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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Aug 20, 2017
 
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Biomolecular Science, Biotechnology Option, B.S.


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Typical Course of Study for the Bachelor of Science in Biomolecular Science Option in Biotechnology


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Fall Semester: 16 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester: 16 Credits


Spring Semester: 16 Credits


Total credits required for graduation: 128


Footnotes


1 Students placed by examination or an adviser into MA-UY 914  must defer registration for MA-UY 1054  or MA-UY 1024 .

2 Students placed by examination or an adviser into EN-UY 1084W  must subsequently register for EXPOS-UA 1 .

3 Approved Humanities and Social Sciences electives are (1) courses with the following prefixes: AH, AN, CAM, EN, MD, MU, PL, PS, HI, STS, SEG or URB, and (2) approved NYU College of Arts and Science courses. (See TCS Department for the list of approved courses.) One course must be at the 3xxx/4xxx level. At least one elective must be a writing-­intensive course labeled by “W.”

4 Electives for the Option in Biomedical Sciences: Two courses must be advanced CM, BMS, CBE, BE, BT or BI courses. Graduate courses may be taken only by students with junior standing and a C+ average or better, unless otherwise approved by the adviser. The remaining courses are free electives.

5 Electives for the Option in Biotechnology: Three courses must be advanced CM, BMS, CBE, BE, BT or BI courses. Graduate courses may be taken only by students with junior standing and a C+ average or better, unless otherwise approved by the adviser. The remaining courses are free electives.

6 Electives for the Option in Chemistry: Two courses must be advanced CM, BMS, CBE, BE, BT or BI courses. Graduate courses may be taken only by students with junior standing and a C+ average or better, unless otherwise approved by the adviser. The remaining courses are free electives.

7Students may replace 8 credits of senior research with either (a) 8 credits of advanced CM, BMS, CBE, BE, BT or BI courses or (b) 4 credits of guided studies (CM-UY 471X  or BMS-UY 471X ) and 4 credits of advanced CM, BMS, CBE, BE, BT or BI courses. Graduate courses may be taken only by students with junior standing and a C+ average or better, unless otherwise approved by the adviser. Students electing senior research must successfully complete a bachelor’s thesis.

NOTES:
The department usually does not grant transfer credits to students who, while registered at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, take biology or chemistry courses at other universities.

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