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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
University of Houston
  Feb 18, 2018
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Requirements for a Minor

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In most fields of study at the undergraduate level, students may earn a minor by satisfying certain requirements. The general requirements are as follows:

  1. Students must complete a minimum of 15 semester hours of work in the minor field.
  2. At least nine of the 15 semester hours must be advanced.
  3. At least six of the nine advanced semester hours must be taken in residence.
  4. Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average on courses attempted in the minor at the University of Houston.

Departments and colleges may include additional requirements but cannot require more than 21 semester hours of work in the minor field of study.

Not all departments and colleges offer minors, but those that do provide academic advice for the students who seek minors in their areas.

Students should consult the general and departmental requirements listed in the college sections of this catalog for more detailed information on the availability of and requirements for minors.