Undergraduate minors are designed to allow engineering and applied science students to study, to a limited extent, a discipline other than their major.

In addition to engineering minors offered by SEAS departments, new liberal-arts minors are available. A minor requires at least 15 credits that must be taken at Columbia. In SEAS departments with more than one major program, a minor in the second program may be permitted, if approved by the department.

Here’s what you need to know about choosing a minor.