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Minors

Minors are offered by all four Vanderbilt undergraduate schools. Students may pursue any minor outside of their major. Minor descriptions and requirements can be found on the school websites or the Undergraduate Catalog

Learn more at vu.edu/as-minors

  • African American and Diaspora Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language
  • Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Art
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Brazilian Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Cinema and Media Arts
  • Communication of Science and Technology
  • Communication Studies
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • European Studies
  • French
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • History of Architecture
  • History of Art
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Jewish Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latino and Latina Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine, Health, and Society
  • Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (jointly administered by the School of Engineering)
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Scientific Computing (jointly administered by the School of Engineering)
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Language and Culture
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

Learn more at vu.edu/blair-minors

  • General Music
  • Jazz
  • Musicology
  • Music Performance
  • Music Composition

Learn more at peabody.vanderbilt.edu

  • Child Development
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Educational Studies
  • Human and Organizational Development
  • Language Science
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Reading/Literacy Education
  • Special Education
  • Teaching Linguistically Diverse Students

Learn more at vu.edu/engineering-minors

  • Computer Science
  • Energy and Environmental Systems
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (jointly administered by the College of Arts & Science)
  • Scientific Computing (jointly administered by the College of Arts & Science)

(Jointly administered by the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management)

Learn more at vanderbilt.edu/undergraduatebusinessminor

The undergraduate business minor, developed in collaboration with the Owen Graduate School of Management, is a program of study designed to expose students to the concepts and theories of management through five fundamentals courses and a range of business-related electives provided by the four undergraduate schools.