Minors

James Madison University offers many minors for students to choose from. For more information on minor requirements, please click the following links:

 

Africana Studies

American Studies

Anthropology

Art

Art History

Asian Studies

Astronomy

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biology

British Communication and Media

Business Analytics

Chemistry

Chinese Business Studies

Christian Studies

Chronic Illness

Classical Studies

Coaching Education

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Studies

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Conflict Analysis and Intervention

Creative Writing

Criminal Justice

Cultural Communication

Dance

Economics

Educational Media

Education Programs 1

English

Environmental Information Systems

Environmental Management

Environmental Programs 2

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Family Studies

Film Studies

Geographic Science

Geology

Gerontology

Global Religion and Global Issues

Health Communication

Historical Archaeology

History

Human Resource Development

Humanitarian Affairs

Integrated Science and Technology

Interdisciplinary Social Science

Jazz Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Logic and Reasoning

Mathematics

Materials Science

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Middle Eastern Communities and Migrations

Military Leadership

Modern European Studies

Modern Foreign Languages

Music

Music Industry

Nonprofit Studies

Philosophy

Physics

Political Communication

Political Science

Public Policy and Administration

Religion

Robotics

Russian Studies

Science, Technology and Society

Sociology

Special Education

Sport Communication

Statistics

Substance Abuse Prevention

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Non-Licensure

Telecommunications

Theatre

Urban and Regional Studies

Women's and Gender Studies

World Literature

Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

 

1 Students cannot minor in education. Refer to this page for more information about teacher education programs and teacher licensure at JMU.

 

2 Students from throughout the university have the opportunity to study environmental issues by minoring in an environmental program. Refer to this page for more information about these programs.