Minors

  • Biology Minor

    The minor in biology gives students a solid foundation in general biology, cell biology, biology of microorganisms, and general chemistry, and the opportunity to explore other biology subfields such as neurobiology, genetics, molecular biology, and more.

  • Chemistry Minor

  • Classics Minor

  • Communication Studies Minor

    With a Communication Studies minor, students will learn to communicate ideas clearly. Effective communication is key to success in any career or life undertaking. This minor is a wonderful companion to any number of other majors.

  • Computer Information Systems Minor

  • Computer Science Minor

  • English Minor

  • Ethnic Studies Minor

    The ethnic studies minor at APU enhances students’ understanding of the experiences of U.S. immigrant populations and communities of color, along with their sensitivity to issues of race, ethnicity, and social class.

  • Global Studies Minor

  • History Minor

  • International Relations Minor

    The international relations minor prepares students to be effective community leaders through instruction in international politics, history, geography, and diplomacy.

  • Journalism Minor

    A journalism minor equips students with critical thinking skills that will support any major. Learning how to write, communicate, research, and question allows students to engage in reflective, independent thinking and strengthen their ability to reason.

  • Liberal Studies Minor

    The liberal studies minor consists of 22-23 units in a multidisciplinary program that offers elementary subject matter preparation along with practical field experience. The program provides students an understanding of the impact of culture on education in addition to varied opportunities to gain the skills needed to serve in today's educational world.

  • Mathematics Minor

    The mathematics minor provides a flexible way for any student to develop his or her quantitative and analytical thinking skills. For students with AP Calculus credit, the minor requires just 12-16 units instead of the usual 19.

  • Physics Minor

    The physics minor is ideal for students majoring in mathematics, chemistry, or biology.

  • Political Science Minor

  • Prelaw Minor

    This minor helps prepare students interested in law school. It includes courses in political science, criminal law, constitutional law, and political philosophy.

  • Public Relations Minor

    The public relations minor allows students interested in another major and public relations to gain an understanding of the field and how it impacts other areas.

  • Sociology Minor

    The sociology minor is ideal for students who wish to supplement their major area of study with a broader knowledge of human social behaviors.

  • Spanish Minor

  • Statistics Minor

    Students with any major or minor are eligible to earn the statistics minor. In particular, a student is permitted to earn both the statistics minor and the mathematics minor.

  • TESOL Minor

  • Vocational Development Minor

    The minor in vocational development helps students explore and discern vocational calling for themselves and others while pursuing a chosen major.

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.