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Requirements

Prerequisite

Honors standing and Mathematics 13 (or, with permission, Mathematics 3 or equivalent), plus introductory work in several social sciences; or permission.

Minimum Requirements

1) Four (non-introductory) courses in Mathematics or Computer Science, including Mathematics 36; 2) Four (non-introductory) courses in one social science area. The four courses should form a coherent whole, although they need not fall within the same social science department; 3) Two additional courses, including one or more of the courses offered by the Program, to be approved by the Program committee; 4) Completion of a senior thesis, which may be done under the course Topics in Mathematics and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Social Sciences 88.

Where needed topics are not available in the existing curriculum, students may petition for special study under Mathematics and Social Sciences 88. Mathematics and Social Sciences 88 may be taken for credit more than once.

For further details, consult the Program Chair.

Successful completion of the program includes a senior thesis.

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Last Updated: 7/27/12