Minors


Make your degree stand out

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.

A minor can be added to many 120 credit hour degree programs at Dalhousie including:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Community Design
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)

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

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 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 Religious Studies
  • 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