This schedule lists specific courses you might take during your 4 years at the School of Engineering.
- Calculus I With Pre-Calculus MA-UY 1054
- This course covers limits, definition of the derivative, differentiation rules for polynomial and trigonometric functions, applications of the chain rule and introduction to optimization. This Calculus I course provides an in-depth review of precalculus.
Prerequisite: Placement exam or MA-UY 912 or equivalent. Note: Course required only for specific Majors in place of MA-UY 1024/1324. Corequisite: EX-UY 1.
- College Writing Workshop EN-UY 1013W
- This course introduces students to the expectations of college-level writing, including writing-process fundamentals and the inherently rhetorical dimension of all writing. Through the strategies of invention, drafting, responding and revising, students better understand and hone their writing abilities. The instructor emphasizes argumentative and analytical writing, critical reading and writing, use of academic sources, knowledge of academic forms and sentence-level control.
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Notes: None.
- Introduction to Programming & Problem Solving CS-UY 1114
- This course introduces problem solving and computer programming and is for undergraduate Computer Science and Computer Engineering majors who have limited prior experience in programming in any language. The course covers fundamentals of computer programming and its underlying principles using the Python programming language. Concepts and methods introduced in the
course are illustrated by examples from various disciplines. ABET competencies: a,b,c, e, f, g, k
Corequisite: EX-UY 1
- Engineering and Technology Forum EG-UY 1001
- In this course the notion of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship (i2e) is introduced to the students’ educational experience. Students will be exposed to elements of a research-intensive institution and diverse research performed by leading engineers, scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs.
- Science/engineering elective
- Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II a MA-UY 1252
- This course covers antidifferentiation, the definite integral, integration by substitution, The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Area between curves, average value, integration by parts, introduction to differential equations, improper integrals, numerical integration.
Prerequisite: MA-UY 1054. Note: Course required only for specific Majors. Corequisite: EX-UY 1
- Foundations of Management MG-UY 1002
- This course introduces the principles and practices of management. Management is viewed as a system of tasks and activities, including environmental scanning, planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Within each major task, is a series of processes, which show how to do what has to be done. Management is a science and an art; both aspects of management are covered in this course. Major emphasis is on management history, philosophy and the theory and practice of management planning, decision making, organizing, motivating and leading.
- HUSS-UY 1023W (Please refer to the bulletin)
- Technical elective
- Science elective
- Financial Accounting MG-UY 2204
- This course provides a solid foundation in constructing and interpreting financial statements. Topics include: accounting terminology, financial-statement preparation and analysis, liquidity and credit-risk ratios, depreciation calculations, revenue recognition, accrued liabilities and asset valuation. Also covered are the effects of equity transactions, cash flows and various accounting methods on financial statements.
- Management of Information Technology and Systems MG-UY 2004
- This course provides a foundation to understand the role and potential contributions of information technologies and systems in business organizations–what they are, how they affect the organization and its employees, and how they can make businesses more competitive and efficient. The course focuses on the current state of IT in organizations; challenges and strategic use of IT; IT infrastructure and architecture; building, implementing and managing IT applications; and emerging issues such as intelligent systems, business-process reengineering, knowledge management and group-support systems.
- Organizational Behavior MG-UY 2104
- This course focuses on the study of human behavior in innovative organizations. Emphasis is on teams, leadership, communication theory and organizational culture and structure. The course includes analyses of organizational behavior problems through case studies and participation in experiential learning.
- Restricted elective
- CAM/STS/SEG/TCS elective
- Managerial Microeconomics EC-UY 2524
- Marketing MG-UY 2304
- This course is an undergraduate introduction to marketing. It discusses the fundamentals of marketing; e.g., the marketing mix, the role of the customer, marketing research and survey techniques. In addition, emerging marketing paradigms, like relationship marketing and online marketing, are introduced.
- Operations Management MG-UY 2014
- A firm has the opportunity to create competitive advantage through proficient operations management. To do so, the firm first must recognize and establish the strategic role of its operations within the organization. Then, at the more detailed operational level, the firm must execute effectively and efficiently. This course examines the strategic role that the operations function can play and offers specific tools and techniques that a firm can use during implementation.
Prerequisite: 4 credits of calculus.
- Applied Business Data Analysis I MA-UY 2054
- This course covers applications of theories of random phenomena to problems in business management. Topics include probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling, measures of central value and dispersion, sampling distributions, statistical estimation and introduction to hypothesis testing. Use of statistical software is integrated with the previous topics; examples are drawn from problems in business decision-making. Applications to advanced statistical applications in business management. Emphasis is on application of concepts. Use of statistical software integrated with the previous topics.
Prerequisite: MA-UY 1054 or equivalent. Note: Course required only for Management Majors. Credit for this course may not be used to satisfy the requirements for other majors.
- Introduction to Finance MG-UY 3204
- This course introduces business finance for BTM majors. It emphasizes the financing and investment decisions of the financial manager, with special emphasis on examples from technological environments. Included are topics such as time value of money, asset valuation, risk analysis, financial statement analysis and capital budgeting.
Prerequisites: 6 credits of calculus and MG-UY 2204.
- Management of Data Communications and Networking MG-UY 3024
- This course introduces the fundamentals of modern telecommunications and networking such as components of data communication, data transmission, open-system interconnection (OSI), TCP/IP and other models, data link and network layers and local area networks (LANs). The course focuses on managerial issues related to the management of data communications and networking technologies.
Prerequisite: MG-UY 2004.
