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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science and Technology Studies, Civil Engineering Concentration, B.S.


Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements


STS majors take 122 credits, divided into four parts:

1. General Education Requirement: 40 Credits


(a) Texts, Communication and Social Thought Requirement: 2 courses, 8 Credits


  1. EXPOS-UA 1  and EXPOS-UA 2  - Writing the Essay and the Advanced College Essay

(b) Free Electives Requirement: 32 Credits


2. Technology/Science Requirement: 40 Credits


The minimum cumulative GPA for this requirement must be 3.0.

(a) Innovation and Problem Solving Requirement: 5 Credits


(b) Technology/Science Electives: 35 Credits


35 Technology/Science credits taken from any of the following general fields, at least 15 credits of which must be from the same field (unless otherwise indicated by minor requirements specific to a given department and/or approved by the adviser).

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Physics

3. STS Requirement: 40 Credits


Each class must be passed with a minimum grade of C.

(b) Restricted Electives: 28 Credits


7 courses from the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) cluster of Humanities and Social Sciences courses (excluding those taken to fulfill the Core Requirement 3a). These courses include STS-prefixed courses as well as those listed under the STS Cluster in the Humanities and Social Sciences Electives List .

Typical Course of Study for Engineering and Society: STS Major/Civil Engineering Concentration


This program of study is suitable for students with interests in the relations between civil engineering, science, and society. (Other C.E. concentration variants need not reflect the choice of STS electives made below.)

Freshman Year


Spring Semester: 15 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester: 15.5 Credits


Spring Semester: 15 Credits


Junior Year


Fall Semester: 16 Credits


Spring Semester: 15 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester: 14 Credits


  • CE-UY 3133 Structural Analysis 3 Credits (Tech/Sci6)
  • Free Elective 4 4 Credits
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Elective 5 3 Credits
  • General Tech Elective 4 Credits

Spring Semester: 14 Credits


Total credits required for the degree: 122