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Bachelor of Science in Archaeology and Materials as Recommended by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering/Course 3-C

General Institute Requirements (GIRs) Subjects
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 3.014 or 12.119 in the Departmental Program] 1
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 3.012, 3.021J or 12.001 in the Departmental Program] 2
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [can be satisfied by 3.986, 3.987, 3.985J, and 21A.100; and 3.982 or3.983 in the Departmental Program] 8
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).
Required Subjects 152-162
3.012 Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, 15, REST; 18.03*
3.014 Materials Laboratory, 12, LAB, CI-M
One of the following three subjects:
3.016 Mathematical Methods for Materials Scientists and Engineers, 12; Calculus II (GIR)
18.03 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
18.034 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
One of the following three subjects:
3.021J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, 12, REST; 18.03*
1.00 Introduction to Computers and Engineering Problem Solving, 12, REST; Calculus I (GIR)
6.01 Introduction to EECS I, 12, 1/2 LAB; Physics II (GIR)
3.022 Microstructural Evolution in Materials, 12; 3.012

3.032 Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 12; Physics I (GIR), 3.016*
or
3.044 Materials Processing, 12; 3.012, 3.022

3.ThU Thesis, 9(1)
3.985J Archaeological Science, 9, HASS-S; Chemistry (GIR)*
3.986 The Human Past: Introduction to Archaeology, 12, HASS-S, CI-H
3.987 Human Origins and Evolution, 12, HASS-S
3.990 Seminar in Archaeological Method and Theory, 9, CI-M; 3.986, 3.985J, 21A.100
12.001 Introduction to Geology, 12, REST
12.119 Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples, 12, LAB
21A.100 Introduction to Anthropology, 12, HASS-S
Restricted Electives(2) 21-24
One subject from the following list:
3.07 Introduction to Ceramics, 12; 3.012
3.14 Physical Metallurgy, 12; 3.012, 3.022, 3.032
3.052 Nanomechanics of Materials and Biomaterials, 12; 3.032*
One subject from the following list:
3.982 The Ancient Andean World, 9, HASS-S
3.983 Ancient Mesoamerican Civilization, 9, HASS-S
3.984 Materials in Ancient Societies: Ceramics, 12; permission of instructor
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs (90)
Unrestricted Electives 97
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree 180-193
No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 180 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 are listed in the subject description. 
(1) Students may elect up to 9-12 units.
(2) Substitution of similar subjects may be permitted by petition.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help of the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule, http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi.

 

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