Minors

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The Academy offers several minor options for majors in other USC schools who wish to specialize in cross-disciplinary theory and application and design strategy. Each minor provides access to the Academy's unique and extensive maker facilities, as well as the breadth of Academy faculty expertise. Students who declare an Academy minor can specialize in any of the following Academy Minor Options listed below.

Applications for Fall 2021 Minors are now open. The application deadline is Monday, October 4, 2021.

For questions about the Academy Minor experience, please contact Jessica Vernon, jvernon@usc.edu.

Academy Minors Options

Departmental clearance ("D-Clearance") is permission for a student to register for a class. Class sections with a "D" designation are restricted by the department offering the course, requiring students to obtain the department's permission ("D" clearance) before attempting to register.

Please email iovine-young@usc.edu about course availability and D-Clearance for non-majors.

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