Students desiring a minor in Humanities & Social Sciences must complete 18 credit hours approved by their minor area advisor. All credits counted toward the Humanities & Social Sciences minor must be from a CHASS department/program. To fulfill the minor requirements, students must include nine credits (minimum) of upper-division level courses and must earn a C or better in all courses that count toward the Humanities & Social Sciences minor.
The minor in Humanities & Social Sciences allows students to combine courses from multiple academic disciplines in the College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences into a minor that addresses the students' academic interests. This minor is ideal for students who have interests that cross multiple disciplines. The program is designed to allow students to develop a range of knowledge and skills that will be relevant for their future professional and post-graduate educational goals.
- Students will develop critical thinking, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills that allow them to see intellectual connections among various disciplinary fields.
- Students will develop linkages between their individualized intellectual inquiries and related areas in terms of contemporary challenges facing individuals, communities and societies.
Specific Program Requirements
- 18 credits total
- All credits counted toward the Humanities & Social Sciences minor must be from a CHASS department/program
- 9 credits (minimum) must be upper-division (300 to 400) level courses
- Credits that are used to fulfill general education or major requirements cannot be used to fulfill the Humanities & Social Sciences minor requirements.