Jun 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The awarding of a minor at Tennessee Tech requires the successful completion of a minimum of 15 hours of specified course work in the relevant area of discipline, in addition to fulfilling the requirements for a degree detailed in Policy 260: Requirements for a Baccalaureate Degree and Graduation. Successfully completed courses may simultaneously fulfill a student’s degree requirements and the requirements for a minor.

A student may elect to complete multiple minors; however, no more than two minors will appear on the student’s academic transcript.

Additionally, some colleges and programs have the following conditions that apply to the specified minors:

  • A minor in any specific discipline in the College of Arts and Sciences must include 6 Upper Division hours. Exception: A minor in physics will consist of at least 15 hours of coursework including PHYS 2110, PHYS 2120, PHYS 2420, PHYS 2920 and one upper division physics course.
  • A minor in Art or Music may contain no more than 4 hours of individual instruction, ensemble, or activity courses.

The specific course requirements for each minor offered at Tennessee Tech may be found in the portion of the applicable Undergraduate Catalog addressing the relevant academic area or discipline. A list of available minors and the ownership of programs is available below.


A-Z Listing of Minors



Accounting Minor  
Agriculture Minor  
Aquatics Minor  
Art History Minor  
Art Minor  
Art Studio Minor 
Astronomy Minor    


Biology Minor  
Business Information Technology and Analytics Minor  
Business Management Minor  
Business Minor  


Caregiving Minor  
Chemistry Minor  
Coaching Minor  
Communication Studies Minor  
Computer Science Education (CSED) Minor  
Computer Science Minor  
Criminal Justice Minor  
Cyber Crime, Law, and Society Minor  


Digital Humanities Minor  


Early Childhood Education (ECED or ECSP) Minor  
Education Minor  
Elementary Education (ELED) Minor 
Engineering Technology Minor   
English Minor  
English as a Second Language (ESLP) Minor 
Environmental Engineering Minor   
Environmental Studies Minor  
Environmental Sustainability Minor  
Event Planning Minor  
Exercise Science Minor  


Family Sciences Minor  
Foreign Language Minor  
Foundations of Education (FOED) Minor  


Geography Minor  
Geology Minor  


Health and Wellness Minor 
History Minor 
Honors Minor  
Housing and Design Minor  
Human Ecology Minor  
Human Resource Management Minor  
Humanities Minor  


Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Minor  
International Business Minor  
International Studies Minor  


Journalism Minor   


Leadership Minor  
Leadership and Military Science Minor  


Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Minor 
Materials Science and Engineering Minor  
Mathematics Minor  
Merchandising and Design Minor   
Middle Grades Minor  
Music History Minor  
Music Performance Minor  
Music Technology Minor  
Music Theory and Composition Minor   


Natural Resources Minor  


Parks and Protected Areas Minor 
Philosophy Minor  
Physics Minor   
Political Science Minor  
Professional and Technical Communication Minor  
Project Management for Professionals Minor  
Psychology Minor  


Race and Ethnic Studies in the United States (US) Minor  
Reading (READ) Minor  
Religious Studies Minor  


Science Minor  
Secondary Education (SEED) Minor  
Social Science Minor  
Social Work Minor 
Sociology Minor  
Special Education (SPED) Minor   


Theatre Minor   ​ 


Wildlife Fisheries Science Minor  
Women’s and Gender Studies Minor