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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

Sustainable Urban Environments, B.S.


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Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements


SUE majors take 120 credits, divided into three parts:

General Education Requirement


Texts, Communication and Social Thought Requirement: 24 Credits


General Education Requirement: 20 Credits


Sustainable Urban Environments Requirements


B. Concentration: 4 Courses, 16 Credits


Students take at least one course each from the history group, social sciences group, and environment group:

C. Project Courses: 8 Credits


Electives Requirement


A. Technical Electives: 8 Credits


The technical electives requirement can be fulfilled by any course that advances the student’s knowledge of, or skills in applied science, engineering, or computer science.

B. Free Electives: 20 Credits


Students may take courses from any department.

Typical Course of Study for the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Urban Environments


 Note: A typical SUE semester is split between two technology/science courses and two humanities/social sciences courses. The flexibility of a SUE major allows many variations, some with heavier technology/science concentrations than others. Each SUE student customizes his or her curriculum in consultation with the program’s academic adviser. What follows is one way to fulfill the degree requirements, and this particular plan concentrates electives in the second semester of the third year so that a student can study abroad in one of New York University’s global university campuses.

First Year


Spring Semester: 14 Credits


Second Year


Fall Semester: 15 Credits


  • CE-UY 4043 Sustainable Cities 3 Credits
  • SUE Track Course 4 Credits
  • Humanities and Social Science Elective 4 Credits
  • General Science Elective 4 Credits

Spring Semester: 15 Credits


Third Year


Fall Semester: 16 Credits


  • Free Elective 4 Credits
  • SUE Track Course 4 Credits
  • Free Elective 4 Credits
  •   4 Credits

Spring Semester: 16 Credits


Fourth Year


Fall Semester: 16 Credits


  • SUE Track Course 4 Credits
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 4 Credits
  • General Technical Elective 4 Credits
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 4 Credits

Spring Semester: 16 Credits


Total credits required for the degree: 120


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