The Social and Behavioral Sciences Division encourages students to combine their major with a minor in another discipline. The division offers 7 minors for students to enhance their knowledge. Each minor requires 18 hours of coursework. They include:
- Communications - Media communications – Coursework includes public speaking, interpersonal communications, mass media and society, media writing, and six hours of communications electives.
- Communications - Speech communications – Coursework includes public speaking, interpersonal communications, mass media and society, gender and intercultural communications, plus five hours of communications electives.
- Criminal Justice – Coursework includes introduction to criminal justice, criminology, judicial process, corrections, introduction to social research and three hours of criminal justice electives, exclusive of any internship credit hours.
- Legal Studies Minor – This minor functions as a group of interdisciplinary courses that teach students the role of law and legal institutions in our society. Some students who are continuing on to law school may combine a traditional academic major with a minor in Legal Studies.
- Political Science – Coursework includes either American government and politics or comparative politics and international relations plus three hours of any political science elective. The remaining 12 hours is comprised of electives from history, business, economics and sociology.
- Psychology – Coursework includes introductory psychology and 15 hours of psychology electives.
- Sociology – Coursework includes introductory sociology, social problems, criminology, juvenile delinquency, social psychology, and three hours of sociology electives.
For a complete listing of the course offerings and requirements for any of the minors offered by the C-SC Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, please see the current academic catalog.