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SINY 101: The New York City Seminar

This seminar includes all program participants and investigates how New York, as a complex, dynamic city, shapes and is shaped by issues relevant to each quarter's thematic lens. Employing theories of place, concepts of cities and change, and a structured experiential education process, the course integrates the learning from all elements of the program and attends to each student's personal, professional, and intellectual development.May be repeat for credit
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 10 units total)
Instructors: Miller, R. (PI)

SINY 116: Off the iPhone and Into the City: Creating a Photography Project

Learn components of photography projects and image making including content selection, intention, context, and audience. Talks by professional photographers; field trips to in the city. Two response papers about an exhibition, publication, or long-form web project during their time in New York.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
Instructors: Jackson, D. (PI)


Targeted at students with an interest in the impact of current events on financial markets (and vice-versa), the class will be a series of discussions about major global themes and events, and will discuss how they impact financial markets. Topics may include trade, central bank policy, energy, fed policy, and emerging markets.
Terms: Win | Units: 2
Instructors: Allanson, B. (PI)

SINY 130: Disrupting the News: How Technology is Transforming the Media

Examine how technology has transformed the way news is produced, delivered and consumed from disruption in business models to changes in access. Students read works by leading media scholars, study user data from news organizations and meet key executives in New York City's digital-media market.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI


Examine factors impacting entrepreneurship, including idea generation, writing a business plan, raising capital, developing products or services, the art of marketing and incorporating an entrepreneurial mindset into internships, coursework and future employment. An emphasis will be on media and marketing and leveraging the resources of a major city such as New York.
Terms: Win | Units: 4
Instructors: Oldman, M. (PI)

SINY 164: New York Stories on Screen

Taxi Driver, All About Eve, Do the Right Thing, Sex and the City ¿ the list goes on and on. From the beginning of film New York has starred as a complex, shifting arena for iconic and personal stories. This course will investigate feature films and television episodes filmed in and around New York to examine the structure and mechanisms of narrative on the screen, the ¿engineering¿ of filmic story. Each week features one assigned film or episode followed by lecture and discussion revealing the hidden mechanisms at work. We begin with the ¿standard model¿ of three-act structure and progress to more dynamic variations in storytelling.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4
Instructors: Tobin, A. (PI)

SINY 174: Introduction to Finance

This weekend Bootcamp introduces students to some of the core concepts of finance. The course will use a series of building blocks (time value of money, risk-reward) to create a foundation before exploring how to determine fair value of two common asset classes, bonds & equities.
Terms: Win | Units: 1
Instructors: Allanson, B. (PI)

SINY 176: Finance in Depth

Building on the skills acquired in the Bootcamp, a series of guest lecturers explore a number of other asset classes in more detail. Classes will examine the purposes of the asset classes, as well as looking at key drivers for price movement for the asset, and give an overview of how best to determine fair value for an asset. Topics covered may include M&A, advanced equity and bond valuation, rates, currencies, commodities and real estate.
Terms: Win | Units: 2
Instructors: Allanson, B. (PI)

SINY 199: Directed Reading

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-4
Instructors: Miller, R. (PI)
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