Gallatin School of Individualized Study

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From Liberal Studies to Gallatin: Jakiyah’s NYU Journey

Jakiyah Bradley explored her interests in the Liberal Studies Core program, then brought them all together at Gallatin.

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Research at NYU: Everything Is on the Table (Part 1)

NYU undergrads conduct rigorous, impactful, and innovative research across all disciplines.

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Welcome to the Gallatin WetLab, Where Art and Science Meet

At the intersection of environmental art and science, the Gallatin WetLab provides a space for students to fight climate change through experimentation and creativity.

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to Gallatin

Designing your own major can seem thrilling. However, in case you’re stressed or confused about applying to Gallatin, here are some things I wish I'd known.

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The Center of It All: Caribbean Studies at NYU

Gallatin professor Millery Polyné connects students to the Caribbean through in-depth Caribbean studies courses.

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I Can Major in What?!

With more than 270 programs, there are a lot of options when it comes to picking a major at NYU. Hereʼs a look at some majors you may not know exist!

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The Gallatin Degree: How Does It Work?

At Gallatin, you create your create a concentration that perfectly fits your interests. Whether you arrive at NYU knowing exactly what you want your concentration to be or not, the process of getting a Gallatin degree is designed to help you shape your academic path. Read on for a step-by-step breakdown of the process.

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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

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Can You Be a Justice Major? Theatre, Too?

Kevin Paredesʼ passion for justice and musical theatre led him to Gallatin, where he balances political science with performance.