Minors & Concentrations


Academic minors allow you to learn about subjects outside your academic major, an alternative that will both complement your main field of study and increase your career and professional marketability in today's rapidly changing work environment. Consult with your academic advisor for more information about pursuing a minor at Hilbert.

To pursue a minor, you must be in your sophomore year and have written permission from your department chairperson and the chairperson of the department offering the minor. A grade of C or better in all courses for the minor must be achieved.

Minors available at Hilbert are:

  • Accounting
  • Professional Communications
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Crime Investigation
  • English
  • Forensic Science/Crime Scene Investigation
  • Human Services
  • History (American)
  • History (General)
  • Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Family Violence
  • Sociology


You can also gain a more in-depth understanding of a specific subject or area of interest within your major by selecting a concentration. It can help you develop the background and abilities sought after by many of today's employers. With more than 30 concentrations, you have many options available to match your interests.

Biology Concentration (New Fall 2015)

Criminal Justice Concentrations
Family Violence
Juvenile Justice
Police Management

Economic Crime Investigation Concentrations
Computer Security
Financial Investigations

English Concentrations
Creative Studies Concentration
Drama Concentration
Graduate School in Education/Teacher Certification
Graduate School Preparation
Professional Communications

Human Services Concentrations
Child and Family Practice
Law and Human Services
Rehabilitation Services
Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependency

Paralegal Studies Concentrations
Business/Corporate Law
Child and Family Law
Research & Writing