A minor is a focused specialty in an academic area that supports your major. It can supplement knowledge and provide complementary skills, enhancing your competitiveness in the job market. Minors require a minimum of 18 credits and typically no more than 21 credits, with at least 6 but ordinarily not more than half of the credits at the 400 level. A minor program may consist of course work in a single area or from several disciplines. A student may complete more than one minor if he/she is interested in developing an emphasis in additional disciplines.
Requirements for a minor can be completed at any campus location that offers courses specified for the minor. However, a student may not change from a campus that offers his/her major to a campus that does not offer the major in order to complete a minor.
Students at Penn State Wilkes-Barre can earn a minor in one of the following areas: