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Purdue University Northwest    
  Feb 22, 2018
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


A minor is a formalized sequence of approved coursework in an area of study outside of the student’s major. A minor is not as extensive a program as the major. Most minors will be either (a) comprehensive study in a single discipline, or (b) interdisciplinary study focusing on a single theme. A minor consists of a minimum of 15 credit hours. The list below identifies the College as well as the location that offers the minor. Contact an academic advisor in the content area for additional information and details.


Business (COB)
Engineering and Sciences (COES)
Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (CHESS)
Nursing (CON)
Technology (COT)


Purdue University Northwest - Hammond (PUC)
Purdue University Northwest - Westville (PNC)

College Minor Location
COB Accounting PUC
CHESS Advertising-Communication PUC
COES Applied Mathematics PUC
COES Astrophysics PUC
COES Biology PUC
COES Biotechnology PUC
CHESS Broadcasting PUC
COB Business PUC/PNC
COB Business Analytics PUC
COES Chemistry PUC/PNC
COES Civil Engineering PUC
COES Civil Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Majors only) PNC
CHESS Communication PUC/PNC
COT Computer & Information Technology PNC
COES Computer Science PUC
CHESS Creative and Professional Writing PNC
COB Culinary Art PUC
CHESS Disability Studies PUC
CHESS Diversity PNC
COES Ecology PNC
COES Electrical & Computer Engineering PUC
COES Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology PNC
COES Electrical Engineering (Mechanical Engineering Majors only) PNC
CHESS English Literature PNC
COB Entrepreneurship PUC
COES Environmental Science PUC
CHESS Ethnic Studies PUC
COB Finance PUC
COB Foods and Nutrition PUC
CHESS Gender Studies PNC
CHESS Gerontology PUC
CHESS Global Studies PUC
CHESS Government PUC
CHESS HDFS - Early Childhood PUC
CHESS Health Communication PUC
CHESS Holistic Health and Wellness PNC
COB Hospitality Management PUC
COB Human Resources PUC
COB Human Resource Management PNC
CHESS Human Services PUC
COES Industrial Engineering Management (Mechanical Engineering Majors only) PNC
COB Information Systems PUC
CHESS International Communication PUC
CHESS Journalism PUC
CHESS Latin American Studies PUC/PNC
COB Marketing PUC
COES Math - Pre-service Elementary Teachers PUC
COES Mathematics PUC
COES Mechanical Engineering PUC
CHESS Media Culture PUC
COB Non-profit Management PUC
CHESS Organizational Communication PUC
COT Organizational Administration PNC
COT Organizational Leadership PUC
CHESS Philosophy PUC
CHESS Philosophy-Ethics-Religion PNC
COES Physics PUC
CHESS Political Science PUC/PNC
CHESS Psychology PUC/PNC
CHESS Public Relations PUC
COB Recreational Sports Management PUC
CHESS Service Learning/Civic Engagement PUC
COES Sports Health PNC
COES Statistics PUC
CHESS Visual Communications Design/Graphic Arts PUC
CHESS Women’s Studies PUC