Multi-Disciplinary Studies Minors

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Multidisciplinary Studies students select three minors and complete all courses for each listed below:

BIOLOGY MINOR

Courses to be completed from General Education:
BIOL 101: General Biology 1 (3 hours)
BIOL 103: General Biology 1 Lab (1 hour)
BIOL 102: General Biology 2 (3 hours)
BIOL 104: General Biology 2 Lab (1 hour)
Two Courses from the following: 8 hours
BIOL 200: Microbiology (4 hours)
BIOL 211: Zoology: Animals as Organisms (4 hours)
BIOL 212: Botany: Plants as Organisms (4 hours)

Biology courses at the 300 or 400 level: 10 hours
BIOL 371: Principles of Genetics (4 hours)
BIOL 436: General Animal Physiology (3 hours)
BIOL 461: Principles of Evolution (3 hours)

BUSINESS MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
ECON 201: Microeconomics (3 hours)
ECON 202: Macroeconomics (3 hours)

Required Courses: 18 hours
ACCT 201: Principles of Accounting 1 (3 hours)
ACCT 202: Principles of Accounting 2 (3 hours)
FIN 340: Principles of Business Finance (3 hours)
GBUS 101: Introduction to Business (3 hours)
MGMT 320: Principles of Management (3 hours)
MKTG 330: Principles of Marketing (3 hours)

CHEMISTRY MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
CHEM 115: Fundamentals of Chemistry 1 (4 hours)
CHEM: 116: Fundamentals of Chemistry 2 (4 hours)

Required courses: 8 hours
CHEM 233: Organic Chemistry 1 (3 hours)
CHEM 235: Organic Chemistry 1 Lab (1 hour)
CHEM 234: Organic Chemistry 2 (3 hours)
CHEM 236: Organic Chemistry 2 Lab (1 hour)
CHEM 410: Biochemistry (3 hours)
CHEM 412: Biochemistry Lab (1 hour)
Chemistry courses at the 300 or 400 level: 6 hours (courses currently being developed)

COMMUNICATION MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
COMM 111: Fundamentals of Speech (3 hours)
COMM 112: Interpersonal Communication (3 hours)

Required Courses: 18 hours
COMM 303: Business and Professional Communication (3 hours)
COMM 304: Human Communication and Rational Decisions (3 hours)
COMM 306: Human Communication in Organizations/Institutions (3 hours)
COMM 308: Nonverbal Communication (3 hours)
COMM 316: Intercultural Communication (3 hours)
COMM 404: Persuasion – Theory and Research (3 hours)

FINE ARTS MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
ART 101: Art Appreciation (3 hours)
MUSI 170: Music Appreciation (3 hours)
THEA 101: Theatre Appreciation (3hours)

Select ONE of the following (Art, Music, or Theatre): 15 hours

ART:
ART 111: Drawing 1 (3 hours)
ART 240 Ceramics 1 (3 hours)
One of the following: ART 112: Drawing 2, ART 241: Ceramics 2, OR ART 213: Painting 1 (3hours)
Upper Level Studio Art (3 hours)
ART 360: Contemporary Art History (3 hours)

MUSIC:
MUSIC 121: Music Theory 1 (4 hours)
MUSIC 122: Music Theory 2 (4 hours)
MUSIC 171-190: Applied Music (1 hour)
Upper Level Applied Music (3 hours)
MUSIC 311: American Music (3 hours)

THEATRE:
THEA 102: Acting 1 (3 hours)
THEA 131: Technical Theatre (3 hours)
Theatre elective (3 hours)
THEA 302: Directing OR THEA 404: Playwriting (3 hours)
Topics in Theatre History (3 hours)
ALL FINE ARTS MINORS: MDS 460: Fine Arts Seminar – 3 hours

HISTORY MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education: 6 hours selected from
HIST 101: Western Civilization through the Reformation (3 hours)
HIST 102: Western Civilization from the Reformation (3 hours)
HIST 152: US History through the Civil War (3hours)
HIST 153: US History from the Reformation (3 hours)

Required Courses: 18 hours selected from
HIST 302: History of American Indians (3 hours)
HIST 306: Colonial America, 1607-1763 (3 hours)
HIST 310: African-American History (3 hours)
HIST 340: Twentieth Century America, 1900-1945 (3 hours)
HIST 342: Twentieth Century America, 1945-2000 (3 hours)
HIST 355: Greece and Rome (3 hours)
HIST 370: Modern East Asia (3 hours)
HIST 410: Revolutionary America, 1763-1787 (3 hours)
HIST 430: Civil War and Reconstruction (3 hours)
HIST 445: History of American Women (3 hours)
HIST 463: Europe and the Middle Ages (3 hours)
HIST 465: Renaissance and Reformation (3 hours)
HIST 475: Modern European History, 1900-Present (3 hours)

LITERATURE MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education: 6 hours selected from
ENG 131-132: Types of Literature 1, 2 (3 hours each)
ENG 221-222: World Literature 1, 2 (3 hours each)
ENG 241-242: American Literature 1, 2, (3 hours each)
ENG 261-262: English Literature 1, 2, (3 hours each)

Required Courses: 18 hours selected from
ENG 320: Medieval Literature (3 hours)
ENG 325: Shakespeare (3 hours)
ENG 330: Milton (3 hours)
ENG 335: The Romantic Movement (3 hours)
ENG 340: Victorian Era Literature (3 hours)
ENG 345: Modern and Post Modern Literature (3 hours)
ENG 410: Regional Literature (3 hours)
ENG 415; American Voices (3 hours)
ENG 420: Single Author (3 hours)
ENG 425: Topics in Contemporary Global Literature (3 hours)
ENG 430: Comparative Literature (3 ours)
ENG 450 Literary Criticism (3 hours)

PSYCHOLOGY MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 241: Human Development (3 hours)

Required Courses: 18 hours
PSYC 281: Abnormal Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 318: History and Systems (3 hours)
PSYC 323: Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 350: Introduction to Counseling Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 362: Psychological Assessment (3 hours)
PSYC 363: Theories of Personality (3 hours)

SOCIOLOGY MINOR

Courses to be completed in General Education:
SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology (3 hours)
SOC 107: Social Problems OR SOC 221: Marriage and the Family (3 hours)

Required Courses: 18 hours
SOC 302: Deviant Behavior (3 hours)
SOC 350: International Culture (3 hours)
SOC 360: Gender and Human Identity (3 hours)
SOC 362: Sociology of Aging (3 hours)
SOC 390: World Culture through Film (3 hours)
SOC 405: Introduction to Social Inequality (3 hours)

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