2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Dec 09, 2023  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics, B.S. (for students entering Tandon prior to Fall 2017)

Please note that the curriculum that follows applies to students who began classes BEFORE the Fall of 2017. For students who enter the NYU Tandon School of Engineering after that date, please review the Mathematics, B.S. 

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering also offers a Physics and Mathematics, B.S.  which is a dual major in both subjects.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

Department Courses

Total: 127 Credits


*These consist of at least 9 credits in a single area of study other than mathematics and beyond the required courses found above. The sequence must be well integrated and consistent to ensure you gain knowledge in an area other than mathematics. When selecting electives, you should consult with the adviser of the department that interests you. Concentration work is in addition to the courses you take under other categories of the programs. For instance, required courses in physics do not count toward a concentration in physics.

Advanced Placement credits may be applied towards the first year of calculus. Students receiving grades of 4 or 5 in Calculus BC on advanced placement examinations in calculus conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board may be granted a maximum of 8 credits to be applied toward the 127-credit requirement for Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics.

Typical Course of Study for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Spring Semester: 15 Credits

Junior Year

Fall Semester: 17 Credits

  • 4 Credits
  • Free Elective 3 Credits 2
  • Minor Specialty 3 Credits
  • Humanities Social Sciences Elective 4 Credits
  • Minor Specialty 3 Credits

Spring Semester: 17 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester: 17 Credits

Spring Semester: 16 Credits

Total credits required for the degree: 127 Credits


1 Students placed by examination or by an adviser into MA-UY 902 , MA-UY 912  or MA-UY 914  must defer registration for MA-UY 1024 .

2 The Free Elective can be a course offered by any department, provided it does not duplicate material studied in other courses. Students must meet the prerequisites for the courses.

3 May be substituted by another course with adviser’s approval.