Accounting (ACNTG)

African American Studies (AFAMR)

African Studies (AFRST)

Agribusiness Management (AG BM)

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Agricultural Communications (AGCOM)

Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology (AE RS)

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Not accepting students.

Agricultural Systems Management (A S M)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Admission to the minor requires introductory calculus (MATH 110 or 140) and introductory physics (PHYS 211 or 250). Required courses have prerequisites that are not included in minor requirements.

Agronomy (AGRO)

American Studies (AMSAB)

American Studies (AMSCC)

American Studies (AMSTD)

Animal Science (AN SC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Anthropology (ANTH)

Applied Economics (APECN)

Arabic Language (ARAB)

Arboriculture (ARBOR)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Architectural History (ARC H)

Architecture Studies (ARCST)

Art History (ART H)

Asian Studies (ASIA)

Astrobiology (ABIOL)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Prerequisites for required courses are listed on the minor's website.

Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTRO)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite mathematics and science courses that are not included in the minor.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B M B)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite mathematics and science courses that are not included in the minor.

Bioethics and Medical Humanities (BMH)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must complete BIOL 110 or 6 credits in biology courses (including ANTH 021) before they can enter the minor.

Biological Engineering (B E)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have high levels of math and science as prerequisites.

Biology (BIOBD)

Biology (BIOL)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: This minor is designed for students in non-life science majors. Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Biomedical Engineering (BME)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor:

    An applicant should be in their 5th semester of residence, admitted to a major, and have prerequisites for the required courses. PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4), and calculus through differential equations (MATH 250 or 251) are required entrance to minor courses.

Black Diaspora Studies (BLDSP)

Business (BSBCC)

Business Administration (BADMN)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students may not have more than 25 percent of their total credits in business courses.

Business and the Liberal Arts (BUSLA)

Chemistry (CHEM)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite mathematics and science courses that are not included in the minor.

Chemistry (CHMAL)

Chemistry (CHMBD)

Chinese Language (CHNS)

Civic and Community Engagement (CIVCM)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: To complete the minor, students are required to engage in a semester of fieldwork in which they integrate public or civic engagement with their academic development.

Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS)

Climatology (CLIMA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Communication Arts and Mass Media (CASCM)

Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS)

Communications (COMAL)

Communications (COMCL)

Computer Engineering (CENBD)

Computer Science (COMP)

Computer Science (CSCBD)

Criminal Justice (CJ)

Criminal Justice (CJCC)

Dance (DANCE)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: This minor is designed for the serious dance student who wishes to continue his/her training in college. Entrance into DANCE is through audition. There are no makeup auditions. No videos or private auditions are allowed. To be eligible, the student must enter the program prior to his/her junior year. The audition is class style consisting of modern, ballet, jazz, and improvisation. Please contact theatre@psu.edu or refer to dance.psu.edu for information about auditions.

Dance Studies (DNCAL)

Deafness and Hearing Studies (DHS)

Disability Studies (DBLTY)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Student s planning the minor should contact the professor in charge, Dr. Janet Lyon (lyon@psu.edu).

Dispute Management and Resolution (D M R)

Earth Systems (EASYS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Economics (ECON)

Education Policy Studies (E P S)

Electrochemical Engineering (ELCHE)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Electronic and Photonic Materials (E P M)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Energy Business and Finance (EBF)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: (Formerly Global Business Strategies for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries) Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Energy Engineering (ENENG)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Energy, Environmental, and Mineral Economics (ENNEC)

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Engineering Entrepreneurship (ESHIP)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must complete ENGR 310 for entrance to the minor.

Engineering Leadership Development (E L D)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must complete ENGR 408 (and 493) with a grade of B or higher for entrance to the minor.

Engineering Mechanics (E MCH)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses in the minor may have high level courses of math, science, or engineering as prerequisites.

English (ELISH)

English (ENGL)

Entomology (ENT)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor. Required ENT courses may not be available; check with the department.

Entrepreneurship (ENTRP)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI)

Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics (E RRE)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: ECON 102 is a prerequisite for minor requirements.

Environmental Engineering (ENV E)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses in the minor may have high level courses of math, science, or engineering as prerequisites.

Environmental Inquiry (ENV I)

Environmental Resource Management (E R M)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Environmental Soil Science (ESOIL)

Environmental Studies (ENVST)

Environmental System Engineering (ENVSE)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Equine Science (EQ SC)

Ethics (ETHCS)

Film Studies (FLMST)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students with majors in the College of Communications should meet with a Communications adviser to discuss whether they can earn this minor. The focus of this minor is on the critical, aesthetic, and historical studies of film, not on the art of film making.

