHU 170 While You Were Sleeping 4?credits
CCEX-SHU 203 Energy and the Environment 4 credits
PSYC-SHU 101 Introduction to Psychology 4 credits
CHEM-SHU 125 Foundations of Chemistry?I * 4 credits
PHYS-SHU 11 General Physics I * 3 credits
PHYS-SHU 91 Foundations of Physics I Honors * 3 credits
PHYS-SHU 71 Physics Lab?(Co-requisite: PHYS-SHU 91 Foundations of Physics I Honors OR PHYS-SHU 11 General Physics I) * 2 credits
CHEM-SHU 127 Chemistry Lab (Co-requisite:?CHEM-SHU?125 Foundations of Chemistry?I) * 2 credits

?* Students need to take?CCEX-SHU?1 and?CCEX-SHU?3 together as they are co-requisites.

* Students who are interested in exploring Computer Systems Engineering or Electrical and Systems Engineering are encouraged to take General Physics I?or Foundations of Physics I Honors?and/or Introduction to Programming or Introduction to Computer Science. Note that enrollment in CSCI-SHU 101 Introduction to Computer Science is only allowed for students who have passed the Computer Science Placement Exam. If you are interested in taking Introduction to Computer Science, please select CSCI-SHU 11 Introduction to Computer Programming and indicate that you would like to take the placement exam in the summer advising module assignment submission.

* PHYS-SHU 91 Foundations of Physics I Honors OR PHYS-SHU 11 General Physics I?should be taken together with PHYS-SHU 71 FoS Physics Laboratory?(2 credits).?Students must take the physics lecture (either Foundations of Physics I Honors OR General Physics I) AND the lab in order to fulfill the core curriculum “Experimental Discovery in the Natural World” requirement.

* CHEM-SHU?125?Foundations of Chemistry I needs to be taken together with CHEM-SHU?127 Chemistry Lab?in order to fulfill the core curriculum “Experimental Discovery in the Natural World” requirement.

Core Curriculum Electives – Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

Course Code Course Title Credits
GCHN-SHU 243 China and the Environment 4?credits
NEUR-SHU 265 Neural Bases of Speech and Language 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 135 Environment and Society 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 170 Introduction to Global Health 4 credits

Core Curriculum Electives – Algorithmic Thinking (AT)

Course Code Course Title Credits
CSCI-SHU 11 Intro to Computer Programming ** 4 credits
CSCI-SHU 101 Intro to Computer Science ** 4 credits
INTM-SHU 101 Interaction Lab 4 credits
INTM-SHU 103 Creative Coding Lab 4 credits
PHIL-SHU 70 Logic 4 credits

**?Students who are interested in pursuing Computer Science or Data Science are recommended to take Introduction to Programming or Introduction to Computer Science. Enrollment in CSCI-SHU 101 Introduction to Computer Science is only allowed for students who have passed the Computer Science Placement Exam. If you are interested in taking CSCI-SHU 101, please select CSCI-SHU 11 Introduction to Computer Programming as your elective course. Note that the enrollment in either CSCI-SHU 11 or CSCI-SHU 101 is not guaranteed due to the limited space,?even if you pass the Computer Science Placement Exam.

General Electives

Course Code Course Title Credits
ART-SHU 239.4 Choreography & Performance 4 credits
ART-SHU 255 Printmaking in an Expanded Field 4 credits
ART-SHU 306 Moving Images 4 credits
ART-SHU 610 Art is a Hammer 4 credits
ECON-SHU 1 Principles of Macroeconomics **** 4?credits
INTM-SHU?110 Application Lab 4?credits
INTM-SHU?120 Communications Lab 4 credits
IMBX-SHU 101 Life Design 4?credits
IMBX-SHU 103 Understanding Financial Technology 4 credits
IMBX-SHU 211 Design Thinking 4 credits
IMBX-SHU 232 Entrepreneurship Experienced 4?credits
LIT-SHU?101 Foundations: What is Literature? 4 credits
MATH-SHU 140? Linear Algebra?(eligible for students placed into Calculus) 4 credits
MATH-SHU 141 Honors Linear Algebra I?(eligible for students placed into Honors Calculus) 4 credits
MCC-SHU?9451 The?Media in China 4 credits
PHIL-SHU 115 Ethics and Society 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 130 Introduction to Political Theory 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 133 Urbanization in China 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 141 Methods of Social Research 4 credits
SOCS-SHU 160 Intro to International Politics 4 credits
SOCS-SHU?228 Merchants, Chiefs, and Spirits 4 credits
ENGD-SHU?101A Language and Power (DSS Course)***** 2 credits
INTM-SHU?271 Remade?in China?(DSS?Course)***** 4?credits

