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Summer Minors at USC

Earn a Minor in Just One Summer!

Take advantage of summer and earn a minor with about 18 hours of credit.  Minors and certificates give you that competitive edge in the job market and can strengthen your application to graduate school.  Minors also give you an opportunity to focus solely on a subject or area that you love.

Benefits of Earning a Summer Minor

  • Expanded career options
  • Accelerated program of study 
  • Strong foundation for graduate study  
  • Allows concentration on major during regular semesters 
  • Strengthens resume and makes job candidates more marketable

Summer 2023 Minors

 

Advertisting & Public Relations

Advertising & PR Minor Requirements
Choose 9 required hours (in bold) and 9 elective hours for a total of 18 hours

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

JOUR 521, JOUR 533, JOUR 542

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

JOUR 201, JOUR 202, JOUR 285, JOUR 343, JOUR 440, JOUR 450

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

JOUR 101, JOUR 203, JOUR 204, JOUR 291, JOUR 347

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

JOUR 306, JOUR 340, JOUR 595, JOUR 596

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

JOUR 261, JOUR 455

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

JOUR 333

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

JOUR 597

Business Administration

BA Minor Requirements                                                                                             
15 required hours (in bold) and MGSC 290 for those entering in Fall 2020 or after. For those entering prior to that date, choose 15 required hours and an additional elective.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

 

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

ACCT 222, MGMT 371, FINA 369, IBUS 301, MGSC 395

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

MGMT 371, MGSC 290, ACCT 324, MKTG 351

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

ECON 224

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

 

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

MKTG 350

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

FINA 333

Criminology & Criminal Justice

CRJU Minor Requirements                                                                   
Choose CRJU 101, any two of the following: CRJU 311, CRJU 312, CRJU 313, and 9 elective hours for a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

CRJU 399

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

CRJU 323

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

CRJU 311, CRJU 430

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

CRJU 554

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

CRJU 341, CRJU 420

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

 

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

 
 

Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management

HRTM Minor Requirements
Choose a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

 

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

HRTM 110, HRTM 260, HRTM 275, HRTM 450

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

HRTM 280, HRTM 364, HRTM 375, HRTM 440

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

HRTM 228, HRTM 270

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

HRTM 344

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

HRTM 340

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

 

 

Political Science

POLI Minor Requirements                     
Choose POLI 101 or POLI 201 and 15 elective hours for a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

 

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

 

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

POLI 316, POLI 399A, POLI 399B

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

POLI 201, POLI 304, POLI 316

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

POLI 399B, POLI 483

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

POLI 360, POLI 379

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

POLI 399A

 

Psychology

PSYC Minor  Requirements                                                      
Choose PSYC 101, 9 elective hours, and an additional two electives above a 200 level for a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

PSYC 498, PSYC 598

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

 

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

PSYC 410

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

PSYC 101, PSYC 400, PSYC 405, PSYC 410, PSYC 420

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

PSYC 101, PSYC 420, PSYC 430, PSYC 450

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

PSYC 101, PSYC 400, PSYC 410, PSYC 420, PSYC 430

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

 

 

Retailing

RETL Minor Requirements                    
Choose RETL 265 and 15 additional electives for a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

 

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

 

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

RETL 216, RETL 369

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

RETL 265, RETL 351, RETL 592

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

RETL 115, RETL 350

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

RETL 237

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

 

 

Sport and Entertainment Management

SPTE Minor Requirements                                                   
Choose SPTE 110, SPTE 201, SPTE 202, SPTE 203, SPTE 385 and an additional elective for a total of 18 hours.

Full Summer Session (3S0)

May 8 - July 27

 

6 Week Session I (3S1)

May 8 - June 15

SPTE 110, SPTE 201, SPTE 202, SPTE 203, SPTE 385, SPTE 440, SPTE 450

6 Week Session II (3S2)

June 19 - July 27

SPTE 110, SPTE 201, SPTE 202, SPTE 203, SPTE 410

3 Week Session I (3S3)

May 8 - May 24

SPTE 490, SPTE 590

3 Week Session II (3S4)

May 30 - June 15

SPTE 590

3 Week Session III (3S5)

June 19 - July 6

 

9 Week Session I (3S6)

May 30 - July 27

 

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