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Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Science and Engineering/Course 22

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Subjects
Science Requirement
6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [can be satisfied by 22.04J in the Departmental Program]
8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 8.03 and 22.01 in the Departmental Program]
2
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 22.09 in the Departmental Program]
1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree
17
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
Units
Subject names below are followed by credit units, and by prerequisites, if any
(corequisites in italics)
Basic Requirements
84
2.005 Thermal-Fluids Engineering I, 12; Physics II (GIR), Calculus II (GIR), 18.03
 
6.0001 Introduction to Computer Science Programming in Python, 6 (1)
6.0002 Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science, 6; 6.0001(1)*
or
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, 12; Calculus II (GIR), Physics I (GIR)
 
 
18.03 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
or
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
72
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:
 
22.04J Social Problems of Nuclear Energy, 12, HASS-S, CI-M
 
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
12
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
(48)
Unrestricted Electives
60
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree
180
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.
Notes
 
*Alternate prerequisites and corequisites are listed in the subject description. 
(1) The combination of 6.0001 and 6.0002 counts as a REST subject.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help in the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule, http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi.

 

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