Minors completed by graduating class

395 students in the 2022 graduating class completed a total of 494 minors, including 93 students with double minors, and 3 students with triple minors. Most popular minors were: Business (19%), Peace & Justice Studies (13.2%), Educational Studies (4.9%), English/Writing (4.9%; two minors combined), and Mathematics (4.5%). For more detailed data (e.g., minors by gender and historical trends from 2000 to 2021), please explore this Interactive Data Tool/Dashboard.


Graduating Class2019%2020%2021%2022%
Africana Studies 1 0.2% 2 0.5% 5 1.1% 4 0.8%
Anthropology 3 0.7% 3 0.7% 5 1.1% 8 1.6%
Art History 2 0.5% 1 0.2% 3 0.7% 2 0.4%
Biology 7 1.7% 14 3.4% 13 2.9% 13 2.6%
Business 93 22.4% 103 25.1% 87 19.5% 94 19.0%
Chemistry 9 2.2% 8 2.0% 12 2.7% 12 2.4%
Cinema & Media Studies 5 1.2% 7 1.7% 6 1.3% 3 0.6%
Civil War Era Studies 16 3.9% 5 1.2% 11 2.5% 14 2.8%
Classics 2 0.5% 4 1.0% 4 0.9% 4 0.8%
Computer Science 3 0.7% 1 0.2% 3 0.7% 3 0.6%
Data science 7 1.6% 21 4.3%
East Asian Studies 4 1.0% 3 0.7% 2 0.4% 5 1.0%
Economics 12 2.9% 11 2.7% 8 1.8% 15 3.0%
Educational Studies 24 5.8% 28 6.8% 19 4.3% 24 4.9%
English 8 1.9% 7 1.7% 14 3.1% 10 2.0%
Environmental Studies 7 1.7% 6 1.5% 2 0.4% 8 1.6%
French 6 1.4% 7 1.7% 7 1.6% 7 1.4%
German Studies 4 1.0% 13 3.2% 3 0.7% 5 1.0%
Greek 1 0.2% 1 0.2%
History 8 1.9% 12 2.9% 7 1.6% 9 1.8%
Italian Studies 2 0.5% 4 1.0% 3 0.7% 4 0.8%
Jewish Studies 1 0.2%
Latin American, Caribbean,
& Latino Studies
1 0.2% 2 0.5% 1 0.2%
Mathematics 21 5.1% 15 3.7% 11 2.5% 22 4.5%
Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies 9 2.2% 7 1.7% 11 2.5% 10 2.0%
Music 7 1.7% 10 2.4% 11 2.5% 7 1.4%
Neuroscience 5 1.2% 7 1.7% 8 1.8% 12 2.4%
Peace & Justice
Studies
50 12.0% 35 8.5% 76 17.0% 65 13.2%
Philosophy 7 1.7% 4 1.0% 9 2.0% 10 2.0%
Physics 2 0.5% 2 0.4% 2 0.4%
Political Science 13 3.1% 16 3.9% 17 3.8% 13 2.6%
Public History 10 2.4% 8 2.0% 14 3.1% 13 2.6%
Religious Studies 4 1.0% 5 1.2% 5 1.1% 8 1.6%
Sociology 7 1.7% 7 1.7% 9 2.0% 10 2.0%
Spanish 30 7.2% 23 5.6% 21 4.7% 19 3.8%
Studio Art 6 1.4% 5 1.2% 8 1.8% 13 2.6%
Theater Arts 3 0.7% 2 0.5% 4 0.9% 3 0.6%
Women, Gender
& Sexuality Studies
8 1.9% 8 2.0% 10 2.2% 6 1.2%
Writing 17 4.1% 14 3.4% 10 2.2% 14 2.8%
TOTAL MINORS COMPLETED: 415 410 447 494
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS: 345 334 347 395
Double Minors*: 65 72 84 96

Note. Double and triple minors were included in the count of Total minors completed. % by Minor=number of students graduating with a certain minor, divided by Total minors completed by a graduating class (e.g., in the Class of 2022, 14 students graduated with a Minor in Writing, contributing 2.8% to Total minors completed by this graduating class: 14/494=2.8%)

*Also included students with triple minors and students with four minors.

Source

Office of the Registrar and the Office of Institutional Analysis