Tennessee Minors

For more details on each of these options, check out our academic catalog.

Business Administration: The Business Administration Minor equips students in other professional programs (ministry, intercultural Studies, communication, etc.) with specific business knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to be effective in executing administrative responsibilities in an organization. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

English: The English Minor serves students in various strategic vocations including journalism, applied linguistics, and teaching English as a second language. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes) beyond those classes already required for the Arts and Sciences core.

Graphic Arts and Design: The Graphic Arts and Design Minor equips students to use production arts principles with a focus on non-video visual media content creation. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in graphic design. Such skills can enhance ministry, nonprofit management, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

History: The History Minor cultivates a critical understanding of the human past and develops skills of historical research, analysis, and communication that enable students to engage the world in thoughtful, positive, and creative ways. The Minor consists of 15 credit hours (5 classes) beyond those already required for the Arts and Sciences core.

Intercultural Studies: The Intercultural Studies Minor equips students to minister cross-culturally in a variety of settings. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in Intercultural Studies. Such skills can enhance educational skills, ministry, teaching, nonprofit management, youth ministry, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 21 credit hours (7 classes).

Mass Communication: The Mass Communication Minor equips students to use communication skills and media technologies. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in media communication. Such skills can enhance ministry, nonprofit management, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours.

Music: The Music Minor equips students to use musicianship skills in a variety of ways. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in music. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours, which include music theory, participation in performance ensembles, and work in a primary instrument.

Music Performance: The Music Performance Minor equips students to use musicianship skills and performance in a variety of ways. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in music performance. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours, which include music theory, participation in performance ensembles, and work in a primary and a secondary instrument.

Public Health: The public health profession focuses on helping individuals and communities improve and maintain their overall health and wellness using a holistic approach. The Public Health Minor equips students with foundational knowledge and skills needed to help others make healthy lifestyle decisions. It can provide a useful complement to professional studies in a variety of fields, such as education, human services, intercultural studies, sports ministry, and youth ministry. The Minor consists of 26 credit hours (8 classes).

Video Production: The Video Production Minor equips students to use production arts principles with a focus on video media content creation. It allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in video production. Such skills can enhance ministry, nonprofit management, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (six classes).

Worship Theology: The Worship Theology Minor is designed for students who wish to pursue education in worship with an emphasis on worship theology. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary knowledge in worship theology. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

Florida Minors

For more details on each of these options, check out our academic catalog.

Business Administration: The Business Administration Minor equips students in other professional programs (ministry, intercultural studies, communication, etc.) with specific business knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to be effective in executing administrative responsibilities in an organization. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

Intercultural Studies: The Intercultural Studies Minor equips students to minister cross-culturally in a variety of settings. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in Intercultural Studies. Such skills can enhance educational skills, ministry, teaching, nonprofit management, youth ministry, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 21 credit hours (7 classes).

Mass Communication: The Mass Communication Minor equips students to use communication skills and media technologies. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in media communication. Such skills can enhance ministry, nonprofit management, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours.

Music: The Music Minor equips students to use musicianship skills in a variety of ways. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in music. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours, which include music theory, participation in performance ensembles, and work in a primary instrument.

Music Performance: The Music Performance Minor equips students to use musicianship skills and performance in a variety of ways. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in music performance. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours, which include music theory, participation in performance ensembles, and work in a primary and a secondary instrument.

Worship Theology: The Worship Theology Minor is designed for students who wish to pursue education in worship with an emphasis on worship theology. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary knowledge in worship theology. Such skills can enhance ministry, youth ministry, teaching, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

Online Minors

For more details on each of these options, check out our academic catalog.

Business Administration: The Business Administration Minor equips students in other professional programs (ministry, intercultural studies, communication, etc.) with specific business knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to be effective in executing administrative responsibilities in an organization. The Minor consists of 18 credit hours (6 classes).

Intercultural Studies: The Intercultural Studies Minor equips students to minister cross-culturally in a variety of settings. It also allows students in other professional programs to develop complementary skills in Intercultural Studies. Such skills can enhance educational skills, ministry, teaching, nonprofit management, youth ministry, missions, and other fields. The Minor consists of 21 credit hours (7 classes).

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