2018-2019 College of Arts and Sciences Minors

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

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
18 hours from AERO 1111, 1211, 2111, 2211, 3103, 3203, 3504, 4103, 4203, 4402, 4554. 16 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Education Officer, 315 TH, 405-744-7744.

Africana Studies (AFAM)
18 hours. AFAM 1113. Select 15 hours from AMST 3473, 3743; ANTH 3353; ENGL 3193; GEOG 3763; GWST 3613; HIST 3133, 3503, 3773, 4153, 4163, 4173; PSYC 3343; MGMT 4213; PHIL 3623, 3633; POLS 3953, 3973; PSYC 3120, 4163; SOC 3133, 4383. Other courses may apply with permission of the faculty coordinator. 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. Select 9 hours from AMIS 3713, 4013; ART 4763; ENGL 3183; FLL 1000 (Mvskoke Language and Culture); GEOG 3243; HIST 3793; REL 3573. Select 6 additional hours from the list above or ART 3733; GEOG 3703, 4103; HIST 3763, 4523; MGMT 4213; EEE 3033; PSYC 4163; SOC 3133. The following courses may be used with permission from the faculty coordinator: ENGL 3153; ENGL 3813; HIST 3703, 3753, 4453, 4980; PSYC 4880, 4990. No grade below "C." John Chaney, Faculty contact, 116 NH, 405-744-6113, john.chaney@okstate.edu. Anthony Valentine, advisor, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

American Studies (AMST) 
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. In Tulsa, contact Stacy Takacs, 2215 MCB, 918-594-8331; stacy.takacs@okstate.edu.

Ancient and Medieval Studies (AAMS)
23 hours. Select a minimum of one of the following: GREK 1813; LATN 1813; 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. Select 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.

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, 3813. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Biological Science (BIOL)
27 hours. BIOL 1114, 1604, 3023, 3034; MICR 2123, 2132, 3033; PBIO 1404. No grade below "C." Dan Leifield, 514E LSW, 405-744-2754 or Vicki Rhodey, 503 LSW, 405-744-9686.

Campaigns and Lobbying (CAML)
18 hours. POLS 3443, 3523, 3533 and select 9 hours from: MKTG 3213; MMJ 4753; POLS 3353, 3423, 3513, 4000; PSYC 4153; SC 3443, 4013, 4843; SPCH 3733. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below “C.” Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Central Asian Studies (CAST)
23 hours. Select a 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 3153, 3163, 3203, 3503; POLS 3003, 3053, 3123; REL 4113; RUSS 3003. 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. Courses can be selected from Analytical Chemistry-CHEM 2113, 2122; Organic Chemistry-CHEM 3015, 3053, 3112, 3153, 4320; Inorganic Chemistry-CHEM 3353, 5260; Physical Chemistry-CHEM 3413, 3433, 3532, 3553; Biochemistry (up to 6 hours)-BIOC 3223, 3653, 3713, 3723, 3813, 4113, 4523; Research-CHEM 4990; and Chemical Professional Series-CHEM 2980. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Classical Studies (CLST)
21 hours. Select 12 hours of either Greek or Latin; and 9 hours from the following: ART 3603; FLL 2103; HIST 3023, 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, 3353, 3363, 3443, 4793, 4883; ENGL 2243, 2443, 4003, 4013, 4043, 4063, 4080, 4083, 4093; MSIS 2103, 3243, 3333, 4003, 4113, 4133, 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. Select 9 hours from CS 1113 (was 2113), 2133, 3443 (or ENSC 3213) are all required. Select 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. Cara Brun, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Dance (DANC)
16 hours. Select 9 hours from DANC 1003, 2002, 2102, 2602. Select 7 additional hours from DANC 1200, 2202, 2302, 3002, 3102, 3502, 3603. No grade below “C.” Leslie J. Miller, 129 SCPA, 405-744-3826.

Economics (Arts and Sciences) (ECAS)
15 hours of ECON courses from the following: ECON 1113, 2003, 2103, 2203, 3010, 3023, 3033, 3113, 3123, 3213, 3313, 3423, 3513, 3613, 3713, 3723, 3823, 3903, 4113, 4213, 4223, 4233, 4353, 4643, 4850, 4913, 4993, 5000, 5003, 5010, 5033, 5043, 5113, 5173, 5213, 5223, 5263, 5353, 5603, 5733, 6000, 6010, 6013, 6023, 6033, 6043, 6113, 6123, 6213, 6233, 6243, 6613, 6623, 6633, 6643, 6903, 6913. 9 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.0. Anna Zeide, 101B MUR, 405-744-8197.

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.

