Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

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HUMAN COMMUNICATION FOR CRIMINAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE MAJORS/MINOR

Minor Credit Hours: 18

The Human Communication major is designed for the student who seeks to develop oral communication skills, to learn to organize and present ideas clearly and concisely, and to improve interpersonal relationships through a formal study of the communication process. This major is excellent preparation for a career in public relations, sales, politics or business or as a pre-law program. The major provides opportunities for students to engage in activities that promote skills in conflict management, team building, giving and receiving praise/criticism, development of various types of relationships in business and personal life, entering and fitting into organizations, leadership and influence.

Required Courses: (12)
10-211 Interpersonal Communication (3)
10-350 Intercultural Communication (3)
10-216 Small Group Communication (3)

               or
10-349 Organizational Communication (3)
10-260 Business and Professional Speaking (3)

               or
10-360 Advanced Public Speaking (3)

Electives: (6)
10-216 Small Group Communication (3)
10-242 Argumentation and Debate (3)
10-260 Business and Professional Speaking (3)
10-349 Organizational Communication (3)
10-360 Advanced Public Speaking (3)
10-470 Seminar in Rhetoric and Communication (1-4)
10-499 Independent Study (3)
               Students are also strongly encouraged to participate in Mock Trial-Forensics (81-311).