This schedule lists specific courses you are required to complete during your 4 years at the School of Engineering. See Footnotes 14 and 15
Fall Semester: 16 Credits
- Calculus I With Pre-Calculus MA-UY 1054 1a
- 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.
- EXPO-UA 1 (Please refer to the bulletin)
- 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
- Science Elective (1) 3
Spring Semester: 14 Credits
- Calculus II With Pre-Calculus MA-UY 1154 1b
- This course uses the first and second derivative, optimization problems, antiderivatives, fundamental theorem of calculus, techniques of integration, logarithmic and exponential functions, numerical methods of integration, applications of integration, introduction to differential equations, introduction to series. This Calculus II course provides an in-depth review of precalculus.
Prerequisite: MA-UY 1054. Note: Course required only for specific Majors in place of MA-UY 1124/1424. 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.
- 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.
- the Advanced College Essay EXPOS-UA 2 (Humanities and Social Sciences 2) 2
- The course follows Writing the Essay (EW 1013) and provides advanced instruction in analyzing and interpreting written texts from a variety of academic disciplines, using written texts as evidence, developing ideas, and writing argumentative essays. It stresses analysis, argument, reflection, revision, and collaborative learning.
Prerequisite(s): EW 1013
- Science Electice (2) 3
See Footnote 11
Fall Semester: 16 Credits
- 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.
- CAM/STS/SEG/TCS Cluster Elect (Humanities and Social Sciences 3) 2
Spring Semester: 16 Credits
- 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.
- ECON-UA 2 (Please refer to the bulletin)
- 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 13
- 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.
See Footnote 11
Fall Semester: 18 Credits
- 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.
- Ethics and Technology PL-UY 2144 (Humanities and Social Sciences 5) 4
- This course considers how technology shapes and patterns—and is shaped and patterned by—human activities, from a moral point of view. This course focuses on how the technologically textured world changes human life, individually, socially and culturally, for better or worse. The course considers several views of technology and several ethical theories for evaluating technology. The course explains the structures of change and transformation and develops critical forms of thought, so that students can understand, evaluate, appreciate and criticize technological development.
Prerequisites: Completion of first year writing requirements. Co-requisites: None. Notes: Satisfies a HuSS elective.
- Technical Elective 7
Spring Semester: 16 Credits
- 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.
- Introduction to Supply Chain Management MG-UY 3304 (For Strategy Concentration) 10
- 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 (For Finance Concentration) 10
- 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 (1) 5
- CAM/STS/SEG/TCS Cluster Elect (Humanities and Social Sciences 6) 2
See Footnote 11
Fall Semester: 16 Credits
- Management Strategy in Technology Sectors MG-UY 4004 (For Strategy Concentration) 10
- 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 (For Finance Concentration) 10
- 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.
- Entrepreneurship MG-UY 4404 6
- 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.
- Restricted Elective (2) 5
- BTM Mandatory STS Cluster Elective 2 (Humanities and Social Sciences 7) 8
Spring Semester: 15 Credits
- 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.
- Management Science MG-UY 4204 6
- 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).
- Free Elective 9
- CAM/STS/SEG/TCS Cluster Elect (Humanities and Social Sciences 8) 2
Total credits required for graduation: 127 or 128
1a) MA-UY 1054: Students who are placed through the Mathematics Placement Exam or by a Mathematics Advisor, into MA-UY 914 Pre-Calculus or MA-UY 954 Pre-Calculus, must successfully complete the course before progressing to MA-UY 1054 Calculus I with Pre-Calculus. A more advanced Calculus I course may be substituted only with written permission by a Mathematics Advisor.
1b) MA-UY 1154: MA-UY 1052 Calculus II with Pre-Calculus is no longer offered and is replaced with MA-UY 1154 Calculus II with Pre-Calculus. A more advanced Calculus II may be substituted only with written permission by a Mathematics Advisor.
2) EXPOS-UA 1, EXPOS-UA 2: Follow latest NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering & Expository Writing and TCS (HuSS) requirements as stated per the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering bulletin.
3) Approved science electives are CM-UY 1004 or CM-UY 1014, BMS-UY 1004 and PH-UY 1013 or PH-UY 1213 . EG-UY 1001 and EG-UY 1003 are NOT an approved as science electives for BTM. Any science course replacement requires approval by the BSBTM Program Director.
4) PL-UY 2144 Ethics and Technology is mandatory for all BTM majors and counts toward HuSS credits.
5) Restricted Electives are courses in math, science, Humanities and Social Sciences (HuSS) ONLY. Computer Science courses may not be counted as Restricted Electives. Restricted elective HuSS courses follow the new 4-credit approved Humanities and Social Sciences electives.
6) MG-UY 4204, MG-UY 4404: Students with a 3.6 GPA or better in major at the end of junior year may substitute MG-UY 4514 Honors Capstone Project in Technology, Innovation and/or Information Management and Entrepreneurship I (4 credits) or the Bachelor’s Thesis in Management (4 credits and with permission by the Dept. Chair) for MG-UY 4404 Entrepreneurship . They may also substitute MG-UY 4524 Honors Capstone Project in Technology, Innovation and/or Information Management Or Entrepreneurship II (4 credits) or MG-UY 4904 BS Thesis in Business and Technology Management (4 credits and with permission by the Dept. Chair) in Management for MG-UY 4204 Management Science . The Bachelor’s Thesis in Management may take longer than 1 semester to complete and students must follow all thesis guidelines.
7) Technical Electives can be chosen from computer science, engineering, mathematics, chemistry, physics, bio-molecular sciences, digital media, and undergraduate finance courses from the Department of Financial Rask and Engineering. Technical Electives do not count towards the General Education requirements.
8) The TCS STS Cluster BTM Manadatory Technology Subset can ONLY be fulfilled by any ONE of the following 4cr TCS Cluster 2 Science, Technology and Society (STS) courses listed below (as writing (W) or non writing courses):
Please note that the above TCS electives may also be used as normal (BTM) HuSS electives.
9 A Free Elective is defined as any three or four credits course within NYU.
10) MG-UY 3214, MG-UY 3304, MG-UY 4004, MG-UY 4214: Students must select and remain in a BSBTM Concentration by the end of the fall semester of the Junior year. Current BS BTM Concentrations: Technology Innovation and Strategy Concentration (Strat Concen) & Technology and Innovation in Finance Concentration (Fin Concen).
11) Students may participate in an internship experience through CP-UY 2011 and/or CP-UY 2021 or MG-UY 4603 , for a maximum of 3 total internship related credits which will only count as a Free Elective.
12) ECON-UA 2: EC-UY 2524 Managerial Microeconomics is replaced by ECON-UA 2 Economic Principles II (Microeconomics).
13) MA-UY 2054: With written permission from the NYU Polytechnic Dept. of Mathematics, MA-UY 2054 Applied Data Analysis may be substituted with MA-UY 2224 Data Analysis.
14) Grandfathering rules may apply.
15) This chart is for incoming Fall 2014 BTM Freshmen and onwards.
Note: THIS CHART IS ALSO USED FOR ADVISEMENT AND BS BTM DEGREE REQUIREMENT AUDIT CHECKLIST. ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO REVISION.