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General Education Requirements

Pathways Curriculum: College Option Liberal Arts Minor
Baruch Common Core Curriculum: Tier III Liberal Arts Minor



College Option/Tier III concentrations (minors) and their communication intensive capstones allow students to focus on a single area in the liberal arts. Capstone courses must be taken at Baruch College.

Minors (2 courses at the 3000 level or above*) Capstone Course(s)
American Studies AMS 4900
Anthropology any 4000-level SOC/ANT course
Art (4 tracks) ART 4900, FPA 4900 or FPA 5070
Asian and Asian American Studies AAS 4900
Black and Latino Studies BLS/LTS 4900
Black Studies BLS/LTS 4900
Business Writing any JRN course at the 4000-level or above except JRN 5050, JRN 5051, and JRN 5052
Chemistry any CHM course at the 4000-level or above
Chinese any 4000-level CHI course
Communication Studies COM 4900, COM 4905, or COM 4906
Comparative Literature any 4000-level CMP course
Economics

any ECO course at the 4000 level or above except ECO 4000 and non-CIC sections of ECO 4093 (please check schedule of classes)

English any 4000-level ENG course
Film FLM 4900
French any 4000-level FRE course
Global Studies IDC 4900
Hebrew any 4000-level HEB course
History HIS 4900
Humanities with Honors see Honors advisor
Information Studies LIB 4900
Information Technology and Social Responsibility CIS 4910
Interdisciplinary Minor in Environmental Sustainability ENV 4900
Italian any 4000-level ITL course
Japanese any 4000-level JPN course
Jewish Studies JWS 4900
Journalism any JRN course at the 4000-level or above except JRN 5050, JRN 5051, and JRN 5052
Latin American and Caribbean Studies LACS 4901 or LACS 4902
Latino Studies BLS/LTS 4900
Law and Policy
(not the business law minor)
LAW 4900, LAW 4905, or LAW 4906
Literature in Translation see Comparative Literature
Mathematics any 4000-level MTH course except MTH 4410 (effective spring 2016)
Music (4 tracks) MSC 4900
Natural Sciences
(multiple tracks; see advisor)
any 4000-level course in natural sciences
New Media Arts NMA 4900
Philosophy PHI 4900
Physics PHY 4130 or PHY 4200
Political Science POL 4900
Psychology One of the following courses: PSY 4010; PSY 4012; PSY 4013; PSY 4051; PSY 4080; PSY 4181; PSY 4182; PSY 4183; PSY 4184; PSY 4185; PSY 4900; or with departmental permission, PSY 5000
Religion and Culture REL 4900
Sociology any 4000-level SOC/ANT course
Spanish any 4000-level SPA course
Spanish-English Translation SPA 4004
Survey Research PAF 4402
Theatre FPA 4900
Women’s Studies WSM 4900

NOTE:

Pathways Curriculum: There is no GPA stipulation attached to the College Option courses, but in order to graduate with the liberal arts minor, a student must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 in the three courses that make up his or her liberal arts minor.

Baruch Common Core: In order to graduate, a student must have a grade point average of at least 2.00 in the three courses that make up his or her liberal arts minor.

*Not all 3000- or 4000-level courses will fulfill liberal arts minor requirements, especially in disciplines that include distinct tracks. See Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 for details.