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Anthropology

Course # Course Title Level
21A.302J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics: Playing God or Doing Good? Undergraduate
21A.501J Art, Craft, Science Undergraduate

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Architecture

Course # Course Title Level
4.111 Introduction to Architecture & Environmental Design Undergraduate
4.609 The Art Museum: History, Theory, Controversy Undergraduate
4.663 History of Urban Form: Locating Capitalism: Producing Early Modern Cities and Objects Graduate

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Biological Engineering

Course # Course Title Level
20.390J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology (Spring 2014) Undergraduate
20.490J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology (Spring 2014) Graduate

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Biology

Course # Course Title Level
7.342 Sweet Discoveries: Unraveling the Complex World of Sugars in Health and Disease Undergraduate
7.345 The Science of Sperm Undergraduate
7.346 Fine-Tuning the Synapse: Synaptic Functions and Dysfunction Undergraduate
7.91J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology Graduate

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Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Course # Course Title Level
9.04 Sensory Systems Undergraduate
9.14 Brain Structure and Its Origins Undergraduate

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course # Course Title Level
1.573J Structural Mechanics Graduate

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Comparative Media Studies

Course # Course Title Level
CMS.845J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2004) Undergraduate
CMS.935 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion Undergraduate
CMS.845 Theory and Practice of Non-linear and Interactive Narrative Graduate
CMS.845J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2006) Graduate

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Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Course # Course Title Level
21W.021 Writing and Experience: MIT: Inside, Live Undergraduate
21W.022.03 Writing and Experience: Reading and Writing Autobiography Undergraduate
21W.035 Science Writing and New Media: Elements of Science Writing for the Public Undergraduate
21W.730-1 Expository Writing: Social and Ethical Issues in Print, Photography and Film Undergraduate
21W.730-1 Expository Writing: Exploring Social and Ethical Issues through Film and Print Undergraduate
21W.730-2 The Creative Spark Undergraduate
21W.730-3 Writing and the Environment Undergraduate
21W.730-3 Consumer Culture Undergraduate
21W.730-3 Expository Writing: Autobiography - Theory and Practice Undergraduate
21W.730-4 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Food for Thought: Writing and Reading about the Cultures of Food Undergraduate
21W.730-4 Expository Writing: Analyzing Mass Media Undergraduate
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Culture Shock! Writing, Editing, and Publishing in Cyberspace Undergraduate
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Imagining the Future Undergraduate
21W.731-1 Writing and Experience: Exploring Self in Society Undergraduate
21W.731-2 Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders Undergraduate
21W.731-4 Writing and Experience Undergraduate
21W.732 Science Writing and New Media Undergraduate
21W.732-1 Introduction to Technical Communication: Perspectives on Medicine and Public Health Undergraduate
21W.732-2 Introduction to Technical Communication: Ethics in Science and Technology Undergraduate
21W.732-2 Intro to Tech Communication Undergraduate
21W.732-5 Introduction to Technical Communication: Explorations in Scientific and Technical Writing Undergraduate
21W.735 Writing and Reading the Essay (Fall 2005) Undergraduate
21W.735 Writing and Reading the Essay (Fall 2004) Undergraduate
21W.742 Writing About Race Undergraduate
21W.742J Writing About Race: Narratives of Multiraciality Undergraduate
21W.745 Advanced Essay Workshop Undergraduate
21W.746 Humanistic Perspectives on Medicine: From Ancient Greece to Modern America Undergraduate
21W.747 Classical Rhetoric and Modern Political Discourse Undergraduate
21W.747 Rhetoric (Spring 2005) Undergraduate
21W.747-1 Rhetoric (Spring 2010) Undergraduate
21W.747-1 Rhetoric (Fall 2006) Undergraduate
21W.747-1 Rhetoric (Spring 2006) Undergraduate
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science Undergraduate
21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion (Spring 2009) Undergraduate
21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photo Journalism: Still Images of A World In Motion Undergraduate
21W.755 Writing and Reading Short Stories Undergraduate
21W.756 Writing and Reading Poems Undergraduate
21W.758 Genre Fiction Workshop Undergraduate
21W.765J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2006) Undergraduate
21W.765J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2004) Undergraduate
21W.765J Theory and Practice of Non-linear and Interactive Narrative (Spring 2003) Undergraduate
21W.772 Digital Poetry Undergraduate
21W.775 Writing about Nature and Environmental Issues Undergraduate
21W.777 The Science Essay (Spring 2009) Undergraduate
21W.777 The Science Essay (Spring 2008) Undergraduate
21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations (Spring 2005) Undergraduate
21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations (Fall 2001) Undergraduate
21W.783 Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II Undergraduate
21W.784 Becoming Digital: Writing about Media Change Undergraduate
21W.785 Communicating in Cyberspace Undergraduate
21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology Undergraduate
CMS.300 Introduction to Videogame Studies Undergraduate
CMS.360 Introduction to Civic Media Undergraduate
CMS.361 Networked Social Movements: Media & Mobilization Undergraduate
CMS.405 Media and Methods: Seeing and Expression Undergraduate
CMS.407 Media and Methods: Sound Undergraduate
CMS.600 Videogame Theory and Analysis (Fall 2007) Undergraduate
CMS.603 American Soap Operas Undergraduate
CMS.608 Game Design (Spring 2014) Undergraduate
CMS.608 Game Design (Fall 2010) Undergraduate
CMS.608 Game Design (Spring 2008) Undergraduate
CMS.610 Media Industries and Systems Undergraduate
CMS.845J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2004) Undergraduate
CMS.935 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion (Spring 2009) Undergraduate
CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling Undergraduate
CMS.998 New Media Literacies Undergraduate
CMS.998 Videogame Theory and Analysis (Fall 2006) Undergraduate
CMS.S60 Technopanics: Moral Panics about Technology Undergraduate
CMS.S61 Special Subject: The Rise of Film Noir Undergraduate
CMS-W.864 Game Design (Spring 2014) Graduate
CMS.796 Major Media Texts Graduate
CMS.801 Media in Transition Graduate
CMS.845 Theory and Practice of Non-linear and Interactive Narrative (Spring 2003) Graduate
CMS.845J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2006) Graduate
CMS.876 History of Media and Technology: Sound, the Minority Report -- Radical Music of the Past 100 Years Graduate
CMS.876 History of Media and Technology Graduate
CMS.930 Media, Education, and the Marketplace Graduate
CMS.950 Workshop I Graduate

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Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Course # Course Title Level
12.001 Introduction to Geology Undergraduate

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Economics

Course # Course Title Level
14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics Undergraduate

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Edgerton Center

Course # Course Title Level
EC.050 Recreate Experiments from History: Inform the Future from the Past: Galileo Undergraduate
EC.701J D-Lab I: Development Undergraduate
EC.711 D-Lab: Energy Undergraduate
EC.715 D-Lab: Disseminating Innovations for the Common Good Undergraduate
EC.720J D-Lab II: Design Undergraduate
EC.721 Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries Undergraduate
EC.722 Special Topics at Edgerton Center:Developing World Prosthetics Undergraduate
EC.S01 Internet Technology in Local and Global Communities Undergraduate
EC.S02 Water Jet Technologies Undergraduate
EC.S06 Design for Demining Undergraduate
EC.S06 Prototypes to Products Undergraduate
EC.S06 Practical Electronics Undergraduate
EC.S07 Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems Undergraduate
EC.S11 Engineering Capacity in Community-Based Healthcare Graduate

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Course # Course Title Level
6.802J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology (Spring 2014) Undergraduate
6.828 Operating System Engineering Graduate
6.857 Network and Computer Security Graduate
6.874J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology (Spring 2014) Graduate

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Experimental Study Group

Course # Course Title Level
ES.21W732 Science Writing and New Media Undergraduate
ES.S71 Increasing Your Physical Intelligence, Enhancing Your Social Smarts Undergraduate

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Global Studies and Languages

Course # Course Title Level
21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience Undergraduate
21F.053 Understanding Contemporary French Politics Undergraduate
21F.311 Introduction to French Culture Undergraduate
21F.346 Topics in Modern French Literature and Culture: North America Through French Eyes Undergraduate
21F.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition Undergraduate
21F.730 Hispanic America: One Hundred Years of Literature and Film Undergraduate
21F.034 Media, Education, and the Marketplace Graduate

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Health Sciences and Technology

Course # Course Title Level
HST.506J Foundations of Computational and Systems Biology Graduate

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History

Course # Course Title Level
21H.107J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience Undergraduate
21H.365 Cultural Pluralism in Modern Middle East Undergraduate

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Linguistics and Philosophy

Course # Course Title Level
24.400 Proseminar in Philosophy I Graduate

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Literature

Course # Course Title Level
21L.460 Medieval Literature: Legends of Arthur Undergraduate
21L.489J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2006) Undergraduate
21L.489J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (Spring 2004) Undergraduate
21L.489J Theory and Practice of Non-linear and Interactive Narrative Undergraduate
21L.705 Major Authors: Old English and Beowulf Undergraduate

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Mathematics

Course # Course Title Level
18.05 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Undergraduate
18.314 Combinatorial Analysis Undergraduate
18.700 Linear Algebra Undergraduate
18.S096 Topics in Mathematics with Applications in Finance Undergraduate
18.175 Theory of Probability Graduate

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Mechanical Engineering

Course # Course Title Level
2.087 Engineering Math: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra Undergraduate
2.14 Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems Undergraduate
2.627 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics Undergraduate
2.71 Optics Undergraduate
2.722J D-Lab II: Design Undergraduate
2.080J Structural Mechanics Graduate
2.737 Mechatronics Graduate

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Music and Theater Arts

Course # Course Title Level
21M.065 Introduction to Musical Composition Undergraduate
21M.250 Beethoven to Mahler Undergraduate

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Physics

Course # Course Title Level
8.333 Statistical Mechanics I: Statistical Mechanics of Particles Graduate
8.334 Statistical Mechanics II: Statistical Physics of Fields Graduate
8.421 Atomic and Optical Physics I Graduate

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Political Science

Course # Course Title Level
17.50 Introduction to Comparative Politics Undergraduate

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Science, Technology, and Society

Course # Course Title Level
STS.074J Art, Craft, Science Undergraduate

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Sloan School of Management

Course # Course Title Level
15.232 Business Model Innovation: Global Health in Frontier Markets Graduate
15.665 Power and Negotiation Graduate
15.879 Research Seminar in System Dynamics Graduate

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Special Programs

Course # Course Title Level
SP.575J Writing About Race: Narratives of Multiraciality Undergraduate
SP.576 Advanced Essay Workshop Undergraduate

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Supplemental Resources

Resource # Resource Title Resource Level
Supplemental The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering: Mastering Complexity Undergraduate

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Urban Studies and Planning

Course # Course Title Level
11.025J D-Lab I: Development (Fall 2009) Undergraduate
11.472J D-Lab I: Development (Fall 2009) Graduate
11.S945 Urbanizing China: A Reflective Dialogue Graduate

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Women's and Gender Studies

Course # Course Title Level
WGS.271J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics: Playing God or Doing Good? Undergraduate
WGS.575J Writing About Race: Narratives of Multiraciality Undergraduate
WGS.576 Advanced Essay Workshop Undergraduate
WGS.640 Screen Women: Body Narratives in Popular American Film Graduate

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