The interdisciplinary minor program in New York Studies
- Move beyond Discover New York to a more detailed analysis of
New York as a global city.
- Present theoretical frameworks and research studies about New
York from a number of different perspectives.
- Offer our student population from local communities and around
the world an analysis of New York.
- Carry out the “metropolitan” aspect of St. John’s University
Required: Discover New York
Select the remaining 15 credits from among
the following courses.
No more than six credits can be
from mini-session courses.
No more than six credits can be from any one discipline.
- Anthropology 4820: Archaeological Fieldwork (Mini-Course)
- Art 1020: Art in New York (Mini-Course)
- Business Law 1040: Inside the Courts of New York
- Communications and Television and Film Studies 1740:
Communications in New York (Mini-Course)
- Economics 1019: Business Networking in New York City
- Environmental Studies 1050: Natural History of Metropolitan New
- Government 2470: State and Local Government and
- Government 2480: Municipal Government and Administration
- History 3760: History of New York City and Long Island
- History 3770: Economic Geography of New York City
- Rhetoric, Communication and Theatre 2090: Great Speeches in New
- Sociology 1220: Sociology of New York City
- Sociology 1080: Neighborhoods
- Sociology 2460: Social Justice and the City
- Sociology 2630: Urban Sociology OR
- Sociology 1011: Urban Sociology (prerequisite Soc 1001 or
- Sociology 1190: Sociology of Poverty
- Sociology 1021: Sociology of Community (Mini-Course)
- Theology 3320: God and Religion in the City (prerequisite The
Students may also enroll in an independent study in an
appropriate discipline with the permission of the director of the
minor and supervising faculty member.