Academic minors are available to students who are working toward the baccalaureate degree. Most academic disciplines offer a minor, which consists of a minimum of 20 semester credits. Students who wish to pursue an academic minor must also make a formal declaration of their intent to minor in a specific discipline after consultation with their major academic advisors. A grade point average of 2.00 must be maintained in the minor field while a minimum of 12 semester credits in the minor must be completed at Ohio Dominican University. The specific requirements for a minor are listed under the Undergraduate Programs and Degree Requirements listings.
Certificate programs are clusters of credit courses focusing on a particular area of achievement. Depending on the certificate program taken, credits earned may be applied toward a degree. The following certificate programs are available: Accounting, Coaching, Communication Studies, Gerontology, and Public Administration (graduate level only).