January in New York City, USA

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Spend 3 weeks in New York City for part of your summer University break! Experience the energy and excitement of NYC, immerse yourself at a local university with a diverse group of students and choose to study a range of courses in finance, politics, history, marketing, economics, humanities and social science.

Students will spend three weeks studying their course of choice during their NYIT experience. Students will choose to study one course (only). All courses meet for a minimum of 45 face-to-face contact hours (plus independent study) over the 3 weeks and each course is equal to 3 US credits. NYIT designed this program specifically for CISaustralia students. It enables participants to pursue particular areas of interest that align with the Australian university break while enjoying all that NYIT and New York City have to offer.

Course Offerings

  • MRKT301: Management of Promotion (Marketing and Communications)
  • ECON320: International Economics and Finance 
  • ICBS302: Intergroup Relations – Understanding Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination
  • ICSS 306 M01: Modern New York

Academic Requirements
To qualify, students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 4.0 (out of 7) or equivalent. If your current GPA falls below the requirement, please contact us to discuss your situation. We will do what we can to find the right program for you.

Course Load
There is one course for the three-week session.

Course Approval 
Students must receive course approval from their home institution prior to the start of the program in order to receive academic credit. Courses are generally approved if they fill a major or elective requirement.

Course Descriptions

MRKT301: Management of Promotion (Marketing and Communications)
A firm's promotional efforts focus on developing and managing integrated marketing communications. This course studies the planning and implementation of demand stimulating promotion, i.e., advertising, personal selling, sales promotion and publicity/public relations. Promotion is seen as a key element of the marketing mix which contributes to an organisation's cohesive marketing strategy. View syllabus here

ECON320: International Economics and Finance 
This course provides the conceptual framework that forms the basis for global commerce. Topics include free trade, the flow of goods and services, investments, balance of payment, and the International Monetary System and the foreign exchange markets in the context of alternative international adjustment mechanisms. View syllabus here

ICBS302: Intergroup Relations  Understanding Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination
This seminar course will provide an overview of theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirical findings, and practical applications of psychological research on prejudice, stigma, and intergroup relations. Students will better understand psychological principles underlying prejudiced attitudes and discriminatory behaviours, gain a more objective view of their personal beliefs and behaviours, and further develop their ability to critically think about the nature of evidence and arguments from a scientific perspective. View syllabus here

ICSS 306 M01: Modern New York 
This seminar course considers the ways in which New York has been rebuilt and redefined by people and institutions since the late nineteenth century. Topics include: Wall Street and trusts; Gilded Age politics; water, parks, and mass transportation; apartment houses, tenements, and housing reform; class warfare and the labour movement; fine arts and popular amusements; national mass culture and the 1920s boom; Depression and Fiorello La Guardia; Robert Moses and urban renewal; suburbanisation; the urban crisis; the new immigrants; globalisation and postindustrial reform. View syllabus here

Note: NYIT requires minimum class sizes for each course. If the minimum class size is not met, the class may not be offered by NYIT. For more information, please contact your CISaustralia Program Advisor.