Majors and Minors

  • Biology is concerned with the workings of life in all its varied forms. Over the past few decades, the life sciences... more

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  • To advance in today’s global business environment, one must develop an exceptionally broad array of intellectual skills. The modern business environment demands the ability to analyze problems rigorously, develop innovative and creative solutions, and to work effectively within the context of an... more

  • Chemistry is the study of the world of molecules: how they are created from atoms, how their structures affect their chemical and physical properties, and how they unite or assemble to form the matter that makes up the physical world. Knowledge of chemistry is fundamental to an in-depth... more

  • In an era of increasing complexity and rapid change, more and more university students are drawn to the study of creative writing. When we write, we begin to make sense of the world; when we read great writing -- a perfect metaphor, a stunning poetic turn, an apt description, or a living... more

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  • Interactive media is a vital element of the modern business world. Both established corporations and start-ups conduct increasing portions of their business through apps, websites, social media, and other forms of emerging media. The application of interactive media is driving many new business... more

  • Interactive Media Arts (IMA) encourages students to explore the expressive possibilities brought about by emerging forms of technology, media and communication. Our students are challenged to create interactive systems that connect people, facilitate participation, convey information,... more

  • Mathematics forms the cornerstone of the sciences, playing a powerful dual role as both a pure science and a tool for solving problems and modeling phenomena in other disciplines. For example, mathematics allows us to build efficient algorithms in computing, understand rare events in financial... more

  • Neural science (NS) is a collection of disciplines unified by a concern for the function of the brain. Experimental approaches in neural science vary from analyses of molecular and cellular mechanisms in nerve cells and groups of nerve cells to behavioral and psychological studies of whole... more

  • Physics is a broad discipline, ranging from fundamental scientific questions to sophisticated technological applications. At its most basic, it is the study of matter and energy and their manifold interactions. Physicists study topics as wide-ranging as the underlying nature of space and time;... more

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    Class of 2018 SDHM Proposal Deadline: April 1, 2016

    Students at NYU Shanghai can apply to craft and complete a Self-Designed Honors major, rather than one of the existing majors at the campus.... more