This roadmap emphasizes the connections between nuclear energy and nuclear security, and policies for safe and secure management of nuclear materials, nuclear technology and nuclear weapons.
UROPs among fission and policy faculty and at the MIT Industrial Performance Center are strongly encouraged.
|1st YEAR||8.01 Physics I||8.02 or 8.022 Physics II|
|18.01 Calculus I||18.02 Calculus II|
|3.091 or 5.111 Chemistry I||7.01x Biology 1|
|2nd YEAR||22.01 Intro to NSE||22.02 Intro to Nuclear Physics|
|18.03 Differential Equations||2.005 Thermal-Fluids|
|8.03 Physics III||17.28 American PoliticsHS|
|18.06 Linear Algebra||17.473 Nuclear ProliferationHS|
|17.30 Public PolicyHS|
|3rd YEAR||6.00 or 12.010 Intro to Computation||22.09 Nuclear J-Lab|
|22.05 Intro to Reactor Physics||22.071 Intro Electronics|
|17.869 Pol. Sci. MethodsHS||17.871 Pol. Sci. LabHS|
|17.475 Nuclear DefenseHS||HASS-(AH)+|
|4th YEAR||22.033 Senior Design Course||22.ThU / 17.ThU UG Thesis*|
|22.ThT Thesis tutorial||22.070 Nuclear MaterialsA|
|22.251 Nuclear Fuel CycleA||17.483 US Military PowerHS|
|17.477 Weapons SystemsHS|
|17.ThT Thesis tutorial|
Bold fonts indicate suggested freshmen course choices
HASS-(AH) denotes HASS not in social sciences but in Arts or Humanities. One of each must be taken to meet Institute requirements.
H denotes satisfying HASS requirement
S denotes satisfying HASS Social Science
* Student should petition to have nuclear/policy thesis topics to be acceptable for both majors.
A Denotes the two suggested advanced course 22 subjects