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Boston University Majors

Discover the majors and programs offered by Boston University and the types of degrees awarded.

Arts

Graduates
  • Acting
    18
  • Drama and Theatre Production
    28
  • Film and Video Studies
    2
  • Graphic Design
    25
  • Music Performance
    27
  • Music Theory and Composition
    2
  • Painting
    16
  • Performing Arts
    5
  • Printmaking
    2
  • Sculpture
    9
  • Theatre Design
    10

Business

Graduates
  • Business Administration and Management
    878
  • Finance
    23
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    102
  • Marketing
    16
  • Small Business Management
    11

Education

Graduates
  • Bilingual and Multicultural Education
    5
  • Early Childhood Education
    16
  • Education of Individuals with Impairments and Disabilities
    4
  • Education Studies and Research
    3
  • Elementary Education
    28
  • English and Speech Teacher Education
    12
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    4
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
    5
  • Science Teacher Education
    9
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
    7
  • Special Education and Teaching
    8

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Athletic Training
    26
  • Food and Nutrition Studies
    18
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    155
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
    21
  • Medical Technician
    9
  • Mental and Social Health Services
    3
  • Rehabilitation and Therapy
    134
  • Speech Language Pathology
    28

Humanities

Graduates
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    29
  • Area and Ethnic Studies
    16
  • Art History
    26
  • Asian Studies
    1
  • Chinese Language and Literature
    5
  • Communications
    347
  • East Asian Languages and Literatures
    1
  • Economics
    227
  • English
    55
  • European and Russian Studies
    5
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
    3
  • French Language and Literature
    6
  • Geography
    2
  • German Language and Literature
    3
  • History
    66
  • International Relations and National Security Studies
    213
  • Japanese Language and Literature
    4
  • Journalism
    88
  • Latin American Studies
    3
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    75
  • Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation
    22
  • Literature
    1
  • Minority and Group Studies
    2
  • Music History and Literature
    3
  • North American Studies
    4
  • Philosophy
    34
  • Political Science and Government
    98
  • Psychology
    272
  • Public Administration
    4
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
    159
  • Religious Studies
    5
  • Rhetoric and Composition
    19
  • Romance Languages and Literatures
    3
  • Social Sciences
    39
  • Social Work and Youth Services
    48
  • Sociology
    38
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    12
  • Urban Studies and Affairs
    2

Protective Services

Graduates
  • Criminal Justice and Corrections
    4
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies
    7

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Architecture Studies
    10
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    4
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    93
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    131
  • Biological Sciences
    31
  • Biology
    111
  • Chemistry
    44
  • Computer and Information Sciences
    6
  • Computer Engineering
    67
  • Computer Science
    126
  • Computer Software Engineering
    7
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    26
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    37
  • Engineering
    4
  • Geology and Earth Science
    5
  • Marine Biology and Oceanography
    10
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    121
  • Mechanical Engineering
    146
  • Network, Database, and System Administration
    6
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology
    114
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
    29
  • Physics
    23
  • Pre-Medicine Studies
    25

Trades and Personal Services

Graduates
  • Business Support Services
    30
  • Computer Engineering Technician
    30
  • Computer Systems Technician
    4
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