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MINORS (UNDERGRADUATE)

Students may be required or choose to complete a minor depending on their selected major. Majors that require a minor are noted in the program sections of the Academic Catalog. A minor requires at least 18 credit hours in the minor subject area and at least one-half of the credits for the minor must be earned in residence.

Students cannot apply more than two courses earned toward their major to complete a minor. A grade of “C” or higher is required in all courses of the minor.

Astronomy
The minor in Astronomy consists of 21 credit hours.

The required courses for a minor in Astronomy are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
SCI 2000Planetary Science3
SCI 2010Introductory Astronomy3
SCI 2130Physics I4
SCI 2230Physics II4
SCI/TST 3050The Practice of Science and Theological Thought3
BSC 4095Scientific Seminar4

Biblical Studies
The minor in Biblical Studies requires 21 credit hours.

The required courses for a minor in Biblical Studies are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
BST 2010Understanding the Old Testament3
BST 2020Understanding the New Testament3
BST 3000Beginning Biblical Interpretation3
BST 3XXXOld Testament Commentary Courses (2)6
BST 3XXXNew Testament Commentary Courses (2)6
Biology
The minor in Biology requires 23 credit hours.

The required courses for a minor in Biology are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
BSC 1020Biology II4
BSC 2020Zoology: The Animal Kingdom4
SCI 1120Chemistry I4
SCI/TST 3050The Practice of Science and Theological Thought3
Plus eight credit hours in upper-division Science8
Business Administration
The minor in Business Administration requires 18 credit hours.

The required courses for a minor in Business Administration are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
ACC 2051Principles of Financial Accounting3
BUS 2000Introduction to Business3
BUS 3061Business Law I3
ECO 2012Contemporary Economics3
BUS 3006Principles of Management3
Plus three credit hours in upper-division Business Admin.3
Chemistry
The minor in Chemistry requires 22 credit hours.

The required courses for a minor in Chemistry are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
SCI 1120Chemistry I4
SCI 1220Chemistry II4
SCI 3120Organic Chemistry I4
SCI 3220Organic Chemistry II4
SCI/TST 3050The Practice of Science and Theological Thought3
BSC 4014Biochemistry3
Church Ministry (for non-ministry majors)
The minor in Church Ministry requires 18 credit hours designed exclusively for non-ministry majors and contains courses designed to give the student a broad foundation of ministry that will enable one to be a more effective leader as a layperson in a local church.

The courses required for a minor in Church Ministry are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
BST 3000Beginning Biblical Interpretation3
CHM 1001Exploring God’s Call3
CHM 2022Introduction to Christian Worship3
CHM 3012Communicating the Gospel3
CED 2012Spiritual Formation3
Plus three credit hours from BST/CHM/CED/TST courses3
Coaching
The minor in Coaching consists of 19 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Coaching are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
PED 3003The Care and Prevention of Injuries3
PED 3043Theory and Practice of Coaching Sports3
PED 31xxCoaching Course (Two, 1-hour courses)2
PED 4075Coaching Practicum2
Plus nine credit hours in Exercise and Sport Studies9

 

Communication
The minor in Communication consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Communication are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
COM 2020Media Literacy3
COM 2031Global Communication3
COM 4050Special Topics3
Plus nine credit hours selected in collaboration with a program advisor9
Education
The minor in Education consists of 21 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Education are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
EDE 3070Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing OR
3
EDU 3040Teaching Reading in the Content Areas3
EDU 3010Curriculum Design and Instructional Strategies3
EDU 3175Practicum I1
EDU 3275Practicum II1
EDX 3000Foundations of Exceptional Student Education3
EDX/U 3050Assessment and Evaluation3
EDX/U 4055Classroom and Behavior Management3
Plus three or four credit hours from EDU 3070, EDU 3040 (one is required but the other may be taken as an elective), 3050, 4000, 3020, 4010, 4023, 4024, 4030, 4040, 4050, 4060, and edx=”” 4011, 4020 40303-4
Exceptional Student Education
The minor in Exceptional Student Education consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Exceptional Student Education are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
EDX 3000Foundations of Exceptional Student Education3
EDX 3060Critical Teaching Strategies for Exceptional Student Education3
EDX 4011Instructional Strategies for Students with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities4
EDX 4020Instructional Behavioral Strategies for Students with Autism and Emotional Disabilities3
EDX 4040Social-Personal Skills Transition Planning for Exceptional Student Education3
EDX 3025Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports2
EDX 3035ELECTIVE: Writing the IEP1
English
The minor in English consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in English are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
ENG 2020World Literature: Beginnings to 1650 OR
ENG 2021World Literature: 1650 to Contemporary3
ENG 2030British Literature: Medieval to 1785 OR
ENG 2032British Literature: 1785 to Contemporary 3
ENG 2040American Literature: Beginnings to 1865 OR
ENG 2041American Literature: 1865 to Contemporary3
Plus nine credit hours selected in collaboration with a program advisor9
Exercise Science
The minor in Exercise Science consists of 19 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Exercise Science are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
PED 3033Teaching Health and Personal Fitness3
PED 4012Exercise Physiology4
PED 4013Kinesiology/Biomechanics I3
Plus nine credit hours from the Exercise major9
History
The minor in History consists of 21 credit hours of coursework. All History minors are required to take HIS 4054 Historiography.

The courses required for a minor in History are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
HIS 1011Early World History3
HIS 1012Modern World History3
HIS 1030Early United States History3
HIS 1040Modern United States History3
Plus 12 credit hours from the following courses:
HIS 4045Topics in American History3
HIS 3024Florida History3
HIS 3003Modern European History3
HIS 3020U.S. History 1914-19453
HIS 3026African American History3
HIS/CHM 3016History of Christianity3
HIS 4020History of American Government and Political Thought3
Marketing
The minor in Marketing consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Marketing are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
BUS 3010Marketing3
BUS 3050Promotion Strategy3
BUS 3080Topics in Marketing3
BUS 4350Marketing Research3
BUS 4550Consumer Behavior3
Plus three credit hours from the following options:
BUS 3240Marketing in a Virtual Environment3
BUS 3410Professional Selling3
BUS 4380Global Marketing3
Mathematics
The minor in Mathematics consists of 23 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Mathematics are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
MAT 1030Mathematics for Liberal Arts OR
MAT 1040College Algebra3
MAT 2000Statistics3
MAT 2010Geometry3
MAT 2024Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry4
MAT 2130Calculus I4
MAT 2230Calculus II4
MAT 3010Topics in Mathematics2
Media Writing
The minor in Media Writing consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Media Writing are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
COM 2020Media Literacy3
COM 2031Global Communication3
COM 3130News Writing OR
COM 3230Broadcast Media Writing3
COM 3034Public Relations OR
COM 3320Webcasting Media Writing3
COM 3054Communication Law3
Plus three credit hours chosen in collaboration with a program advisor3
Music
The minor in Music consists of a minimum of 26 credit hours, 12 of which must be upper-division credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Music are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
MUS 2110Music Theory I
3
MUS 2210Music Theory II3
MUS 3000Music Technology3
MUS 3024Leadership and Administration of Worship Ministries2
MUS 3130Music Literature and History: Medieval to Classical3
MUS 3230Music Literature and History: Classical to Contemporary3
MUS 3170Conducting I2
MUS XXXXApplied Lessons3
MUS XXXEnsembles4
Pre-Law
The minor in Pre-Law consists of 21 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Pre-Law are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
BUS/LAW 3061Business Law I3
BUS/LAW 3062Business Law II3
COM/LAW 3054Communication Law3
HIS 4055Historiography3
LAW 3014Legal Research and Writing3
POS 2010American Government and Politics3
HIS 4020History of American Government and Political Thought3
Psychology
The minor in Psychology consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Psychology are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
PSY 2000Introduction to Psychology3
PSY 2010Life-Span Development3
PSY 3030Social Psychology3
PSY 3050Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 3040Personality Theories OR
PSY 4020Counseling Theories3
Plus three credit hours Psychology at the 3000-level or above3
Social Work
The minor in Social Work consists of 18 credit hours.

The courses required for a minor in Social Work are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
SWK 2000Introduction to Social Work3
SWK 2050Human Behavior and Social Environment3
SWK 3013Social Work Process and Practice I3
SWK 3014Social Work Process and Practice II3
SWK 3020Social Welfare Policy3
SWK 4010Methods of Social Research3
Sport Management
The minor in Sport Management consists of 18 credit hours. No more than three credit hours may be applied to the minor from Business and/or from Communication Arts.

The courses required for a minor in Sport Management are:

PREFIXCOURSEHRS.
PED 3043Theory and Practice of Coaching Sports3
PED 4024Organization and Administration of Physical Education, Sports and Intramural Activities3
PED 4033Sports Marketing and Public Relations3
PED 4043Athletic Facility and Event Management3
Plus six credit hours from the Sport Management Major6