**** Students who are interested in pursuing Economics are recommended to take ECON-SHU 1 Principles of Macroeconomics. Students interested in Business major should NOT take?ECON-SHU 1 Principles of Macroeconomics as it is NOT intended for Business major students. Students who are interested in pursuing a Business major should take the required Economics of Global Business course in their sophomore year instead.

*****?The Deans' Service Scholars (DSS) service learning courses help you to engage with a local community population in Shanghai, apply theoretical concepts into practice, and think critically about the ethics and experiences in service and interactions with others. Language and Power is taught synchronously online. Remade in China is offered in person. Students need to apply to be accepted into the courses. Interested students may review more information on this document?and apply through an individual course webpage that is linked to on the Office for Community Engaged Learning?Website.

0-2 Credit Art and Music Course

Based on interest and availability, some students may elect to take 0-2 or music courses in addition to the 16-credit (for Science students - 18 credit)?coursework. Be cautioned that this additional coursework is elective and can be demanding for time management. You can also see the typical schedules in their list and calendar views in Albert. The maximum can enroll in are 18 credits per semester.?Please ask an advisor if you have questions.?

Course Code Course Title Credits
ART-SHU 105 Performance Art 2
ART-SHU 227 Theory and Practice of Acting 2
ART-SHU 230 Ballet 2
ART-SHU?231 Introduction to Dance Technique & Movement 2
ART-SHU 239.2 Choreography & Performance 2
ART-SHU 1010 Making?Theatre 2
ART-SHU 1911 Projects in Studio Art Art in Translation – Environment 2
MUS-SHU 59 Group Piano for Beginners? 2
MUS-SHU 60 Group Piano for Intermediate Beginners 2
MUS-SHU 61 Group Piano for Advanced 2
MUS-SHU 150 Group Erhu: All Levels 2
MUS-SHU 151 Group Bamboo Flute: All Levels 2
MUS-SHU 219 Music Shanghai 2
MUS-SHU 221 Songwriting 2
MUS-SHU 225 The Structure of Music 2
MUS-SHU 226 Topics in Music: Theory at The Keyboard 2
MUS-SHU?1085.1 Choral?Arts: NYU Shanghai Chorale 0
MUS-SHU?1085.2 Choral?Arts: NYU Shanghai Chorale 1
MUS-SHU 1085.3 Choral Arts: NYU Shanghai Chorale 2
MUS-SHU?1085.4 Choral Arts: NYU Show Choir 0-2
MUS-SHU 1086 Choral Arts: NYU A Cappella 0
MUS-SHU 1086.1 Choral Arts: NYU A Cappella 1
MUS-SHU 1086.2 Choral Arts: NYU A Cappella 2
MUS-SHU?1179.1 Chamber Ensemble: Orchestra 0
MUS-SHU 1179.2 Chamber Ensemble: Orchestra 1
MUS-SHU?1179.3 Chamber Ensemble:?Orchestra 2
MUS-SHU?1182.1 Chamber Ensemble: Jazz 0
MUS-SHU?1182.2 Chamber Ensemble:?Jazz 1
MUS-SHU 1182.3 Chamber Ensemble: Jazz 2
MUS-SHU 1512 Private Voice Instruction 2