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Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Science and Engineering/Course 22

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Science Requirement
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied from among 8.03; 18.03 or 18.034; 22.01; 22.02; and 22.071J, in the Departmental Program]
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 22.09 in the Departmental Program]
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree
Communication Requirement
The program includes a Communication Requirement of 4 subjects:
2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CI-H); and 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in the major (CI-M).
PLUS Departmental Program
Subject names below are followed by credit units, and by prerequisites, if any
(corequisites in italics)
Basic Requirements
2.005 Thermal-Fluids Engineering I, 12, REST; Physics II (GIR), Calculus II (GIR), 18.03
6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, 12, REST
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, 12; Calculus II (GIR), Physics I (GIR)
18.03 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
18.034 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
18.06 Linear Algebra, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
22.01 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering and Ionizing Radiation, 12, REST
22.071J Electronics, Signals, and Measurement, 12, REST; 18.03
Required Nuclear Science and Engineering Core Subjects
22.02 Introduction to Applied Nuclear Physics, 12, REST; Physics II (GIR), Calculus II (GIR); 8.03*
22.033 Nuclear Systems Design Project, 12
22.05 Neutron Science and Reactor Physics, 12; 18.03, 22.02
22.09 Principles of Nuclear Radiation Measurement and Protection, 12, LAB, CI-M; 22.02
Choose two of the following:
22.058 Radiation Systems Engineering and Tomographic Imaging, 12; Physics II (GIR), 18.03
22.055 Radiation Biophysics, 12; permission of instructor
22.06 Engineering of Nuclear Systems, 12; 2.005
22.070 Materials for Nuclear Applications, 12; permission of instructor
Required Undergraduate Nuclear Science and Engineering Thesis
22.ThT Undergraduate Thesis Tutorial (minimum of 3 units); 22.09
22.ThU Undergraduate Thesis (minimum of 9 units), CI-M; 22.ThT
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs
Unrestricted Electives
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree
No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 192 units required beyond the GIRs. Every subject in the student's departmental program will count toward one or the other, but not both.
*Alternate prerequisites and corequisites are listed in the subject description. 
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help in the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule,


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