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Get more out of your degree by adding a minor.

Maybe you’re a business major interested in aeronautics, or you’re majoring in studio art and interested in criminal justice. Perhaps you’d like to study an additional discipline within your school or major, like adding a theology minor to your youth ministries degree.

With a minor (or two), you can tailor your degree to fit your interests and your future career. Check out all of Liberty’s residential minors below, or take a look at the Residential Minor Completion Plans for detailed information.

Residential Undergraduate Minors


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Aeronautics

Aeronautics

Total Credits: 22

Required Courses

  • AVIA 102 – Aviation Orientation
  • AVIA 210 – Private Ground I
  • AVIA 215 – Private Ground II
  • AVIA 220 – Private Flight I
  • AVIA 225 – Private Flight II
  • AVIA 300 – Aviation Safety
  • AVIA 305 – Airplane Aerodynamics
  • AVIA 310 – Instrument Ground

Aviation Safety

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • AVIA 300 – Aviation Safety
  • AVIA 312 – Aviation Safety Programs
  • AVIA 400 – Aviation Human Factors
  • AVIA 409 – Safety Management Systems
  • AVIA 419 – Aviation Safety Data Analysis
  • AVIA 472 – Aviation Organizational Ethics

Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator

Total Credits: 16

Required Courses

  • AVIA 210 – Private Ground I
  • AVIA 215 – Private Ground II
  • AVIA 230 – Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • AVIA 235 – Small UAS Ground
  • AVIA 236 – Small UAS Flight
  • AVIA 323 – UAS Avionics and Powerplant
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Applied Studies and Academic Success

Technical Studies

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Course:

  • CRFT 101 – Introduction to Craft Skills

Choose 4 courses from 1 of the following disciplines:

  • CARP (Carpentry)
  • ELTC (Electric)
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)
  • PLMB (Plumbing)
  • WELD (Welding)
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Arts and Sciences

American Sign Language

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • ASLI 101 – American Sign Language I
  • ASLI 102 – American Sign Language II
  • ASLI 201 – American Sign Language III
  • ASLI 202 – American Sign Language IV
  • ASLI 310 – Deaf Studies
  • ASLI 313 – Introduction to Interpreting

Chinese

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHIN 101 – Elementary Chinese
  • CHIN 102 – Elementary Chinese II
  • CHIN 201 – Intermediate Chinese I
  • CHIN 202 – Intermediate Chinese II
  • CHIN 497 – Special Topics in Chinese

Clothing and Textiles

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • FACS 222 – Design and Construction I for Apparel
  • FACS 225 – Introduction to the Fashion Industry
  • FACS 320 – Textiles: Fibers and Fabrics

Choose 2 of the following courses:

  • FACS 322 – Design and Construction II for Apparel
  • FACS 325 – Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing
  • FACS 423 – Design Promotion and Visual Merchandising
  • FACS 429 – History of Costume

Creative Writing

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • ENGL 101 – Composition & Rhetoric or ENGL 102 – Composition & Literature
  • WRIT 201 – Introduction to Creative Writing
  • WRIT 305 – Introduction to Inspirational Writing
  • WRIT 400 – Editing, Layout & Publishing
  • WRIT 402 – Methods & Materials of Research

English

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Choose 1 course from each of the following groups:

  • ENGL 304 or 413
  • ENGL 305 or 414
  • ENGL 307, 416, or 433
  • ENGL 322, 308, or 412
  • ENGL 333 or 364

Family and Child Development

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses

  • FACS 205 – Development of Contemporary Families
  • FACS 370 – Parenting
  • FACS 475 – Families Under Stress

Choose 2 of the following courses:

  • FACS 260 – Early Childhood Education
  • FACS 361 – Therapy and Theory of Play in Early Childhood
  • FACS 365 – Administration of Family and Child Life Programs
  • FACS 455 – Family & Individual Res. Management
  • FACS 470 – Internal Dynamics of Families

