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Common Masters Electives

The following list indicates subjects frequently taken as electives by Operations Research Center Masters students.

Subjects in Probabilistic Modeling and/or Simulation

  • 1.202J/ESD.212J - Demand Modeling (12)
  • 2.096J/6.336J/16.910J - Introduction to Numerical Simulation (12)
  • 6.262 - Discrete Stochastic Processes (12)
  • 15.072 Queues: Theory and Applications (12)
  • 15.874 - System Dynamics (12)

Subjects in Applied Operations Research

  • 1.203J/6.281J/11.526J/13.665J/15.073J/16.76J - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods (12)
  • 6.938 - Engineering Risk-Benefit Analysis (12)

Subjects in Economics and Finance

  • 15.437 - Options and Futures Markets (9)
  • 15.440J - Advanced Financial Economics I (12)

Subjects in Optimization Techniques

  • 6.231 - Dynamic Programming and Stochastic Control (12)
  • 6.252J/15.084J - Nonlinear Programming (12)
  • 6.854J/18.415J - Advanced Algorithms (12)
  • 6.855J/15.082J - Network Optimization (12)
  • 6.859J/15.083J - Combinatorial Optimization (12)
  • 15.094J/1.142J - Systems Optimization: Models and Computation (12)

Subjects in Transportation

  • 1.206J/16.77J/ESD.215J - Airline Schedule Planning (12)
  • 1.224J/ESD.204J - Carrier Systems (6)
  • 1.225J/ESD.205J - Transportation Flow Systems (6)
  • 1.260J/15.770J/ESD.260J - Logistics Systems (12)
  • 1.270J/ESD.273J - Logistics and Supply Chain Management (12)

NOTE: Each 6 unit subject counts as 1/2 an elective in the program requirements.

For more infromation on the subject listed above, go to the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule or the Stellar Course Guide.
Additional information may also be found on the MIT Open Courseware page.

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