At Widener, you can stretch your continuing studies education beyond degree-specific courses. Customize your degree path by adding one of our minors, or take your learning further by pursuing a certificate.
Minors for Undergraduate Continuing Studies Students
Allied Health: An allied health minor teaches students to communicate effectively in the health industry, and successfully lead their organizations in navigating internal and external change. Students will further develop career options while understanding a shared history of heath care education.
Applied Supervision: An applied supervision minor is designed for students who desire to improve their career skills in leadership, communication, and organizational effectiveness in order to assume supervisory and leadership roles in diverse corporate, service, and nonprofit settings. It is not a business minor but instead concentrates on the skills of critical thinking, ethics, and dealing with organizational stability and change.
Criminal Justice: A criminal justice minor allows students to learn about the court systems and work on their research skills. This broad-based minor allows the study of a social and behavioral science through crime and the criminal justice system.
Psychology: A psychology minor is open to any student wishing to study how humans grow, develop, and interact with one another. This minor pairs well with any major that has a focus in communication between business and individuals to strengthen understanding on why certain decisions are made.
Sociology: A sociology minor is offered to any student with an interest in learning about society as a whole along with individual human interaction. This minor focuses in on the theories of past and present social movements to see how societies around the world have developed while also keeping some aspects the same.
Certificates for Undergraduate Continuing Studies Students
- NOTE: Certificates are offered at a discounted per credit tuition rate.
Human Resources Leadership: Students in a human resources undergraduate certificate will increase their knowledge of critical issues in human resource management including organizational development theory and practice, leadership of change, talent management, workforce development strategies, and legal and ethical aspects of human resources.
Organizational, Equity, and Inclusion: Students in an organization, equity, and Inclusion undergraduate certificate will increase their knowledge related to changing demographics and the workforce, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). They will increase their knowledge and skills needed to contribute to and support sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
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