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Minors at The New School offer you major opportunities to immerse yourself in new disciplines. These highly creative and enriching series of courses give you endless ways to broaden your skills, interests, and career options. Artists can gain a global perspective, historians can learn music composition, designers can study sociology. Every time you cross into a new discipline, you increase your relevance to a world that equates creativity with multidisciplinary talents. Learn more about
available college minors
and the process for declaring
a minor at The New School with the list and information below. If you
have questions about preclusions, applications, or specific course offerings,
an admissions officer can help.
Minors are available to all undergraduate students at The New School, though some minors are closed to students in certain majors. Students may declare minors outside of their own colleges.
Current students can declare or change a minor by logging in to my.newschool.edu, clicking on the Academics tab, and then clicking on the link to Major/Minor Declarations.
Applications are required for admission to the following minors due to constraints on facilities or the need for a specific level of skill in a particular field:
For these minors, complete the application form by logging in to my.newschool.edu, clicking on the Academics tab, and then clicking on the link to Major/Minor Declarations.
To start a minor in the fall, submit an application by March 1. Notification of decision on minor applications happens by April 1.
To start a minor in the spring, submit an application by October 1. Notification of decision on minor applications happens by November 1 (December 15 for Post-Genre Music).
*Students can pursue deeper study of these subject areas through the self-designed major in Liberal Arts at Lang or in the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students. To explore this options, contact an academic advisor.