Spring 2020 Courses | Macaulay Honors College

Spring 2020 Courses

To register for a Macaulay course, follow epermit procedures through CUNYFirst. Your advisor can assist you. If you have questions that you advisor cannot answer, contact Janet Fu, in Academic Affairs at Macaulay, janet.fu@mhc.cuny.edu.

Macaulay Springboard

An opportunity for seniors to create a springboard—an open-ended project that builds on knowledge acquired and opens possibilities for ongoing learning.

Instructors: Elizabeth Reis and Logan McBride
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York — Focus: Policy Making

For students of all eight campuses for the final seminar. An exploration of public services and policy creation.

Instructors: Eric Gioia, Sara Martucci
Offered by Macaulay Honors College
Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM

Seminar 2: The People of New York (Cross-Campus)

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Thursdays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 2
MHC 220

Science and Society

For students majoring as well as not majoring in the natural sciences, an exploration of the scientific enterprise from a variety of perspectives.

Instructor: Harold Varmus
Offered by Macaulay Honors College
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medicine

Issues in Medical Ethics

In this class, we will spend half our time in the classroom debating medical ethics and the other half visiting patients and learning about medical dilemmas in the hospital setting.

Instructors: Prof. Elizabeth Reis and Dr. Matt McCarthy
Offered by Macaulay Honors College
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11:00 AM

Apply here by November 4.

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Instructor: Jack Zevin
Mondays, 5 PM – 7 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 2
MHC 328

Detecting Bullshit in the Modern Age

Practice finding senseless claims and analyze what makes them bullshit.

Instructor: Kelly O’Donnell
Offered by Macaulay Honors College
Fridays, 10:00am – 12:40pm

Visions and Universes--Science Fiction

The visions of science fiction are the visions of our universe.  So what do they say about us and how we see ourselves?

Instructor: Joseph Ugoretz
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 8:10 PM

Digital Storytelling and Media Production: The CUNY Film Festival

Get involved in video and online content production by advancing the narratives of the CUNY Film Festival through transmedia storytelling.

Instructor: Robert Small
Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:30pm
ART 335
 – Offered by Lehman College