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Questions tagged [minor]

Questions relating to an academic minor

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Do minors and/or non-major courses affect grad school admissions?

Basically what it says in the heading, lengthy explanation below At my university, just completing your major and general ed courses won't get you enough credits to graduate. This means that we have ...
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How likely is it for a student to be expelled from university for online posts they wrote as a minor? [closed]

There have been stories recently of students who were expelled from university for derogatory things they said online. It got me wondering if a student would be expelled for saying something ...
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Is it possible to be admitted to graduate programs in subjects one minored in in undergraduate?

I'm currently studying electrical engineering and considering on getting both a physics and math minor. I'm wondering though, is it possible to get a Ph.D. or a Master's degree in Physics or Math when ...
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Why is having multiple college majors seen as a bad thing when applying to graduate school?

I have been told that triple (or more) majoring and/or taking numerous minors is seen as a bad quality when applying to graduate school. Can anybody explain we why they do not want academically ...
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How marketable is a math minor for an electrical engineering major? [closed]

I already have a physics minor, but I need to take two additional classes to fulfill a math minor, but I don't know if it's worth the tuition, effort, and time. Should I proceed to acquire the minor?...
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What is the importance of a very tangentially related minor in grad school applications?

In an effort to keep this question generalizable, I'll try to be as vague as possible. I'm majoring in a softer science (getting a BA), while doing research in a much harder science which could be ...
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Do admissions care about one's minor?

If I am a biology major from a lower tier liberal arts school, and I wanted to make myself more attractive for future applications( ie: grad school, job listings), should I bother obtaining a minor in ...