minor in

phrasal verb

minored in; minoring in; minors in
US
: to have (a specified second subject of study) in addition to a main subject
In college, she majored in chemistry and minored in biology.

Examples of minor in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wearing a sash bearing her academic achievements, including her minor in resistance to genocide, Tabassum beamed, and her entire class and some spectators stood to applaud her. Marisa Gerber, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2024 Rosey will attend Bellarmine University in the fall to study Neuroscience and minor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 10 May 2024 The rise in child labor cases in the United States coincides with the arrival of hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied minors in recent years. Thao Nguyen, USA TODAY, 8 May 2024 Second, the holiday is relatively minor in Mexico and isn’t widely celebrated there. Sunny Nagpaul, Fortune, 3 May 2024 The state of Oregon is currently being sued for religious discrimination because their regulations for foster care and adoption have excluded a Christian family who has deeply held religious beliefs on human sexuality that would not permit them to affirm a minor in their gender confusion. Jim Daly, The Denver Post, 1 May 2024 Meanwhile, universities such as Stanford and Princeton offer concentrations or minors in AI. Laura Bratton, Quartz, 1 May 2024 Court records show Young was charged with providing alcohol to minors in March 2022. Mitchell Willetts, Kansas City Star, 24 Apr. 2024 The Republic investigation showed an increase in firearms brought to schools, but bills aimed to reduce access to guns by minors in Arizona appear to be going nowhere in the current legislative session. The Arizona Republic, 22 Apr. 2024

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“Minor in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minor%20in. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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