208 Hamilton Hall Mail Code 2805 1130 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027. ColumbiaCollege@columbia.edu 212-854-2441 The Core Curriculum is the cornerstone of a Columbia education. Phone: +1 (212) 854-2772 Toll Free: (800) 895-1169 Fax: +1 (212) 854-6316. gs-admit@columbia.edu Central to the intellectual mission of the Core is the goal of providing all Columbia students, regardless of their major or concentration, with wide-ranging perspectives on significant ideas and achievements in literature, philosophy, history, music, art … The Core Curriculum was originally developed as the main curriculum used by Columbia University's Columbia College in 1919. ColumbiaCollege@columbia.edu 212-854-2441 Columbia University's core requirements provide the foundation for a traditional liberal arts education, assuring that students develop critical skills in writing and quantitative reasoning while exposing them to a range of knowledge and disciplines. Contact Us. Two of the courses are year-long, allowing students the rare opportunity to read and discuss important books with the same instructor and the same group of peers for an entire year. Columbia University School of General Studies 408 Lewisohn Hall, MC 4101 2970 Broadway New York, NY 10027. 208 Hamilton Hall Mail Code 2805 1130 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027. The Core Curriculum is taken by all undergraduates at Columbia College in small seminars of around twenty students. General Information: Office of Academic Planning and Administration, 202 Hamilton Hall; 851-9814; globalcore@columbia.edu Current List: Global Core Requirement Bulletin The Global Core requirement asks students to engage directly with the variety of civilizations and the diversity of traditions that, along with the West, have formed the world and continue to interact in it today. Today, customized versions of the Core Curriculum are also completed by students in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of General Studies (the other two undergraduate colleges of Columbia University). Contact Us. Through our core courses, we develop students into leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset. They learn an invaluable set of skills essential to recognizing opportunities and seizing them. Our curriculum is constantly evolving to meet the changing demands of business. The EMBA structure: First-year EMBA students are divided into clusters, made up of 30 to 70 students who take every core course together. Our core curriculum immerses executives in a blend of business theory and real-world practice.