Communication Minor

Declare a Minor in Communication

Step 1: Go to the following website to complete the online information session.

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

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 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



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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences