2022-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.


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The curriculum that follows is effective Fall 2022 onward. Please see the link to view the BS in Mechanical Engineering curriculum prior to Fall 2022.

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


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credits


Spring Semester: 17 Credits


Junior Year


Fall Semester: 18 Credits


Spring Semester: 15 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester: 18 Credits


Spring Semester: 16 Credits


  • 3 Credits
  • Physics Elective 3 Credits 5
  • Free Elective 3 Credits 4
  • Free Elective 3 Credits 4
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 4 Credits 1

Total credits required for the degree: 131 Credits


Footnotes


1 Students must take at least sixteen credits of elective courses in the humanities and social sciences. The number of total humanities and social sciences credits (including EXPOS-UA 1 & 2) must add up to at least twenty four. Consult the Department of Technology, Culture and Society  portion of the bulletin for details. At least one humanities and social sciences (HuSS) elective must be an Advanced Seminar Series course. And at least one humanities and social sciences elective must be an Ethics course.

2 STEM2 electives are satisfied by the following Tandon courses:

  • a) Any level 2 or higher course starting with the prefix AE-UY, BMS-UY, CBE-UY, CM-UY, CE-UY, CS-UY, ECE-UY, EG-UY, FIN-UY, DM-UY, MA-UY, ME-UY, MG-UY, PH-UY, ROB-UY, STS-UY, or VIP-UY
  • b) Any graduate course starting with BE-GY, BI-GY, BT-GY, BTE-GY, CBE-GY, CM-GY, CE-GY, CS-GY, DM-GY, IE-GY, MG-GY, MA-GY, ME-GY, ROB-GY, or TR-GY
  • Any course which satisfies Humanities credit must be in excess of the NYU Tandon 24 credit Humanities and Social Sciences (HuSS) requirement to be eligible for STEM2 elective credit. Double-counting HuSS credit and STEM2 credit is not permitted.

3 A Math/Science Elective is any Tandon math or science course which is level 2 or higher starting with the prefix BMS-UY, CM-UY, MA-UY, PH-UY. 

4 A free elective is any course in any department of the University for which the student has the prerequisites. Free electives may include internships for credit (CP-UY 2xxx or Study Abroad courses). A total of six internship credits may be applied to the BSME degree. Letter graded and pass/fail approved internship courses are allowable. All other Free Electives must be letter graded (i.e. A, B, C, etc). 

5 A Physics Elective is any Tandon math or science course which is level 2 or higher starting with the prefix PH-UY. 

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