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BU Majors


Undergraduate Majors at Boston University

The most popular major at Boston University is Business Administration and Management followed by International Relations and Affairs and Psychology. A list of all 89 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

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