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As the largest school on campus, Arts & Sciences is at the heart of the BU experience. With more than 3,500 courses in the humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences, and the mathematical and computational sciences; more than 80 majors and 60 minors; 40 MA and MS programs; 30+ PhD programs and MFA programs; and countless programs and opportunities, Arts & Sciences will give you the skills and experiences to succeed in any future that you choose.

At Arts & Sciences, you will learn from thought leaders in a wide range of fields, committed to cutting-edge research, innovative teaching, creative thinking, and experiential learning, who will challenge you in new and different ways. You will engage with complicated issues and diverse perspectives, learn to ask tough questions, to gather and analyze evidence, to make persuasive arguments, to put facts and figures in context. And, regardless of your program, you will experience first-hand how to take arts and sciences into action through a wide range of research opportunities, internships, experiential learning, project-based courses, and more. 

We are so glad that you’re interested in joining our diverse, inclusive, interdisciplinary, and innovative Arts & Sciences community. We encourage you to learn more about our faculty and research, delve into our departments and programs, and imagine the boundless possibilities that await you along Commonwealth Avenue.