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"A cluster is a grouping of courses selected by a student in consultation with an adviser to develop a set of skills tailored to the unique needs of the student."
"The cluster must consist of courses from no more than two disciplines, and total 12 to 15 credits."
"Normally some upper division courses would be included to ensure that adequate depth of knowledge is achieved in the area chosen." (BYUI Academic Programs)
"Unlike a minor, a cluster is a focused study in academic disciplines that will complement students' selected majors by giving them skills they will need in the future."
"Clusters try to help [students] develop special skills [in one interest area that] they can use and [that will] also attract the attention of the employment world," (Fenton Broadhead, Dean of the College of Business and Communication)