Admission into the Minor

Only students admitted to the Blount Scholars Program can pursue the Blount Scholars Minor. Students should complete the Declaration of Minor form no later than the fourth semester of full-time enrollment.

The Blount Scholars Minor requires the successful completion of the following 20 semester hours. A maximum of three hours of Blount coursework may be applied toward another major or minor, reducing the number of hours required for the minor to 17.

Code and Title Hours
Minor Courses
BUI 100Convocation (taken twice for one hour each)2
Foundation Courses
BUI 101Foundation I3
BUI 102Foundation II3
BUI 301Thematic Seminar3
BUI 301Thematic Seminar3
BUI 301Thematic Seminar3
BUI 401Blount Capstone Worldviews3
Total Hours20

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required for completion of the degree. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

The Blount Scholars Minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, college and University requirements.