Spring 2021 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.

Children and Medical Ethics

Instructors: Prof. Elizabeth Reis
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

The Latin American She-Boom

The richness of Latin American Womens’ writing.

Instructor: Carmen Boullosa
Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Detecting Bullshit in the Modern Age

Practice finding senseless claims and analyze what makes them bullshit.

Instructor: Kelly O’Donnell
Macaulay Honors College, Online
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM

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
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Digital Storytelling and the Media

Digital Storytelling and the Media explores how story narrative, interactivity, and a variety of social media platforms introduces us to brands, institutions, people, movements and ideas.

Instructor: Robert Small
Synchronous Lecture: Fridays, 1:00 – 2:40 PM/Asynchronous Lab: Fridays, 2:40 – 3:40 PM
Offered by Lehman College, Online

Impact Documentaries

This course will study many of the great Impact Documentaries that have explored, exposed and improved our understanding of important social issues.

Instructor: Robert Small
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Science and Society: Through the Lens of Covid-19

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
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Surveillance and You

How does surveillance happen–at Macaulay, in CUNY, in your neighborhood, and everywhere else.

Instructors: Sylvia Tomasch
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Science Communication

The course is designed for students with a range of science backgrounds. Instructor-provided content will focus on astronomy & physics topics, but students will be empowered to explore communication in all STEM fields.

Instructor: Emily Rice
Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:40pm
Macaulay Honors College, Online

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 Lisa Brundage
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

Seminar 2: The People of New York

This course will study the history and continuing impact of immigration upon New York City.

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Thursdays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online

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

An exploration of public services and policy creation.

Instructors: Eric Gioia
Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Online