Given the significance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, the College of Science, Engineering and Technology presents minor degree programs tailored to the modern and competitive workforce of the 21st century. The curriculum for STEM minors is built upon the collaborative efforts of academics and industry connections, leveraging the professional ethics inspired by our Christian worldview. Each minor program provides a platform for innovation, cross-disciplinary exposure, and the development of essential workplace skills.
GCU offers a platform for students interested in the realm of sports and fitness. Through comprehensive insights into the art and science of coaching, GCU teaches the principles of effective athletic training through sports psychology, injury prevention, performance enhancement and leadership within sports teams.
If you are captivated by exploration of the natural world and its application to the criminal justice system, these biological and forensic science minors may be right for you. Students in these minors will be taught the foundational knowledge of biological processes, ecology, genetics and more while gaining insight into the techniques used to analyze evidence and contribute to solving legal cases.
If the captivating realms of chemistry and the life and physical sciences excites you, these science minors may be right for you. You will be taught the fundamental scientific principles, ranging from chemical reactions and molecular structures to biological systems and physical phenomena. Study the intricate connections between these disciplines, fostering a holistic perspective on the natural world. If you are looking to deepen your scientific knowledge, these minors can teach you the skills needed to pursue a journey into the heart of scientific exploration and discovery.
Pursuing a minor in a food and nutrition related program can provide an avenue for you to delve into the world of dietary sciences and wellness. These minors discuss the relationship between food, nutrition and human health by exploring topics such as dietary analysis, nutritional needs across the lifespan, and the impact of various food choices on well-being. If you enjoy nutrition counseling, public health, healthy living and informed dietary choices, these minors can offer a pathway into the field of food and nutrition sciences.
Minors in computer science can be an exciting avenue for students who wish to delve into the ever-evolving landscape of technology and computing. These computer science minors can teach the basics of programming languages, algorithms, data structures and software development methodologies. You have the opportunity to explore the intricacies of computer systems, software engineering principles and emerging technologies through hands-on projects and theoretical concepts.
If you’re looking for an avenue that will teach you the landscape of technology and computing, GCU’s minors may be an excellent choice. Read through our frequently asked questions to help you decide whether a minor is right for you.
Find a science, engineering or technology minor that meets your personal or professional goals. Contact us today to enroll or get answers to remaining questions about choosing your minor.