Undergraduate Students

The Department of Philosophy is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college within Boston University.

In 2011-2012 over 2,500 students were enrolled in philosophy courses, 159 students were declared undergraduate philosophy majors, and 28 were declared undergraduate minors.

In 2011-2012 the Department awarded 59 undergraduate degrees in philosophy and 14 undergraduate minors in philosophy.

The Undergraduate Philosophy Association (BU website, Facebook page) periodically publishes Arché, the Boston University Undergraduate Philosophy Journal. Visit http://www.bu.edu/arche for more information.

Every declared philosophy undergraduate is assigned to an academic advisor. If students wish to change his/her advisor they can contact the Department’s Senior Program Coordinator at casphilo@bu.edu.