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You can prepare for a high demand field and cultivate real-world data analysis skills with a minor in data analytics from Carlow University.
The Data Analytics minor is open to any major. A minimum of 16 credits is required, at least 3 of which must be an elective.
In the Behavioral Health minor program, you will learn about the social work profession as you study the connection between behaviors and mental and physical well-being. You will learn how to develop cultural competence in working with diverse populations, explore the individual and community context of behavioral health, and learn about case management.
The minor is open to all majors. It particularly benefits students who pursue careers in social and behavioral sciences, political science, psychology, anthropology and sociology.
A Behavioral Health minor enriches all career choices. With this minor, you will be prepared to work in behavioral health organizations and in settings where behavioral health impacts clients and communities, such as in health care, education, criminal justice and advocacy.
The minor required 18 credits. Two elective courses focus on topics such as practice with groups and families, crisis intervention and substance abuse. The forensic context will further prepare you to work in these areas.
You can supplement your interest in learning about the past with a History minor. You will uncover the value of history through research of recorded events, analysis of patterns and critical thinking in order to present the past, better understand contemporary problems and predict future challenges.
A minor in History is a perfect addition to comprehensive Liberal Studies and English majors.
This minor is open to any major. A minimum of 18 credits is required.
Studying for a philosophy minor, you will examine and ask the largest and most important of human questions concerning life and the nature of the universe. You will immerse yourself in a critical study of past and present systems of philosophic thought and learn to investigate the truths and principles pertaining to the nature of existence, knowledge, values and conduct.
With its emphasis on language skills, critical thinking and abstract reasoning, the Philosophy minor has numerous practical applications. It complements majors such as Psychology or Education, and students majoring in Liberal Studies will find the Philosophy minor a superb addition to their other minors.
The minor requires 15 credits, including five courses in philosophy.
You will delve into government relations, advocacy, journalism, intelligence, international relations and lobbying in the vast world of politics when you minor in Political Science.
You will expand and deepen your knowledge of American government, comparative politics, social theory and other aspects of the discipline. You will benefit from increased engagement with and understanding of emerging real-world issues that affect society’s greatest challenges, including energy, globalization, health care, conflict resolution, science and technology policy, and public-private collaboration.
This minor is designed for students interested in studying institutional and policy responses to domestic or international problems, or the political behavior of individuals and groups, and is open to any major. A minimum of 18 credits and a capstone internship or project are required; 12 credits must be completed at Carlow.
Study the various forms of crisis and trauma situations and how to support those in distress through this interdisciplinary minor with Psychology and Social Work. With a minor in Crisis and Trauma, you will focus on crisis situations that may be personal, such as death or assault or community-wide events such as natural disasters or threats to public health.
You will learn about the types of trauma, including acute, chronic and complex trauma as well as vicious or secondary trauma. You will gain an understanding of the physical, psychological and emotional symptoms of traumatic experiences to become better informed and ultimately a more competent professional in your career field of choice.
The minor in Crisis and Trauma is offered to students who are not majoring in Psychology or Social Work. The coursework introduces students to the field of psychological trauma, different forms of abuse and violence, trauma responses and symptoms, and available treatment options and resources.
Elective courses include Psychology courses focused on children and on women, family counseling, substance abuse counseling, parenting, and death and dying.
This minor requires 18 credits.
● The Impact of Trauma
● Crisis Intervention
● Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment
● Intimate Partner Violence
You can study the mystery of human existence and the interdependence of women and men as they relate to God through Carlow University’s scholarly Theology minor program.
Theology examines the human experiences that have given rise to questions of religion such as the meaning of life and death, the existence of a personal God, the search for human values, issues of peace and justice, contemporary spirituality, and ministry of the laity. The Theology curriculum provides the discipline necessary for this unique way of inquiry through courses in scriptural, historical, systematic and moral theology, and pastoral ministry.
This minor is open to any major and can be customized to your interest. A minimum of 18 credits is required.
With the Women’s and Gender Studies minor, you can explore the historical condition of women and the interpretation of women and gender in the various disciplines. You will come to understand the present and future position of women in society and issues of intersectionality, such as race, gender, social class and sexuality. With this minor, you will be equipped to debate gendered situations today.
A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies is valuable in careers in advocacy, social services-related occupations, community development and government.
The Women’s and Gender Studies minor requires three courses and three electives totaling 18 credits.
With this science-focused minor, you can enhance your biology background and pursue other career interests. A Biology minor prepares you for such fields as professional writing, business management, communications, psychology and social work. You will be ready for positions within organizations in the medical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
You must complete 18 credits, including two required courses and three advanced biology electives (at least two electives must be taken in residence at Carlow University).
If you have an interest in understanding the basics of chemistry and the composition and behavior of matter, a minor in Chemistry is an excellent choice to accompany your chosen major.
A Chemistry minor is also a great selection for one of the three legs of a Liberal Studies major.
The Chemistry minor is open to any major. A minimum of 18 credits is required (four required courses, two elective courses).
Required courses include: