Major/Minor Restrictions

The major and the minor may not be selected from the same academic program. Please check the requirements of the specific majors and minors you are considering.  In general there are no SAS restrictions on selection of available majors and minors; however, some combinations are prohibited:

African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL) 013 majors and minors may not minor in Arabic 074, Hindi 505, or Swahili 956. 

Anthropology 070 may not be combined with Cultural Anthropology 070C or Evolutionary Anthropology 071 as a double major, double minor, or major/minor combination. Cultural Anthropology 070C and Evolutionary Anthropology 071 may not be combined as a double major or double minor, but may be combined as a major/minor combination.

Asian Studies 098 minors cannot major or double minor in the language of their area or concentration. For example, a student doing a Japanese concentration in Asian Studies cannot double minor in Japanese, but could double minor in Chinese or Korean, or could major in Chinese.

Astrophysics 105 majors may not minor in Physics 750 or Astronomy 100.

Biological Sciences 119, Biomathematics 122, Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146, Genetics 447, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 694, Biochemistry 115, and/or Microbiology 680 cannot be combined as double majors or as major/minor combinations.

Business Administration minors cannot pursue a double minor combination with Entrepreneurship.

Communication 192, Information Technology and Informatics 547, and/or Journalism and Media Studies 567 cannot be combined as double majors.

Creative Writing 351 minors who are English majors or minors 350 cannot use Creative Writing courses to meet the English major/minor requirements.

Criminal Justice 202 majors may not minor in Criminology 204 (beginning Spring 2014).

East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214 majors cannot do a minor or double major in the language of their area of concentration.  For example, a student doing a Chinese concentration in East Asian Languages and Area Studies cannot minor or double major in Chinese, but the student could minor in Japanese or Korean.

East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214 majors may not minor in Asian Studies 098.

Economics 220 majors may not minor in Environmental and Business Economics 373.

English 350 majors or minors who are minoring in Creative Writing cannot use Creative Writing classes to meet the English major/minor requirements.

Entrepreneurship minors cannot pursue a double minor combination with Business Administration.

Kinesiology and Health 377 majors may not minor in Biological Sciences 119.

History/French 513 majors may not minor in History 510 or French 420.

History/Political Science 514 majors may not also major or minor in History 510 or Political Science 790.

Jewish Studies 563 majors may not minor in Language and Culture of Ancient Israel 583 or Modern Hebrew Language 503.

Physics 750 majors may minor in Astronomy 100, but may not count 01:750:341, 342, 343, or 344 toward physics major requirements.

Planning and Public Policy 762, Public Health 832, Public Policy 833, Health Administration 501, and Urban Planning and Design 971 cannot be combined as double majors or as major/minor combinations.

Sociology 920 majors may not minor in Health and Society 502.

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