Minor vs. Specialization

16-21 units
8-13 units
Completion of program recorded on transcript
Declaration/completion not recorded on transcript
Earn separate minor degree
Earn certificate of completion
Great supplement to your major program and resume
Great for students who do not have enough space to complete a full minor program
Only available to current USC Undergraduate students
Available to undergraduate, graduate, and limited status students
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Specializations Note

If you are not a current USC student but are interested in earning a specialization, you will need to enroll as a Limited Status student. Limited Status enrollment is used by students who are not pursuing a degree at USC. For more information, please visit: