Declare a Minor in Communication
Step 1: Go to the following website to complete the online information session. http://tinyurl.com/comm-minor-info.
Step 2: Complete the online quiz, a link is provided in the information session.
*Please note: COMM minors are not declared instantly. New minors will be declared every Friday with the exception of those occurring during priority registration. Students will need to be in good academic standing to declare the minor.
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Minor in Communication
The Communication Minor emphasizes communication skills and is an excellent complement to a variety of majors. The Communication Minor requires a minimum of 18 units which must include 9 units of upper-division course work. You must have a 2.0 GPA in the minor to graduate. At least 3 units must be completed at the University of Arizona.
Communication minors complete one core course, three skills courses, and two electives. Information about core, skills and electives is posted below
Core (3 units required for the minor)
COMM 101 Introduction to Communication
Skills (9 units required for the minor)
COMM 113 Intro to Small Group COMM
COMM 114 Intro to Interpersonal COMM
COMM 117 Intro to Intercultural COMM
COMM 119 Intro to Public Speaking
COMM 209 Intro to COMM Technologies
COMM 310 Intro to Organizational COMM
COMM 312 Applied Organizational COMM
COMM 313 COMM and Public Relations
COMM 314 Creative Professional Communication
COMM 319 Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 325 Argumentation
COMM 411 COMM & Conflict Management
Elective (6 units required for the minor)
Any of the above Skills courses, and also:
COMM 301 Survey of Mass Communication
COMM 311 COMM Technology Theory
COMM 318 Persuasion
COMM 402 COMM & Music
COMM 410 Struggle for the Presidency
COMM 420 COMM and the Legal Process
Any course with the COMM prefix (with the exception of COMM 200) can be included in the Communication Minor. The above courses are the only courses available to COMM minors in Fall and Spring semesters. There may be more offerings in Study Abroad, Winter, and Summer sessions.
Note: COMM courses are popular and fill up quickly, registration in COMM courses is not guaranteed and COMM minors may have to take summer/winter courses.
COMM Minor Outline attached below