College of Engineering students who are planning to pursue a minor within the College of Engineering, or at another school/college within BU, should apply as early as possible—or by May 1 of the junior year—to facilitate course planning.
College of Engineering Minors
The College of Engineering offers minors in:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Materials Science & Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Systems Engineering
- Engineering Science (available to non-Engineering students)
Minors are earned through the completion of 20 credits, at least 12 of which must be unique to the minor and may not count toward the fulfillment of majors or additional minors. Students must have a declared major on record before they can apply for a minor and they must complete all the prerequisites listed for courses in their chosen minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required in the courses used to satisfy the minor, with no grade less than a C–. Applications for minors require approval of the relevant department/division.
Please visit the College of Engineering minors page for more information and application instructions.
Minors in Other Schools/Colleges at BU
College of Engineering students may earn minors in the following schools and colleges across Boston University: College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication, College of General Studies, Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Fine Arts, Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences, Questrom School of Business, and the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Minors are earned through the completion of a minimum of 20 credits, at least 12 of which must be unique to the minor and may not count toward the fulfillment of majors or additional minors. Students must complete an Application for Minor form and have it approved by both the school or college of the minor and the College of Engineering.
Please visit the College of Engineering Undergraduate Minors page for more information and application instructions.