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Adding a Minor in Business to your undergraduate degree is an effective way to expand your skill set while complementing your main course of study. No matter which degree you are pursuing, this minor will help you develop a broad range of useful skills that can be applied in most business settings. Having a Penn State business minor also earmarks your résumé for potential recruiters, signifying that you possess valuable business acumen from a highly respected program.

The 19-credit business minor can provide you with a critical foundation of knowledge about core business disciplines, including:

  • accounting
  • management
  • marketing
  • macroeconomics or microeconomics

Looking beyond the core curriculum, you can further expand your business knowledge by incorporating two additional 400-level courses in such areas as economics, business law, business administration, entrepreneurship, risk management, supply chain management, corporate communication, criminal justice, psychology, hospitality management, kinesiology, information sciences and technology, and more.

This minor is open to all interested undergraduate World Campus students who meet the prerequisites. Due to its wide applications, the business minor is expected to be in demand across many majors.