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Bachelor of Science in Economics/Course 14

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Science Requirement
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [three subjects can be satisfied by subjects in the Departmental Program](1)
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [one subject can be satisfied by 14.30 in the Departmental Program]
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 14.33 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).
Required Subjects
14.01 Principles of Microeconomics, 12, HASS-S
14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, 12, HASS-S
14.04 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, 12, HASS-S; 14.01, Calculus II (GIR)
14.05 Intermediate Macroeconomics, 12, HASS-S, CI-M; 14.01, 14.02
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics,(2) 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
14.32 Econometrics, 12, 14.30
14.33 Research and Communication in Economics, 12, LAB, CI-M; 14.04, 14.05, 14.32
14.ThU Thesis (15 units), 14.33(3)
Restricted Electives
Elective subjects in economics
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 180 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. 
(1) No more than three subjects in economics may be used for the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement.
(2) Or an approved alternative in statistics.
(3) May be replaced by an additional elective subject in economics.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help in the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule,


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