GMercyU Music Professor Carol Evans with students

Undergraduate Minors


Choose a Minor

For all details related to minors, please see the 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog (for a PDF version, click here).

    Behavioral and Social Gerontology

    You may earn a minor in Behavioral and Social Gerontology by: 

    • Completing 18 credits in Psychology and Sociology
      • BIO 115, PSY 260, PSY 285 or SWK 304, PSY 341, SWK 201, SOC 246
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits may be transferred from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of a C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Biological Sciences

    If you have a major other than Biology, you may earn a minor in Biological Sciences by: 

    • Completing 20-24 credits in Biology and Chemistry
      • BIO203/203L, BIO204/204L, and four additional BIO electives at the 300-level or above
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits may be transferred from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of a C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Chemistry

    You may earn a minor in Chemistry by:

    • Completing 23 credits in chemistry
      • CHM 151/151L, CHM 152/152L, CHM203/203L, CHM 204/204L, CHM 301/301L, and CHM 302
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits may be transferred from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of a C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Computer Information Science

    If you have a GMercyU major other than Computer Information Science (CIS), you may earn a minor in CIS by:

    • Completing 18 credits in CIS
      • CIS 104, CIS 114, CIS 215, CIS 321 and two additional CIS courses at the 200-level or above
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Criminal Justice

    If you have a GMercyU major other than Criminal Justice, you may earn a minor in Criminal Justice by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • CRJ 102, CRJ 215, CRJ 216, and three CRJ electives
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Health Care Administration

    If you have a GMercyU major other than business, may earn a minor in Health Care Administration by:

    • Completing 6 courses (18 credits)
      • BUS 101, ECN 103, HA 301, HA 302, HA 401, HA 402
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C in each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    History

    If you have a GMercyU major other than History, you can earn a minor in History by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • HIS 107, HIS 109, HIS 131, HIS 132, and two history elective courses
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C in each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Mathematics

    You may earn a minor in Mathematics by:

    • Completing 20 credits in Mathematics
      • MTH 245, MTH 246
      • 12 credits of electives selected from: MTH 231, MTH 234, MTH 235, MTH 301, MTH 302, MTH 303, MTH 304, MTH 305, MTH 401, MTH 407 or MTH 437
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Microbiology

    You may earn a minor in Microbiology by:

    • Completing 19 credits
      • BIO 305/305L, BIO 311, BIO 307, BIO 313, BIO 414, BIO 421 or BIO 440
      • BIO 305/305L must be taken together
      • Internship or research must be in microbiology research.
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Music

    You may minor in Music by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • MUS 100, MUS 104, MUS 107, MUS 203, MUS 299
      • If 3 credits (instead of 6) in MUS 100, SEM 214 is required
    • Transferring a maximum of six from another college or university
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Philosophy

    If you have a GMercyU major other than Philosophy, you may earn a minor in Philosophy by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • PHL 201, PHL 240, PHL 313, and three philosophy electives
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Psychology

    If you have a GMercyU major other than Psychology, you may earn a minor in Psychology by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • PSY 100, PSY 111, and four psychology electives
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required and elective courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Religious Studies

    You may earn a minor in Religious Studies by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • RS 2000, RS111, RS231, RS105 or RS120, RS241 or RS256, and RS115 or RS160
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Special Education

    If you have a GMercyU major other than Special Education, you may earn a minor in Special Education by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • Four 200, 300, or 400 level courses in Special Education
      • SEM 361 and EDU 316
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable
    Women's Studies

    You may earn a minor in Interdisciplinary Women's Studies by:

    • Completing 18 credits
      • ENG 212, HIS 246, PSY 323, RS 256, SOC 150 and one elective
    • Elective to be selected in consultation with student's academic advisor; must have an emphasis on women's issues
    • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
    • Completing all prerequisites for the required courses
    • Earning a minimum grade of C for each course; C- grades are not acceptable