Minor Requirements

Actuarial Science Minor

Mathematics
MATH 321Prob/Statistical Infer I 33
MATH 322Prob/Statistical Infer II 43
MATH 340Theory of Interest 53
Business & Economics
BUS 111Integrative Bus Experience 23
BUS 363Corp Fin Mgmt in Global Env I 13
ECON 203T1:Global Microeconomics3
ECON 204Global Macroeconomics3
Recommended Courses in Mathematics (not required)
App Regression&Time Series Ana 6
Additional Recommended Courses in Business (not required)
Financ/Managerial Accounting 1
Investments 2
Total Hours21
1

Prerequisite BUS 111

2

Prerequisite BUS 363

3

Prerequisite MATH 207

4

Prerequisite MATH 321

5

Prerequisite MATH 208

6

Prerequisite MATH 322

All courses must be completed with a C- or better to be counted toward completion of the minor.

Art

ARHI 101T1:DV:History of Art3
ART 102T1:Visual Order3
ART 103T1:Drawing I3
ART Electives9
Total Hours18

Biology

BIO 101T1:Principles of Biology I3
BIO 101LPrinciples of Biology I: Lab1
BIO 102Principles of Biology II3
BIO 102LPrinciples of Biology II: Lab1
Electives
Plus courses that contribute to a biology major with at least 4 hours at the 300 level or higher10
Total Hours18

Chemistry

CHEM 101T1: Principles of Chemistry I3
CHEM 101LPrinciples of Chemistry I: Lab1
CHEM 102Principles of Chemistry II3
CHEM 102LPrinciples of Chemistry II:Lab1
Electives 1
Select one of the following options:10
Non-Science Majors
Ten sem. hrs. with four hrs. of CHEM courses with at least 4 hours at 300-level or higher
Science Majors
Ten sem. hrs. at 300-level or higher
Total Hours18
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Organic Chemistry (8) is required regardless and does not count as hours toward the minor. A total of two (2) research credits (CHEM 411 or CHEM 412) can be counted toward the minor. Internship credits (CHEM 390) cannot be counted.

Communication

COM 210Mass Communication and Society3
COM 211Speech3
COM 250Writing for Mass Media3
COM Electives9
Total Hours18

Computer Science

CS 111Intro to Obj-Oriented Program3
CS 211Programming Structures3
CS 221Database Techniques3
Select one language from the following:3
Visual Basic I
FORTRAN
COBOL
Functional Programming
Select one application from the following:3
Visual BASIC II
Integrated Information Systems
Desktop Publishing
Electives
CS Elective (consult advisor):3
Visual Basic I (or above)
Desktop Publishing
Total Hours18

Credit for courses not listed in this catalog requires permission of the Director of Computer Science in order to be counted.  COM 330 may count as an elective.

Corporate Communication Minor (Business Majors Only)

Required Courses
COM 211Speech3
COM 250Writing for Mass Media3
BUS 233Mktg in a Global Environment3
Select two of the following:6
Intro Advert/Public Relations
Desktop Publishing
Professional Presentations
Global Integrated Mktg Commun
Select one of the following:3
Writing for Advertising and PR
Adv Advertising/Public Relat
Media Internship
DV:Business Internship
Total Hours18

English-Literature

ENG 220Introduction Creative Writing3
ENG 230Literacy, Form and Function3
ENG Electives (upper-division literature)12
Total Hours18

English-Writing - Disciplinary Concentration

Writing with Communication Concentration

ENG Required Courses
ENG 323H3:The Modern Rhetoric3
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 340H3:Professional Writing II3
Electives
Select three of the following COM electives:9
Writing for Mass Media
Adv Jour Writ/Edit Print Media
Broadcast Writing/Journalism
Writing for Advertising and PR
COM 400 Series (when writing intensive)
H2b:Travel Writing
Grant Writing
Total Hours18

Writing with Corporate Communication Concentration

ENG Required Courses
ENG/COM 211Speech3
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 340H3:Professional Writing II3
Electives
Select three of the following ENG/COM electives:9
Grant Writing
Writing for Mass Media
Adv Jour Writ/Edit Print Media
Broadcast Writing/Journalism
Writing for Advertising and PR
COM 400 series
Total Hours18

