Minors

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Business Administration: ACCT 205, 206, BSAD 221, ECON 211 or ECON 255, MNGT 301,
and MKTG 300

English: A minor in English requires the completion of 18 semester hours with a minimum grade of C in all courses in English, to include English 220, English 315, 316 or 321, 322, and at least 9 semester hours of English electives from courses numbered 300 or above. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Family and Consumer Sciences: FACS 131, 334, 461, 464, and PSYC 204 and 301.

Foodservice Strategies and Operations Minor
The university offers a minor in Foodservice Strategies and Operations to prepare students for professions in the areas of Foodservice Management (restaurants, long-term care, and other institutional foodservice arenas). Nutrition principles are part of the curriculum and will help the graduates apply healthy menu planning and food preparation techniques in the food service industry or just in their personal lives. Culinary Arts and Dietetics courses will provide students with an understanding of food service principles and management. Individuals will learn how to eat more well-balanced diets as well as ways to increase their physical fitness and overall health for themselves and their families.
Students will earn the minor upon the successful completion of the following courses:
DIET 111 DIET 200 CULA 231 CULA 338 CULA 442 CULA 492

History: 18 hrs. of History to include 6 hrs. of freshman and sophomore level courses, and 12 hrs. in courses 300-level or above. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Humanities: 18 hours above Gen Ed requirements in the following curricula: literature, fine arts, foreign languages, history, humanities, music (non-performance courses), philosophy, or speech (non-performance). Because of content, the following courses may be counted in the required 18 hours: GOVT 355, and MACO 499. A maximum of 9 hours of travel-study courses in any of these curricula may be selected for the minor. At least 9 hours of the minor must be taken in courses numbered 300 or above. Three hours above degree requirements may be taken in the student’s major. This minor is available to all students in all majors.

Social Sciences: 18 hours above General Education requirements in the following curricula: Economics, Family and Consumers, Geography, Government, Mass Communication, Psychology, and Sociology. The total hours in the social sciences minor (18) must include courses in at least three areas of the social sciences outside the student’s major with a minimum of 9 hours in course numbered 300 or above. A maximum of 9 hours of travel-study courses in any of these curricula may be selected for the minor. Three hours above degree requirements may be taken in the student’s major.

Sociology: 18 semester hrs. to include SOCI 151 and 15 semester hrs. to be chosen from courses 300-level or above. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Spanish Minor: The Spanish minor offers students courses in language, culture and civilization. The program emphasizes intercultural communications with an emphasis on understanding culture through literature, history and language. A minor in Spanish requires the completion of 21 semester hours with a minimum grade of C in all courses in Spanish to include:

  • SPAN 101 & 102
  • SPAN 201 & 202
  • SPAN 312
  • SPAN 318
  • SPAN324
  • And 3 semester hours of a Spanish elective from courses numbered 300 or above.