Arts and Sciences Minor
Most students who enter Baruch College with 30 or fewer credits must complete an arts and sciences minor as part of the College Option Requirement of the Pathways general education curriculum. Students may declare a second minor, but no more than two; they are advised to plan their minors early and to complete them over several semesters. For additional information, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin.
The minor consists of three arts and sciences courses (9 – 12 credits) in a discipline or program outside the student’s major. Two of the courses must be at the 3000-level or above, and the third is the capstone, a research-oriented and communication-intensive course at the 4000-level or above. In most cases, the capstone may be taken only after the student has completed the other two courses in the minor, and it must be taken at Baruch College. There is no GPA requirement for College Option courses, but to graduate with a liberal arts minor, a student must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 in the three courses that make up his or her minor.
The Weissman School offers both single-discipline and interdisciplinary minors, which include courses from two or more departments. The interdisciplinary minors are listed below:
- American Studies
- Arts and Sciences (Honors)
- Asian and Asian American Studies
- Black and Latino Studies
- Environmental Sustainability
- Film Studies
- Global Studies
- Information Studies
- Information Technology and Social Responsibility
- Jewish Studies
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- Law & Policy
- New Media Arts
- New York City Studies (Honors)
- Religion and Culture
- Spanish-English Translation
- Survey Research
- Women’s and Gender Studies
Students may declare a minor by filing a Minor Declaration Form with the Registrar’s Office.