Minors are for undergraduate students ONLY. Students can pursue up to 3 minors.
NOTE: It is suggested you wait until your second semester at UF to begin working towards a minor at UF. Please speak with your academic advisor for more information.
Eligibility – Students must
- have an established UF GPA of 2.0 or higher
- be on-track for your major
- have 45 hours earned
- be able to complete the minor in a timely fashion
- complete a minimum of 6 credits exclusive to the minor (credits that will not count toward major(s) or other minors)
Some minors have additional requirements for approval, (e.g., a higher UF GPA, etc.). Be sure to review the Catalog information for the minor in your Catalog year.
Considering a Minor
- Take introductory courses in the area before applying.
- When selecting General Education or elective courses, take courses in disciplines that are unfamiliar – you might discover an area of interest this way.
- To find out more about a minor, read course descriptions, search the UF website for syllabi, and contact the department that offers the minor.
- Often, a minor will complement your major, and/or provide for a more well-rounded experience. Try to branch out. If you are majoring in a Humanities discipline, such as English or History, consider pursuing in a minor in another area (such as a Social & Behavioral Science, or a math/science-related minor).
- UF Undergraduate Minors
- UF Advising: Minors
- A minor may not inherently overlap with the student’s major (e.g., a History major may not pursue a History minor).
- Students must complete a minimum of 6 credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that will not count toward the major or other minors (including FRE Electives for 6 credit difference coursework).