Majors

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So What IS the Liberal Studies Core Program?

The Liberal Studies Core is a two-year program that allows students to integrate travel into their curriculum while learning in a small-class environment.

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Civil Engineering from Abu Dhabi to New York City and Back

Veronica Wambura’s broad civil engineering curriculum has helped her sharpen her focus.

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A CAS Double Major Shows That Physics and Art History Go Hand in Hand

As a double major at NYU, Hillary Gao ‘20 merged her interdisciplinary interests as a student, researcher, and intern. Today, she continues to balance art and science.

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From NYU Shanghai to State House: Jackson’s Journey

In one short year, Jackson Sayama went from Chinese Global Studies major to the youngest member of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

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The Anatomy of Majors at NYUʼs Schools and Colleges

Have you ever found yourself wondering how college majors work? Here’s a comprehensive explanation of majors at NYU.

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NYU’s GPH/CSD Major Promotes Better Communication and a Healthier World

Future linguists, doctors, educators, and performers all find their place in NYU Steinhardt’s new Global Public Health (GPH)/Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) major, where they learn to make an impact by studying global health issues and speech and voice disorders.

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Choosing a Major: A Step-by-Step Guide

Choosing a major in college can feel like an insane amount of pressure...here’s my step-by-step guide for indecisive students.

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This or That: Physics vs. Applied Physics

Yes, there are two different physics programs at NYU. Yes, they are in two different schools. What's the difference? We'll tell you!

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Across NYU Schools, Cathy Thinks Critically and Explores Liberally

At NYU, Cathy Zhang explores her diverse interests across CAS, Stern, and Steinhardt, majoring in Economics, minoring in Business Studies and Digital Art and Design, and participating in various clubs.