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Bachelor of Science in Linguistics and Philosophy/Course 24-2

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Subjects
Science Requirement
6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement [all but two subjects can be from the Departmental Program]
8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement
2
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 24.909 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).
 
Required Subjects
12
24.900 Introduction to Linguistics, 12, HASS-S†, CI-H
 
Students choose either a linguistics or philosophy track
Linguistics Track
84
24.901 Language and Its Structure I: Phonology, 12, HASS-S*
24.902 Language and Its Structure II: Syntax, 12, HASS-S, CI-M*
24.903 Language and Its Structure III: Semantics and Pragmatics, 12, HASS-S*
24.918 Workshop in Linguistic Research, 12, HASS-S, CI-M*
 
One of the following three Linguistic Analysis subjects:
24.909 Field Methods in Linguistics, 12, LAB, CI-M*
24.910 Advanced Topics in Linguistic Analysis, 12, HASS-S, CI-M*
24.914 Language Variation and Change, 12, HASS-S, CI-M*
 
One of the following three Philosophy subjects:
24.09 Minds and Machines, 12, HASS-H, CI-H
24.241 Logic I, 12, HASS-H
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language, 12, HASS-H, CI-M*
 
One of the following five Experimental Results subjects:
24.904 Language Acquisition, 12, HASS-S*
24.905J Laboratory in Psycholinguistics, 12, LAB*
24.906J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism, 12, HASS-S, CI-H*
24.907J Abnormal Language, 12*, HASS-S
24.915 Linguistic Phonetics, 12, HASS-S*
 
Philosophy Track
84
24.201 Topics in the History of Philosophy, 12, HASS-H, CI-M*
24.241 Logic I, 12, HASS-H
24.251 Introduction to the Philosophy of Language, 12, HASS-H, CI-M*
24.260 Topics in Philosophy, 12, HASS-H, CI-M*
 
One of the following two subjects:
24.08J Philosophical Issues in Brain Science, 12, HASS-H, CI-H
24.09 Minds and Machines, 12, HASS-H, CI-H
 
One of the following Knowledge and Reality subjects:
24.111 Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics, 12, HASS-H
24.112 Space, Time, and Relativity, 12, HASS-H
24.114J A Philosophical History of Energy, 12, HASS-H
24.211 Theory of Knowledge, 12, HASS-H*
24.215 Topics in the Philosophy of Science, 12, HASS-H*
24.221 Metaphysics, 12, HASS-H*
24.253 Philosophy of Mathematics, 12, HASS-H*
24.280 Foundations of Probability, 12, HASS-H*
 
One of the following three subjects:
9.65 Cognitive Processes, 12, HASS-S*
24.904 Language Acquisition, 12, HASS-S*
24.905J Laboratory in Psycholinguistics, 12, LAB*
 
Restricted Electives
27–36
A coherent program of three additional subjects from linguistics, philosophy, or a related area.
 
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs
(84)
Unrestricted Electives
132-141
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 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
 
*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, http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi.

 

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