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The Academic Advising Center

About Your Major

All undergraduates at Boston College choose at least one major from the 30-plus options. Please remember that your choice of major will place very few limitations on your career; liberal arts graduates find excellent opportunities in just about every field. 

Here are some resources to help you navigate the options and the requirements for your major.

Getting Started

Declaring Your Major

  • Second-semester freshmen: send an email (after February 1) to
  • Sophomores and juniors: go to the office of your chosen major to declare

Fulfilling Your Major Requirements

For questions about course sequences in the major, go to your major’s Undergraduate Coordinator or Director of Undergraduate Studies.