Bachelor's Degree Minors Eligibility Requirements

An undergraduate minor requires a minimum of eighteen (18) but no more than twenty-two (22) quarter hours of undergraduate-level coursework. You may choose from eleven (11)  undergraduate minors, and your completed minor will appear on your academic transcript.

If you do not declare a minor at the time of application for admission, you will need to complete the appropriate minor form in consultation with your designated academic and student support specialist.

View the complete list of undergraduate minors and decide which will best align with your degree and personal interests.

Eligibility requirements:

  • The student must be accepted or enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program.
  • The program of study for her/his major and minor cannot be the same where the requirements for the minor is a subset of requirements in the major, e.g., a BS student with a Biology major cannot enroll in the Biology minor; a BS student with a Management major cannot enroll in the Business minor.
  • The student must fulfill all requirements for the minor and degree concurrently and may not extend her/his program of study to complete a minor.
    Additional information: Courses used to fulfill requirements for the minor may also be used to complete undergraduate degree requirements.
  • The student may declare her/his intent to pursue a minor at time of application for admission or after acceptance as an enrolled student, up until the beginning of their last term of enrollment. It is strongly encouraged that a student who wishes to pursue an undergraduate minor begins planning early and to consult with her/his designated Academic and Student Support Specialist.
  • The student may apply to pursue up to two (2) undergraduate minors.
  • The student must adhere to the curriculum of the undergraduate minor(s) for which she/he has been approved. If the student wishes to request a course substitution to fulfill requirements of an undergraduate minor, she/he must seek prior approval through her/his designated Academic and Student Support Specialist. If the student does not complete the courses as prescribed in the curriculum and did not seek prior approval for an exception, such actions could lead to the minor not appearing on the student’s transcript.
  • The student may use up to 9 QH of transfer credits to be applied toward an undergraduate minor.
  • The student in the BS in Liberal Studies program may choose to pursue a minor as part of her/his concentration.
  • The student in undergraduate Fast-Track programs is eligible to apply for undergraduate minors. The Fast-Track student must fulfill all requirements of the degree and minor(s) concurrently, which could result in the student completing more than the minimum credits required for the degree alone, e.g., a Fast-Track BS student, who entered the Fast-Track program with 80 transfer credits, with a major in Leadership and minor in International Affairs will need to earn 80 credits to fulfill degree (major) requirements plus 18 credits to fulfill minor requirements.
  • Courses in the undergraduate minors are offered outside of the Fast-Track programs and do not adhere to the rules and procedures that are part of the Fast-Track programs.

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