Family and Consumer Sciences

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • FACS 103 – Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences
  • FACS 130 – Introduction to Food Safety and Hospitality
  • FACS 205 – Development of Contemporary Families
  • FACS 340 – Housing: Consumer and Community

Choose 1 of the following courses:

  • FACS 221 – Design and Construction I for Interiors
  • FACS 222 – Design and Construction I for Apparel

Choose 1 of the following courses:

  • FACS 225 – Introduction to the Fashion Industry
  • FACS 230 – Food Science and Management
  • FACS 325 – Psycho-Social Aspects of Clothing
  • FACS 350 – Family Economic Decisions
  • FACS 455 – Family & Individual Res. Management

French

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • FREN 102 – Elementary French II
  • FREN 201 – Intermediate French I
  • FREN 202 – Intermediate French II
  • Choose 2 additional FREN courses (300-400 level)

German

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • GRMN 101 – Elementary German I
  • GRMN 102 – Elementary German II
  • GRMN 201 – Intermediate German I
  • GRMN 202 – Intermediate German II
  • GRMN 497 – Special Topics in German

History

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • HIUS 221 – Survey of American History I or HIUS 223 – Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 222 – Survey of American History II
  • HIEU 201 – History of Western Civilization I
  • HIEU 202 – History of Western Civilization II
  • 3 history elective courses (300-400 level)

International Studies

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • HIEU 201 – History of Western Civilization I
  • HIEU 202 – History of Western Civilization II
  • HIWD 370 – Comparative Civilization

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • HIEU 390 – Modern Europe
  • HIUS 470 – American Foreign Relations Since 1776
  • HIWD 320 – History of Africa
  • HIWD 341 – Modern Islamic Civilization
  • HIWD 350 – East Asian Civilization
  • HIWD 372 – Latin American Civilization: National Period
  • HIWD 375 – Korean and Vietnam Wars

Linguistics

Mathematics

Total Credits: 23-24

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • MATH 131 – Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • MATH 132 – Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • MATH 133 – Calculus with Mathematical Lab
  • MATH 200 – Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
  • MATH 211 – Introduction to Statistical Analysis

Choose 1 of the following options:

  • MATH 221/231 and 2 additional MATH elective courses (300-400 level)
  • 3 MATH elective courses (300-400 level)

Military History

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • HIUS 221 – Survey of American History I or HIUS 223 Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 222 – Survey of American History II
  • HIUS 380 – Modern American Military History

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • HIEU 425 – The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era
  • HIEU 455 – World War II
  • HIUS 312 – Era of the American Revolution
  • HIUS 420 – Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIUS 470 – American Foreign Relations Since 1776
  • HIWD 375 – Korean and Vietnam Wars

Military Leadership*

Philosophy

Spanish

Teaching English as a Second Language

Writing

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Behavioral Sciences

Psychology

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • PSYC 101 – General Psychology or PSYC 210 –  Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 255 – Introduction to Research
  • 1 PSYC elective courses (200– 400 level)
  • 2 PSYC elective courses (300– 400 level)

Sociology

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • SOCI 200 – Intro to Sociology
  • SOCI 201 – Social Problems

Choose 3 courses from the following*:

  • PSYC 305 – Overview of Theory and Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • PSYC 312 – Social Psychology
  • PSYC 317 – Crisis Intervention
  • PSYC 336 – Gerontology
  • PSYC 361 – Marriage and Family
  • PSYC 497 – Psychology Seminar
  • PSYC 499 – Internship
  • SOCI 313 – Social organizations
  • SOCI 340 – Human Societies: A Global View
  • SOCI 349 – Sociology of Disability
  • SOCI 497 – Special Topics in Sociology
  • SOWK 200 – Intro to Social Work/Human Services

*A maximum of 2 PSYC courses may be chosen.

