The following departments and programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offer academic minors: Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Biology, Black Studies, Chemistry, Chicano/Latino Studies, Classical Studies, Communication, English, Environmental Geology, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Geology, History, Indigenous Nations Studies, Judaic Studies, Mathematics and Statistics, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Pre-Education (Elementary Education, Elementary Science, Secondary Education, and Special Education), Psychology, Sociology, Sustainability, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, World Languages and Literatures (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish), and Writing. (Students majoring in a field of study outside Liberal Arts and Sciences also may declare an academic minor in one of these programs.) The requirements for these minors are indicated within the appropriate department sections of this Bulletin.

Computer Applications Minor—College-Wide


High School College programs


Specialized academic certificates are offered by several units in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Applied Linguistics/TESL, Chicano/Latino Studies, World Languages/Teaching Japanese, Revitalizing Endangered Indigenous Languages, and postbaccalaureate certificates in Black Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. (Refer to the appropriate department for certificate requirements.) Requirements for these certificates are met concurrently with completion of a major in a selected field.

Secondary teaching licenses allow the student to teach the selected discipline at specified grade levels in public schools in Oregon. Recommended courses for those preparing to be teachers are listed under appropriate departments.