- Project Management MG-UY 3002
- This course provides students with practical and best-practice project management theory, concepts and (hands-on) practical experience so that they may contribute effectively to and lead multicultural team projects framed for the new global economy. The practical component includes a team-based project that spans the duration of the course.
- PL-UY 2143 (Please refer to the bulletin)
- Elective from BTM or TCS Mandatory Technology Subset
- Innovation Management MG-UY 3404
- This course examines the key managerial features of technology-enabled innovation and new product development. It focuses on accessing innovative capabilities through R&D, acquisition, alliances, joint ventures and innovation-friendly cultures and organizations. The key perspective underlying this course is managerial. Although the innovation activities studied are overwhelmingly technology-enabled ones, success is largely determined by managerial factors. The interplay between the technology and management leading to innovation is a major concern of the discussion and work in this course.
Take MG 3304 or MG 3214
- Introduction to Supply Chain Management MG-UY 3304
- This course provides an undergraduate-level introduction to supply-chain management. The underlying objective is to introduce key supply-chain management concepts and examine relevant business practice. This course enables students to develop useful skills, in an increasingly global context, to analyze marketing, logistics, operations and channel-management issues.
Prerequisites: MG-UY 2004, MG-UY 2304 and (MA-UY 2054 or MA-UY 2212 with MA-UY 2222).
- Advanced Corporate Finance MG-UY 3214
- This course builds on the principles of basic corporate finance covered in MG-UY 3204. It prepares students to understand financial theory and how firms use modern finance for strategic and tactical decision-making. The critical issue of how these decisions affect the value of a firm and the returns of assets is addressed. Major topics include bond valuation, the CAPM model, portfolio design and modeling and option pricing using the Black-Scholes model. A strong emphasis is placed on using spreadsheets as a financial-modeling tool.
Prerequisites: MA-UY 1252 and MG-UY 3204.
- Restricted elective
- 2 CAM/STS/SEG electives
- Entrepreneurship MG-UY 4404
- This course focuses on key aspects of entrepreneurship as a critical engine for innovation. It also treats entrepreneurship as a state of mind that is not limited to small firms. Students discuss current theories and practices related to starting and managing entrepreneurial enterprises, emphasizing firms in technology- , information- and knowledge-intensive environments. Particular attention is paid to the critical issues of (1) identifying opportunities that provide competitive advantage; (2) the development of a solid business plan; (3) the marketing of new ventures; (4) entrepreneurial business operations, including human-resource and process management; (5) ethical and social issues in entrepreneurial firms; and (6) financial management and fund raising for entrepreneurial firms.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior student status.
Take MG 4004 or MG 4214
- Management Strategy in Technology Sectors MG-UY 4004
- This course provides an overview of the process of implementing a successful management strategy in an information-, technology- and knowledge-intensive environment. Fundamental topics include the development of strategic vision, objectives and plans; implementation of strategy and the evaluation of performance; industry and competitive analysis; SWOT analysis and competitive advantage and sustained advantage. Advanced concepts include strategic positioning in global markets, Internet strategy, strategy in diversified firms, and interactions between organizational structure and strategy and between ethics and strategy.
Prerequisites: MG-UY 3204 and MG-UY 3404.
- Financial Strategy MG-UY 4214
- This course deals with the financial strategy of modern firms. Topics include planning and implementation of financial strategies for start-up businesses and the utilization of venture capital; diverse issues related to designing financial strategies of rapidly growing companies after experiencing an IPO; challenges in constructing a financial strategy while undergoing a major corporate restructuring; key components of financial strategies for companies facing rapidly changing technological and competitive environments; and development of financial strategies for mature companies and declining business.
Prerequisites: MG-UY 2204 and MG-UY 3204.
- Restricted elective
- 2 CAM/STS/SEG/TCS electives
- Global Perspectives On Technology Management: A Capstone Project Course MG-UY 4504
- This course provides students with knowledge of current theories and practices related to managing international and multinational firms. Students study the ways in which international management differs from the management of a firm residing solely within domestic boundaries. Topics covered include planning, organizing, HR management, communication and negotiation and coordination and control of international endeavors. Case studies are used extensively to focus the class on technological examples of problems in international management. Students undertake a term project that either (1) develops a business plan for a technological international venture, (2) creates a case study of a technological firm’s challenges in international management or (3) analyzes an technological industry’s position vis-à-vis international management.
Prerequisites: MG-UY 3002, MG-UY 3024, MG-UY 3204, MG-UY 3304/MG-UY 3214 and MG-UY 3404.
- Introduction to E-Business MG-UY 4014
- Since its introduction, the Internet has changed how businesses work. In addition to creating new opportunities, the Internet has revolutionized existing businesses and entire industries. This course provides an undergraduate-level introduction to e-business. The main objectives of this course are to (1) provide a hands-on introduction to the emerging area of e-Business, (2) discuss the major business concepts and issues in this domain and (3) develop high-quality content based on team discussion and individual/group research.
Prerequisites: MG-UY 3204, MG-UY 3002, MG-UY 3304/MG-UY 3214 and MG-UY 3404.
- Management Science MG-UY 4204
- This course teaches students to create mathematical models of managerial problems. Types of models discussed include linear programming, integer-linear programming, non-linear programming, queuing models, decision-tree models, game-theoretic models, simulation models, inventory models and more. Each model is discussed in the context of the assumptions necessary for modeling and the robustness of the model’s managerial recommendations.
Prerequisites: 6 credits of calculus and (MA-UY 2054 or MA-UY 2212 or MA-UY 3012).
- Restricted elective
- CAM/STS/SEG/TCS elective