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Last updated June, 2018
Undergraduate and Graduate options available.
- Course Information and Schedule
- Course information and numbering system
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Carroll School of Management
- Undergraduate Catalogue
- Students must be flexible and take classes in a variety of subjects/departments.
- Most departments will only guarantee one class per exchange student.
- Some departments at BC have specific requirements, which may differ from Otago's. Students must have completed prerequisites prior to starting at BC.
- Prerequisites for certain courses may differ from Otago’s. It is your responsibility to ensure you meet the prerequisites to attend selected courses at the host institution.
- As an example: Economics does not require Calculus or Statistics for the basic courses but for almost all others, they require Calculus and/or Statistics.
- Suitable Otago courses to meet Statistics/Calculus prerequisites: BSNS 102 + BSNS 104 + ECON 112 (Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics); MATH 102 or MATH 160 (Calculus); STAT110 or STAT115 (Statistics for non-commerce students)
- Academic Year: September - May
- Fall Term: September - December
- Winter Term: January - May
- Academic Calendar
Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements
- Minimum course load: 4 classes (12 BC credits)
- Maximum course load: 5 classes (15 BC credits)
Accommodation and the Cost of Living
Due to limited on-campus housing, most exchange students find off-campus accommodations in shared houses or apartments with other BC students.
Estimated Cost of Living
You will need to certify that you have the sum of USD12,277 for your semester of study at Boston College, exclusive of travel expenses (2015-2016).
Student Visa and Insurance
Information on Student Visas and Insurance for students going on exchange can be found elsewhere on this website.
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- 2016 S2 BA POLS FM
- 2016 S2 BSc ANAT CW
- 2016 FY BCom ECON DW
- 2016 S1 BCom MART WZ (190K PDF format)
- 2015 S2 BA POLS HF (293K PDF format)
- 2015 S2 BA PHIL BA (185K PDF format)
- 2015 S1 BA POLS BS (394K PDF format)
- 2014 S2 GK (389K PDF format)
- 2014 S1 BSc ZOOL CV (1017K PDF format)
- 2014 S1 BCom MART FN (588K PDF format)
- 2014 S1 BCom MART BA PSYC FC (1094K PDF format)
- 2014 S1 BA POLS LC (407K PDF format)
- 2013 FY BA POLS DipLang SPAN CG (179K PDF format)
- 2013 S1 BCom MART BA COMMS LM (179K PDF format)
The University, City and Region
Established in 1863 as a private, Jesuit university, Boston College is one of the most selective institutions of higher education in the U.S. Known as “The Heights,” the university’s 118-acre main campus has stunning Gothic architecture, a clear view of the Boston skyline, and easy access to the city’s amenities. With approximately 9100 undergraduate and 4900 graduate students, the university exhibits its strong commitment to academic excellence through its various undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Carroll School of Management, the Lynch School of Education, the Connell School of Nursing, as well as its various graduate schools.
Founded in 1630, the city of Boston is a blend of the past, present, and future. Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings are interspersed among tall, modern structures; the city is surrounded by a corridor of high-technology industries. Boston boasts the greatest concentration of higher education institutions in the United States, and is a hub for the arts and culture with world-renowned museums and a wide variety of sports, music, and theater.
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