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The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Art History at BU’s Metropolitan College combines study in the humanities and social sciences, and complements the natural sciences. The Art History degree program prepares students for careers at museums, galleries, educational institutions, and architectural and planning firms, as well as publishing and municipal or state cultural programs.
The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration serves the many practicing and aspiring arts professionals who do not have the time or resources to commit to a full program of graduate study, or may already possess a graduate degree in another field. This certificate may be of particular interest to experienced professionals in related fields who are considering a career change.
Boston University’s Master of Science (MS) in Arts Administration program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in visual arts, performing arts, and arts service organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors both domestically and internationally.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in English & American Literature is a focused liberal arts concentration rather than a professional or pre-professional program. Many students go on to graduate or professional study and find employment in teaching, writing, and editing, as well as in less traditional areas.
The Food Studies certificate program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College provides a solid foundation in gastronomy—and can be tailored to focus on food-related areas such as business, communication, history and culture, or policy.
Many nonprofit organizations today face challenging financial circumstances. Reduced government and foundation support, increased competition among nonprofits and the private sector, and general economic uncertainty have all played a role in creating an environment of financial instability.
A unique, multidisciplinary program, the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) in Gastronomy encompasses the arts, the humanities, and the natural and social sciences. Students in the program examine the role of food in historical and contemporary societies from a variety of perspectives.
Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Business students develop the managerial, financial, marketing, and gastronomic skills needed for a successful career.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Communication offers a critical analysis of food and culture in print, film, photography, television, the visual arts, and digital media.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Food Policy combines the study of food history and culture with an activist’s dedication to changing the world, providing the social-scientific background to influence and direct public food policy.