The Communication Minor emphasizes communication skills and is an excellent complement to any major.
The COMM Minor requires a minimum of 18 units which must include 9 units of upper-division course work. At least 3 units must be completed at the University of Arizona. Courses required include COMM 101, 3 COMM Skills courses, and 2 COMM elective courses.
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 Organizatonal COMM
COMM 312 Applied Organizational COMM
COMM 314 Creative Professional COMM
COMM 313 COMM & Public Relations
COMM 319 Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 325 Argumentation
COMM 496Z Topics in Communication
Note: Junior standing recommended for 300+ level courses
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 and 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 COMM courses available to minors in Fall and Spring. There may be more offerings in Study Abroad, Winter and Summer sessions.
*COMM 496Z is typically only available for Study Abroad
More information can be found at the following website: http://comm.arizona.edu/node/206 (link is external).
The Communication minor does not allow double use of any of the courses.
Declaring the Minor
Students interested in declaring the COMM minor can complete an online information session and quiz. New minors are declared every Friday with the exception Fridays that occur during priority registration. The information for declaring can be found at the following website: http://comm.arizona.edu/node/206 (link is external).
New COMM minors are not declared during priority registration. COMM minor courses are restricted to declared minors with the exception of COMM 101 which is open to all students. COMM Minors may have to take courses over the summer.