Writing with Creative Writing Concentration

ENG Required Courses
ENG 220Introduction Creative Writing3
ENG 320Advanced Creative Writing3
ENG 420Creative Writing:Pub/Perform3
Electives
Select three of the following ENG/COM electives:9
Composing Process
H3:The Modern Rhetoric
H2b:Travel Writing
Grant Writing
Magazine Article Writing
Screenwriting (W)
Total Hours18

Writing with Government & Foreign Affairs Concentration

Required Courses
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 323H3:The Modern Rhetoric3
GFA 215Research & Meth in Politic Sci3
ENG Elective
Select one of the following ENG electives:3
Introduction Creative Writing
Advanced Creative Writing
H3:Professional Writing II
Grant Writing
GFA Electives
Select two of the following GFA electives:6
H1:DV:World Politics (formerly International Politics)
H2b:American Political Thought
H2b:West Europe/European Union (formerly The Government and Politics of Europe)
H1:DV:Public Policy
H1:American Foreign Policy
The Legislative Process
The American Presidency
H3:DV:Povty & Prspty in Dev Wd (formerly Politics and Economics of Developing Nations)
H2b:Constitutional Law (formerly Supreme Court and the Constitution)
H3:DV:CivilRight&Libert
H1:InternPoliti Econ
H3:International Law
Special Topics
and Special Topics
Readings & Individual Investig
and Readings & Individual Investig
Total Hours18

Writing with Professional Writing Concentration

ENG RequiredCourses
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 440Adv Studies in Composition3
ENG 323H3:The Modern Rhetoric3
or ENG 340 H3:Professional Writing II
Electives
Select three of the following ENG/COM electives:9
Literacy, Form and Function
Composing Process
Writing for Mass Media
Broadcast Writing/Journalism
Writing for Advertising and PR
H2b:Travel Writing
Grant Writing
Total Hours18

Writing with Psychology Concentration

ENG Required Courses
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 340H3:Professional Writing II3
ENG 323H3:The Modern Rhetoric3
or ENG 342 Grant Writing
Electives
Select one of the following options:9
For those with Psychology - Research (PSYCH Electives)
Personality
Experimental Psychology
DV:Abnormal Psychology
Psychology Seminar
For those with Psychology - Community/Clinical (PSYCH/BSC Electives)
H1:DV:Gender
DV:H1: Addictions
DV:Abnormal Psychology
DV:Applied Behav Science Sem
For those in B.A./M.A (PSYCH/BSC Electives)
DV:Abnormal Psychology
DV:Applied Behav Science Sem
DV:H3:Applied Behav Sci Intern
Research Methods/Prog Evaluati
Total Hours18

Writing with a Sociology Concentration

ENG Required Courses
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 340H3:Professional Writing II3
ENG 323H3:The Modern Rhetoric3
ENG 342Grant Writing3
Electives
Select two of the following SOC electives:6
Social Research Methods
H2b:Sociological Theory
DV:Social Psychology
DV:Applied Behav Science Sem
DV:H3:Applied Behav Sci Intern
Total Hours18

English-Writing - General

(for students who wish to create their own individualized writing experience)

Electives
Select five ENG/COM Electives at the 200-300 level:15
Introduction Creative Writing
Literacy, Form and Function
Professional Writing I
Writing for Mass Media
Advanced Creative Writing
Composing Process
H3:The Modern Rhetoric
H2b:Travel Writing
H3:Professional Writing II
Grant Writing
Broadcast Writing/Journalism
Writing for Advertising and PR
Magazine Article Writing
Sports Writing
One 400-level Writing Elective:3
Creative Writing:Pub/Perform
Adv Studies in Composition
Total Hours18

 Environmental Science Minor

NS 103T1:Environmental Science3
NS 103LEnvironmental Science:Lab1
BIO 314General Ecology3
Choose one of the following:3
Conservation Biology
Conservation Biology
Choose 8 or more credits of the following:8
Principles of Biology II
Principles of Biology II: Lab
Environ Science Seminar I
Environmental Science Sem II
Environ Science Seminar III
Environmental Sem Series IV
T1:Introduction to Geology
Environmental Ethics & Polic
Environmental Ethics & Policy
GIS/Remote Sensing
Biogeochemistry 1
Biogeochemistry 1
Limnology (Aquatic Ecology) 1
Limnology (Aquatic Ecology) 1
Environmental Chemistry 1
Environmental Chemistry 1
Topics in Chemistry 1
Total Hours18
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Courses with prerequisites of BIO 101/102 or CHEM 101/102. 

Environmental Studies

Required Courses
NS 103T1:Environmental Science3
PHIL 275H1:Environmental Philosophy3
Area A: Ecology and the Sciences
Select two of the following:6
DV: Math and the Environme
T1:Plants,Foods,Medici & Texti
General Ecology
Area B: Ecology and the Humanities
Select two of the following:6
DV:H1:Amer Indi Lit/Env Jus
H1:Green Myth:Stu in Lit Ec
H1:DV:Indust Revol in World
Total Hours18

Forensic Studies Minor

Foundation Courses
NS 114T1:Intro to Forensic Science3
PSYC 200T1:Psychology of Violence3
SOC 305Criminology3
Electives
Select three of the following:9
Fraud Examination
T1:Studies in Short Fiction
H2b:The Novel
Introduction to Forensic Nursi
T1:Forensic Chemistry
ST: Forensic Psychology
H1:Victimology
Total Hours18

French

Required Courses depend on student’s entry level. FREN 101- FREN 102 not included.

FREN 201
FREN 202
Intermediate French I
and Intermediate French II
6
FREN 307Readings in French3
FREN 308French Conversation & Composit3
FREN 301
FREN 302
Advanced French I
and Advanced French II
6
FREN Electives at 300-400 level(as needed)
Total Hours18

Gender Studies

Required Courses
ENG 207T1:DV:Literat & Gender Theory3
or GS 207 T1:DV:Liter & Gender Theory
GS 491Directed Study3
Area A: Gender and the Humanities
Select two of the following:6
T1:DV:Cre Eq:Iss of Gen/Rac
H2b:Autobiographica Literature
H1:ST:21st Cent:Chal Conte Fi
DV:Glob Perspec in Gender Hist
DV:Def of Gender in Hispa Cult
Area B: Gender and the Social Sciences
Select two of the following:6
DV: Rac,Gen,Po in Mass Med
Special Topics
H1:DV:Gender
H2b:DV:Women and the CrJu Syst (formerly Women in Prison)
Total Hours18

Government and Foreign Affairs

GFA 103T1:DV:American Government3
GFA 301H1:DV:World Politics (formerly International Politics)3
GFA 303H2b:American Political Thought3
GFA Electives9
Total Hours18

History

Select one of the following:6
T1:DV:World Civil to 1500
and T1:DV:World Civil 1500 to Pres
T1:DV:Hist of the U.S. to 1877
and T1:DV:Hist of U.S. since 1877
HIST Electives12
Total Hours18

Latin

Required courses depend on student’s entry level.

Level I
LAT 101
LAT 102
Elementary Latin I
and Elementary Latin II
6
LAT 201
LAT 202
Intermediate Latin I
and Intermediate Latin II
6
LAT 301
LAT 302
Advanced Latin I
and Advanced Latin II
6
Level II
Total Hours18

Mathematics

MATH 207Calculus I5
MATH 230Discrete Patterns I3
MATH 313Linear Algebra I3
MATH Upper-Level Electives 16
Total Hours17
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Six hours in upper-level (above 200) Mathematics courses or 3 hours in upper-level Mathematics courses and 3 hours of Computer Science (CS 111 or higher).

Note: Credit for courses not listed in this Catalog requires permission of the Division Chair in order to be counted toward the mathematics minor.

Music

Required Courses
MUS 161Music Theory I3
MUS 162Music Theory II3
MUS 208Western Music History I3
MUS 209Western Music History II3
Elective Tracks
Select one of the following Tracks:6
Performance Track (audition required)
General Music Track
Total Hours18

Performance Track

Take 4 credits on one of the following:4
Voice for Minors
Piano for Minors
Guitar for Majors
Violin for Majors
Organ for Majors
Recital for Minors
Total Hours4

General Music Track

Select one of the following options (A or B):6
General Music A
Select two of the following:
H2b:Hist of Great Choral Works
T1:DV:Ameri Musical Theater
T1:DV:History of Blues & Jazz
T1:History of Rock Music
T1: Music and The Movies
T1:History of Dance & Music
General Music B
Select one of the following:
H2b:Hist of Great Choral Works
T1:DV:Ameri Musical Theater
T1:DV:History of Blues & Jazz
T1:History of Rock Music
Select one of the following:
Walsh University Chorale
Voice for Minors
Piano for Minors
Total Hours6

Museum Studies

MS 101Introduction to Museum Studies3
MS 201Public History Practicum3
MS 401Seminar in Museology3
MS Electives 19
Total Hours18
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See major requirements.

