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Academic minors are available to students pursuing a baccalaureate degree. Each minor consists of 18–21 credit hours of course work. At least six credit hours in a minor must be completed at the College. Students may not select a minor from the same discipline as their major program. Students wishing to declare a minor must do so by the beginning of their junior year (completion of 60 credit hours). Students transferring in more than 60 credit hours must declare a minor by the end of their first semester at Medaille. Students are permitted to take a maximum of two minors. The following minors are available:

COMMUNICATION (21 CREDIT HOURS)

  • COM 101 Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
  • COM 110 Journalism in the Digital Era (3)
  • COM 130 Survey of Broadcasting: History, Programming, and Operations (3)
  • COM 150 Media Promotions and Marketing (3)
  • One (1) (Any) COM elective (3)
  • Two (2) 300/400 level COM electives (6)

 

ETHICS (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PHI 300 Ethics (3)
  • INT 350 Seminar in Religion and Belief (3)
  • INT 398 The American City (3)

Logic component (3 credit hours)

  • PHI 200 Logic (3)

Applied ethics component. Choose one of the following (3 credit hours)

  • PHI 298 Special Topic in Philosophy: possible themes include Applied Ethics, Everyday Ethics, Professional Ethics, Animals and Ethics, Digital Ethics, Academic Honesty (3)
  • COM 400 Communications Law and Ethics (3)
  • CRJ 170 Criminal Justice Ethics (3)
  • MGT 460 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)
  • SPM 325 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports and Recreation Management (3)

Advanced study component: choose one of the following (3 credit hours)

  • PHI 398 Special Topic in Philosophy: possible themes include Moral Psychology, Relativism and Subjectivism, Advanced Moral Philosophy, Ethics Capstone (3)
  • PHI 498 Independent Study in Philosophy (3)

 

MANAGEMENT (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • ACC101 Financial Accounting 1(3)
  • ECO200 Macroeconomics (3)
  • MGT175 Management Concepts & Communication (3)
  • MKT220 Principles of Marketing (3)

Plus 2 courses (6 credits). Choose from:

  • MGT299 Business Law I (3)
  • MGT240 Financial Management (3)
  • MGT335 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • MIS240 Management Information Systems (3)
  • MGT230 HR Management (3)

 

PRE-LAW (21 CREDIT HOURS)

Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):

  • CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
  • POL 101 United States Government (3)

Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):

  • HIS 140 Early United States History (3)
  • HIS 150 Contemporary United States History (3)
  • HIS 450 Early Constitutional Conflict (3)
  • HIS 451 Contemporary Constitutional Conflict (3)

Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):

  • ENG 205 Introduction to Literature (3)
  • ENG 215 Survey of World Literature (3)

Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):

  • PSY (300/400 level) Psychology Elective (3)
  • SOC (300/400 level) Sociology Elective (3)

Choose one of the following (3 credit hours):

  • ENG 270 Argumentation and Persuasion (3)
  • ENG 360 Advanced Report and Proposal Writing (3)

Take both of the following courses (6 credit hours):

  • PHI 200 Logic (3)
  • PHI 300 Ethics (3)

 

PRE-PROFESSIONAL (MEDICAL SCHOOL) (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PHY 200 Principles of Physics I (4)
  • PHY 201 Principles of Physics II (4)
  • CHE 400 General Biochemistry (4)
  • MAT 251 Calculus I (3)
  • BIO 498 Special Topic in Biology (3)

 

PRE-PROFESSIONAL (VETERINARIAN SCHOOL)

  • PHY 200 Principles of Physics I (4)
  • PHY 201 Principles of Physics II (4)
  • CHE 400 General Biochemistry (4)
  • 300/400 VET or BIO elective
  • 300/400 VET or BIO elective

 

PSYCHOLOGY, DEVELOPMENTAL (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 210 Child Development (3)
  • PSY 240 Adolescence (3)
  • PSY 349 Psychology of Adulthood (3)
  • PSY (Any) Psychology Elective (3)
  • PSY (300/400 level) Psychology Elective (3)

 

PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 230 Biopsychology (3)
  • PSY 321 Behavioral Neuroscience (3)
  • PSY 351 Drugs and Behavior(3)
  • PSY (Any) Psychology Elective (3)
  • PSY (300/400 level) Psychology Elective (3)

 

PSYCHOLOGY, GENERAL (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 247 Cognitive Psychology (3)
  • PSY 310 Social Psychology (3)
  • PSY 370 Abnormal Human Behavior (3)
  • PSY (Any) Psychology Elective (3)
  • PSY (300/400 level) Psychology Elective (3)

 

SPORT AND RECREATION LEADERSHIP (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PSY 385 Sports Psychology (3)
  • ECO380 Economics of Sports (3)
  • SPM220 Sports Leadership & Management (3)
  • SPM340 History & Philosophy of Sport (3)

Plus 2 courses (6 credits). Choose from:

  • SPM325 Legal/Ethical Issues Sports/Rec Mgt. (3)
  • SPM320 Sports Marketing & Promotion (3)
  • SPM335 Sport Event Management (3)
  • SOC301 Sports in Society (3)
  • SPM377 Field Experience I (3)

 

WRITING (18 CREDIT HOURS)

  • ENG 200 Advanced College Writing (3)

Choose any five of the following course (15 credit hours):

  • COM 200 Digital Media Production (3)
  • ENG 210 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
  • ENG 260 Business and Professional Writing (3)
  • ENG 300 Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 310 Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 320 Drama Workshop (3)
  • ENG 360 Advanced Report and Proposal Writing (3)
  • ENG 400 Senior Portfolio (3)
  • ENG 477 Writing Field Experience (3)
  • ENG 498 Independent Study in Writing (3)

 

Rev. 10/2016