Communication Studies for Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies Majors Minor

Minor Credit Hours: 18

The Communication Studies minor for students taking majors in the Justice, Law, and Public Safety Studies department is designed for those students who want to improve their understanding of human nature as it relates to communicating with others. Students will learn to adjust their communication style and strategies relevant to the nature of the communicators. Courses will cover conflict management, problem solving, intercultural influences and public speaking.

Degree Requirements

I. Required Courses (12)

10-211Interpersonal Communication


10-216Small Group Communication


10-349Organizational Communication


10-350Intercultural Communication


II. Six credit hours of electives in consultation with advisor. (6)

III. Students are strongly urged to participate in 18-322 Mock Trial-Forensics and/or 18-327 Mediation.