Communication Studies, Minor

Communication Studies

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

This minor is designed to help students become effective participants in a communication-rich world where oral, written, and nonverbal communication are paramount. Students will explore public, group, and interpersonal communication, professional communication, and how to express and defend their opinions as informed citizens in a representative democracy.

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 - 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 21

Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.