Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.
A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.
At least three courses in French beyond 201 12
Total credits for the Minor: 20
Students who spend a semester in France or a Francophone country may apply up to 12 credits from their study abroad to the minor. Approval for course substitutions must be obtained from the French faculty.