Minors at Mason (2019-2020)

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.

**2019-2012 Minors @ Mason Worksheet Pending**

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.

2019 – 2020 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.

MinorSchool
African and African American Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Aging Studies MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
American Government MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
American Sign Language MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Animation MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Anthropology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Arabic MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Art History MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Arts Management MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Arts and Social Change MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Asia-Pacific and Northeast Asian Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social 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
Bioengineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Bioinformatics MinorCollege of Science
Biology MinorCollege of Science
Brain, Body and Behavior MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Business Analytics MinorSchool of Business
Business MinorSchool of Business
Chemistry MinorCollege of Science
Childhood Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Chinese MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Classical Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Clinical Psychology MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Coaching MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social 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 MinorThe School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Conservation Biology MinorCollege of Science
Conservation Studies Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Conservation Studies Minor (COS)College of Science
Criminology, Law and Society MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dance Appreciation MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Data Analysis MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Design Thinking MinorInterdisciplinary Programs
Developmental Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Digital Media and Web Design Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Digital Media and Web Design Minor (CVPA)College of Visual and Performing Arts
Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Earth Science MinorCollege of Science
Economics MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Educational Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
English MinorCollege of Humanities and Social 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 Sciences
Finance MinorSchool of Business
Folklore and Mythology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Food Systems MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Forensic Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Forensic Science MinorCollege of Science
French MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Geographic Information Systems MinorCollege of Science
Geography MinorCollege of Science
Geology MinorCollege of Science
German Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Global Affairs MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Global Health MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Global Systems MinorSchar School of Policy and Government
Government Analytics Minor (COS)College of Science
Government Analytics Minor (Schar)Schar School of Policy and Government
Government Contracting MinorSchool of Business
Graphic Design MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Health Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social 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 Sciences
Health and Social Policy MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
History MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Hospitality Management MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Human Development and Family Science Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Human Development and Family Science Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Illustration MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Immigration Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Industrial/Organizational Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Information Technology MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Intelligence Analysis MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
International Business MinorSchool of Business
International/Comparative Studies MinorSchar School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
International Security MinorSchar School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Islamic Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Italian Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Japanese Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Jazz Studies MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Journalism MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Judaic Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Kinesiology MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Korean Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Latin American Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Latin MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Leadership MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Legal Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
LGBTQ Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Linguistics MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Marketing MinorSchool of Business
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 Sciences
Mild Disabilities MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Multimedia MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Music MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Pedagogy MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Technology MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Native American and Indigenous Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Neuroscience MinorCollege of Science
Nonprofit Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social 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 Sciences
Philosophy MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Photography MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Physics MinorCollege of Science
Political Communication Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Political Communication Minor (Schar)School of Policy and Government
Political Philosophy MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professional Experience in Communication MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professional and Technical Writing MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Psychology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Public Health MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Public Policy and Management MinorSchool 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 Sciences
Renewable Energy Interdisciplinary MinorCollege of Science
Russian MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scientific Leadership and Practice MinorCollege of Science
Senior Housing Administration MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Severe Disabilities MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Social Innovation MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Justice MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Work MinorCollege of Health and Human Services
Sociology MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Software Engineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Spanish MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sport and American Culture Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Sport and American Culture Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sports Analytics MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Sport Communication Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Sport Communication Minor (CHSS)College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sport and Computer Game Design Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Sport and Computer Game Design Minor (CVPA)College of Visual and Performing Arts
Sport and Conflict Resolution Minor (CEHD)College of Education and Human Development
Sport and Conflict Resolution Minor (SCAR)The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Sport Management MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Statistics MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Studio Art MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Sustainability Studies MinorCollege of Science
Sustainable Enterprise MinorCollege of Science
Systems Engineering MinorVolgenau School of Engineering
Teaching English as a Second Language MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
Theater MinorCollege of Education and Human Development
Theater Performance 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
Urban Informatics>College of Science
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 Sciences
Women and Gender Studies MinorCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
World Dance MinorCollege of Visual and Performing Arts

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Updated 04/09/19