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
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

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 100, PSY 212, SOC 100, SOC 101, SOC 201
    • One from among SOC 241, SOC 246, SOC 260, SOC 321 or SOC 335
  • 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 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