2015-2016 College of Arts and Sciences Minors

Six (6) hours must be completed in residence at OSU.

Aerospace (AERO)
18 hours. 16 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Micah Heard, 315 TH, 405-744-7744.

Africana Studies (AFAM)
18 hours.  3 hours from GEOG 3763, HIST 4153, HIST 4163, POLS 3953. 6 hours from ENGL 3193, PSYC 4133, SOC 3133; 9 hours from ANTH 3353, GWST 3613, HIST 3503, 4173, MGMT 4213, POLS 3973, SOC 4383. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

American Indian Studies (AMIS)
18 hours from at least three disciplines. 12 hours must be upper-division. AMIS 2013, 9 hours from: AMIS 4013, ART 4763, EEE 3713 (Native American Entrepreneurship), ENGL 3183, FLL 1000 (Mvskoke Language and Culture), GEOG 3243, HIST 3793. 6 additional hours from the list above or: ART 3733, GEOG 3703, GEOG 4103, HIST 4523, HIST 3763, MGMT 4213, EEE 3033, PSYC 4163, SOC 3133, SOC 3213. The following courses may be used with permission from the faculty coordinator: ENGL 3813, HIST 2323, HIST 4980, PSYC 4880, PSYC 4990. No grade below "C." John Chaney, 116 NH , 405-744-6113,  john.chaney@okstate.edu.

American Studies (AMSD) 
18 hours. AMST 3223; 9 hours of additional AMST-prefix courses (6 hours of which must be upper-division); and 6 hours upper-division courses with a focus relevant to the field of American Studies approved by faculty coordinator. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Kevin Seymore, 102 NH, 744-4015; kevin.seymore@okstate.edu.

Ancient and Medieval Studies (AAMS)
23 hours. Minimum of GREK 1223, LATN 1223, or FLL 1000 (must be second semester Hebrew); and 18 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: ART 3603, 3723, 4693, ENGL 2543, 3123, HIST 3013, 3023, 3033, 3043, 3233, 3373, MUSI 3753, PHIL 3113, REL 2013, 2023, 3223, 3243. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Anthropology (ANTH)
18 hours. ANTH 2353, 3353, 3 hours any level ANTH and 9 hours upper-division ANTH. Minimum GPA of 2.5 with no grade below “C.” Dahlia Gonzalez Molloy, 427 Murray, 405-744-6114.

Applied Politics (PSAP)
19 hours. POLS 3414, 3523, 3533 and 9 hours from: MKTG 3213, MMJ 4753, POLS 3423, 3353, 3513, PSYC 4153, SC 3443, 4013, 4843; SPCH 3733. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Art History (ARTH)
18 hours. ART 1503 or 1513 or 1603; and *five additional art history courses, of which at least 12 hours must be upper-division*. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." *Non-Art majors may substitute ONE 3 hour studio art course. Ulrike Schoenknecht, 408 BC, 405-744-4064.

Asian Studies (ASTD)
21 hours. Minimum of one 2000-level JAPN or CHIN course (or equivalent proficiency); and 18 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: ANTH 3353*, 4990*, ART 3693, 4663, 4673, 4703, 4800*, ECON 3613*, 4643*, FLL 3500*, GEOG 3133*, 3753, 3783, HIST 1713, 3053, 3403, 3413, 3423, 3433, 3980*, 4980*, MKTG 4553*, PHIL 3943, POLS 3053, 3223, 3233, 4053*, SOC 3713*, 4533*. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

*All courses marked with an asterisk(*) are variable-topic courses and may count toward the minor when topic appropriate. Prior approval from faculty coordinator is required.

Biochemistry (BIOC)
20 hours. CHEM 1515; 3053; 3153; BIOC 3713, 3723; and 3813. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Biological Science (BIOL)
27 hours. BIOL 1114; 1604; 3023; 3034; BOT 1404; MICR 2123; 2132; 3033. No grade below "C." Kathleen Wilson, 515 LSW, 405-744-9670.

Botany (BOT)
14 hours. BOT 1404, 3005 or 3114; and 5 or 6 hours from upper-division BOT to complete the required 14 hours. No grade below "C." Kathleen Wilson, 515 LSW, 405-744-9670.

Central Asian Studies (CAST)
23 hours. Minimum of one 2000-level RUSS course (or equivalent proficiency in Kazak, Kyrzhyz, Tadjik, Turkmen, or Uzbek ); and GEOG/HIST/ POLS/ RUSS 3053; and 15 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: GEOG 3733, HIST 3003 (or POLS/RUSS), 3153, 3163, 3203, 3503, POLS 3053, 3123, REL 4113. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Chemistry (CHEM)
18 hours of chemistry courses at the 2000-level or above in at least three fields in CHEM, which may include BIOC (up to 6 hours). Courses can be selected from Analytical Chemistry-CHEM 2113, 2122, 4020; Organic Chemistry-CHEM 3053, 3112, 3153, 4320; Inorganic Chemistry-CHEM 3353, 5260; Physical Chemistry-CHEM 3433, 3533, 3532; and BIOC 3653, 3713, 3723, 3813, 4113, 4224, 4523, 4883. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Classical Studies (CLST)
21 hours. 12 hours of either Greek or Latin; and 9 hours from FLL 2103, ART 3603, HIST 3023, HIST 3033, PHIL 3113. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Cognitive Science (CSCI)
27 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: CS 1103, 1113, 2133, 2433, 3363, 3443, 4343, 4793, 4883, ENGL 2243, 2443, 4003, 4013, 4043, 4063, 4080, 4083, 4093, MSIS 2103, 3303, 3243, 4013, 4113, 4133, 4223, 4243, 4253, 4263, 4523, PHIL 3003, 4003, 4313, 4543, 4733, 4983, PSYC 3073, 3173, 3513, 3713, 3823, 4223, 4343, 4990, SPCH 3733, 4753, 4793. No more than four courses with the same prefix. No grade below "C." Sheila Kennison, 219 NH, 405-744-7335.

Computer Science (CS)
21 hours. 9 hours from CS 1113 (was 2113); 2133; 3443 (or ENSC 3213 or ECEN 3213) are all required. 12 hours from current and past CS courses in the official OSU Catalog except CS 1003 and CS 1013. One course must be 4000 level. No grade below a "C". No more than two courses can be transferred from another college or university. Alexandra Darling, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Dance (DANC)
16 hours. 9 hours from DANC 1003, 2602, 2002, 2102. 7 additional hours from DANC 1200, 2202, 2302, 3002, 3102, 3502, 3603. No grade below “C.” Megan Pitt, 134 SCPA, (405) 744-8999.  

Economics (Arts and Sciences) (ECAS)
15 hours of ECON courses. 9 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.0. Anna Zeide, 101B MUR, 405-744-8197.

Emergency Management (EM)
15 hours. POLS 3813; 3733 or 3893; 6 hours from POLS 2033, 3493, 3613, 3763, 4363, 4413, 4453, 4593 or 6 hours from POLS 3033, 3143, 3313, 4013, 4053, 4113, 4223; and 3 hours from ENVR 1113, FPST 1213, FPST 2153, GEOG 2343, PSYC 2313, SOC 4433. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C". Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

English (ENGL)
18 hours exclusive of Freshman Composition. At least 9 hours must be upper-division. A minimum of 9 hours must be taken at OSU. GPA of 3.0 with no grade below "C." Clarissa Bonner, 209 MOR, 405-744-6146.

Environmental Economics, Politics, and Policy (EEPP)
21 hours. 12 hours from: AGEC 1113 or ECON 2103; AGEC 3503 or ECON 3903; POLS 3493; AGEC 4503 or POLS 4363 or POLS 4593; and at least eight hours from: AGEC 3703, 3713, 4503, 4703; ECON 3113; ENVR 4512; GEOG 3153, 4233; HIST 4523; LA 4433, 4583; NREM 3323; NSCI 3543; POLS 2033, 4353, 4363, 4593; SOC 4433, 4453, 4473, 4533. No grade below "C." At least nine upper-division hours must be taken at OSU. Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

European Studies (EUST)
35 hours. 10 hours of FREN, GRMN, RUSS, or SPAN; A&S 2001; 25 hours of coursework below; 6 hours from each of the two tracks below with at least one European history and no more than two courses from the same prefix:

European Society: GEOG 3723, HIST 3023, 3033, 3113, 3203, 3243, 3253, 3263, 3273, 3323, 3353, 3373, 3383, 3483, 3493, POLS 2113, 3143, 3663, 4133.

European Culture: ART 2603, 2613, 3603, 3623, 3633, 3653, 3683, 3713, 3723, ARCH 3073, 3083, 4073, 4083, ENGL 3123, 3163, 3463, 4100, 4110, 4120, 4130, 4160, 4200, 4300, 4350, FREN 3853, 4153, 4163, 4173, 4183, 4333, GRMN 3333, 4153, 4163, 4333, 4513, 4523, 4533, HIST 3343, 3913, 3963, MUSI 2573, 3753, 3763, 3873, PHIL 3113, 3213, 3313, 3913, 4113, SPAN 4123, 4133, 4163, 4173, 4223, 4253, 4263*, 4323, TH 3923, 3933. No grade below "C." Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

*All courses marked with an asterisk(*) are variable-topic courses and may count toward the minor when topic appropriate. Prior approval from faculty coordinator is required.

Foreign Language (FREN) (GRMN) (CHIN) (JPN) (SPAN) (RUSS) (GREK) (LATN)

The completion of all lower-division course work or its equivalent in same language to be followed by:

French, German*, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Russian – 6 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in the target language. *Restrictions apply for German upper-division courses. Consult adviser for details. Latin, Greek – 9 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in the target language. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C" in all upper-division courses. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405 744-5658.

Gender and Women's Studies (GWST)
21 hours. GWST 2113 or 2123; 4113; 9 hours from classes focusing on gender and women including but not limited to ART 4693, ENGL 3153, GWST 3450, 3513, 3613, 3713, 4013, 4503, 4950, 4990, HIST 3443, 4553, 4573, HONR 3053, POLS 4693, 5810, PSYC 4123, SOC 4043, 4643, 4950 (Gender in the Middle East), 5043; and 6 hours from classes that complement gender and women’s studies including but not limited to AMST 3313, 3423, 3430, ART 4613, CIED 5623, 6030, HIST 3683, 3913, MGMT 4213, PHIL 3713, 3813, 3833, POLS 4963, PSYC 4483, SCFD 6443, 6983, SOC 4723, 5333. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Geography (GEOG)
16 hours. GEOG 1114; and 1113 or 2253; plus at least nine additional hours, including six at the upper-division level. No grade below "C." Emily Fekete, 344 MUR, 405-744-9171.

Geology (GEOL)
25 hours. GEOL 1114; 1224; 2254; 2364; and at least 9 hours of upper-division GEOL. No grade below "C." Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Hispanic and Latin American Studies (HLAS)
23 hours. Minimum of one 2000-level SPAN course (or equivalent proficiency in Portuguese); and 18 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: ANTH 3443, 4223, ARCH 3083, ART, 3633, FLL 3103, GEOG 3743, HIST 3243, 3453, 3463, POLS 3193, 4053*, SPAN 3013, 3023, 3033, 4123, 4133, 4163, 4253, 4263, 4323, 4333, 4550, 5110. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

*All courses marked with an asterisk(*) are variable-topic courses and may count toward the minor when topic appropriate. Prior approval from faculty coordinator is required.

History (HIST)
18 hours. 12 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." A minimum of 6 hours earned in residence at OSU. Anna Zeide, 101B MUR, 405-744-8197.

