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Criminology

The minor in Criminology (CCJM) consists of a minimum of six (6) courses (18 credit hours).
The following two (2) required courses (6 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
CCJ 3024 Survey of the Criminal Justice System 3 None
CCJ 3117 Theories of Criminal Behavior 3 PR: CCJ 3024
Any four additional courses with the following prefixes: CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJL, CJT at least 12

 


 


Economics

All students, regardless of college, can earn a minor in Economics (ECOM) by satisfactorily completing 15 credit hours in Economics: two principle courses and three upper-division courses of the student’s choosing.  It is possible to complete the minor entirely online; the principle courses will be offered both online and in a traditional face-to-face setting.

Required Courses (6 credit hours)

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
ECO 2013 Economic Principles (Macroeconomics) 3 None SMSS
ECO 2023 Economic Principles (Microeconomics) 3 None SMSS

Electives (9 credit hours)

Choose any three additional courses from the list below:

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
ECO xxxx Upper Division Economics 3-9 Vary by course
ECP xxxx Upper Division Economics 3-9 Vary by course
ECS xxxx Upper Division Economics 3-9 Vary by course
  • Students may select any 3000-level or above course with an ECO, ECP, or ECS heading for the minor, so long as the total number of upper-division hours is 9.

 


Environmental Science and Policy

The minor in Environmental Science and Policy (ESPM) consists of the following six (6) courses (18 credit hours).

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
EVR 2001 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 None  SMNS
EVR 2861 Introduction to Environmental Policy 3 None
PHI 3640 Environmental Ethics 3 None
POS 3697 Environmental Law 3 None
PUP 4203 Environmental Politics and Policy 3 None
BSC 4057 Environmental Issues 3 None  SMCD

 


Gerontology

The minor in Gerontology (GEYM) consists of a minimum of five (5) courses (15 credit hours).  The following three (3) required courses (9 credit hours) plus two additional GEY courses at the upper level (6 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
GEY 3601 Physical Changes and Aging 3 None
GEY 3625 Sociological Aspects of Aging 3 None
GEY 4612 Psychology of Aging 3 None

 


Political Science

A minor in Political Science (POLM) consists of a minimum of six (6) courses (18 credit hours).
Any two (2) of the following courses (6 credit hours) plus any four (4) upper-level courses with the following prefixes: CPO, POS, POT, INR (at least 12 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
CPO 2002 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3 None
INR 2002 Introduction to International Relations 3 None
POS 2041 American National Government 3 None SMSS
POT 3003 Introduction to Political Theory 3 None

 


 


Sociology

A minor in Sociology (SOCM) consists of a minimum of six (6) courses (18 credit hours).
The following two (2) required courses (6 credit hours) plus any four (4) upper-level Sociology courses with the following prefixes: SYA, SYD, SYG, SYO, SYP (at least 12 credit hours):

Course Number Title Credit Hours Requisites (KEY) Notes (KEY)
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology 3 None  SMSS
SYA 3110 Classical Theory 3 PR: SYG 2000; CI
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