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Business

Accounting

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • ACCT 211 – Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 212 – Principles of Accounting II
  • ACCT 301 – Intermediate Accounting
  • ACCT 311 – Cost Accounting I
  • ACCT 401 – Taxation I
  • BUSI 301 – Business Law

Business

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • ACCT 211 – Principles of Accounting I
  • ECON 214 – Principles of Macroenconomics
  • BUSI 301 – Business Law
  • BUSI 310 – Principles of Management
  • BUSI 472 – Organizational Ethics

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • BUSI 303 – International Business
  • BUSI 330 – Principles of Marketing

Computer Science

Total Credits: 21

Required Courses

  • CSIS 110 – Introduction to Computing Sciences
  • CSIS 111 – Introduction to Programming
  • CSIS 112 – Advanced Programming
  • CSIS 215 – Algorithms and Data Structures
  • MATH 250 – Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
  • 2 CSIS elective courses (300-400 level).

Entrepreneurship

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • ACCT 209 – Survey of Accounting and Finance
  • BUSI 336 – Introduction of Entrepreneurship
  • BUSI 338 – Developing Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • BUSI 493 – Entrepreneur Internship (taken twice)
  • HIUS 360 – History of American Entrepreneurship

Information Security

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • BUSI 310 – Principles of Management
  • CSIS 330 – Business Data Communication Systems
  • CSIS 340 – Studies in Information Security
  • CSIS 341 – Information Security Planning
  • CSIS 344 – Information Security Operations

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • CJUS 380 – Introduction to Homeland Security
  • GOVT 380 – Introduction to Intelligence & National Security

Information Systems

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • CSIS 100 – Intro to Information Sciences & Systems
  • CSIS 208 – Application Programming
  • CSIS 212 – Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSIS 325 – Database Management Systems
  • CSIS 351 – System Analysis & Design
  • CSIS 405 – Business & Economic Forecasting

Sport Management

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • SMGT 200 – Introduction to Sport Management
  • SMGT 302 – Sport Facilities & Events
  • SMGT 305 – Sport Law
  • SMGT 404 – Administration & Organization in Sport & Recreation
  • 1 SMGT elective course (400 level)

Sport Outreach

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • SMGT 312 – Introduction to Sport Ministry Outreach
  • SMGT 315 – Concepts & Practices in Sport Outreach
  • SMGT 317 – Mentoring in Sport
  • SMGT 321 – Global Sport Outreach
  • SMGT 401 – Sport Methodology, Methods, & Practices
  • SMGT 402 – Outreach in Organized Sport
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Communication and the Arts

Communication and Digital Content Minors

Digital Media – Audio

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • DIGI 175 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • DIGI 224 – Fundamentals of Audio Production
  • DIGI 225 – Introduction to Video Production

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • DIGI 250 – Location Sound
  • DIGI 290 – Post Production Sound Design
  • DIGI 324 – Vocal Development
  • DIGI 334 – Intermediate Audio Production
  • DIGI 337 – Music Recording
  • DIGI 454 – Radio News Production
  • DIGI 474 – Advanced Audio Production
  • DIGI 490 – SFX, ADR & Foley

Digital Media – Editing

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • DIGI 175 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • DIGI 224 – Fundamentals of Audio Production
  • DIGI 225 – Introduction to Video Production

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • DIGI 282 – Intermediate Editing & Effects
  • DIGI 290 – Post Production Sound Design
  • DIGI 350 – Editing Theory
  • DIGI 490 – SFX, ADR & Foley

Digital Media – Performance

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • DIGI 175 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • DIGI 224 – Fundamentals of Audio Production
  • DIGI 225 – Introduction to Video Production

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • DIGI 220 – Writing for Storytelling
  • DIGI 230 – Essential Production Tools
  • DIGI 310 – The Digital Media Producer & Director
  • DIGI 324 – Vocal Development
  • DIGI 330 – On Camera Presentation
  • DIGI 333 – Intermediate Video Production
  • DIGI 340 – Sports Broadcasting
  • DIGI 343 – TV News Production
  • DIGI 345 – Producing TV News
  • DIGI 370 – Studio Production
  • DIGI 454 –  Radio News Production

Digital Media – Video

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • DIGI 175 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • DIGI 224 – Fundamentals of Audio Production
  • DIGI 225 – Introduction to Video Production

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • DIGI 230 – Essential Production Tools
  • DIGI 282 – Intermediate Editing & Effects
  • DIGI 310 – The Digital Media Producer & Director
  • DIGI 330 – On-Camera Presentation
  • DIGI 333 – Intermediate Video Production
  • DIGI 343 – TV News Production
  • DIGI 345 – Producing TV News
  • DIGI 350 – Editing Theory
  • DIGI 370 – Studio Production
  • DIGI 428 – Media Industry & Ethics
  • DIGI 483 – Advanced Video Production

Digital Media – Writing for Digital Media

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • DIGI 220 – Writing for Storytelling
  • DIGI 240 – Writing for Visual Media
  • DIGI 354 – Storytelling: Sitcom
  • DIGI 373 – Storytelling: Episodic Drama

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • JOUR 220 – News Writing & Reporting I
  • JOUR 225 – Media Writing

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • JOUR 354 – News Writing & Reporting II
  • JOUR 356 – Social Media Writing
  • JOUR 358 – Strategic Web Writing

Journalism

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • JOUR 220 – News Writing & Reporting I
  • JOUR 354 – News Writing & Reporting II

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • ARTS 222 – Introduction to Graphic Design
  • DIGI 175 – Fundamentals of Editing
  • DIGI 224 – Fundamentals of Audio Production
  • DIGI 225 – Introduction to Video Production
  • STCO 289 – Digital Promotion Technologies & Applications

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • ARTS 224 – Media Design
  • JOUR 234 – Modern Copy Editing
  • JOUR 356 – Social Media Writing
  • JOUR 358 – Strategic Web Writing
  • JOUR 360 – Media Convergence
  • JOUR 370 – Sports Writing
  • JOUR 373 – Editorial & Opinion Writing
  • JOUR 374 – Magazine Writing & Editing
  • JOUR 375 – Community Reporting
  • JOUR 390 – Champion Practicum*
  • JOUR 485 – Investigative Reporting

*JOUR 390 is 1 credit; students must take this course 3 times if chosen.

Visual and Performing Arts Minors

Cinematic Arts

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CINE 201 – Introduction to Screenwriting
  • CINE 202 – Introduction to Motion Picture Directing
  • CINE 203 – Introduction to Cinematography & Sound Design
  • 2 CINE elective courses (100-400 level)

Cinematic Arts Production

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CINE 301 – Cinema Legal Environment
  • CINE 302 – Story Analysis
  • CINE 304 – Production
  • CINE 305 – Editing
  • CINE 355 – Documentary Audio Production

Dance

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core courses:

  • CHOR 212 – History of Dance
  • THEA 108 – Ballet and Modern

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • THEA 109 – Tap and Jazz
  • THEA 208 – Ballet and Modern II
  • THEA 209 – Tap and Jazz II
  • THEA 308 – Advanced Techniques in Musical Theatre Choreography

Graphic Design

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • ARTS/FACS 113 – Introduction to 2D Design or ARTS 114 –  Introduction to 3D Design
  • ARTS 222 – Introduction to Graphic Design
  • ARTS 332 – Vector Illustration
  • ARTS 342 – Digital Imaging
  • ARTS 352 – Graphic Design I
  • ARTS 371 – Graphic Design II

Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts – Theatre

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core courses:

  • THEA 201 – Acting I
  • THEA 202 – Stagecraft
  • THEA 231 – Script Analysis

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • THEA 211 – Theatre History I
  • THEA 212 – Theatre History II

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • THEA 241 – Voice for the Stage I
  • THEA 412 – Site-Specific Theatre

Photography

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • ARTS 301 – Introduction to Film Photography
  • ARTS 342 – Digital Imaging
  • ARTS 361 – Digital Photography
  • ARTS 461 – Advanced Digital Photography
  • ARTS 469 – Conceptual/Fine Art Photo./Portfolio

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • ARTS/FACS 113 – Introduction to 2D Design
  • ARTS 114 – Introduction to 3D Design

