Data shows strength in minors at UConn

The Wilbur Cross Building on the UConn campus in Storrs, Connecticut. (File Photo/The Daily Campus) UConn offers nearly 100 minors for enrolled students, allowing students to study academic departments outside of their major. Minors are recorded on the student’s final transcript.UConn has not dropped minors in any recent years, said university spokesperson Stephanie Reitz.Reitz said that occasionally minors are consolidated under a broader set of related studies. The Italian cultural studies minor and the Italian literary studies minors were consolidated this academic year into the Italian cultural and literary studies minor.Minors are sometimes temporarily halted if necessary, but that is rare and a short-term issue as minors usually return the next semester or year, she said.For example, if a professor who offers a required course for a minor leaves on…


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