    Typically upper-level COMM courses are controlled. Students must go to the college advising center for approval to add controlled classes (even if they are officially enrolled in the minor).

Finance (FNC)

Forest Ecosystems (FECO)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: STAT 240 is a prerequisite for minor requirements.

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Formerly FORSC

French and Francophone Studies (FR)

Game Development (GAMBD)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Geographic Information Science (G I S)

Geography (GEOG)

Geophysics (GPHYS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Geosciences (GEOSC)

German (GER)

Gerontology (GERON)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Program revisions are being considered. For current information, students considering the minor should contact Mrs. Devon Thomas (814-863-8000; DMC233@psu.edu)

Global Health (GLBHL)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: GLBHL is selective; approximately twenty students are accepted annually on the basis of a written application and an interview. Some courses in the minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor. Planning for the minor must begin early, ideally no later than sophomore year. International fieldwork is required. Interested students should meet with the minor coordinator prior to preparing their application materials. (Call 814-863-7256 for an appointment.)

Global Security (GLBSC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Global Studies (GLBST)

Greek (GREEK)

Health Policy and Administration (H P A)

Hebrew (HEBR)

History (HIST)

History (HSTRY)

Homeland Security (HLS)

Horticulture (HORT)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS)

Human Resource Management (HRMGT)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: No more than 15 credits from the minor may be used to fulfill requirements in the Capital College Management major.

Information Sciences and Technology (IST)

Information Sciences and Technology for Accounting (ISACC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must apply for entrance to the minor no later than the beginning of their sixth semester.

Information Sciences and Technology for Aerospace Engineering (ISASP)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must be in Aerospace Engineering to be eligible to apply for the minor.

Information Sciences and Technology for Communication Arts and Sciences (ISCAS)

Information Sciences and Technology for Earth and Mineral Sciences (ISEMS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Information Sciences and Technology For Finance (ISFIN)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must apply for entrance to the minor no later than the beginning of their seventh semester.

Information Sciences and Technology for Industrial Engineering (ISTIE)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must be in Industrial Engineering to be eligible to apply for the minor.

Information Sciences and Technology for Labor Studies and Employment Relations (ISLER)

Information Sciences and Technology for Mathematics (ISMTH)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Information Sciences and Technology for Telecommunications (ISTLC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students with majors in the College of Communications should meet with a Communications adviser to discuss whether they can earn this minor.

    Typically upper-level COMM courses are controlled. Students must go to the college advising center for approval to add controlled classes (even if they are officially enrolled in the minor).

Information Sciences and Technology in Health Policy and Administration (ISHPA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Information Systems and Statistical Analysis (ISSA)

Information Systems Management (ISM)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in the minor are often controlled.

International Agriculture (INTAG)

International Arts (IARTS)

International Business (I B)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor:

    The I B minor must be paired with a Smeal College of Business major.

    To complete the minor students must take six credits from an approved study abroad program.

International Business Administration (IBADM)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must be enrolled in a Capital College Business major.

International Engineering (IENGR)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Must be paired with an engineering baccalaureate major. Required courses have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

International Studies (INSTD)

Italian (IT)

Japanese Language (JAPNS)

Jewish Studies (J ST)

Kinesiology (KINES)

Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LER)

Latin (LATIN)

Latin American Studies (LATAM)

Latina and Latino Studies (LTNST)

Leadership Development (L DEV)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: AEE 412 and 413 are prerequisites for minor requirements.

Legal Environment of Business (LEBUS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: To be admitted to LEBUS, a student must complete ACCTG 211 and ECON 102 with grades of C or better. Courses in the minor are often controlled.

Linguistics (LING)

Management (MANGT)

Management Information Systems (MISBD)

Marine Science (MARSC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: To enter the minor, a student must have attained at least fourth-semester standing, completed CHEM 112, MATH 111 or MATH 141, and BIOL 110 or their equivalents (occasionally waived for students planning a less science-oriented route), and have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.50. To complete the minor, students must complete 6 credits of marine science fieldwork. These courses have additional fees. Basic and/or advanced scuba certification is required for science diving courses. Students may elect to complete 16 of the 19 credits required for the minor through a study abroad opportunity at the National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton University, UK.

Marketing (MRKTG)

Mathematics (MATH)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Prerequisite courses for 400-level minor courses are generally included in the prescribed and additional courses for the minor, allowing students a great deal of flexibility in choosing courses of interest.

Mathematics (MTHBD)

Mathematics Applications (MAPAL)

Media Studies (MEDIA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Not available to students with majors in the College of Communications. Professional skills communications courses do not meet minor requirements.

    Typically upper-level COMM courses are controlled. Students must go to the college advising center for approval to add controlled classes (even if they are officially enrolled in the minor).