Studio Art

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • ARTS/FACS 113 – Introduction to 2D Design or ARTS 114 –  Introduction to 3D Design
  • 3 ARTS elective courses (100-400 level)

Choose 1 group from the following:

  • ARTS 211 & 311 – Drawing I & II
  • ARTS 321 & 420 – Painting I & II
  • ARTS 330 & 430 – Sculpture I & II
  • ARTS 361 & 461 – Digital Photography

Theatre Arts

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • THEA 201 – Acting I
  • THEA 202 – Stagecraft
  • THEA 211 – Theater History I or THEA 212 Theater History II
  • THEA 231 – Script Analysis
  • THEA 241 – Voice for the Stage I or THEA 412 Site-Specific Theatre
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Divinity

Apologetics and Cultural Engagement

Biblical Greek

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • 5 Greek (GREK) Electives

Biblical Languages

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • GREK 201 – Greek Grammar I
  • GREK 202 – Greek Grammar II
  • GREK 301 – Greek Grammar III
  • GREK 302 – Greek Syntax & Reading
  • HBRW 201 – Hebrew Grammar I
  • HBRW 202 – Hebrew Grammar II

Biblical Studies

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • BIBL 471 – Biblical Archaeology
  • BIBL 472 – New Testament Backgrounds
  • BIBL 473 – Old Testament Backgrounds

Choose 4 BIBL elective courses (300-400 level).

Camp and Outdoor Adventure Leadership

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • COAL 210 – Introduction to COAL
  • COAL 220 – Foundations & Programming of COAL
  • COAL 310 – Christian Camp: Site Plan & Design
  • COAL 370 – Managing the Christian Ministry Org.

Christian Leadership

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • COAL 210 – Introduction to COAL
  • COAL 220 – Foundations & Programming of COAL
  • COAL 310 – Christian Camp: Site Planning & Design
  • COAL 370 – Managing the Christian Ministry Organization

Christian Ministries

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • CLED 450 – Organization and Leadership in Ministry
  • YOUT 201 – Survey of Youth Ministries
  • Choose 2 courses from any of the following disciplines: CHMN (Church Ministries), CLED (Christian Leadership), or YOUT (Youth Ministries)

Expositional Preaching

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • BIBL 350 – Inductive Bible Study
  • BIBL 370 – Logos Bible Software
  • BIBL 480 – Hermeneutics
  • PLED 421 – Homiletics I
  • PLED 422 – Homiletics II
  • PLED 446 – Christocentric Preaching

Global Studies

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • GLST 200 – Introduction to Global Studies
  • GLST 220 – Intercultural Comm./Engagement*
  • GLST 290 – Cultural Anthropology**
  • GLST 385 – Career Preparation for Global Workers
  • 1 GLST elective course (300– 400 level)^

*GLST 220 fulfills Communication elective (GenEd requirement).

**GLST 290 fulfills Cultural Studies elective (GenEd requirement).

^Students interested in completing an international internship for their elective should apply through the Department of Global Studies at least 2 semesters prior to the internship.

Pastoral Leadership

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • PLED 201 – Foundation to Pastoral Leadership
  • PLED 301 – Family Ministry in the Church
  • PLED 302 – Staff Management/Relations
  • PLED 305 – Pastoral Duties

Theology

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • 2 THEO elective courses (100-400 level)
  • 3 THEO elective courses (300-400 level)

Urban Ministry

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHMN 250 – Ministry in Urban Communities
  • CHMN 310 – Multi-Ethnic Church Ministry
  • CHMN 315 – Apologetics & Evangelism in an Urban Ministry Context or CHMN 497 – Special Topics in Urban Ministry
  • CHMN 420 – Contemporary Issues in Urban Ministry
  • THEO 345 – Theology of Race & Culture

Women’s Leadership

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • WLED 220 – Survey of Women’s Ministries
  • WLED 320 – Spiritual Formation & Development for Women in Leadership
  • WLED 330 – The Role of Christian Women in Ministry
  • WLED 387 – Methods of Teaching Bible and Communication Skills for Women

