GMercyU Music Professor Carol Evans with students

Undergraduate Minors

Choose a Minor

Behavioral & Social Gerontology
Biological Sciences
Business
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Information Science
Criminal Justice
English
General Science
Health Care Administration
History
Human Biology
Human Services
Mathematics
Microbiology
Music
Philosophy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Women’s Studies

Behavioral & Social Gerontology

If you have a GMercyU major other than behavioral and social gerontology, you may earn a minor in behavioral and social gerontology by:

  • Completing 18 credits in biology, psychology, and sociology courses:
    • BIO 115, PSY 260, PSY 285 or SOC 335, SOC 201, SOC 246, and SOC 341
  • 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

Biological Sciences

If you have a GMercyU major other than biology, you may earn a minor in biological sciences by:

  • Completing 20-24 credits in biology
    • BIO 203/203L, BIO 204/204L, and an additional 12-15 credits from BIO 239, 252, or BIO electives at the 300-400 level
  • 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

Business

If you have a GMercyU major in another school aside from the School of Business, you may earn a minor in business by:

  • Completing 18 credits in business related courses
    • ACC 105, ACC 106; BUS 101, BUS 207, BUS 301; ECN 102
  • Transferring a maximum of six credits 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 23-24 credits in chemistry
    • CHM 151/151L, CHM 152/152L,203/203L, 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

Communication

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

  • Completing 18 credit hours
    • COM 102, COM 201, COM 203, COM 204, plus two of the following COM 202, COM 205, COM 206, COM 301, COM 302, COM 400, COM 401 or ENG 320
  • 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 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 250, CRJ 326, CRJ 401 and one CRJ elective
  • 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

English

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

  • Completing 18 credits
    • Any English courses at the 200,300, or 400 levels
  • Transferring a maximum of six credits from another college or university
  • Completing all prerequisites for the courses
  • Earning a minimum grade of C in each course; C- grades are not acceptable

General Science

You may earn a minor general science by:

  • Completing 18 credits in biology, chemistry, and physics
    • 3 credits in biology, 3 credits in chemistry, 3 credits in physics; additional 9 credits in biology, chemistry, physics or science.
  • 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)
    • BUS101, ECN103, HA301, HA302, HA401, HA402
  • 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
    • HIS107, HIS109, HIS131, HIS132, 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

Human Biology

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

  • Completing 20 credits in biology
    • BIO 107/107L, BIO 108/108L, BIO 317, BIO 318
    • 6 credits of electives from BIO 114, BIO 115, BIO 313 or PHA 101
  • 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

*BIO 313 has BIO 203/203L as a prerequisite

Human Services

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

  • Completing  18 credits:
    • PSY 212, SWK 201, PSY 321
    • Three elective courses from CRJ/PSY/SOC/SWK (please see the curriculum sheet for exclusions)
  • 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

Mathematics

If you have a GMercyU major other than 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 261, 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 310, BIO 311, BIO 312/312L, BIO 313, BIO 421 or BIO 440
    • BIO 305/305L must be taken together
    • BIO 312/312L must be taken together
    • The internship must be in a field of microbiology
  • 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 selected from the MUS 100, MUS 104, MUS 107, MUS200/EDU 203, MUS 203, MUS 204 or MUS 210.
  • 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 2000, PHL201, PHL240, PHL313, and two 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, PSY111, 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

Women's Studies

 You may earn a minor in women’s studies by:

  • Completing 18 credits
    • ENG2001, ENG212, HIS246, RS256, PSY323, and SOC338
  • 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