Minors

JMU offers a wide array of minor programs that allow you to augment your academic major with another area of focused study.

A


Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Arabic
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy

B


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biology
British Communication and Media (London)

C


Chemistry

Chinese Business Studies
Classical Studies
Coaching Education
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis & Intervention
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Cultural Communication

D


Dance

E


Economics
Educational Media
English
Environmental Information Systems
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
European Marketing

F


Family Studies
Film Studies
French

G


Geography
Geology
German
Gerontology

H


Health Communication
Historical Archeology
History
Human Resource Development
Human Science
Humanitarian Affairs

I


Integrated Science & Technology
Italian

J


Jazz Studies

L


Latin American Studies
Legal Spanish

M


Management Science
Materials Science
Math
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Middle Eastern Communities and Migrations
Military Science
Modern European Studies
Music
Music Industry

N


Non-Profit Studies

P


Philosophy
Physics
Political Communication
Political Science
Public Policy and Administration

R


Religion
Russian Studies

S


Science, Technology and Society
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/English Translation and Interpretation
Special Education Non-Teaching
Sport Communication
Statistics
Substance Abuse Intervention

T


Technical & Scientific Communication
Telecommunications
Theatre

U


Urban and Regional Studies

W


Women's Studies
World Literature
Writing & Rhetoric

Pre-Professional

A pre-professional program is not a major or minor; it is professional preparation program consisting of courses and experiences designed to prepare you for the required graduate study and/or licensure necessary for a career in your chosen profession.

Follow the links below to learn more about the programs on the JMU Academic Advising website.

Pre-Professional Education Programs

Early, Elementary and Reading Education
Exceptional and Special Education
Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education

Pre-Professional Health Programs

Medicine
Dentistry
Forensic Studies
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Veterinary Medicine

Other Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Law
Pre-Theology