Minors Outside of the College

Accounting Minor

Through the Stetson School of Business, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Accounting. A background in accounting is suitable for all majors and future careers, but the minor does not qualify graduates for the CPA exam.

The minor requires 15 credit hours, including:

  • ACC 204 Introductory Financial Accounting;
  • ACC 205 Introductory Managerial Accounting;
  • ACC 331 Intermediate Accounting I;
  • ACC 332 Intermediate Accounting II;
  • and one additional accounting course (ACC 368, ACC 375, or ACC 377 are recommended).

Business Minor

Through the Stetson School of Business, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Business. A minor in business can compliment any major and is well suited for students studying tin the liberal arts but envisioning a future career in business. Students interested in non-profit leaders may also be interested in the major or minor in Social Entrepreneurship.

The minor requires 15 credit hours, including:

  • ECN 151 Principles of Macroeconomics;
  • ACC 204 Introductory Financial Accounting;
  • MGT 363 Principles of Management;
  • MKT 361 Principles of Marketing;
  • and one additional course from the Stetson School of Business.

Technical Communications

Through the School of Engineering, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Technical Communication. With its focus on technical writing and editing, document design and diverse communication strategies, Technical Communication can complement many liberal arts majors and pre-professional programs.

The minor requires 15 credit hours, including:

  • TCO 285 Document and Web Design;
  • TCO 341 Technical Communication;
  • and at least two other TCO courses above 300.

Web Design

Through the School of Engineering, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Web Design. Students interested in Web Design may also be interested in the minor in Web Technology as well as the major in Graphic Design.

The minor requires 15 credit hours, including:

  • TCO 285 Document and Web Design;
  • TCO 325 Multimedia;
  • TCO 425 or TCO 491 (Writing for the Web);
  • IST 276 Introduction to Internet Programming; and
  • IST 351 Dynamic Content Delivery.

Music Minor

Through the Townsend School of Music, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Music. Music is one of the classical liberal arts, and the minor is available to students who excel in music but who also have other interests.

The minor requires 22 credit hours, including:

  • MUS 105 Music Theory I
  • MUS 106 Music Theory II
  • 4 credit hours of ensemble participation chosen from MUS 182, 183, 185, 191, 192, 196 or 197 (entrance audition required for each ensemble);
  • 6 credit hours selected from MUS 411, 412, 413, or 414;
  • and 4 credit hours of applied study.

Admission to the minor requires a successful entrance audition, and graduation requires a successful musicianship examination

Music Industry Minor

Through the Townsend School of Music, students in the College of Liberal can earn a minor in Music Industry. The minor may be especially appealing to students who excel in music and are interested in “arts management.”

The minor requires 22 credit hours, including:

  • MUS 105 Music Theory I;
  • MUS 109 Class Piano;
  • MUS 151 Understanding Music;
  • MUS 357 Music Technology;
  • MUS 479 Music Business;
  • and MUS 480 Special Topics: Recording Workshop I & II.
Admission to the minor requires a successful entrance audition, and graduation requires a successful musicianship examination