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.

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:  The University offers a minor in the Humanities upon the successful completion of at least 18 hours above GENED requirements in the following curricula:

ART (non-performance) HUMA (any course)
CULA 101, 401 IDST 420 (depending on topic)
EDUC 339 MACO 101, 355
ENGL (literature, film studies) MUS (non-performance)
FACS 480 PHIL (any course)
FNAR (non-performance) PSYC 303
Foreign Languages SOCI 204, 372 (depending on topic), 395
GEOG 104, 340 SPCH (non-performance)
GOVT 355
HIST (any course)

The total hours in the humanities minor (18) must include courses in at least three areas of the humanities outside the student’s major with a minimum of 9 hours in courses numbered 300 or above. Students must earn a C or better in all courses counted toward the minor.

Political Science:  A minor in Political Science requires the completion of 18 hours to include GOVT 101, and 15 hours of Government electives (12 hours must be at the 300+ level). No more than 6 hours of internship credit may be applied toward the requirements for a Minor in Poltical Science.

Social Sciences:  The university offers a minor in the Social Sciences upon the successful completion of at least 18 hours above General Education requirements in the following curricula:

Economics Mass Communication
Family and Consumer Sciences Psychology
Geography Sociology
Government

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 courses numbered 300 or above. Students must earn a C or better in all courses counted toward the minor.

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, 201, 202, and 9 semester hours of a Spanish elective from courses numbered 300 or above.