University Minors offer an interdisciplinary academic experience, combining six to nine courses from more than one college or school at the University of Pennsylvania.
The table below lists University Minors sponsored by Wharton in conjunction with another school at Penn. The participating academic departments jointly govern these interschool minors. Also note that Wharton students may not be able to pursue a University minor in the same subject as their concentration.
|Actuarial Mathematics (8 CUs)||Mathematics|
|American Public Policy (6 CUs)||Business Economics and Public Policy|
|Biological Basis of Behavior & Health Services Management (8 CUs)||Biological Basis of Behavior|
|Health Care Management|
|Consumer Psychology (9 CUs)||Marketing|
|Legal Studies & History (8 CUs)||History|
|Legal Studies & Business Ethics|
|Nursing & Health Services Management (7 CUs)||Health Care Management|
|Sustainability and Environmental Management (6 CUs)||Wharton (BEPP, HCMG, LGST, OPIM, MKTG)|
|Arts & Sciences (BIOL, GEOL, ENVS)|
|Engineering (CBE, EAS, ESE)|
|Urban Real Estate & Development (7 CUs)||Real Estate|
Additional University Minors, sponsored jointly by two or more of the other undergraduate schools at Penn, include:
Procedures for Declaring a University Minor
To declare a University Minor that is jointly sponsored by Wharton:
- Review the minor requirement information on the websites listed above.
- Consult with the designated minor advisor listed below as well as with an advisor in the Wharton Undergraduate Division to discuss how the minor requirements can fit into the Wharton curriculum.
- Complete a University Minor Declaration Form.
- Meet with and have your University Minor Declaration Form signed by Jenna Tesauro, Associate Director, Academic Advising.
To declare a University Minor that is jointly sponsored by schools outside of Wharton, please see the respective academic departments for their policies and procedures.
Any course substitutions must be approved by the respective academic department.
|Actuarial Mathematics||Jean Lemaire, Business Economics & Public Policy|
|American Public Policy||Katja Seim, Business Economics & Public Policy|
|Biological Basis of Behavior & Health Services Management||June Kinney, Health Care Management & Policy|
|Consumer Psychology||Jonah Berger, Marketing|
|Legal Studies & History||Phil Nichols, Legal Studies & Business Ethics|
|Nursing & Health Services Management||June Kinney, Health Care Management & Policy|
|Sustainability and Environmental Management||Joanne Spigonardo, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership|
|Urban Real Estate & Development||Benjamin Keys, Real Estate|
|Nutrition||Charlene Compher, Nutrition Science|
|Urban Education||NancyLee Bergey, Teacher Education Program|