Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

HON 224 Shaping the Future of New York City

3 hours, 3 credits. An exploration of the ongoing interplay of social, economic, and political forces that shape the physical form and social dynamics of New York City. Major topics will include important historical junctures and economic development initiatives that illustrate how decisions are made and power is distributed in the city; the larger context of the city within the region, the nation, and the world; the institutional agents of change in the city; and inequality and its relationship to race, class, and gender. Required for Macaulay Honors. (FISR). Prerequisite: Fourth-semester standing in the Macaulay Honors College University Scholars Program.