BS in Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship Degree Requirements
The Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship (BTE) degree program is a targeted undergraduate degree program for students that seek to focus a general undergraduate business education on the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship. This program addresses the needs of students in a world where technology is becoming a more important part of business and where a dynamic economy requires an entrepreneurial mindset. Through this program, you will develop important analytical and critical thinking skills, develop competencies in business and technology, and perspectives on entrepreneurial action and the broader role of business in society.
Understand Your Core Requirements
Below is an overview of our core requirements. You can find detailed information such as course descriptions, prerequisites, and more via NYU Albert’s Public Course Search or our Course Index. You can also use a BTE Curriculum Worksheet to navigate these requirements visually.
Quickly access the requirements of each area of your degree:
- Liberal Arts Core
- Social Impact Core
- Business Tools Core
- Functional Business Core
- Entrepreneurship Core
- Technology Core
Our Liberal Arts Core allows you to think and write critically in a variety of areas and contexts. This core consists of:
- Mathematics: Calculus I (MATH-UA 121) or higher (approved advanced standing credit may be applied)
- Writing: Commerce and Culture (MULT-UB 100) (advanced standing credit may not be applied)
- Text & Ideas (CORE-UA 400-499) (advanced standing credit may not be applied)
- Explore the approved Texts & Ideas course equivalents at NYU Study Away Locations.
- Cultures & Contexts (CORE-UA 500-599) OR Global Cultures (Liberal Studies; XXGC-UF) (advanced standing credit may not be applied)
- Explore the approved Culture & Context/Global Cultures course equivalents at NYU Study Away Locations.
Our Social Impact Core is a four-course sequence focusing on issues of personal and professional ethics; corporate social responsibility; the role of law in business and commerce; and the interconnections between corporations, markets, culture and governments, and our global society. This core consists of:
- Business and Society (SOIM-UB 125)
- Organizational Communication & Its Social Context (SOIM-UB 65)
- Law, Business & Society (SOIM-UB 6)
- Professional Responsibility and Leadership (SOIM-UB 12)
Our Business Tools Core functions as a foundation for your subsequent courses here. This core consists of:
- Cohort Leadership Program (MULT-UB 9)
- Microeconomics (select one):
- Microeconomics with Algebra (ECON-UB 1): this course includes multiple algebra and graphical problems and greater emphasis is placed on economic intuitions. Assessment is more qualitative and essay-based. Use this helpful guide to learn more about what mathematical concepts you will be expected to know prior to enrolling in this course.
- Microeconomics with Calculus (ECON-UB 2): this course is more quantitative, both on the topics covered and in the assessment. Use this helpful guide to learn more about what mathematical concepts you will be expected to know prior to enrolling in this course.
- Statistics for Business Control (STAT-UB 1) AND Regression/Forecasting Models (STAT-UB 3) OR Statistics for Business Control & Regression/Forecasting Models (STAT-UB 103)
- Principles of Financial Accounting (ACCT-UB 1)
- Economics of Global Business (ECON-UB 11)
You will select at least four of the following seven courses; however, you are encouraged to take all seven for a more solid foundation in business fundamentals. This core consists of:
- Managerial Accounting (ACCT-UB 4)
- Foundations of Finance (FINC-UB 2)
- Management and Organizations (MGMT-UB 1)
- Introduction to Marketing (MKTG-UB 1)
- Operations Management (OPMG-UB 1)
These courses will help you develop the ability to think like an entrepreneur, by developing an agile leadership style that is action-oriented, and focused on imagining and creating solutions for the challenges of the 21st century.
- Entrepreneurship: Mindset & Action (BTEP-UB 1)
- BTE Immersion (BTEP-UB 2)
- BTE Startup Lab (BTEP-UB 5)
- BTE Capstone
- Entrepreneurship Elective
This sequence of courses will help to build a foundational competency in computational thinking and data analytics in a business approach.
- You are required to take 40 units of electives. Of those units, at least 22 must be taken outside of Stern (excluding courses at the School of Professional Studies [SPS]).
- You may also pursue a second major outside of Stern through the College of Arts and Sciences after consulting with a Stern academic adviser.
- Any remaining elective credit can be taken at Stern or can also be used to take coursework at other NYU schools.
- Refer to our electives page for more information.