Minors give students the opportunity to pursue a secondary field of study without compromising their major field. "Minors" refers to a defined and sequenced selection of 3.0 to 5.0 full credits in a specific discipline or in interdisciplinary subjects. Students taking a minor will normally complete 20.0 credits for their major and an additional 1.0 to 3.0 credits to complete all the courses required for their minor.
What are the advantages of a minor?
- Adding a secondary field of study provides students with multidisciplinary breadth without compromising disciplinary depth
- Many employers are looking for graduates with multidisciplinary backgrounds
- Students considering graduate school will find a minor of benefit
Currently, the following minors are offered:
Faculty of Art
Faculty of Design
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences*
Interdisciplinary StudiesEntrepreneurship & Social Innovation
*Students declaring a Liberal Arts & Sciences minor are strongly urged to complete the full complement of studio courses for their major, including all studio electives or expansion studios.