Minors and Concentrations

Minors and concentrations are structured plans of study consisting of a minimum of five courses for at least 15 credits. Successful completion of a minor or concentration is recorded on the transcript if the student has registered for the program as required. See “Admission to a Minor or Concentration” in the “Graduation and Program Regulations” section. 

The difference between the two plans of study is that a minor is outside the specific discipline in which the student is majoring; a concentration is within the student’s major discipline. Concentrations are available in a number of programs. Students should consult with their advisers on eligibility requirements and planning for graduation.

Minors are available in each school, as follows:

School of Business — for non-business majors: accounting, business, finance, international business studies, marketing, pre-M.B.A.; and for non-legal studies majors: legal studies

Roy H. Park School of Communications — animation, audio production, communication management and design, integrated marketing communications, international communications, journalism, still photography

School of Health Sciences and Human Performance — coaching, communication disorders, deaf studies, exercise science, health, health policy and management, integrative health studies, nutrition promotion, occupational science, outdoor pursuits, recreation, sport and exercise psychology

School of Humanities and Sciences minors based in departments: aging studies, anthropology, art, art history, biology, chemistry, communication studies, comparative literature, computer science, dance, economics, English, environmental studies, French, German area studies, game development and technologies, graphic design, health communication1, history, international politics, Italian, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics, politics, psychology, religious studies, sociology, Spanish, theater, translation studies, web programming, writing; interdisciplinary minors: Asian American studies, African diaspora studies, classical studies, counseling, educational studies, Jewish studies, Latin American studies, Latino/a studies, medieval and Renaissance studies, Muslim cultures, Native American studies, neuroscience, sport studies, women's and gender studies

School of Music — music