Course Information

HI2303 Introduction to New York City History

Credits: 3.00

This course looks at the history and development of the City of New York, from Verazzano’s exploration to the present. Major themes include the evolution of the city’s political economy, political and economic influences on land and space use, and ethnic and class conflict in the urban environment.

Prerequisites: Completion of first year writing requirements. Co-requisites: None. Notes: Satisfies a HuSS elective.