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, depending on the academic department, Wharton students may not be able to pursue a University minor in the same subject as their concentration.
|Actuarial Mathematics (8 CUs)¹||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, OIDD, 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 as well as with your advisor in the Wharton Undergraduate Division to discuss how the minor requirements can fit into the Wharton curriculum.
- Complete and submit the following forms:
- SFRS’ Declare/Update Field of Study Request form (add minor)
- Wharton’s University Minor Declaration Form
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 minor advisor in the academic department that offers the course.
¹ Due to the discontinuation of the STAT 4510-4520 sequence, the Math Department will be phasing out the Actuarial Math Minor. Students who have not already completed the Stat 4510-4520 sequence will not be permitted to declare this minor.