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2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering
   
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology, M.S.


Requirements for the Masters of Science


Students are expected to have an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering discipline and must have taken undergraduate courses in (1) biochemistry and (2) cell and molecular biology, or they may take these classes at NYU SOE. The 30-credit curriculum consists of three parts:

  1. Five required courses in biotechnology, protein and tissue engineering, enzyme catalysis and biosensors (15 credits);
  2. Three elective courses in biotechnology and related fields (9 credits); and
  3. Two more elective courses or Guided Studies in Biotechnology, involving laboratory or literature work (6 credits).

To meet graduation requirements, students must have an overall average of a B in all courses.

Guided Studies: up to 6 Credits


Students may optionally enroll in up to two Guided Studies courses (one per semester), which involve laboratory or literature work, as arranged with their advisers:

Total: 30 Credits