Urban Studies Summer Courses

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URST 3340 L21 - Urban Psychology
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 05:00PM

How living in a large city can affect an individual's behavior and personality. Investigations into the "urban personality," stress, family, friends and strangers, crowding, the built environment, adaptation. Includes field research.

CRN: 13930
Instructor: Takooshian, Harold
4 credits


AFAM 3150 V11 - Caribbean Peoples and Culture
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 10:00AM - 12:59 PM

An examination of the historical, cultural and contemporary characteristics of various ethnic groups in the Caribbean. Special attention will be devoted to Afro-West Indians.

Canceled
Instructor: Maddox, Tyesha
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AMCS, AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, GLBL, HIGH, HIST, HIUL, INST, IPE, ISAF, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LASS, URST


BISC 1002 R11 - Ecology: A Human Approach
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Rose Hill: TWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

A course designed for non-majors. Ecological concepts and how they relate to critical contemporary issues: air and water pollution, radiation, energy, world hunger. Includes experiments, demonstrations, and field trips.

CRN: 13707
Instructor: Pool, Justin
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: BESN, BIOE, ENST, ESLS, ESNS, INST, ISIN, LSCI, PJEN, PJST, SOIN, URST, ZLB3


CISC 2500 V21 - Information and Data Management
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

This course will introduce the fundamentals of information storage, access and retrieval using a variety of structures, formats, and systems in computing, internet and information technologies. Projects and case studies will be drawn from the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities and professional studies in medicine and health, business and commerce, justice and law, and education. Students will have hands-on experience in the acquisition and management of information from a diverse on-line and remote database. (e.g. Gene Bank, digital archives).

CRN: 13801
Instructor: TBA
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: CYSC, INSC, NEUR, NMDD, URST


ECON 2140 L11 - Statistics I
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course introduces students to descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing.

Canceled
Instructor: Sonmez, Sinem
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: BUMI, IPE, URST


ECON 2140 R11 - Statistics I
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

This course introduces students to descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing.

CRN: 13744
Instructor: Themeli, Booi
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: BUMI, IPE, URST


ECON 2140 V11 - Statistics I
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

This course introduces students to descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing.

CRN: 14104
Instructor: Sonmez, Sinem
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: BUMI, IPE, URST


ECON 2140 V21 - Statistics I
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course introduces students to descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling methods, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing.

Closed
Instructor: Lobo, Yadeed
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: BUMI, IPE, URST


ECON 3971 PW1 - Urban Economics
Summer Session III, May 31 - August 4, 2022
Online, Asynchronous

Urban Economics is the study of location choices by firms and households. The technological changes and economic factors driving the process of urbanization, and the shift from a "downtown"-centered city to the suburbanized metropolises prevalent in the U.S. today is the central focus of the course. Throughout the course, New York City's history and current situation is used as an example of the economic forces operating on cities. Students will participate in a group project to analyze a major urban problem such as housing affordability, poverty, crime or education.

Closed
Instructor: Sun, Meiping
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, LALS, LASS, URST


ECON 4025 V11 - Bronx Urban Economic Developmnt
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

The course will use economics, urban studies, and social service policy to examine economic, political and social issues that impact the local Bronx community. Topics covered will include budgetary policy, education policy, community development and investment and university/neighborhood relations, among others.

CRN: 13750
Instructor: Combs, Mary Beth
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AFAM, ICC, PJEC, PJST, URST


HIST 3950 R11 - Latino History
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

This course explores the development of the Latina/o population in the U.S. by focusing on the questions of migration, race, ethnicity, labor, family, sexuality, and citizenship. Specific topics include: United States colonial expansion and its effects on the population of Latin America; Mexican-Americans, and the making of the West; colonialism and the Puerto Rican Diaspora; Caribbean revolutions and the Cuban-American community; and globalization and recent Latina/o migrations (Dominicans, Colombians).

