Online Minors

Anthropology Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • ANTH 2740 – Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
  • ANTH 3510 – Peoples and Cultures of SE Asia
  • ANTH 3530 – Anthropology Research Methods
  • ANTH 4400 – Sex Trafficking

Behavior Research Minor

Statistics (6-9 hours)

·       Research Methods (6-9 hours)

Business Administration Minor

Required Courses (18 hours)

Communication Minor

Required Courses (15 hours)

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • COMM 2240 – Introduction to Organizational Communication
  • COMM 2300 – Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 2560 – Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 3220 – Small Group Communication
  • COMM 3225 – Gender Communication
  • COMM 3245 – Women, Leadership and Communication
  • COMM 3250 – Communication in Nonprofit Organizations
  • COMM 3300 – Communication Theory
  • COMM 3340 – Interviewing
  • COMM 3500 – Communication for Organizational Effectiveness
  • COMM 3650 – Conflict in Communication
  • COMM 3680 – The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 3750 – Quantitative Research Methods
  • COMM 4200 – Multinational Organization
  • COMM 4220 – Internship in Organizational Communication
  • COMM 4320 – Persuasion
  • COMM 4350 – Nonverbal Communication
  • COMM 4400 – Sexual Communication
  • COMM 4500 – Senior Capstone in Org. Comm.
  • COMM 4800 – Special Topics: Family Communication
  • COMM 4900 – Internship in Communication Studies

Criminal Investigation Minor

Required Courses (9 hours)

Guided Electives (9 hours)

Criminal Justice Administration Minor

Required Courses (9 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

  • 9 hours of criminal justice upper-division electives
    • CJA 3130 - Victimology
    • CJA 3200 – Research Methods
    • CJA 3220 – Ethics
    • CJA 3230 – Police Organization and Administration
    • CJA 3400 – Constitutional Issues and CJ
    • CJA 3411 – Intelligence Analysis
    • CJA 3630 – Probation and Parole
    • CJA 3700 – Women, Crime and the Justice System
    • CJA 3750 – Terrorism and CJ
    • CJA 3800 – Intro to Emergency and Disaster Management
    • CJA 3900 – Organized Crime
    • CJA 3911 – Intro to Homeland Security
    • CJA 4220 - Community Relations and Minority Problems
    • CJA 4330 – Criminal Investigations
    • CJA 4500 – The Juvenile Justice System
    • CJA 4530 – Criminal Evidence and Procedures
    • CJA 4800 – Crime in America
    • CJA 4850 – Private and Industrial Security
    • CJA 4870 – Security Law
    • CJA 4900 – Readings in CJA

Criminology Minor

Required Courses (6 Hours)

General Electives (9 Hours)

 

Driver and Traffic Safety Education Minor

Required Courses (12 hours)

NOTE: SAFE courses are offered only during the Summer term.

Elective (3 hours)

  • Select 3 hours in consultation with advisor
    • HLTH 3240 – Foundations of Health Education
    • HLTH 3320 – Community and Public Health

Economics Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

  • at least 9 hours of upper-division courses in economics, including 3 hours at MTSU
    • ECON 3210 – Financial System and the Economy
    • ECON 4420/5420 – Labor and Human Resource Economics
    • ECON 4440/5440 – International Economics
    • ECON/MGMT 4510/5510 – Union and Collective Bargaining
    • ECON 4570 – Managerial Economics
    • ECON 4650 – Comparative Economics Systems

Economics/Finance Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

  • FIN course 3 credit hours
    • FIN 2010 – Personal Financial Planning
  • Upper-division FIN courses 6 credit hours
    • FIN 3000 - Principles of Financial Management
    • FIN 3010 – Business Finance
    • FIN 3030 – Real Estate Finance
    • FIN 3610 – General Insurance
    • FIN 3660 – Life and Health Insurance
    • FIN 3810 – Investments
    • FIN 4730 – Insurance Company Operations
    • FIN 4750/5750 – Risk Management
    • FIN 4810 – Portfolio Theory and Management
    • FIN 4860 – International Financial Management
  • Upper-division ECON course 3 credit hours
    • ECON 3210 – Financial System and the Economy
    • ECON 4420/5420 – Labor and Human Resource Economics
    • ECON 4440/5440 – International Economics
    • ECON/MGMT 4510/5510 – Union and Collective Bargaining
    • ECON 4570 – Managerial Economics
    • ECON 4650 – Comparative Economics Systems

Family Studies Minor

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

 

Finance Minor

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • at least 12 upper-division hours in finance, including 3 hours at MTSU
    • FIN 3030 – Real Estate Finance
    • FIN 3610 – General Insurance
    • FIN 3660 – Life and Health Insurance
    • FIN 3810 – Investments
    • FIN 4730 – Insurance Company Operations
    • FIN 4750/5750 – Risk Management
    • FIN 4810 – Portfolio Theory and Management
    • FIN 4860 – International Financial Management

Health Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

  • 9 hours of electives to be chosen from other health offerings or courses approved by the department chair
    • HLTH 3020 – Terminology in HHP
    • HLTH 3320 – Community and Public Health
    • HLTH 4270 – Bioethical Issues in Health
    • HLTH 4300 – School Health Program
    • HLTH 4360 – Teaching Human Sexuality
    • HLTH 4390 – Women’s Health
    • HLTH 4400 - Drugs and Violence
    • HLTH 4460 – Introduction to Epidemiology
    • HLTH 4700 – Coordinated School Health Program
    • HLTH 4900 – Certified Health Education Specialist Review
    • HLTH/PHED 3300 – First Aid and Safety Education
    • HLTH/PHED 3760 – Teaching Water Safety

CJA Homeland Security

Required Courses (9 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

Information Systems Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

 

International Relations Minor

Required Courses (9 hours)

Elective Courses (9 hours)

  • PS 3220 – Comparative Politics
  • PS 3510 – International Political Economy
  • PS 4240 – American Foreign Policy

Leadership Studies Minor

Minimum of 15 to 21 hours must be completed.  No more than six hours of courses are to be from a single department.  See website for additional information.

Required Courses (12 hours)

Elective (3 hours)

Choose one:

Management Minor

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

  • 9 hours of upper-division management courses approved by the department coordinator
    • MGMT 3630 – Organizational Theory
    • MGMT 3750 – Supply Chain Management
    • MGMT 3800 – Managing Change and Conflict in Organizations
    • MGMT 3810 – Human Resources Management
    • MGMT 3890 – Managerial Decision Making
    • MGMT 3940 – Business Ethics
    • MGMT 4200 – Leadership in Organizations
    • MGMT 4500- Employment Discrimination Law
    • MGMT 4510 – Unions and Collective Bargaining
    • MGMT 4710 – International Business
    • MGMT 4920 – Small Business Management

Marketing Minor

Required Courses (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

12 hours of upper-division marketing courses (except MKT 3010 and MKT 4950)

  • MKT 3200 – Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • MKT 3840 – Professional Selling
  • MKT 3850 – Promotion
  • MKT 3855 – Product Management
  • MKT 3865 – Sports Marketing
  • MKT 3900 – Social Media Marketing Strategies
  • MKT 3910 – Consumer Behavior
  • MKT 3920 – Entertainment Marketing
  • MKT 3930 – Marketing Research
  • MKT 3950 – Business to Business Marketing
  • MKT 4510 – International Marketing
  • MKT 4800 – Sales Management
  • MKT 4870 – Services Marketing
  • MKT 4890 – Marketing Management

 

Mental Health Services

Required Courses (6 hours)

Developmental/Diversity Group (3 hours)

Theory and Application Group (6 hours)

Nutrition and Food Science Minor

Required Courses (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • To be chosen from:
    • NFS 3000 – Nutrition Principles for Physical Activity and Health
    • NFS 3100 – Food and Culture in the United States
    • NFS 3260 – Community Nutrition
    • NFS 3280 – Sports Nutrition
    • NFS 4210 – Nutrition in Aging
    • NFS 4250 – Life Cycle Nutrition
    • NFS 4251 – Nutrition for the Young Child
    • NFS 4260 – Food Safety Issues from Production to Consumption
    • NFS 4270 – Advanced Nutrition I
    • NFS 4271 – Advanced Nutrition II

Political Science Minor

Required Course (6 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • PS 2000 – Political Science/International Relations as a Profession
  • PS 2020 – State and Local Government
  • PS 3050 – The U.S. Presidency
  • PS 3060 – The U.S. Congress
  • PS 3160 – American Public Policy
  • PS 3210 – International Relations
  • PS 3220 – Comparative Politics
  • PS 3320 – Public Opinion
  • PS 3330 – Political Parties
  • PS 3350 – Interest Groups and Social Change
  • PS 3370 – American Constitutional Law
  • PS 3510 – International Political Economy
  • PS 4030 – Human Rights
  • PS 4040 – Pre-law Internship
  • PS 4230 – Classical Political Theory
  • PS 4240 – American Foreign Policy
  • PS 4270 – Campaign, Lobbying, Non-profit and NGO Internship
  • PS 4275 – Managing Domestic/International non-profit organizations
  • PS 4290 – Public Service Internships
  • PS 4360 – Legislative Internship
  • PS 4800 – Senior Seminar
  • PS 4801 – Senior Seminar in International Relations
  • PS 4860 – Advanced Studies in International Relations

Psychology Minor

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

12 hours of electives should be chosen from:

  • 1000/2000-level (3 credit hours)
  • PSY 2000 – Seminar in Careers in Psychology
  • PSY 2180 – Thinking: Intelligence and Creativity
  • PSY 2190 – Human Brain, Behavior, Consciousness
  • PSY 2210 – Psychology of Social Behavior
  • PSY 2300 – Developmental Psychology

 

  • 3000/4000- level (6 credit hours)
    • PSY 3020 – Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science
    • PSY 3070/3071 – Research Methods and Lab
    • PSY 3230 – Abnormal Psychology
    • PSY 3320 – Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • PSY 3590 – Psychology of Personality
    • PSY 4030 – Psychology of Sensation and Perception
    • PSY 4040 – Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
    • PSY 4060 – Sport Psychology
    • PSY 4110 – Issues and Ethics
    • PSY 4190 – Child Psychology
    • PSY 4240 – Behavioral Neuroscience
    • PSY 4260 – Introduction to Psychological Testing
    • PSY 4330 – I/O Training and Development
    • PSY 4360 – Organizational Psychology
    • PSY 4440 – Social Psychology of Close Relationships
    • PSY 4460 – Psychology of Happiness and Well-being
    • PSY 4480 – Learning Theories
    • PSY 4600 – Psychosexual Adjustment
    • PSY 4700 – History and Systems of Psychology
    • PSY 4720 – Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology and Education
    • PSY 4810 – Teams in Organizations
  • Any level (3 credit hours) – See lists above

Recording Industry Minor (for Nonmajors)

Required Courses (6 hours)

Electives (12 hours) – Not MUHL 3670

  • 12 hours of Recording Industry electives as approved by the minor advisor
    • RIM 3011 – Survey of Music Technology
    • RIM 3200 – History of Country Music
    • RIM 3300 – Digital Audio Technology
    • RIM 3720 – Artist Management
    • RIM 3900 – Music Publishing
    • RIM 4190 – Introduction to MIDI and Sound Synthesis
    • RIM 4300 – Digital Audio Workstation Theory/Techniques
    • RIM 4320 – Concert Promotion and Touring
    • RIM 4620 – Marketing of Recordings
    • RIM 4640 – Entertainment Branding
    • RIM 4690 – Digital Strategies for the Music Business
    • RIM 4700 – Contracts and Legal Issues
    • RIM 4800 – Understanding the Nashville Music business
    • RIM 4810 – Topics in the Recording Industry

Risk Management and Insurance Minor

Required Courses (9 hours)

Electives (6 hours)

Other coursework in risk management or insurance approved in advance by the minor advisor 3 to 6 credit hours

Social Welfare Minor

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (12 hours)

  • Students select four social work courses not restricted to majors.
    • SW 2630 – Interview Skills
    • SW 2750 – Introduction to Substance Abuse
    • SW 3000 – Social Policy
    • SW 3110 – Research Methods
    • SW 3161 – Human Behavior and Social Environment II
    • SW 3170 – Family Caregiving
    • SW 3200 – Cultural Diversity
    • SW 3250 – School Social Work
    • SW 4150 – Special Topics
    • SW 4440 – Social Work with Disabled Individuals
    • SW 4620 – Child Welfare I
    • SW 4640 – Health:  Organizations, Policy, and Ethics

Sociology Minor

Required Course (3 hours)

Electives (15 hours)

  • Students are encouraged to select a sequence of sociology courses that enhances a career path.
    • SOC 2010 – Social Problems
    • SOC 2500 – Marriage and Family
    • SOC 2980 – Sociology as a Profession
    • SOC 3060 – Sociological Theory
    • SOC 3210 – Drugs in Society
    • SOC 3250 – Social Deviance
    • SOC 3300 – Diversity in the Workplace
    • SOC 3400 – Gender and Society
    • SOC 4050 – Sociology of Families
    • SOC 4100 – Sociology of Work
    • SOC 4150 – Topics
    • SOC 4300 – Criminology
    • SOC 4400 – Sex Trafficking
    • SOC 4450 – Sociology of Emotions
    • SOC 4540 – Juvenile Delinquency
    • SOC 4550 – Sociology of Religion

Writing Minor

Required Courses (18)

Select 18 hours from the following:

 

Revised 1.29.2021

 

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