Minors

Minors

Penn State offers over 183 minors for students pursuing baccalaureate majors. The complete list of all minors is available in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Students in baccalaureate majors can pursue any minors offered at their locations.

Penn State offers over 183 minors for students pursuing baccalaureate majors. The complete list of all minors is available on the University Registrar's Undergraduate Minors list.

Most of the University's minors can be started at Penn State Greater Allegheny, and any minor can be completed at a campus offering the needed courses. For students completing a baccalaureate degree at Penn State Greater Allegheny, the available minors that usually can be completed here are the following:

  • Business
  • Civic and Community Engagement
  • Communication Arts and Mass Media
  • English
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • IST
  • Psychology

Other minors may be possible, depending on course availability. Check with your academic adviser for more information.

According to the Penn State University Undergraduate Bulletin, a minor is defined as an academic program of at least 18 credits that supplements a major. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in each minor course. Upon graduation, successful completion of a minor is recorded on a student's transcript, and the student will receive a certificate of completion of the minor along with his or her diploma. Students may pursue up to four minors while at Penn State University.