2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2018-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

Please note that the curriculum that follows applies to students who began classes in the Fall of 2016 or later. For students who entered the NYU Tandon School of Engineering prior to that date, please review the curriculum and typical course schedule for students entering prior to Fall 2016 .

Typical Course of Study for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Fall Semester: 17 Credits

Spring Semester: 16 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester: 15 Credits

Spring Semester: 16/17 Credits

  • EE 4XX3 Design Project II 3 Credits
  • EE/ECE Elective 3 Credits
  • EE/CS/ECE Elective 3 Credits
  • Free Elective 3-4 Credits
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Course 4 Credits 2

Total credits required for the degree: 128


1 For transfer students and students changing major, ECE-UY 1002  is not required.

2 Choice of Humanities and Social Sciences courses must conform to university requirements.

3 The Restricted Electives must be 3 of 4 courses:

4 A grade of at least C- is required in CS-UY 1114  or CS-UY 1133 , CS-UY 2204 , ECE-UY 2004 , and ECE-UY 3054 .

5 CS-UY 1114 is strongly recommended, but CS-UY 1133 is also acceptable (for students changing major to EE, etc.).