CRN: 13773
Instructor: Acosta, Salvador
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AHC, AMST, AP, APPI, ASHS, COLI, EP3, HIAH, INST, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LAUH, PLUR, URST


POSC 3915 L11 - International Political Economics
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course introduces various theoretical frameworks explaining the international political economy and examine topics including trade, monetary policy, exchange rates, finance, multinational corporations, international institutions, and economic development. There is a particular focus on the distribution of benefits within an increasingly globalized world, and the ways in which interest groups work to advance their favored economic policies within this system.

CRN: 13921
Instructor: Aleman, Jose
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, INST, IPE, ISIE, ISIN, LALS, LASS, PJEC, PJST, POIP, URST


PSYC 2600 L11 - Social Psychology
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center, Hybrid: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

An examination of how others shape an individual's behavior. A review of selected topics of interpersonal behavior, including antisocial and prosocial behavior, prejudice, attraction, social influence, attitudes and persuasion, research methods.

CRN: 13980
Instructor: Selva Kumar, Danusha
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: PYCP, SSCI, URST


PSYC 2600 PW1 - Social Psychology
Summer Session III, May 31 - August 4, 2022
Online, Asynchronous

An examination of how others shape an individual's behavior. A review of selected topics of interpersonal behavior, including antisocial and prosocial behavior, prejudice, attraction, social influence, attitudes and persuasion, research methods.

Closed
Instructor: Selimotic, Sose
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: PYCP, SSCI, URST


PSYC 3600 L21 - Multicultural Psychology
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

The focus of this course is the multicultural applicability of scientific and professional psychology. Traditional psychological theories, scientific psychology, psychological tests, and the practice of psychology will be examined and critiqued from cultural and socio-historical perspectives. Contemporary psychological theories and research specific to men, women, gay men, lesbians, and race/ethnicity will be reviewed.

CRN: 14053
Instructor: Jimenez-Salazar, Maria
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AMST, ASHS, ASSC, BESN, BIOE, LALS, LASS, PJRC, PJST, PLUR, PSDV, PYAC, URST, WGSS


SOCI 2925 V21 - Media Crime Sex Violence
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

Turn on the television set, pick up the local newspaper, go on the Internet or watch a movie. Wherever you turn, you will find the media saturated with stories about corrupt cops and honest cops, drug dealers and drug users, murderers and victims, organized crime and serial killers, crusading district attorneys and defense attorneys, corrupt lawyers and hanging judges, violent prisoners and convicted innocents. How accurate are these representations? What are the ideological messages and cultural values these stories communicate? In this course, you will learn how to demystify media representations in order to understand how and why they are produced, and who is responsible for their production.

CRN: 13934
Instructor: Wormser, Richard
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, APPI, ASAM, ASHS, ASSC, PJMJ, PJST, URST, WGSS


SOCI 2960 L11 - Popular Culture
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center, Hybrid: TTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

This course will investigate the nature of contemporary popular culture. How do people spend their "spare time"? Does this vary with social class? Is sport the new religion? And how does this differ from that of earlier periods and simpler societies?

CRN: 13989
Instructor: McGee, Michelle
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, AMST, APPI, ASAM, ASHS, ASSC, URST


SOCI 3406 L11 - Race: A Social Construct
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course concerns the evolution of racial typologies and classification system in the U.S. We will draw on a variety of texts from natural and social sciences, law, and literature to examine how "scientific" typologies of race are actually more reflective of power dynamics and social hierarchies than biological or genetic differences. Our goal is to understand the continuing significance of race in terms of social and economic power, as well and individual self-conceptualizations and identity politics.

Canceled
Instructor: Valle, Maria
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AMST, ASHS, ASSC, LALS, LASS, URST

Classes listed as either Lincoln Center or Rose Hill will meet on-campus only. Classes listed as "Online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during their scheduled meeting times. Students in different time zones should plan accordingly. Session III online courses are asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus at the times indicated; additional online work will also be required.