Substitutions within the HASS Requirement

To receive credit toward the HASS Requirement for a subject not already designated HASS, students must petition the CUP Subcommittee on the HASS Requirement. The following are examples of the types of subjects for which a student may seek HASS Elective credit:

* Given that MIT does not offer traditional fine arts subjects (i.e., drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.) SHR may consider petitions for HASS-A credit for these types of subjects taken through Harvard and Wellesley Cross-registration programs.

Please note that Independent Studies and Internships are not eligible for HASS credit.


Students may combine certain 6-unit classes (taken for a letter grade) to form 12-unit HASS subjects as follows: