Mar 02, 2024  
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog

Minors


Minors must be outside of a student’s major and concentration. Up to two courses which have been prescribed by a student’s major into their General Education requirements may be counted towards a student’s minor. The minimum number of credits for a minor is 18. Core requirements, as designated by the Endicott College Catalog., and free electives may be used to satisfy the minor requirements. Double minors Policy: Students may have two minors. In order to complete a second minor, courses used to fulfill the requirements of the first minor may not be used to meet the requirements of the second minor. Depending upon the major, students may not be able to complete the requirements of the minors within four years or within the minimum number of credits for their degrees.

 

Accounting Minor


Program Requirements


Students who are otherwise required to take ACC175 and/or ACC185 for their major program must choose two other courses from the accounting curriculum. 

Please note that preparation for the CPA requires further studies in accounting.

Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

American Studies Minor


 

Applied Behavior Analysis Minor


Program Requirements


This minor program of study does not lead to licensure in the state of Massachusetts. Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Applied Mathematics Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 20 credits as follows:

Required Courses:


Additional Courses


  • One 200 level MTH course
  • One 300 level MTH course

Students select two from the following courses:

  • MTH courses above 120  (Cr: 6)
  
 

Art History Minor


 

Arts Administration Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Art Therapy Minor


 

Biology Minor


 

Business Administration Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits.

Additional Courses


Students select three from the following courses:

  • 300-400 level BUS Electives (up to 9 credits)
 

Business Administration Minor (Pre-MBA Track)


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits. This minor is intended for non-business majors to complete all foundational requirements for the 5th year MBA program. Please contact the Associate Dean of the MBA program for admission procedures.

Prerequisite: Non-Business Major (Business Major is defined as Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Management, Hospitality Management, International Business or Marketing.)

 

Business Analytics Minor


 

Cannabis Management Minor


 

Ceramics Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Required Courses


Additional Required Courses


Students select two courses from the following:

 

Communication Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take 18 credits as follows:

 

Computer Science Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 19 credits as follows:

 

Additional Courses


Two Computer Science courses, which can be drawn from the list above, provided the courses are not also being used to fulfill other requirements (Cr: 6)   
 

   

Creative Writing Minor


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits.

Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Criminal Justice Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional Required Courses


Students select two from the following courses:

Additional Courses


Students select two criminal justice electives at the 300 level or above. Criminal Justice electives include any course with a CJ designation and:

 

Dance Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional Courses


Any additional six credits of DAN XXX courses.

Additional three credits from the following courses:

  • DAN XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)                                
  • DRA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)                    
  • MUS XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
  • PA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
 

Digital Journalism Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Economics Minor


Program Requirements


(Business Major is defined as Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Events Management, Finance, Healthcare Management, Hospitality Management,  International Business or Marketing.)

Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits.

Required Courses


Additional Required Courses


Students select three from the following courses:

 

Education Minor


Program Requirements


Students interested in the field of education as a secondary focus to their academic major may pursue the Education minor. This program of study does not lead to licensure in the state of Massachusetts. Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

English Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional courses:


Five English courses, three of which must be at the 300 level or above.  (Cr. 15)

 

Entrepreneurship Minor


The Entrepreneurship Minor focuses on expanding the breadth of study for non-business majors interested in starting their own companies in areas that are non-traditional considerations. These areas might include nursing students, sports management, hospitality, or the creative arts. Offering a minor track of study in Entrepreneurship fosters our understanding that the discipline of entrepreneurship lives across campus and in all schools of study.

Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Required Introductory Course: 3 Credits


*If a student has already taken BUS 120 (Business Fundamentals I) or SM 101 (Principles of Sport Management) they are excused from this requirement and will take 12 elective credits

Required Courses: 6 Credits


 

Environmental Studies Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 20 credits as follows:

 

Exercise Science Minor


 

Expressive Arts Therapy Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Family and Child Life Studies Minor


Program Requirements


This program of study does not lead to licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Fashion Merchandising Minor


 

Gender Studies Minor


 
 

Graphic Design Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

History Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional Courses


Five history courses, two of which must be at the 300 level or above.  (Cr. 15)

History courses include any course with an HST designation and REL 251 Religion in American Life.

 

 

Hospitality Management Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional Courses


 Four hospitality courses at the 200 level or above.              

 

Human Services Minor


 

International Studies Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Required Courses


Internship / Study Abroad Experience

Students minoring in international studies are encouraged to study abroad. Those who do so may meet some of the minor’s requirements in their study abroad program.

Additional required courses


Students select three from the list of courses below or any course with an IST prefix:

In addition, two semesters of a world language and study abroad experience are highly recommended.


 

Legal Studies Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Music Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Required Courses


  • (Cr: 0.5 - 3)
  • Three semesters. Note: May be taken up to eight semesters for credit. Accumulation of three credits satisfies the Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education requirement; these courses may require additional instructional fees.

  • (Cr: 3)

Three semesters participating in one or more of the following musical ensembles:


 Note: May be repeated up to eight semesters for credit.  Accumulation of three credits satisfies the Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement.

Additional Courses


Any additional six credits of MUS XXX courses.

Additional three credits from the following coures:

  • DRA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)    
  • DAN XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)                   
  • MUS XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
  • PA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
 

Nutrition and Wellness Minor


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Peace and Conflict Studies Minor


 

Philosophy Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows, at least two of which must be at the 300 level or above:

Required courses


Students select one from the following courses:

Additional courses


Students select two from the following courses:

 

Political Science Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Required Courses (3 credits)


  • POL 3XX (300-level POL Course) (Cr. 3)
  • POL XXX (Any POL Course) (Cr. 3)

Additional Courses (15 Credits)


Students select five courses from the following, two of which must be at the 300 level or above. 

  • POL XXX (Any POL Course) (Cr: 3) 
 

Professional Writing Minor


Program Requirements


 Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Psychology Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits.

Required course


Additional courses


Five psychology courses, three of which must be at the 300 level or above.

 

Religious Studies Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

Additional Courses


 Students select one from the following courses:.

Students select three from the following courses:


These can include any REL course or from the following list:

 

Security Studies Minor


 

Sociology Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows:

 

Spanish Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits.

Six Spanish courses, two of which must be at the 300 level or above.

 

Studio Art Minor


 

Theater Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take the courses listed below, which includes three semesters of private instruction and three semesters of performance, totaling 18 credits.

Required Courses:


Three credits in theater performance and/or private instruction

(1 credit repeated 3 times, any combination of the following)

Additional Courses:


Any additional six credits of DRA XXX courses. 

Additional three credits from the following courses:

  • DAN XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)                                
  • DRA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)                    
  • MUS XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
  • PA XXX (3 credits, or 1 credit taken 3 times)
 

Victimology Minor


Program Requirements


Students are required to take a minimum of 18 credits as follows: