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The process for declaring a minor is simple. Complete a Minor Declaration form, available in the Undergraduate Division and at http://undergrad.wharton.upenn.edu, and have the form signed by the appropriate department representative. Once the minor is approved, return the completed and signed form to the Wharton Undergraduate Division.
All courses applied toward a minor must be taken for a letter grade. For additional information, speak with the undergraduate advisor in the appropriate department or with an advisor in the Wharton Undergraduate Division.
Interdisciplinary Degree Program
See Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management under “In addition to B.A. page 16.”
Dual Degree
Wharton students may also want to consider a dual degree with the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, or the School of Nursing. Early planning is a must in preparing for a dual degree. To graduate with two degrees, students must meet all of the curricular requirements of both schools. This may mean taking courses in the summer or staying an additional semester at the University.  
To apply for dual-degree status, students must complete the set of required courses and submit an application at the Wharton Undergraduate Division.  Students may apply for dual-degree status at the end of their second, third, and/or fourth semesters of full-time study. Advisors in both schools should be consulted for more information.
Joint Degree
Wharton has designed specialized programs with other undergraduate schools at Penn that provide unique opportunities for exceptional students to engage in an intensive educational experience that spans the disciplines of two schools.  These specialized joint-degree programs offer common intellectual experiences as well as deeply integrate the study of business with other disciplines.
Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology (M&T)
The common goal for all M&T students is mastery of the technical and managerial skills necessary to define and solve problems in today’s complex technological society.  Students pursuing this joint-degree program receive a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School and either a Bachelor of Applied Science or a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business (IS&B)
This unique program in business, language, and liberal arts develops a global perspective that prepares students for positions throughout the world.  IS&B students graduate in four years with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the College of Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School.
Nursing and Health Care Management (N&HCM)
Wharton’s newest joint-degree program combines a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School. Through this highly specialized program, students gain experience in patient care as well as in business and managerial areas. A carefully planned integrated academic and clinical program allows highly qualified students to complete this program in four to five years. Graduates are fully prepared to assume clinical practice or administrative positions within health care organizations; to enter into business, especially in the fields of health care management and health care consulting; or to continue for graduate study in any field of health or business.
Joseph Wharton Scholars (JWS) Program
Founded in 1988, the JWS Program is a community of outstanding Wharton undergraduates who have agreed
to be part of a program that emphasizes the importance
of scholarly research and the liberal arts and sciences within the framework of a business education. Joseph Wharton Scholars take at least eight honors courses
during their four years at Penn (six courses for rising sophomores), at least three of which are from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Joseph Wharton Scholars also must graduate with at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA (maintaining a 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.4 GPA in the four respective years) and participate in the JWS Senior Research Seminar in both semesters of the senior year. This year-long seminar involves producing and presenting a significant research project during the spring semester.
A limited number of rising Wharton sophomores, including internal transfer students, will be admitted to the JWS Program based on their freshman year academic performance and essay question responses. To apply, students must have attained at least a 3.4 GPA in their first semester and submit two letters of recommendation from Penn faculty. Applications are due in April, and selections are made in June.