Students may designate a minor field of specialization, although minors are not required for graduation. The requirements for these academic minors are described in the Curriculum section of the catalog: Africana studies, anthropology, art, art history, Asian studies, biology, chemistry, classics, classical studies, communication studies, computer science, dance, economics, English, English writing, environmental studies, French, German, health, history, international business, international studies, journalism, linguistics, management, mathematics, museum studies, music, Nordic studies, philosophy, physical education, physics, psychology, religion, Russian studies, secondary education, social welfare, sociology, Spanish, theatre, women and gender studies, K–12 teaching of art, K–12 teaching of health, K–12 teaching of music, and K–12 teaching of physical education. Students must have a C (2.00) average in the number of hours required for the minor.