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Bachelor of Science in Music/Course 21M

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Science Requirement
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [all but two subjects can be from the Departmental Program]
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement
Laboratory Requirement
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
21M.011 Introduction to Western Music, 12, HASS-A, CI-H  
21M.030 Introduction to World Music, 12, HASS-A, CI-H  
21M.301 Harmony and Counterpoint I, 12, HASS-A
Two terms of Performance subjects, 21M.401–21M.499 (6 units each)
21M.500 Advanced Seminar in Music, 12, HASS-A, CI-M; permission of instructor
To satisfy the requirement that students complete two Communication Intensive subjects in the major, students must take one subject from this list of approved CI-M subjects for Course 21M in addition to 21M.500: 21M.220, 21M.235, or 21M.260.
Restricted Electives
A coherent program of five subjects from the music curriculum chosen in consultation with faculty advisor(s).  
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.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help in the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule,


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