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Minors

Make your degree stand out

A minor can be added to many 120 credit hour degree programs at Dalhousie including the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) and Bachelor of Science (Medical Science).

Stand out in the marketplace with a skill set that is uniquely yours.

Minors allow you to customize your degree by combining disciplines and connecting your studies more broadly. Whether you’re an English major with a keen interest in the sciences or a Biology major with an eye to working in the developing world, minors will open doors and awaken possibilities.

Make sure to check the Academic Calendar to find out which minors can be added to your program.

View the current list of approved minors

  • Minor in Abrahamic Religions
  • Minor in Actuarial Science
  • Minor in Agricultural Business Management
  • Minor in Agricultural Economics
  • Minor in American Studies
  • Minor in Ancient History
  • Minor in Animal Agriculture
  • Minor in Applied Ethics
  • Minor in Aquaculture
  • Minor in Arabic Studies
  • Minor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Minor in Bioethics
  • Minor in Bioinformatics
  • Minor in Biology
  • Minor in Black and African Diaspora Studies
  • Minor in Business
  • Minor in Canadian Studies
  • Minor in Chemistry
  • Minor in Chinese Studies
  • Minor in Classical Literature
  • Minor in Classics
  • Minor in Classics: Ancient Philosophy
  • Minor in Classics: Medieval Philosophy
  • Minor in Community Design
  • Minor in Computer Science
  • Minor in Contemporary Studies
  • Minor in Early Modern Studies
  • Minor in Earth Sciences
  • Minor in Economics
  • Minor in English
  • Minor in Environment, Sustainability and Society
  • Minor in Environmental Horticulture
  • Minor in Environmental Science
  • Minor in Environmental Studies
  • Minor in Esoteric and Occult Traditions
  • Minor in European Studies
  • Minor in Film Studies
  • Minor in Food Bioscience
  • Minor in Food Science
  • Minor in French
  • Minor in French: Linguistics and Translation
  • Minor in French Literature and Culture
  • Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Minor in Geography
  • Minor in German
  • Minor in German Philosophy
  • Minor in German Studies
  • Minor in Health Studies
  • Minor in Hispanic Cultures
  • Minor in Hispanic Literature
  • Minor in History
  • Minor in History of Science and Technology
  • Minor in Indigenous Studies
  • Minor in Informatics
  • Minor in International Development Studies
  • Minor in Italian Studies
  • Minor in Journalism Studies
  • Minor in Latin American Studies
  • Minor in Law and Society
  • Minor in Management
  • Minor in Marine Biology
  • Minor in Mathematics
  • Minor in Medieval Studies
  • Minor in Microbiology and Immunology
  • Minor in Middle East Studies
  • Minor in Music
  • Minor in Musicology
  • Minor in Neuroscience
  • Minor in Ocean Sciences
  • Minor in Philosophy
  • Minor in Physics
  • Minor in Plant Science
  • Minor in Political Science
  • Minor in Popular Culture Studies
  • Minor in Psychology
  • Minor in Russian Studies
  • Minor in Security Studies
  • Minor in Sociology and Social Anthropology
  • Minor in Sociology and Social Anthropology of Critical Health Studies
  • Minor in Sociology and Social Anthropology of Economy, Work and Development
  • Minor in Sociology and Social Anthropology of Social Justice and Inequality
  • Minor in Spanish
  • Minor in Statistics
  • Minor in Theatre