Tag: Minor

Academic minors are courses of study that provide less depth than the major. A minor may provide focused study within a discipline or from across more than one discipline.

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Students present their research at the Fall 2021 student projects poster session December 7, 2021 in the James David Ross Family Recreation Center on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa.

Cell and Molecular Biology

Updated: July 13, 2022 |

The Cell and Molecular Biology minor and major emphasis are focused on the study of the molecular basis of life. The program is designed for students interested in biology to develop deeper theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the rapidly developing field of cell and molecular biology. It is suited for undergraduates who are interested…

Public Service and Community Studies

Updated: June 16, 2022 |
Students in class in the Technology Center as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Russian Studies

Updated: June 14, 2022 | Tagged:

Learn to communicate and interact in Russian-speaking cultures around the world with the skills, knowledge, and qualities imparted by this minor. Study language and grammar, literature, film, and more in this interdisciplinary program.

A student uses a computer in the Clark Family Library as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Forensic Science

Updated: June 14, 2022 | Tagged:

Learn the specialized fields of forensic science and the fundamental principles of science and technology on which they are based with this minor. Get introduced to evidence collection and scientific analysis, data collection and interpretation, laboratory procedures, forensic psychology, and the criminal justice system.

Professor of Chemistry Steve Malinak teaches an introductory chemistry course in Dieter-Porter Hall November 2, 2020 on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College.

Health and Society

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The Healthcare and Society minor is a broad interdisciplinary program of study that is designed to expose students to various cultural, legal, ethical and social factors that influence health and healthcare.

Assistant Professor of European History Leah Goldman teaches a class September 22, 2021 the Howard J. Burnett Center on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa.

Latin American Studies

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Learn about the many facets of Latin America including its literature and history, society and culture, economics and politics, languages, arts, and environment. Study the Latino/a experience in the United States, and delve into global issues that impact the indigenous and ethnically diverse communities of Latin America.

David Kieran, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of History, teaches a class in the The Learned T. Bulman '48 Historic Archives & Museum September 2, 2021 on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa.

American Studies

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Examine American life, history, and culture, and consider the U.S. relationship with the world in this concentration. Learn about both majority and minority perspectives in American life, and develop a useful background for careers in law, government, writing, the arts, international affairs, and others.

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History

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Prepare for work in fields related to history, or to go on to graduate and doctoral work in historical study, law, or related fields. Pursue opportunities for independent study and internships, and take advantage of focuses on American, European, and East Asian history.

Education (Teacher Certification)

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Prepare to become one of our nation’s finest teachers with this cutting edge, hands-on education program at W&J College. Enjoy an excellent job placement rate well above the average for colleges and universities in Pennsylvania after you achieve your teacher certification.

Computing & Information Studies

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Gain a solid grounding in coding and production and formal modeling and analysis with this program. Learn problem solving and effective communication skills while addressing issues in computational thinking, visual culture, interaction design, data science, systems development, and security.