University Minors

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.

Minor
Offered by
Actuarial Mathematics (8 CUs) Mathematics
Statistics
American Public Policy (6 CUs) Business Economics and Public Policy
Political Science
Biological Basis of Behavior & Health Services Management (8 CUs) Biological Basis of Behavior
Health Care Management
Consumer Psychology (9 CUs) Marketing
Psychology
Legal Studies & History (8 CUs) History
Legal Studies & Business Ethics
Nursing & Health Services Management (7 CUs) Health Care Management
Nursing
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
Urban Studies

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:

  1. Review the minor requirement information on the websites listed above.
  2. 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.
  3. Complete a University Minor Declaration Form.
  4. 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.

Minor Advisor
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