Core Areas by Concentration

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts A
Historical Study B Literature and Arts C
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning

ANTHROPOLOGY

Social Analysis is an exempt area for all three tracks.
Specific requirements are as follows:

Archaeology

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Social Analysis
Literature and Arts C  
ONE of the areas marked (†), depending on program, in consultation with the wing Head Tutor.
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study A Moral Reasoning
†Historical Study B †Quantitative Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A †Science A
†Literature and Arts B †Science B

Biological Anthropology

Exempt areas:
Science B Social Analysis
ONE of the areas marked (†)
ONE of the areas marked (*)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures *Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study A Moral Reasoning
†Historical Study B Quantitative Reasoning
*Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B  

Social Anthropology

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Social Analysis
Literature and Arts C  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Moral Reasoning
†Historical Study B Quantitative Reasoning
Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B

APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
Literature and Arts A  

ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

CHEMISTRY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A  
ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

CLASSICS

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts A
Historical Study B Literature and Arts C
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning  

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science A
ONE of the areas marked (†)
ONE of the areas marked (*)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study A Moral Reasoning
†Historical Study B *Science B
†Literature and Arts A *Social Analysis
Literature and Arts B  

EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

EAST ASIAN STUDIES

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts A
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning  

ECONOMICS

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures †Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B

ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis 

ENGLISH

Exempt areas:
Literature and Arts A Literature and Arts C
TWO of the areas marked (†), but not both Historical Study A and Historical Study B.
Non-exempt areas:
†Foreign Cultures Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study A Science A
†Historical Study B Science B
†Literature and Arts B Social Analysis
Moral Reasoning  

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
Literature and Arts A  

FOLKLORE AND MYTHOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning  

GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis 

GOVERNMENT

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Moral Reasoning
Historical Study A Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study B Quantitative Reasoning
Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Literature and Arts C  

HISTORY

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Foreign Cultures Quantitative Reasoning
Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning †Social Analysis

HISTORY AND LITERATURE

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts A
Historical Study B Literature and Arts C
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning  

HISTORY AND SCIENCE

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
Historical Study B

 

ONE of the areas marked (†), depending on subfield.
Consult concentration Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Moral Reasoning
Literature and Arts A †Science A
Literature and Arts B †Science B
Literature and Arts C Social Analysis

HISTORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts B

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Foreign Cultures Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts A Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis

HUMAN DEVELOPMENTAL AND REGENERATIVE BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

LINGUISTICS

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B

LITERATURE

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis

MATHEMATICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Social Analysis
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science B

MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science A
Science B

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

MUSIC

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts B Quantitative Reasoning
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Science A
Historical Study B Science B
Literature and Arts A Social Analysis
Moral Reasoning  

NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CIVILIZATIONS

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts A
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Non-exempt areas:
Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning  

NEUROBIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

ORGANISMIC AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

PHILOSOPHY

Exempt areas:
Literature and Arts C Quantitative Reasoning
Moral Reasoning

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Foreign Cultures †Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A Science A
†Historical Study B Science B
†Literature and Arts A †Social Analysis

PHYSICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Science B
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Social Analysis

PSYCHOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Social Analysis
Science B

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science A

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF RELIGION

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Moral Reasoning
Literature and Arts C

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts A Science B
Literature and Arts B †Social Analysis

ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis

SANSKRIT AND INDIAN STUDIES

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis

SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
†Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
†Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis

SOCIAL STUDIES

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
Moral Reasoning Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts A Science B
Literature and Arts B

 

SOCIOLOGY

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Social Analysis
Quantitative Reasoning

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures †Literature and Arts C
Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B

SPECIAL CONCENTRATIONS

Special Concentrations students should consult the Core Office about their Core requirement.

STATISTICS

Exempt areas:
Quantitative Reasoning Social Analysis
Science A

 

ONE of the areas marked (†)
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Literature and Arts B
†Historical Study A †Literature and Arts C
†Historical Study B Moral Reasoning
†Literature and Arts A Science B

VISUAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Exempt areas:
Literature and Arts B

 

TWO of the areas marked (†)
ONE of the areas marked (*)
Non-exempt areas:
†Foreign Cultures Moral Reasoning
*Historical Study A Quantitative Reasoning
*Historical Study B Science A
†Literature and Arts A Science B
†Literature and Arts C *Social Analysis

STUDIES OF WOMEN, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

Exempt areas:
Historical Study A Literature and Arts C
Literature and Arts A Social Analysis
Non-exempt areas:
Foreign Cultures Quantitative Reasoning
Historical Study B Science A
Literature and Arts B Science B
Moral Reasoning