International Studies (INTS)
18 hours with no more than 6 hours from any one prefix. 6 hours International Decision Making, from: AGEC 4343, AGED 4713, AGLE 3803, ANSI 3903, BADM 3713, BHON 4023, DHM 4423, ECON 3613, 4643, EEE 4603, FIN 4213, HRAD 3223, 4090, 4783, LSB 4633, MGMT 4613, 4693, 4883, 4943, MKTG 3993, 4553, NREM 4093, 4473, POLS 4013, SOC 4043, 4453, 4653, SPCH 4753, SPM 3843, TCOM 3153; 9 hours International Environment, from: AGED 4803, ANTH 3353, 3443, 4883, ART 3683, AVED 4653, BADM 4093, CTED 4333, CIED 4724, 4730, 4734, EDUC 3080, GEOG 3053, 3133, 3723, 3733, 3743, 3753, 3763, 3783, 3793, 4143, GRMN 4543, HDFS 3203, HIST 3053, 3113, 3133, 3163, 3273, 3323, 3333, 3343, 3413, 3423, 3433, 3443, 3463, 3493, 3513, 3543, 3553, 3963, 4543, 4980, HONR 3013, 3023, 3033, 4933, HORT 4053, LA 4433, 4573, 4583, MC 4153, MUSI 3583, NSCI 3543, PHIL 3943, 4943, 4953, POLS 3003, 3033, 3053, 3123, 3143, 3163, 3193, 3223, 3313, 4010, 4043, 4053, 4113, REL 4113, 4213, RUSS 3003, 3053, 3123, 4013, 4023, 4113, 4123, 4133, SCFD 4913, SOC 4033, 4533, 4653, 4950, SPAN 3013, 3023, 3033, 3053, 4183, 4223, 4253, 4263, 4333; 3 hours International Experience. Plus 10 hours of one foreign language or equivalent proficiency. GPA of 2.0 in U/D courses. Janet Herren, 744-4344, janet.herren@okstate.edu.

Legal Studies (LEGL)
18 hours. POLS 2023 (or HONR 2013), 3983, 3993 and 9 hours from: AGEC 3713, ENGR 4103, 4133, LSB 3213, PHIL 3843, POLS 4353, 4363, 4963, 4973, 4980, PSYC 4143, SOC 4443. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Linguistics (LING)
15 hours. ENGL 4063 and 12 hours from the following: ENGL 2243, 2443, 4003, 4013, 4033, 4043, 4073, 4080, 4083, 4093, 4143, PSYC 4343, PHIL 3003, PHIL 4543. Must have a minimum of 15 credits in linguistic, of which 9 credits must be at upper-division level. All programs must include ENGL 4063. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Clarissa Bonner, 209 Morrill Hall, 405-744-6146. 

Mathematics (MATH)
22 hours. MATH 2144; 2153; 2163; and 12 hours of MATH for which calculus is a prerequisite. 9 hours must be upper-division; 3 hours must be at the 4000-level. No grade below "C." Alexandra Darling, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Microbiology (MICR)
15 hours. MICR 2123 and 2132 with minimum grade of "C" prior to declaration of minor. MICR 3223; and 7 hours upper-division microbiology courses (excluding MICR 3103). Zero ending courses allowed with departmental approval. No grade below "C." Dana Hatter, 213 LSE, 405-744-9965.

Middle East Studies (MES)
22 hours. 10 hours of college level language instruction in Arabic, Farsi, modern Hebrew or Turkish and 12 hours in at least two separate disciplines from AMST (or ENGL )3813, 3950 (Global Islam), ARCH 4273, GEOG 3783, HIST 3543, 3553, REL 4113, 4213, SOC 4653. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below “C.” Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Military Science (MLSC)
18 hours. 14 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." LTC Kevin Nicholas, 312 TH, 405-744-1775.

Music (MUSC)
24 hours. MUSI 1531; 1533, 1541; 1543; 3763; 3873 (3753 may be substituted for either 3763 or 3873); 8 hours applied music, including 6 hours in primary instrument, 2 hours of piano (if piano is primary applied area, 2 hours in a secondary applied area of the student's choosing), and 2 hours music organizations from MUSI 2610/3610, 2620/3620, 2630/3630. GPA of 2.0 with no grade below "C." Megan Pitt, 134 SCPA, 405-744-8999.

Philosophy (PHIL)
18 hours. 12 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Physics (PHYS)
20 hours. PHYS 2014 or 2314; 2114 or 2414; 3713 and 9 hours from upper-division PHYS. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Political Information and Security Analysis (PISA)
18 hours. POLS 2013 and POLS 4000 Security Analysis and Briefing course, 3 hours from POLS 3103 or 4013. 9 hours with Options A & B with one course from each. Option A: AERO 4130, AERO 4203, ECON 4213, GEOG 2343, POLS 3493. Option B: ECON 3613, ECON 4643, GEOG 3133, HIST 4353, POLS 3033, 4000, 4010, 4043. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Political Science (POLS)
15 upper-division hours to include three fields of political science (public law, American politics, public administration, political theory, comparative politics and international relations). At least 3 of the hours must be taken in a field other than American politics, public law, and public administration. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Psychology (PSYC)
24 hours. PSYC 1113 and 9 hours upper- or lower-division PSYC; plus 12 hours upper-division PSYC. No grade below "C." (CPSY & EPSY courses not applicable). Silvia Daggy, 102 NH, 405-744-5543; or Kevin Seymore, 102 NH, 405-744-4015.

Religious Studies (REL)
18 hours. REL 1103 (may substitute an extra course from non-Western religion list below), 2013 OR 2023; 9 upper-division REL and 3 hours non-Western religion from REL 3573, 4113, PHIL 3943 or upper-division HIST (Asian or African Religious History). GPA of 2.5. (Awarding of the Religious Studies minor is subject to course availability). Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Russian and East European Studies (REES)
23 hours. Minimum of one 2000-level RUSS course (or equivalent proficiency); and 15 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: GEOG 3723, 3733, HIST 3153, 3163, 4563, POLS 3123, 4053, RUSS 3123, 4113, 4123, 4133. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Sociology (SOC)
18 hours. SOC 1113, 3113, 3 hours any level SOC and 9 hours of upper-division SOC. Minimum GPA of 2.5 with no grade below “C.” Dahlia Gonzalez Molloy, 427 Murray, 405-744-6114.

Statistics (STAT)
23 hours. STAT 4013; 4023; 4043; 4091; 4203; and MATH 2144; 2153; and 2163. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." (If any of these courses are required for the student’s major, computer science courses (up to two) may be added as requirement). Alexandra Darling, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Studio Art (STDA)
24 hours. ART 1103; 1113; 1203; 1303; 1503 or 1513 or 1603; and 3 hours from 2223, 2233, 2273, 2283; and 3 hours from 2243, 2253, 2263; plus 3 hours ART 2000 or above. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Ulrike Schoenknecht, 408 BC, 405-744-4064.

Theatre (TH)
17 hours. TH 2413; Three hours from Play Analysis (TH 2563), Diverse American Drama (TH 3633), or Theatre History (TH 3923, 3933). A minimum of two 1-hour practica; Nine additional hours approved by the department head. No grade below “C.” Megan Pitt, 134 SCPA, 405-744-8999.

Zoology (ZOOL)
24 hours. BIOL 1114, BIOL 1604; BIOL 3023 and BIOL 4133. BIOL 3034 or BIOL 3204. One course from the following: BIOL 3104, 4104, 4174, 4413, 4434, or 4464; and one additional upper-division course in BIOL (must be approved by Zoology adviser). No grade below "C." Vicki Rhodey, 503 LSW, 405-744-9686 or Dan Leifeld, 514 E. LSW, 405-744-2754.