Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Degrees

MIT offers seven interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees:

  • Chemistry and Biology, a joint program offered by the Departments of Chemistry and Biology (School of Science).
  • Computer Science and Molecular Biology, a joint program offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (School of Engineering) and the Department of Biology (School of Science).
  • Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science, a joint program offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (School of Engineering) and the Department of Economics (School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences).
  • Humanities, a program offered by the Department of Humanities that encompasses six fields of interdisciplinary study.
  • Humanities and Engineering, a joint program in which a student combines coursework from a degree program in the School of Engineering and one of 17 programs in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
  • Humanities and Science, a joint program in which a student combines coursework from a degree program in the School of Science and one of 17 programs in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.
  • Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science, a joint program offered by the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (School of Architecture and Planning) and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (School of Engineering).

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Degrees

Chemistry and Biology (Course 5-7)

SB Chemistry and Biology

Computer Science and Molecular Biology

SB Computer Science and Molecular Biology 1

Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science (Course 6-14)

SB Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science 1

Humanities (Course 21) 2

SB Humanities
SB Humanities and Engineering
SB Humanities and Science

Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science (Course 11-6)

SB Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science 1
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Students majoring in one of the designated interdisciplinary major fields within SHASS receive the generic SB degree in Course 21, Humanities.