College of Arts & Sciences students majoring in mathematics or science who intend to complete educator licensure requirements must make their decision early to allow for careful program planning. College of Arts & Sciences students have the option of meeting licensure requirements in secondary education by completing required courses offered through the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development as a complement to their CAS major through the Boston University Dual Degree Program (BUDDP). The dual degree program allows students the opportunity to complete two degrees simultaneously. It is an intensive endeavor that requires 36 courses and a total of 144 credits. Please click here for an application.
CAS students studying mathematics and science can also participate in the double major program. A student can arrange, through careful advising and planning, to complete the requirements of a mathematics or science major and then pursue an education major in secondary mathematics or science at BU Wheelock. This program requires a total of 160 credits. Please click here for an application.
Wheelock faculty have designed minors for students who are interested in developing their knowledge of education policies and practices, but not intending to complete teacher licensure requirements. The minors are in education, deaf studies, mathematics education, English education, applied human development, special education, emotional and behavioral challenges, and autism spectrum disorders. For more information about these minors, or to make an appointment to discuss requirements, contact the Wheelock Student Services Office at 617-353-4237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.