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The following information should guide faculty and departments in determining whether an existing course fits the criteria of an Applied Minors.


Applied Minors

  • Students must complete one Applied Minor, consisting of:
    • 4-6 courses (normally 12-24 credits) from at least 2 divisions.
    • A meaningful co-curricular activity.
    • A “culminating experience.”
  • CPC will accept and evaluate proposals for new Applied Minors and requests for substitutions/modifications to existing AMs from faculty and students.
  • Details of the proposal form as recommended are listed in CPC’s recommendations document but may be changed by CPC in consultation with the faculty.
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