Communication (Minor)

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The minor in chemistry, gives students expanded proficiency in the area of chemistry. Many of the growing career fields, such as forensics, medicine and environmental quality, require a greater degree of chemistry than in the past. 

The minor program in communication provides students the opportunity to understand the role and function of communication in cultural, public, organizational and relational contexts. The program offers a flexible set of courses and is designed for students majoring in another field.

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Communication (Minor)

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Program requirements

The minor in communication consists of 18 credit hours (a minimum of 12 credit hours must be upper-division). A minimum of nine credit hours must be taken through the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students wishing to pursue the minor must meet with an academic advisor to construct a set of courses that reflect a particular area of specialty and interest. All courses must be passed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.00).
Required Courses -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Electives -- 12 credit hours
Up to three credit hours of COM 382, 383, 483, 484, 498 or 499 may be applied toward the minor.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: BA and BS in communication

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

The minor in communication is open to all ASU undergraduate majors.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

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