Youth Ministries

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • YOUT 201 – Survey of Youth Ministries
  • YOUT 220 – Global Youth Culture

Choose 2 courses from the following:

  • YOUT 310 – Introduction to Church Ministries
  • YOUT 340 – Current Issues in Youth Ministry
  • YOUT 370 – Managing the Christian Youth Organization
  • YOUT 380 – Ministering to Adolescents in Crisis
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Education

Special Education

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Government

Criminal Justice

Government

International Relations

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses*

Core Courses:

  • GOVT 330 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • GOVT 340 – International Relations
  • GOVT 425 – American Foreign Policy

Choose 3 courses from the following:

  • GOVT 332 – Politics of Europe
  • GOVT 334 – Politics of Latin America
  • GOVT 335 – Politics of Asia
  • GOVT 337 – Politics of the Middle East
  • GOVT 405 – Political & Economic Development
  • GOVT 440 – Political Geography
  • GOVT 445 – International Law
  • GOVT 480 – Terrorism

*Prerequisite for all upper-level GOVT courses is GOVT 200.

Politics and Policy

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses*

Core Course:

  • GOVT 350 – Political Economy & Public Policy

Choose 4 courses from the following:

  • GOVT 320 – American Executive Processes/Institutions
  • GOVT 322 – American Legislative System
  • GOVT 327 – State & Local Government
  • GOVT 328 – American Political Processes
  • GOVT 425 – American Foreign Policy
  • PADM 360 – Introduction to Public Administration

*Prerequisite for all upper-level GOVT courses is GOVT 200.

Strategic Intelligence Studies

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Course

  • GOVT 200 – Constitutional Gov. & Free Enterprise or GOVT 220 – American Government

Choose 2 courses from the following:

  • GOVT 380 – Intro. to Intelligence & National Security
  • GOVT 381 – Intelligence Analysis
  • GOVT 480 – Terrorism

Choose 2 GOVT Strategic Intelligence elective courses (300-400 level).*

*Choose a course not already applying to the minor from (GOVT 380-389 or GOVT 480-489).

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Health Sciences

Biology

Total Credits: 19

Required Courses

  • BIOL 224 – General Biology I
  • BIOL 225 – General Biology II
  • BIOL elective course (300-400 level)
  • BCHM elective course (300-400 level)
  • ENVR elective course (300-400 level)

Biomedical Sciences

Total Credits: 17-18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • BIOL 224 – General Biology I
  • BIOL 225 – General Biology II
  • BIOL 313 – Clinical Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 385 – Advanced Human Physiology

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • BIOL 301 – Genetics
  • BIOL 303 – Microbiology
  • BIOL 305 – Parasitology
  • BIOL 330 – Histology
  • BCHM 450 – Medical Biochemistry
  • BCHM 451 – Biochemistry I

Chemistry

Total Credits: 20

Required Courses

  • CHEM 121 – General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 122 – General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 301 – Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 302 – Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 321 – Analytical Chemistry

Creation Studies

Total Credits: 19-21

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • BIBL 410 – Genesis
  • CRST 290 – History of Life
  • CRST 390 – Origins

Choose 3 courses or groups from the following:

  • BIOL 321 – Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrates
  • BIOL 371 – Vertebrate Paleontology
  • BIOL 415 – Cell Biology
  • BIOL 102/104 – Principles of Human Biology/Lab or BIOL 225 –  General Biology II or BIOL 213-216 –  Human Anatomy & Physiology I/Lab*
  • PHSC 210/211 – Elements of Earth Science/Lab or ENVR 220/221 –  Physical Geology/Lab
  • PHSC 310 – Astronomy: An Integrated Approach or PHSC 121/122 –  Introduction to Astronomy/Lab

*If BIOL 213/214/215/216 is selected, only 4 credits will be applied to the minor.

