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Minors

Minors by Department 

Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY MINORS

Homeland Security Program

Dr. John Barbery, Director of Homeland Security Program

18 credits.  GEOG 352 can double count.  Some courses have prerequisites.

International Studies Program

Dr. Petra Visscher, Director of International Studies

21 credits.  Six credits of modern language at the upper level and 3 credits earned in an approved study aboard program.  Some courses double count from General Education and the Liberal Studies major.

Women's & Gender Studies Program

Dr. Carl Riden & Dr. David Magill, Co-Directors of the Women's & Gender Studies Program

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

 

BIOLOGICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Dr. Mark Fink, Chair

Biology

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Environmental Studies - NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

24 credits.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

Earth Science

Dr. David Hardin, Area Coordinator of Geography & Earth Science

18 credits.  Can double count EASC 300.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

Geography

Dr. David Hardin, Area Coordinator of Gegoraphy & Earth Science

18 credits.  Can double count GEOG 241 or GEOG 351.  A minimum of two semesters.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 

CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS

Dr. Melssia Rhoten, Chair

Chemistry

23 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 Physics

Dr. Michelle Parry, Area Coordinator of Physics

20 credits.  MATH 261, MATH 262 are required in most of minor courses.  A minimum of two semesters.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Dr. Naomi Johnson, Chair

Communication Studies

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Preformance & Production for Media

21 credits.  Some minor courses have prerequisites that are not included in the minior.

 

ENGLISH & MODERN LANGUAGES

Dr. Wade Edwards, Chair

Children's Literature

18 credits.  ENGL 282 and ENGL 384 are offered only on alternating fall semesters.  a minimum of three semesters starting with a fall semester.

Creative Writing

22 credits.  Has requirements that are not courses.

English

18 credits.  Can double count three Liberal Studies courses.  ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 203 and ENGL 400 are designed to fulfill General Education Goals.  These courses may not be used as English electives for the minor. 

French

18 credits. 

German

18 credits.  

Rhetoric & Professional Writing

18 credits.  Can double count ENGL 382.  A minimum of two semesters.

Spanish

18 credits.  Students must complete at least 12 of the required 18 credits on campus but may complete up to 6 credits in programs aboard.

 

HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE & PHILOSOPHY

Dr. David Coles, Chair

History

18 credits.  One General Education Goal and two Liberal Studies courses can double count.

Leadership Studies - CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE

 Dr. Scott Cole, Director of Leadership Studies

19 credits.

Philosophy

18 credits.  General Education Goal 12 can double count.

Political Science

18 credits.  POSC 150 can double count.  POSC 150 and POSC 216 are required.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 

MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE

Dr. David Shoenthal, Chair

Algebra I Endorsement

24-27 credits.  Students adding the Algebra I endorsement must also take MATH 280.

Computer Science

20 credits.  A minimum of four semesters.

Mathematics

21 credits.  MATH 309, MATH 310 and MATH 313 do not count towards the minor.  A minimum of four semesters including time in calculus.

 

MUSIC

Dr. Charles Kinzer, Chair

Music

20 credits.  A minimum of two semesters starting with fall semester.

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Dr. Eric Laws, Chair

Psychology

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters if PSYC 101 is already complete.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES

Dr. Brian Bates, Chair

Anthropology

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

Criminology/Criminal Justice

18 credits.  Requires a course that has a prerequisite that is not included in the minor.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

Sociology

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.  Grades below C- are not accepted for the minor.

 

THEATRE, ART & GRAPHIC DESIGN

Dr. Wayne McWee, Interim Chair

Art History

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Artist's Books & Printmaking

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

General Art

21 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Graphic Design

18 credits.

Painting & Drawing

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Performance & Production for Media

21 credits.  Required courses include prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Photography

18 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

Technical Production

23 credits.

Theatre

20 credits.  A minimum of two semesters.

 

College of Business & Economics

 

ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS, FINANCE & REAL ESTATE

Dr. Bennie Waller, Chair

Economics

21 credits.  Must have a C- in ECON 217 or ECON 218 and have at least a 2.33 cumulative GPA.  Students should apply for admission to the Economics minor during the semester in which they meet the admission requirements (October 1 for fall semester and March 1 for spring semester).

 

Alphabetical List of Minors

Cook-Cole College of Arts & Science

 

Algebra I Endorsement

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Anthropology

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice Studies

Art History

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Artist's Books & Printmaking

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Biology

Department of Biological & Environmental Studies

Chemistry

Department of Chemistry & Physics

Children's Literature

Department of English & Modern Languages

Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies

Creative Writing

Department of English & Modern Languages

Criminology/Criminal Justice

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice Studies

Earth Science

Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences

English

Department of English & Modern Languages

Environmental Sciences

Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences

French

Department of English & Modern Languages

General Art

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Geography

Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences

German

Department of English & Modern Languages

Graphic Design

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

History

Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy

Homeland Security Program

Interdisciplinary Minors

Internataion Studies Program

Interdisciplinary Minors

Leadership Studies

Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy

Mathematics

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Music

Department of Music

Painting & Drawing

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Performance & Production for Media

Department of Communication Studies

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Philosophy

Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy

Photography

Deparatment of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Politifcal Science

Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy

Physics

Department of Chemistry & Physics

Psychology

Department of Psychology

Rhetoric & Professional Writing

Department of English & Modern Languages

Sociology

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice Studies

Spanish

Department of English & Modern Languages

Technical Production

Department of Theatre, Art & Graphic Design

Women's & Gender Studies

Interdisciplinary Minors

 

 

College of Business & Economics

Economics

Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance & Real Estate