List of Graduate Programs that do not Require a Doctoral Minor

Effective Fall 2011, Graduate School policy  increased the flexibility available to doctoral programs to ensure breadth in student training by making completion of a minor optional rather than required.  Programs can require their students to complete a minor or they can opt into other types of breadth training.

This change in no way diminishes the Graduate School’s commitment to breadth as an important component of doctoral training.  Rather, this policy change acknowledged that there are multiple paths to breadth, and the Graduate School feels the individual program is best positioned to choose the correct paths for its students.

The following graduate programs have completed the Graduate School's process to make a doctoral minor optional for students.  


For more information on this policy, please see this policy announcement.

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Keywords:minor, breadth   Doc ID:66795
Owner:Marty G.Group:VCRGE and Graduate School
Created:2016-09-08 15:24 CDTUpdated:2016-09-08 15:28 CDT
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