Academics

Minors

From astrophysics and computer security to sports medicine and workplace wellness, Ball State offers more than 130 minor areas of study that can be paired with our majors to complement your career goals and personal interests.

Undergraduate Minors:

Ancient Studies 
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Physics (Electronics, Nanoscience)
Aquatics
Art History
Asian Studies
Astrophysics
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Biology 
Business Administration
Business Administration for Construction Management
Business Information Technology
Campaign Communication 
Chemistry 
Chinese
Classical Culture
Classical Languages (Latin, Greek)
Coaching
Communication Studies 
Community Health Education 
Computer Science
Computer Security
Computer Technology 
Construction Management
Creative Writing 
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Dance (Dance Studies, Musical Theatre Dance, Performance)
Design Technology 
Digital Forensics
Digital Media
Digital Publishing 
Economics
Educational Technology
Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Energy
Entrepreneurial Management
Environmental Geology
Environmental Management
European Studies
Exceptional Needs: Early Childhood Special Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Fashion
Film/Screenwriting
Financial Planning
Food Management 
Foundations of Business
Foundations of Business for Actuarial Science and Mathematics Majors
Foundations of Computer Systems
Foundations of Management
French
General Science
Geography
Geology 
German
Gerontology
Gifted and Talented Education
GIScience
Graphic Arts Technology 
Historic Preservation
History
Hospitality Management
Industrial Leadership
Industry and Technology
Information Systems for Computer Science Majors
Information Systems for Non-Computer Science Majors
Interior Design
International Business
International Resource Management 
Interpersonal Relations
Introductory Astronomy
Japanese
Landscape Architecture
Leadership Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Meteorology and Climatology
Military Science
Multicultural Education
Music History
Music Literature
Music Theory
Music: Jazz/Commercial
Music: Piano
Music: Sacred (Organ, Voice)
Music: Symphonic Instruments and Guitar
Music: Voice
Natural Resources 
Occupational Safety and Health Compliance
Organizational Communication - Communication Studies
Organizational Communication - Management
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy 
Physics
Physiology 
Plastics Technology
Political Science
Professional Selling
Professional Writing and Emerging Media
Psychology of Human Development
Public Health
Real Estate Development
Religious Studies
Residential Property Management 
Risk Management and Insurance
Scuba
Six Sigma
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish 
Special Education: Hearing Impaired
Speech Pathology and Audiology
Sports Studies 
Sustainability
Sustainable Land Systems
Technical Theatre
Telecommunications 
Theatre
Travel and Tourism
Urban Planning and Development
Women’s and Gender Studies
Workplace Wellness