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Pathways Minors

Pathways Minors are thematic, cross-disciplinary programs that allow students to examine important topics from a variety of perspectives while completing general education requirements along the way.  

To date, over 500 students have graduated with a Pathways minor and over 1600 students are currently enrolled in at least one of the 30 Pathways Minors.

“Pathways minors are a step away from our disciplinary obsessions. One of our goals is to encourage students to learn to deal with subjectivity, which is less about the right answer to a problem and more about what approaches and perspectives are required to tackle a specific challenge.”
–Timothy Baird, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and lead faculty for the Pathways to Sustainability Minor