CCNY hosts new courses and programs for spring 2020

This spring 2020 brings interesting and new programs and courses from different divisions, schools and continuing and professional studies to students at The City College of New York. As students return from winter break, they have an array of courses and programs to choose from.

Following is a list of new courses and programs:

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Urban Food Systems course taught by Andrea Johnson investigates urban food systems and their often contradictory objectives of nourishment, productivity, sustainability, and equity. Using NYC as a springboard, the course will examine the relationship between the city’s historical and contemporary food flows, infrastructures, and agents;

A new minor in Human Rights Studies, a cross listing between the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the Division of Humanities and the Arts and the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at City College Downtown, provides students with an understanding of human rights philosophy, law, institutions and practice. The core courses provide a conceptual and theoretical grounding of the field along with a critical awareness of fundamental twenty-first century challenges to human dignity that transcends national boundaries;

Continuing and Professional Studies offers an Online/Hybrid Certified Billing & Coding Specialist course for those looking to work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, a physician’s office or at a home-based office, and the Paralegal Certificate Program is taught by judges and attorneys who specialize in their field;  

The School of Education’s Science Learning and Public Engagement undergraduate program prepares students for a wide-range of STEM education careers in zoos, city parks, environmental centers and more. Program courses are designed to develop expertise in science engagement in non-formal environments, curricular and instructional design, communications media, and non-profit program management; and

The Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at City College Downtown introduces their accelerated 4+1 programs for the MA in the Study of the Americas for CWE students and Black Studies majors. Those accepted will be able to apply up to 12 credits of graduate courses in the Study of the Americas to both their undergraduate BA in Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and Sciences and the MA in the Study of the Americas requirements, or their undergraduate BA in Area Studies with a concentration in Black Studies and the MA in the Study of the Americas requirements.

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