Admission into the Minor

Students must declare the advertising minor before enrolling in APR 260 Software Applications I.

Only students outside the College of Communication and Information Sciences (with the exception of communication studies majors) may select the advertising minor consisting of 20 credit hours. A grade of C- or higher is required in all courses required for the advertising minor. Due to the prerequisite-based curriculum, it takes at least three semesters to complete the hours in the advertising minor. 

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Minor Courses
MC 101Intro To Mass Communic3
JCM 103Mechanics of Media Writing1
APR 221Intro To Advertising3
APR 260Software Applications I1
APR 270Strategic Thinking (AD)3
APR 280Investigation and Insights3
APR 300Basic Principles of Design3
APR 422Channel Planning3
Total Hours20

To see the required order in which you take the courses in the advertising minor, click here.

Grade Point Average

A grade point average of at least a 2.0 in the minor is required. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA. Please see the Grades and Grade Point Average (GPA) section of this catalog for an explanation of grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the minor must be earned in residence.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. Each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning each semester. Students are encouraged to get their advertising minor advising from the Department of Advertising and Public Relations (412 Phifer).