Peace Studies Minor

PEAC 201H1:Intro to Peace Studies (formerly PS 201)3
PEAC 301H3:Conflict Resolutions (formerly PS 301)3
Area A: Peace and National and International Systems
Select one of the following: 13
H2b:DV:Comparative Politics
H1:DV:World Politics
H1:American Foreign Policy
H1:InternPoliti Econ
H3:International Law
Special Topics
Diplomat Hist U.S. to 1877
H2b:Diplo Hist U.S. since 1877
DV: Govt & Pol in Mod Latin Am
DV: History of Mod Middle East
Area B - Influences on Peace
Select one of the following: 13
DV:Special Topics in Litera
H3:International Law
H3:Rep Brok Wrld:Jew Valu Heal
H2b:Human Rights in Latin Amer
H2b:DV:Political Philosophy
H2a:Christian Moral Life
Area C - The Promotion of Social. Economic, and Environmental Justice
Select one of the following: 13
DV:H1:Amer Indi Lit/Env Jus
H2b:DV:Comparative Politics
H3:DV:Povty & Prspty in Dev Wd (formerly Politics and Economics of Developing Nations)
H1:InternPoliti Econ
DV:African-American History
H1:Rise/Fall of Nazi Germany
H1:DV:Hate Groups/Violence
T1:DV:Sci/Contemp Hlth Iss
T1:Environmental Science
DV:T1:Social Problems
T1:DV:Social/Cult Divers
H1:DV:Urban Sociology
H2a:SL:Princ of Justice/Peace
PEAC Electives
Select two courses from Area A, B, or C: 16
Total Hours21
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If a course is taken in one area, it cannot be repeated for either of the other area course selections.

Philosophy

PHIL Elective (100-level)3
PHIL Elective (200-level)3
PHIL Elective (300-level)3
PHIL Elective (400-level)3
PHIL Electives6
Total Hours18

Psychology Minor

Foundations
PSYC 120T1:Principles of Psychology3
Biological Bases/Cognitive & Learning Processes/Developmental Processes
Select one of the following:3
Principles of Learning
Cognitive Processes
DV:T1:Human Devel Across Lifes
Physiological Psychology
Social Process/Biological Bases/Diversity/Individual Differences
Select one of the following:3
Cognitive Neuropsychology
Personality
DV:H1:Cross-Cultural Psych
DV:Abnormal Psychology
Electives 19
Total Hours18
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May include BSC 301. Minors may not take BSC 360, BSC 430, or BSC 440.

Sociology

SOC 101T1:Principles of Sociology3
or SOC 204 DV:T1:Social Problems
SOC 205T1:DV:Social/Cult Divers3
SOC 303H1:DV:Marriage, Family&Intimac (formerly Family Systems)3
SOC Electives 19
Total Hours18
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Electives may include BSC 301. Minors may not take BSC 360, BSC 430, or BSC 440.

Spanish

Required courses depend on student’s entry level. SPAN 101- SPAN 102 not included.

SPAN 201
SPAN 202
Intermediate Spanish I
and Intermediate Spanish II
6
SPAN 301
SPAN 302
Advanced Spanish I
and Advanced Spanish II
6
SPAN 307
SPAN 321
Conversational Spanish
and DV:Latin American Civ/Culture
6
SPAN 300-400-level Electives(as needed)
Total Hours18

Spanish for Health Care

Required courses depend on student’s entry level. SPAN 101- SPAN 102 not included.

SPAN 201-2
SPAN 202-2
Inter Spanish I for Hlth Care
and Inter Spanish II for Hlth Care
6
SPAN 307-2Conver Spanish for Hlth Care4
Select 8-14 sem. hrs. from the following depending on placement:8-14
H2b:Complem & Altern Therapies
and COMP:Complem/Altern Therapies
H3:Hlth Care Disparity/Term
DV:Latin American Civ/Culture
Med Spanish Trans/Interpretati
DV:Population Focused Nursing
Spanish Internship
Total Hours18-24

Theology

THEO 215H2a:Old Testament Scriptures3
THEO 216H2a:New Testament Scriptures3
THEO Elective (200-level)3
THEO Elective (300-level)3
THEO Elective (400-level)3
THEO Elective3
Total Hours18

All Theology minors must have completed THEO 106 as a prerequisite Tier 1 Course.