European Studies (EUST)
21 hours. Select a minimum of one 2000-level language course from FREN, GRMN, RUSS, or SPAN. Select 18 hours from at least three disciplinary areas, with no more than 3 lower-division hours: ARCH 3083, 4073; ART 1503, 1513, 3603, 3623, 3633, 3653, 3673, 3683, 3713, 3723, 3753, 4583, 4593, 4613, 4783; ENGL 3123, 3163, 3463, 4100, 4110, 4120, 4130, 4160, 4200, 4300, 4350; FREN 3853, 4153, 4163, 4173, 4183, 4333; GEOG 3723; GRMN 4153, 4163, 4333, 4343, 4543; HIST 3023, 3033, 3113, 3153, 3163, 3203, 3233, 3243, 3253, 3263, 3273, 3323, 3343, 3353, 3373, 3383, 3393, 3483, 3493, 3913, 3953, 3963, 4403, 4413; MUSI 2573, 3753, 3763, 3873; PHIL 3113, 3213, 3313, 3523, 3743, 3913, 4113; POLS 2113, 3143, 3663; RUSS 3113, 3223; SOC 3113, 3133, 4383, 4643; SPAN 4123, 4133, 4163, 4173, 4223, 4253, 4263*, 4323; TH 3923, 3933. No grade below “C.” 2.5 GPA in minor. 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 required.

Foreign Language (ASL) (FREN) (GRMN) (CHIN) (JPN) (SPAN) (RUSS) (GREK) (LATN)
The completion of all lower-division coursework or its equivalent in same language to be followed by: Selection of 6 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in the target language of the following (consult adviser for details) – choose from American Sign Language, French, German*, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Russian. (*Restrictions apply for German upper-division courses.) Select 9 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in the target language – choose from Latin or Greek. 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. GWST 4113. Select 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). Select 6 hours from classes that complement gender and women’s studies including but not limited to the following: AMST 3423; 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. GEOG 1113 or 1713. Select at least nine additional hours, including six at the upper-division level. No grade below "C." Donald Colley, 344 MUR, 405-744-9171.

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

Global Studies (GLST)
17 hours. GLST 2103, 2002. Select one regional course from the following: GLST/GEOG 3053, 3713, 3723, 3733, 3743, 3753, 3763, 3783, 3793, or one second-year or higher foreign language course. GLST 4513 or an approved credit granting study abroad experience. Select 6 hours from one thematic area of emphasis: Culture, the arts and humanities: ANTH 3353, 3443, 4883; ART 4703, 4713, 4793; ENGL 3463, 4350; GEOG 3173, 3213, 4143, 4253; GWST 4950; HIST 3133, 3543, 3553, 3583; PHIL 3613, 3623, 3943, 4943, 4953; REL 3713, 4113, 4213, 4223; SOC 3713, 4653; Geopolitics and the Global Economy: AGEC 4343; ECON 3613, 4643; EEE 3020, 4403; ENTO/PLP 2143; GEOG 3123, 3133, 3163, 3183; MKTG 3993; POLS 3003, 3033, 3123, 3163, 3193, 3223, 3313, 3893, 4013, 4043, 4113, 4223; Global Sustainability: ENTO 2003, 2223; ENVR 1113, 3113; GEOG 2344, 3023, 4003, 4073, 4113, 4233; HIST 4063; NREM 4001, 4043; NSCI 3543; SOC 4433, 4453, 4533. No grade below “C.” Emily Fekete, 344 MUR, 405-744-9171.

Hispanic and Latin American Studies (HLAS)
23 hours. Select a minimum of one 2000-level SPAN course (or equivalent proficiency in Portuguese). Select 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 3163, 3173, 3183, 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.

Intelligence and Security Analysis (INSA)
18 hours. POLS 2013, 4013. Select 3 hours from POLS 3103 or 4000. Select 9 hours from Options A & B with at least one course from each. Option A: ECON 4213; GEOG 4203; POLS 3103. Option B: AERO 4103, 4203; GEOG 3133; HIST 4353; POLS 3033, 3493, 3983, 4000, 4010, 4043. GPA of 2.50 with no grade below “C.” Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Jazz (JAZZ)
19 hours. JAZZ 2773, 4002, 4012; MUSI 4600 (4 hours). Select 8 hours from the following: JAZZ 4102; MUSI 4600 (Jazz ensembles, up to 2 hours), MUSI 4990 (Applied Jazz, up to 6 hours; Rhythm Section Performance, up to 4 hours). Megan Pitt, 134 SCPA, 405-744-8999.

Law and Legal Studies (LLS)
18 hours. POLS 2023 (or HONR 2013). POLS 3983, 3993. Select 9 hours from the following: AGEC 3713; ENGR 4103, 4133; LSB 3213; PHIL 3843; POLS 3033, 3963, 4353, 4363, 4963, 4973, 4980; PSYC 4143; SOC 4313. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Linguistics (LING)
15 hours. 9 hours must be upper-division, ENGL 4063. Select 12 hours from the following: ENGL 2243, 2443, 4003, 4013, 4033, 4043, 4073, 4080, 4083, 4093, 4143; PSYC 4343; PHIL 3003, 4543. GPA of 2.5. Clarissa Bonner, 209 Morrill Hall, 405-744-6146.

Mathematics (MATH)
22 hours. MATH 2144, 2153, 2163. Select 12 hours of MATH for which Calculus II (MATH 2153) is a prerequisite. 9 hours must be upper-division; 3 hours must be at the 4000-level; MATH 3303 is not permitted. Minimum 2.00 GPA with no grade below "C." Cara Brun, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Microbiology (MICR)
15 hours. MICR 2123, 2132 with minimum grade of "C" prior to declaration of minor. MICR 3223. Select 7 hours of upper-division microbiology courses (excluding MICR 3103). Zero-ending courses allowed with departmental approval. Minimum 2.00 GPA with no grade below "C." Dana Hatter, 406 LSE, 405-744-1387.

Middle East Studies (MES)
22 hours. Select 10 hours of college-level language instruction in Arabic, Farsi, modern Hebrew or Turkish. Select 12 hours in at least two separate disciplines from AMST 3813, 3950 (Global Islam); ARCH 4273; ENGL 3813; 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 of the following: MLSC 1000, 1112, 1212, 2122, 2130, 2233, 2313, 3113, 3223, 4014, 4123, 4223, 4422. 14 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." LTC David Hosler, 311 TH, 405-744-1938.

Music (MUSC)
24 hours. MUSI 1531, 1532, 1541 1542, 3763, 3873 (MUSI 3753 may be substituted for either 3763 or 3873). Select 8 hours applied music, including 6 hours in primary instrument and 2 hours of piano (if piano is primary applied area, 2 hours in a secondary applied area of the student's choosing). Select 4 hours in 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 of PHIL. 12 hours must be upper-division. GPA of 2.50. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Physics (PHYS)
20 hours. PHYS 2014, 2114, 2203. Select 9 hours from upper-division PHYS. GPA of 2.0. Sheri Orr, 404 NRC, 405-744-3729.

Plant Biology (PLB)
15 hours. PBIO 1404. Select 3-4 hours from the following: BIOL 3023, 3034, or 4133. Select 7-8 hours from upper-division PBIO to complete the required 15 hours. Minimum 2.00 GPA with no grade below “C.” Dana Hatter, 406 LSE, 405-744-1387.

Political Science (POLS)
15 upper-division POLS 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 2.50 with no grade below "C." Vincent Burke, 201 MUR, 405-744-5569.

Psychology (PSYC)
24 hours. PSYC 1113. Select 9 hours upper- or lower-division PSYC. Select 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). REL 2013 or 2023. Select 9 upper-division REL and 3 hours non-Western religion from the following: PHIL 3943; REL 3573, 4113; 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. Select a minimum of one 2000-level RUSS course (or equivalent proficiency). Select 15 hours from at least three disciplinary areas: GEOG 3723, 3733; HIST 3153, 3163, 4563; POLS 3123, 4053; RUSS 3123, 4113, 4123. GPA of 2.0. Anthony Valentine, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Sociology (SOC)
18 hours. SOC 1113, 3113. Select 3 hours any level SOC. Select 9 hours of upper-division SOC. Minimum GPA of 2.50 with no grade below “C.” Dahlia Gonzalez Molloy, 427 Murray, 405-744-6114.

Statistics (STAT) 
25 hours. STAT 4013, 4023, 4043, 4193, 4203; MATH 2144; 2153, 2163. GPA of 2.50 with no grade below "C." Cara Brun, 213 LSE, 405-744-5658.

Studio Art (STDA)
24 hours. ART 1103, 1113, 1203, 1303. Select one of the following: ART 1503 or 1513 or 1603. Select one of the following: ART 2223, 2233, 2273, 2283, 2293 or 2803. Select one of the following: ART 2243, 2253, 2263. Select 3 hours ART 2000-level or above. GPA of 2.5 with no grade below "C." Ulrike Schoenknecht, 408 BC, 405-744-4064.

Theatre (TH)
17 hours. TH 2413. Select three hours from the following: TH 2563, 3633, 3923, or 3933. A minimum of two 1-hour practica. Select nine additional hours approved by the department head. Minimum 2.50 GPA with no grade below “C.” Megan Pitt, 134 SCPA, 405-744-8999.

Zoology (ZOOL)
24 hours. BIOL 1114, 1604. BIOL 3023 and 4133. BIOL 3034 or 3204. Select one of the following: BIOL 3104, 4104, 4134, 4174, 4184, 4413, 4434, or 4464. Select 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 Leifield, 514E LSW, 405-744-2754 or Libby Howard, 515 LSW, 405-744-9670.