Various departments offer programs leading to minor
concentrations in their disciplines. Minors are not required for
graduation but may be chosen by students as ways to organize their
core requirements and general electives. The following guidelines
for minors were determined by the Liberal Arts Faculty Council:
- Students may choose any available minor program which is
clearly differentiated from their major area of concentration.
- Students may elect a minor after the completion of one semester
- Students must have the written permission of the Dean and of
the department offering the minor.
- Only one three-credit course may be used for both a major and
minor provided that the minor sequence has at least 18 credits. For
minors with fewer than eighteen credits, no overlap is
- The Pass/Fail option is not available in the fulfillment of
- Students should schedule an interview at least once a year with
their minor advisor.
- Successful completion of a minor (with a minimum index of 2.0)
will be noted on students’ transcripts.
English – Creative Writing
Government and Politics
Law and Government
Multicultural and Ethnic Studies
New York Studies
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Science
Public Administration and Public Service
Social Justice Theory
Speech Pathology and Audiology
Theology and Religious Studies
Theology – Interfaith Studies
Women and Gender Studies