Majors

From engineering to the arts, from law to medicine, Boston University can launch you on virtually any career path. We offer the following undergraduate majors and degrees through our schools and colleges. Don’t forget that there are also a number of opportunities to earn dual or double degrees!

Not sure what you’d like to major in? That’s okay, too. Most schools and colleges have an Undeclared option.

Major School/College
Accelerated Program in Liberal Arts & Dentistry* BA College of Arts & Sciences
Accelerated Program in Liberal Arts & Medicine* BA College of Arts & Sciences
Acting/Theatre Arts (Performance Core) BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Aerospace Engineering Concentration College of Engineering
American & New England Studies BA College of Arts & Sciences
Ancient Greek BA College of Arts & Sciences
Ancient Greek and Latin BA College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology and Religion BA College of Arts & Sciences
Archaeology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Architectural Studies BA College of Arts & Sciences
Art Education BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Art Education/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Asian Studies BA Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies 
Astronomy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Astronomy and Physics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Bilingual Education (ESL) BS School of Education
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biology with Specialization in Behavioral Biology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biology with Specialization in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology & Genetics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biology with Specialization in Ecology & Conservation Biology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biology with Specialization in Neurobiology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Biomedical Engineering BS College of Engineering
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Accounting BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Entrepreneurship BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Finance BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: General Management BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Health and Life Sciences Sector BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: International Management BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Law BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Management Information Systems BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Marketing BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Operations & Technology Management BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Organizational Behavior BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Real Estate BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Business Administration & Management–Concentration: Strategy and Innovation BSBA Questrom School of Business«
Cinema & Media Studies BA College of Arts & SciencesCollege of Communication
Chemistry BA College of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry: Biochemistry BA College of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry: Concentration in Teaching BA College of Arts & Sciences
Chinese Language & Literature BA College of Arts & Sciences
Classical Civilization BA College of Arts & Sciences
Classics and Philosophy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Classics and Religion BA College of Arts & Sciences
Communication with Specialization in Advertising BS College of Communication
Communication with Specialization in Communication Studies BS College of Communication
Communication with Specialization in Public Relations BS College of Communication
Comparative Literature BA College of Arts & Sciences
Composition & Theory MusB College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Composition & Theory/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/MusB College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Computer Engineering BS College of Engineering
Computer Science BA College of Arts & Sciences
Deaf Studies BS School of Education
Design BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Design, Production & Management Core/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Dietetics BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Early Childhood Education BS School of Education
Earth & Environmental Sciences BA College of Arts & Sciences
Economics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Economics & Mathematics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Electrical Engineering BS College of Engineering
Elementary Education BS School of Education
Energy Technologies Concentration College of Engineering
English BA College of Arts & Sciences
English Education BS School of Education
English Education/Arts & Sciences (SED/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BS College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
Environmental Analysis & Policy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Environmental Earth Sciences Concentration College of Arts & Sciences
European Studies BA Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies 
Film & Television with Specialization in Film BS College of Communication
Film & Television with Specialization in Television BS College of Communication
French & Linguistics BA College of Arts & Sciences
French Studies BA College of Arts & Sciences
Geophysics & Planetary Sciences BA College of Arts & Sciences
General Studies College of General Studies
German Language & Literature BA College of Arts & Sciences
Graphic Design BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Graphic Design/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Health Science BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
History BA College of Arts & Sciences
History of Art & Architecture BA College of Arts & Sciences
Hospitality Administration BS School of Hospitality Administration
Human Physiology BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
International Relations BA Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies 
Italian & Linguistics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Italian Studies BA College of Arts & Sciences
Japanese & Linguistics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Japanese Language & Literature BA College of Arts & Sciences
Journalism with Specialization: Broadcast Journalism BS College of Communication
Journalism with Specialization: News Editorial BS College of Communication
Journalism with Specialization: Online Journalism BS College of Communication
Journalism with Specialization: Photojournalism BS College of Communication
Latin BA College of Arts & Sciences
Latin American Studies BA Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies 
Lighting Design BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Linguistics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Linguistics & Philosophy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Linguistics & Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences BA/BS College of Arts & SciencesCollege of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Manufacturing Engineering Concentration College of Engineering
Marine Science BA College of Arts & Sciences
Mathematics (includes Statistics) BA College of Arts & Sciences
Mathematics and Computer Science BA College of Arts & Sciences
Mathematics Education BS School of Education
Mathematics Education/Arts & Sciences (SED/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BS College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
Mathematics and Education BA College of Arts & Sciences
Mathematics and Philosophy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Mechanical Engineering BS College of Engineering
Middle East & North Africa Studies BS Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies 
Modern Foreign Language Education BS School of Education
Modern Foreign Language Education/Arts & Sciences (SED/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BS College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
Music (Nonperformance) BA College of Arts & Sciences
Music (Performance) MusB College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Music Education MusB College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Music Education/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/MusB College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Musicology MusB College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Musicology/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/MusB College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Music Composition & Theory MusB College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Nanotechnology Concentration College of Engineering
Neuroscience BA College of Arts & Sciences
Nutrition and Health BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Nutritional Science BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Behavior & Health BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Painting BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Painting/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Performance Core (Acting/Theatre Arts)/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Performance/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/MusB College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Music
Philosophy BA College of Arts & Sciences
Philosophy & Neuroscience BA College of Arts & Sciences
Philosophy and Physics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Philosophy and Political Science BA College of Arts & Sciences
Philosophy and Psychology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Philosophy and Religion BA College of Arts & Sciences
Physical Therapy† (six-year program) BS/DPT College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Physics BA College of Arts & Sciences
Political Science BA College of Arts & Sciences
Pre-Dentistry BA (Multiple Options)
Pre-Law BA (Multiple Options)
Pre-Medicine BA (Multiple Options)
Pre-Veterinary Medicine BA (Multiple Options)
Printmaking BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Printmaking/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Psychology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Religion BA College of Arts & Sciences
Russian Language and Literature BA College of Arts & Sciences
Scene Design BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Science Education BS School of Education
Science Education/Arts & Sciences (SED/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BS College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
Sculpture BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Sculpture/Arts & Sciences (CFA/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BFA College of Arts & Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts
Social Studies Education BS School of Education
Social Studies Education/Arts & Sciences (SED/CAS Double Degree Program)*† BA/BS College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education
Sociology BA College of Arts & Sciences
Sound Design BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Spanish BA College of Arts & Sciences
Spanish & Linguistics BS College of Arts & Sciences
Special Education BS School of Education
Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences BS College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Speech-Language Pathology BS Minor College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Stage Management BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Theatre Arts BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Theatre Production (Costume) BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Theatre Production (Technical) BFA College of Fine Arts, School of Theatre
Undeclared College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication, College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College