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Minors and Double Majors

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Are you interested in adding a minor to complement your major? Have you considered double majoring?  The School of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of minors and double major options through its four departments: Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies, Education, Humanities and Human Sciences and Natural Sciences and Engineering Technology.

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Minors

Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies

Intelligence and National Security minor program guide

Education

The required courses for each minor listed below can be found at the end of the Department of Education's information in the School of Arts and Sciences section of the undergraduate catalog.

  • Education
  • Middle School English
  • Middle School Mathematics
  • Middle School Science
  • Middle School Social Studies
  • Special Education

Humanities and Human Sciences

The required courses for each minor listed below can be found at the end of the Department of Humanities and Human Sciences information in the School of Arts and Sciences section of the undergraduate catalog.

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • English
  • English/creative writing
  • French Studies
  • Global Cultural Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

Natural Sciences and Engineering Technology

The required courses for each minor listed below can be found at the end of the Department of Natural Sciences and Engineering Technology information in the School of Arts and Sciences section of the undergraduate catalog.

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

About Minoring

  • A minimum of 18 credits is required to complete all minors in the School of Arts and Sciences;
  • Students can access the "Request for a Minor" form on the Registrar's Office forms page;
  • Minors can be declared during your second semester;
  • Classes in your minor can start as early at the beginning of your sophomore year; and
  • Your minor is awarded, recorded and represented on your official transcript.

About Double Majoring

  • Double majors are available for most of the bachelor's degrees offered in the School of Arts and Sciences;
  • Students can access the "Double Major Declaration" form on the Registrar's Office forms page;
  • The number of credits required to double major depend on the majors you choose;
  • Check with your advisor to determine the exact number of credits needed for graduation;
  • Double majors can be declared during your second semester;
  • Classes in your double major can start as early at the beginning of your sophomore year;
  • Both of your majors are recorded and represented on your diploma(s) and official transcript.
FORMS TO REQUEST A MINOR AND DECLARE A DOUBLE MAJOR