Media Studies (MEDIA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Not available to students with majors in the College of Communications. Professional skills communications courses do not meet minor requirements.

    Typically upper-level COMM courses are controlled. Students must go to the college advising center for approval to add controlled classes (even if they are officially enrolled in the minor).

Medieval Studies (MEDVL)

Meteorology (METEO)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Microbiology (MICRB)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Middle East Studies (MESTU)

Military Studies (MLTRY)

Mining Engineering (MNG E)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Mushroom Science and Technology (M S T)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Music Performance (MUSIC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: MUSIC has an emphasis on performance. Entry to the minor is based on audition and on the space available in the applied area. Auditions are held annually in January and February. To schedule an audition, complete the online form. Because the courses are sequential, it generally takes three years to complete the music performance minor beginning with MUSIC 121 and131 (offered fall only).

Music Studies (MUSST)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Permission of theory faculty is required for acceptance into MUSIC 131 (and may require remedial work, such as MUSIC 008). No further audition is required for entrance to the program except for ensemble auditions (held the first week of each semester).

Music Technology (MUTEC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Entry to MUTEC requires completion of INART 050 and INART 258 with grades of C or better.

Nanotechnology (NANO)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses in the minor may have high level courses of math, science, or engineering as prerequisites.

Natural Resources (NAT R)

Natural Science (NATSC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: This interdepartmental minor is designed for nonscience students. Some courses have prerequisite mathematics and science courses that may not be included in the minor. Some prerequisite courses for 400-level minor courses may be included in the prescribed/additional courses for the minor. SC 400 (1 credit), a listed requirement for this minor, is not offered at University Park. Students complete 4-6 credits of 400-level science courses in Supporting Courses and Related Areas to complete the minor.

Neuroscience (NEURO)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Nutritional Sciences (NUTR)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Prerequisites for required courses are listed on the minor's website.

Off-Road Equipment (OFFRD)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have high levels of math as prerequisites.

Operations & Supply Chain Management (OPSCM)

Organizational Leadership (OLEAD)

Peace and Conflict Studies (PEACE)

Pennsylvania Studies (PASTU)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: The PASTU minor is not currently accepting students.

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNG E)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Philosophy (PHIL)

Physics (PHYS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite mathematics courses that are not included in the minor.

Planetary Science and Astronomy (PASTR)

Plant Pathology (PPATH)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Political Science (PL SC)

Politics and Government (POGO)

Polymer Science (PLMSC)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Poultry and Avian Science (P A S)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Product Realization (PRODR)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses in the minor may have high level courses of math, science, or engineering as prerequisites.

Professional Writing (PWRIT)

Psychological Science (PSYSC)

Psychology (PSY)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: STAT 200 is a prerequisite for a minor requirement (see exceptions on the minor's webpage).

Recreation, Park and Tourism Management (RPTM)

Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must apply for the minor and should consult with the professor in charge before taking courses for the minor. Details are provided on the minor website.

Religious Studies (RL ST)

Rhetoric (RHET)

Russian (RUS)

Russian Area Studies (RUSSA)

Russian Translation (RUS T)

Alert:
Not accepting students.

Science, Society and the Environment of Africa (SSEA)

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Not accepting students.

Science, Technology and Society (S T S)

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Not accepting students.

Security and Risk Analysis (SRA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Sexuality and Gender Studies (SGS)

Six Sigma (SIGMA)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses in the minor may have high level courses of math, science, or engineering as prerequisites.

Sociology (SOC)

Spanish (SPAN)

Special Education (SPLED)

Statistics (STABD)

Statistics (STAT)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite mathematics and statistics prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Supply Chain and Information Sciences and Technology (SCIST)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Courses in the minor are often controlled.

Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: The SC&IS minor is not open to SC&IS major (Smeal) and PSCM majors (Behrend and Capital).

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Formerly B LOG

Sustainability Leadership (SUSLD)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Students must present a proposed plan of study. The proposed plan of study must be approved by the student's major faculty advisor and the coordinator of the minor. No more than nine credits from a student's major requirements may be applied toward the minor.

Teaching and Learning Online (TLO)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Technical Sales (TCHSL)

Technical Writing (TEHWR)

Theatre (THEA)

Transnational Perspectives (TNTLP)

Watersheds and Water Resources (W W R)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Some courses in this minor have prerequisites that are not included in the minor.

Wildlife and Fisheries Science (W F S)

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  • Special Consideration for this minor: Required courses have prerequisite science courses that are not included in the minor.

Women's Studies (WMNST)

Women's Studies (WOMST)

Wood Products Marketing (WPMKT)

Alert:
Not accepting students.

World Literature (W LIT)

Writing (WRTNG)

Youth and Family Education (YFE)