Minors

Adding a minor allows you to reinforce your Wells education while adding a specialization in a field outside your major.
While minors aren't required for the degree, they provide new experiences and insights in related programs. Nearly all majors also hold a corresponding minor that requires fewer courses or academic experiences than the major. Others—such as those in Sustainability, Cognitive and Brain Studies, or Museum Studies—offer unique viewpoints or represent fields and specializations that build on a student's major program. Each academic program page notes whether a major or minor is available, and requirements can be found in the academic catalog.

"I can still remember my freshmen orientation, the games we played, my orientation and peer leaders, and my first friends that I met and we are still friends till this day."

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While at Wells, most students find that their career interests don't just fit within one major. For those students wishing to officially focus their studies in an additional area, minor programs offer the chance to explore and increase their familiarity in a field. Students may declare up to two minors by the middle of their senior year.

Wells College offers the following minors:

Africana Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Biology
Book Arts
Business
Chemistry
Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
First Nations and Indigenous Studies
Health and Medical Ethics
Health Care Management
History
Holistic Health Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Museum Studies
Philosophy and Religion
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Studio Art
Sustainability
Sustainable Food Systems
Theatre
Visual Communication
Women's and Gender Studies

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