Minors

Minors

A graduate (MA) minor consists of 8-12 semester hours in certain approved subjects and is intended to complement  the program of study for a master's degree. Those areas that offer approved minors are listed below, and the specific requirements are detailed in the section for the program in this bulletin.

  • Appalachian Studies (203/05.0199)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (445/13.1013)
  • Engineering Physics (147/40.0801)
  • English (235/23.0101)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (527/19.0101)
  • Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (146/05.0207)
  • Geography (241/45.0701)
  • History (248/54.0101)
  • Philosophy (104/38.0101)
  • Psychology (276/42.0101)
  • Religious Studies (105/38.0201/38.9999)
  • Romance Languages/French (222/16.0999)
  • Romance Languages/Spanish (223/16.0999)

Students wishing to pursue a graduate minor must inform the Graduate School and complete the required coursework. The coursework for the minor must be approved by the department housing the major and the department housing the minor. There are no restrictions on double counting courses in the major and the minor, except that students may not receive both a major and a minor in the same discipline.