Comparison of Dietrich College, MCS & SHS Curricula-Science and Humanities Scholars Program - Carnegie Mellon University

Comparison of Dietrich College, MCS & SHS Curricula

Dietrich College Core

SHS Core

MCS Core

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematical Reasoning requirement. Complete one course from a list of approved courses.

21-120 Differential & Integral Calculus1

21-122 Integration, Diff Eq, & Approximation1

21-120 Differential & Integral Calculus1

21-122 Integration, Diff Eq, & Approximation1

Statistics

36-201 Statistical Reasoning

36-247 Statistics for Lab Sciences1

Not Required

Freshman Seminar

Complete one H&SS Seminar

Complete one seminar from SHS, Dietrich College, or MCS.

Optional

English

76-101 Interpretation & Argument

76-101 Interpretation & Argument

76-101 Interpretation & Argument

World Culture

79-104 Introduction to World History

79-104 Global Histories

Not Required

Computational Reasoning

Not Required

Complete one of the following courses:

  • 15-110 Principles of Computing
  • 15-112 Fundamentals of Programming and Computer Science
  • 21-127 Concepts of Mathematics
  • 80-210 Logic and Proofs
  • 80-211 Logic and Mathematical Inquiry
  • 80-212 Arguments and Logical Analysis

Complete one of the following courses:

  • 15-100 Intro./Intermed. Prog.
  • 15-111 Intermed./Advanced Prog.

Physical Sciences

Complete one course from a list of approved courses.

Complete three of the following courses. Science majors with primary majors in the Mellon College of Science must complete at least two that are outside of their major department.

  • 03-121 Modern Biology
  • 03-130 Introduction to Mammalian Physiology or 42-202 Physiology
  • 09-105 Introduction to Modern Chemistry or 09-107 Honors Chemistry
  • 09-106 Modern Chemistry II
  • 33-111 Physics for Science Students I (or 33-131 Matter & Interactions I)
  • 33-112 Physics for Science Students II (or 33-132 Matter & Interactions II)

Complete the following four courses:

  • 03-121 Modern Biology
  • 09-105 Modern Chemistry1
  • 33-111 Physics for Sci. Students I1
  • 33-112 Physics for Sci. Students II1

Distribution Requirements

Complete six courses. Choose one from each category, plus one additional course chosen from the Designs and Productions category.

Complete four courses. Choose one from each category.

Complete three courses. Choose one from each category.

Language and Interpretations1
Societies and Cultures1
Mathematics and Expeirment1
Social Sciences and Values1
Designs and Productions1

Cognition, Choice, and Behavior1
Economic, Political, and Social
Institutions1
Cultural Analysis1
Creative Production & Reflection1

Cognition, Choice, and Behavior1
Economic, Political, and Social
Institutions1
Cultural Analysis1

Additional Course Requirements

Complete two additional courses from any of the GenEd sections.

Not Required

Complete 36 units (typically 4 courses) from H&SS or the College of Fine Arts.

Total Course Requirements

14

14

15

1 or appropriate substitute