Minors at Mason (2017 – 2018)

Thinking about adding a minor? With careful planning, most students have room for a minor. A minor can help to fulfill a student’s secondary interest, enhance a student’s major or help with career preparation.

Policies that apply to all minors:

  • Minors require between 15 and 21 credits of study.
  • At least 8 credits of the minor must be applied only to that minor and may not be used to fulfill requirements of the student’s major, concentration, an undergraduate certificate, or another minor.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.00 in the coursework applied to a minor.
  • At least 6 credits of the minor must be completed at Mason.

Minors Offered:

George Mason University has over one hundred minors from which to choose. Below is a list of minors that are offered. Click on the minor to find requirements and additional information on that minor.

MinorCollege
African and African American Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Aging Studies MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
American Government MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Anthropology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Applied Behavior Analysis MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Arabic MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Art and Visual Technology MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Art History MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Arts and Social Change MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Arts Management MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Asia-Pacific and Northeast Asian Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Assistive Technology MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Astronomy MinorCollege of Science
Atmospheric Science MinorCollege of Science
Audio Production MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Aviation Flight Training and Management MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Bioinformatics MinorCollege of Science
Biology MinorCollege of Science
Business Analytics MinorSchool of Business
Business MinorSchool of Business
Chemistry MinorCollege of Science
Childhood Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Chinese MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Classical Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Clinical Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Coaching MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Computational and Data Sciences MinorCollege of Science
Computer Game Design MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Computer Science MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Conflict Analysis and Resolution MinorSchool of Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Conservation Biology MinorCollege of Science
Conservation Studies Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Conservation Studies Minor (COS)College of Science
Criminology, Law and Society MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Dance Appreciation MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Data Analysis MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Developmental Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Earth Science MinorCollege of Science
Economic Systems Design MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Economics MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Education Studies MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Educational Psychology MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
English MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Entrepreneurship MinorSchool of Business
Environmental Engineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Environmental Policy MinorCollege of Science
Environmental Science MinorCollege of Science
Ethnomusicology MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Event Technical Production Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Event Technical Production Minor (CVPA)College of Visual and Performing Arts
Film and Media Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Folklore and Mythology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Forensic Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Forensic Science MinorCollege of Science
French MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Geographic Information Systems MinorCollege of Science
Geography MinorCollege of Science
Geology MinorCollege of Science
German Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Global Affairs MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Global Health MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Global Systems MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Graphic Design MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Health and Social Policy MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Health Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Health Information Technology MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Health Promotion MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Health Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
History MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Human Development and Family Science MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Immigration Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Industrial/Organizational Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Information Technology MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Intelligence Analysis MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
International Business MinorSchool of Business
International Security MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
International/Comparative Studies MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Islamic Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Italian Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Japanese Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Jazz Studies MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Journalism MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Judaic Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Kinesiology MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Korean Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Latin American Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Latin MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Leadership MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Legal Studies MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Linguistics MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Mathematics for School of Business Students MinorCollege of Science
Mathematics MinorCollege of Science
Mechanical Engineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Middle East Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Mild Disabilities MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Multimedia MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Music and Well-Being MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Music MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Technology MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Native American and Indigenous Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Neuroscience MinorCollege of Science
Nonprofit Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Nutrition MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Ocean and Estuarine Science MinorCollege of Science
Paleontology MinorCollege of Science
Philosophy and Law MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Philosophy MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Photography MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Physics MinorCollege of Science
Political Communication Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Political Communication Minor (Schar)Schar School of Policy and Government
Political Philosophy MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Professional Experience in Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Professional Writing MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Public Health MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Public Policy and Management MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Recreation Management MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Rehabilitation Science MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Religious Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Renewable Energy Interdisciplinary MinorCollege of Science
Russian MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Senior Housing Administration MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Severe Disabilities MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Social Justice MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Social Work MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Sociology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Software Engineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Spanish MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Sport and American Culture MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Sport and Computer Game Design MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Sport and Conflict Resolution Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Sport and Conflict Resolution Minor (SCAR)School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Sport Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Sport Management MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Sports Analytics MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Statistics MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Sustainability Studies MinorCollege of Science
Sustainable Enterprise MinorCollege of Science
Systems Engineering and Operations Research MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Teaching English as a Second Language MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Theater MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Tourism and Events Management MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Urban and Suburban Studies MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Visual Impairment and Blindness MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Web Design MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Well-Being MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
Women and Gender Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social College of Sciences
World Dance MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts

Updated 04/03/17

Minor Information For: 2016 – 2017