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    All students in the minor take Code as a Liberal Art, which provides an introduction to basic coding skills through a series of projects and examines how coding and computational thinking intersect with different disciplines and creative practices. Students can then choose among a number of rotating electives at Lang and Parsons. Recent courses include:

    • In this introductory course, you write basic programs with Python, investigate its use in data analysis (including machine learning and artificial intelligence), use it to access and structure information from the Web, and learn how to build and deploy Web-based applications.

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    • Uncover the interaction between sound, art, and technology in the recent past. Examine the practices and innovations that led to the most current ideas about sound art and music technology, and develop contemporary analytical methods for exploring and creating music.

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    • Off-the-grid usually connotes freedom, autonomy, and withdrawal from infrastructural dependency and the strictures governing modern life. But the status of being off-the-grid is experienced differently depending on one’s subject position. For normative subjects being off-the-grid is often framed as ...

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  • Learn from and work with faculty mentors from a variety of disciplines who are academic scholars and creative practitioners.

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