A. Check with your departmental advisor, who can let you know of any specific requirements. In general, however, we have several options available. In Spring 2014:
It is also possible to get a minor in one of the subject areas offered by the department by taking a minimum of 15 credits in one field (such as English, history, philosophy, or psychology).
A. These are not administered by TCS. Cross-school minors that will be available starting in Fall 2012. More information is available at: http://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/cross-registration/minors.
A. As an the School of Engineering student, you must take 26 credits of TCS courses consisting of the following:
A. The 16 humanities and social science electives you take can be within a single cluster, or across multiple clusters. The list of electives spans three clusters: CAM, STS, SEG (visit the Cluster Requirements page to learn more about clusters). For optimal breadth experience, TCS encourages students to take electives across clusters, and/or across disciplines within a cluster. In addition to taking cluster courses, you must follow these requirements when selecting your electives:
A. Please contact the Expository Writing Program.
A. 1-credit courses are available only for students in a limited number of circumstances due to the conversion to 3-credit humanities and social science electives. In general, you are not eligible to take a 1-credit course in the TCS department if you came to Poly in the Fall 2009 semester or later or if you are a transfer student. Any humanities or social science course from TCS can have added to it an extra 1-credit component, just so long as the student requesting it has an unfavorable balance of 3- and 4-credit humanities and social science classes. To request permission to sign up for a 1-credit course, fill out our online form.
A. I need…
4 more humanities/social science credits:
You can enroll in any 3-credit humanities or social science elective and, depending on the level of the class, also enroll in one of the following STS courses for 1 additional credit (the instructor of the 3-credit course will also be listed as the instructor of the 1-credit STS class and will assign you an extra credit's worth of work): STS2411-Special Topics in STS or STS3411-Special Topics in STS.
2 more credits:
Take a 3-credit TCS course
2 more 4-credit courses:
Take three, 3-credit courses, OR if necessary (but not optimally), you may register for two 3-credit courses and two 1-credit additions
3 more 4-credit courses:
Take four 3-credit courses
4 more 4-credit courses:
Take five 3-credit courses plus one 1-credit addition