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Minor on Resume

A minor should be listed after the major on the resume

How to List Minor on Resume

A minor should be listed on your resume after the major, either on the same line or one line below the major. The key is to ensure clean formatting and easy readability. This guide will provide you with a detailed breakdown of how to list minor on a resume.


How to List Minor on Resume


Now let’s look at a detailed example of how to write a minor on your resume.


Example of How to Put Minor on Resume

Below is an example of how to put a minor on your resume. As you can see in the screenshot below, the person has included the name of their university, the date of graduation, major, minor, GPA and relevant coursework.

Example of minor on resume:


Dartmouth College | Hanover, NH

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics, Minor in History

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.8/4.0
  • Varsity Sports – starter on the soccer team all four years
  • President, Finance Club – responsible for building financial models
  • Study Abroad – Learned a language in a foreign country


How to List Degree on Resume

Let’s recap how to list a degree on your resume. Below is a list of all the information you need to include when you list education on your resume.

Key information:

  • University or college name
  • Degree
  • Year and month of graduation
  • Major (and double major if applicable)
  • Minor (if applicable)
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Relevant courses
  • Relevant activities


How to List Degree on Resume - Example

Image from CFI’s Free Resume Template.


Helpful Tips

Below are some helpful tips to keep in mind when preparing your job application:

  • Run spellcheck and proofread several times
  • Ask a friend or colleague to read over it
  • Keep formatting clean, organized, and professional
  • Use the same font and styling throughout
  • Provide enough detail about your education, but don’t over-do-it
  • Always tailor the information you include to match the job opportunity


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