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Undergraduate Majors at Boston University

The most popular undergraduate major at Boston University is Business Administration and Management followed by Speech Communication and Rhetoric and International Relations and Affairs. A list of all 89 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Boston University graduates by major.

List of undergrad majors offered at Boston University
Computer and Information Sciences
Graduates
Computer Science 42
Education
Graduates
Special Education and Teaching 9
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 25
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8
Art Teacher Education 3
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 8
Foreign Language Teacher Education 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 17
Music Teacher Education 1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 18
Engineering
Graduates
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 33
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 81
Computer Engineering 16
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30
Mechanical Engineering 91
Manufacturing Engineering 20
Foreign Languages
Graduates
Linguistics 14
Comparative Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 6
German Language and Literature 1
French Language and Literature 14
Spanish Language and Literature 17
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
English and Literature
Graduates
English Language and Literature 101
Biology
Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 121
Molecular Biology 16
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 40
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 17
Environmental Biology 8
Conservation Biology 7
Neuroscience 50
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1
Mathematics
Graduates
Mathematics 53
General Studies
Graduates
Nutrition Sciences 15
Ancient Studies/Civilization 6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 107
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Graduates
Philosophy 42
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Architecture
Graduates
Architectural History and Criticism 1
Physical Sciences
Graduates
Astronomy 8
Chemistry 15
Chemistry, Other 2
Geology/Earth Science 5
Geophysics and Seismology 2
Physics 15
Psychology
Graduates
Psychology 247
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting
Graduates
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 6
Social Sciences
Graduates
Anthropology 34
Archeology 23
Economics 152
Geography 4
International Relations and Affairs 305
Political Science and Government 102
Sociology 39
Urban Studies/Affairs 1
Social Sciences, Other 15
Ethnic Studies
Graduates
American/United States Studies/Civilization 2
East Asian Studies 4
Latin American Studies 4
Visual and Performing Arts
Graduates
Graphic Design 24
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 15
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 14
Acting 18
Directing and Theatrical Production 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 48
Painting 27
Sculpture 9
Music 4
Music Performance 11
Music Theory and Composition 1
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 1
Voice and Opera 14
Stringed Instruments 12
Health Professions 104
Health Professions
Graduates
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 18
Athletic Training/Trainer 13
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 20
Pre-Dentistry Studies 5
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 27
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 104
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 25
Business
Graduates
Business Administration and Management 682
Hospitality Administration/Management 175
History
Graduates
History 76
Communication
Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 317
Journalism 155
Radio and Television 128

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164988 IPEDS survey data for Boston University.