Undergraduate Minors

Looking for a minor? Adding a minor from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences can broaden your skills and help you stand out to potential employers. Explore what we have to offer!

This page is for current University of Arizona students only. Incoming students should wait until they complete New Student Orientation to declare a minor. UA students should plan to declare a minor by the end of their second year.

The minors listed are main campus programs only located in Tucson, AZ. Discuss fully online minors for Arizona Online with an Arizona Online Advisor.

Program How to Declare 2.0 GPA Required
American Indian Studies (AIS) Any advisor can declare No
Anthropology (ANTH) Any advisor can declare Yes
Arabic (ARB) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Care, Health, and Society (CHS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Communication (COMM) Sign up online only (via Minor Info Session) Yes
Criminology (CRIM) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Creative Writing (CRTV) Sign up online only Yes
English (ENGL) Sign up online only Yes
Environmental Studies (EVS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Food Studies (FOOD) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Game Design and Development (GDD) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Games and Behavior (GMBV) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) Any advisor can declare No
Geography (GEOG) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Geographic Information Science (GIS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Government and Public Policy (GPP) Any advisor can declare Yes
History (HIST) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Information Science and eSociety (ISEC) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Information Science, Technology, and the Arts (ISTA) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Journalism (JOUR) Sign up online only Yes
Judaic Studies (JUS) Any advisor can declare No
Latin American Studies (LAS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Library Science (LIS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Linguistics (LING) Any advisor can declare No
Mexican American Studies (MAS) Any advisor can declare No
Middle East and North African Studies (MENA) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Persian (PRS) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Philosophy (PHIL) Any advisor can declare or sign up online Yes
Professional and Technical Writing (PTW) Sign up online only Yes
Public Relations (PR) Sign up online only (via Minor Info Session) Yes
Sociology (SOC) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Studies of Global Media (GLO) Sign up online only See Advisor
Turkish (TURK) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No
Urban and Regional Development (UREG) Any advisor can declare or sign up online No

Am I required to have a minor?

It depends on what your major is. If you already have a major within SBS, then you a required to have either a minor or double major (with the exception of students majoring in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law).