You may take a minor if you're interested in a subject but do not want to make it your primary focus. Or add a minor related to your program to complement your degree.
Academic minors at Columbia College require at least 18 credit hours outside of a student's major. Courses may also meet general education or major requirements.
To add a minor, students must obtain approval from their academic advisor and declare the minor before earning a total of 60 credit hours. Students must have at 2.0 grade point average or higher for all minor-related courses.