Health Promotion

Total Credits: 17

Required Courses

  • BIOL 213 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 214 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
  • BIOL 215 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 216 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
  • HLTH 350 – Introduction to Public and Community Health
  • HLTH 420 – Principles of Behavior Change and Health Counseling
  • HLTH 453 – Program Planning and Evaluation in Health Education

Physical Education and Health

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

  • EXSC 302 – Exercise & Sports Injuries
  • PHED 101 – Physical Fitness
  • PHED 200-205 – Pedagogical Sport/Activity Courses
  • PHED 208 – Motor Learning
  • PHED 209 – Motor Learning Lab
  • PHED 225 – Weight Training & Conditioning
  • PHED elective course (300-400 level)
  • SMGT 300 – Introduction to Coaching

Public Health

Total Credits: 15

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • HLTH 216 – Personal Health
  • HLTH 301 – Foundations of Public Health
  • HLTH 370 – Introduction to Environmental Hazards & Response
  • HLTH 444 – Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • HTLH 311 – Health Promotion in the Global Setting
  • HLTH 330 – Human Nutrition
  • HLTH 340 – Woman’s Health Issues
  • HLTH 380 – Health Promotion for the Aging Population
  • HLTH 400 – Contemporary Health Issues
  • HLTH 402 – The School Health Program
  • HLTH 488 – Chronic and Infectious Diseases
  • HLTH 491 – Grantsmanship

Strength and Conditioning

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

  • EXSC 310 – Physiology of Exercise
  • EXSC 340 – Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
  • EXSC 345 – Applied Strength Training and Conditioning
  • EXSC 401 – Seminar in Strength and Conditioning
  • EXSC 440 – Programming and Periodization for Strength and Conditioning
  • EXSC 486 – Strength and Conditioning Specialist Workshop and Certification
  • HLTH 333 – Exercise and Sports Nutrition
  • PHED 225 – Weight Training/Conditioning
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Music

Liberal Arts

Total Credits: 17

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices & Theory I
  • MUSC 106 – Harmonic Practices & Theory II
  • MUSC 107 – Musicianship I
  • MUSC 108 – Musicianship II
  • MUSC 311 – Music History (Antiquity– 1750)
  • MUSC 312 – Music History since 1750

Choose 1 course from the following:

  • MUSC 319 – Choral Literature
  • MUSC 407 – Solo Vocal Literature

Additional Requirements

This program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed as a Core Competency requirement.

Performance: Brass, Woodwind, or Percussion

Total Credits: 18

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices & Theory I
  • MUSC 106 – Harmonic Practices & Theory II
  • MUSC 107 – Musicianship I
  • MUSC 108 – Musicianship II
  • MUSC 151 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Freshman)
  • MUSC 152 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Freshman)
  • MUSC 251 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Sophomore)
  • MUSC 252 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Sophomore)
  • MUSC 351 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Junior)
  • MUSC 252 – Guitar, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion (Junior)

Choose 2 courses from the following:

  • MUSC 355 – Brass Techniques
  • MUSC 357 – Woodwind Techniques
  • MUSC 363 – Percussion Techniques

Additional Requirements

This program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed as a Core Competency requirement.

Performance: Voice, Keyboard, Guitar, or Strings

Total Credits: 22

Required Courses

Core Courses:

  • MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices & Theory I
  • MUSC 106 – Harmonic Practices & Theory II
  • MUSC 107 – Musicianship I
  • MUSC 108 – Musicianship II
  • MUSC 121 and 122, 141 and 142, or 151 and 152 – Private Instruction
  • MUSC 221 and 222, 241 and 242, or 251 and 252 – Private Instruction
  • MUSC 321 and 322, 341 and 342, or 351 and 352 – Private Instruction
  • 2 semesters of ensemble participation in the performance area

Choose 1 course from the following based on your performance area:

  • MUSC 304 – Keyboard: Keyboard Pedagogy
  • MUSC 375 – Strings: String Pedagogy
  • MUSC 393 – Voice: Vocal Diction
  • MUSC 477 – Guitar: Guitar Pedagogy

Additional Requirements

This program has the additional requirement of attendance at 24 approved concerts and recitals. CSTU 101 or MUSC 103 must be completed as a Core Competency requirement.

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