Add a stackable minor and improve your resume
No matter what your major is, adding a skill-based minor will set you apart when you graduate. A skill-based minor gives you an edge by introducing you to new ideas and developing skills potential employers are looking for. That extra line on your resume and your confidence during the interview will show employers that you are curious, interested in different perspectives, and can do things others can't.
Even if you haven’t declared a major, you can pursue a skills-based minor. It allows you to see if that area of study is right for you. Every skills-based minor is:
Designed to be done with any major
What makes Hamline’s skills-based minors different is that they are designed to be paired with any major. A skills-based minor will improve your talents and increase your skills to benefit you no matter your career.
There are many ways you can pair a minor with your major. Explore each minor for more ideas in addition to the examples below.
Examples of ways to pair a skills-based minor with your major
Data visualization minor + Public health major
Increasingly, careers in public health, whether as a community health leader, social justice advocate, or social worker, require that you can make data useful and meaningful.
Digital storytelling minor + Natural science major
Translate the research and analysis you do in your major into digital media: create an informational video, podcast, or website, and add graphic design to your presentations and academic papers.
Forensic and investigative science minor + Business major
Gain an in-demand skill set when you pair your business major with forensic science and be prepared to conduct fraud investigations for government prosecutors, insurance companies, and more.