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Boston College Summer Session

Wood's College of Advancing Studies

Boston College Summer Session

It’s your time to shine

Summer may be the coolest time at Boston College. You can explore new interests, accelerate your progress or stay on track for graduation—all during the season when Boston’s at its best.

With small class sizes that offer more faculty interaction, Summer Session is an ideal opportunity to advance on your path while developing your interests. And our summertime offerings can satisfy many college and university course requirements.

* FEATURED *             
U.S. Religious History in the 20th Century
HIST 284801  June 27 - August 3

Religion not only accompanies some of the
most important moments in recent American
life, it animates and drives American
history itself.

* Summer Public Speaking Course *

This course is an introduction to the theory, composition, delivery, and criticism of speeches. Attention is devoted to the four key elements of the speech situation: message, speaker, audience, and occasion. Emphasis in the course is also given to different modes of speaking and a variety of speech types, such as persuasive, ceremonial, and expository addresses. This is a performance course.

There are four (4) sections of Public Speaking offered this summer, two in each Summer Session. Please see the Undergraduate Communication course listing for details.   

Boston College offers students two Summer Sessions:

Summer Session I: May 17, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Summer Session II: June 27, 2016 - August 5, 2016

Fill out the form below to learn more and an advisor will contact you.

Learn about our employment opportunities for students


Student Employment Opportunities

Click here to learn about employment opportunities within the Boston College Summer Session!

Learn about our program for high school students


Programs for High School Students

Applications are now open for the Boston College Experience.  High school students can explore Boston, earn college credit, and experience life on the Heights!

About the Boston College Summer Session

Whether you're looking to make up credits, get ahead on credits, begin your degree, or simply pursue your passion, Boston College Summer Session can help you.

For more information, call (617) 552-3800


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