Minors Snapshot - Health Communication
The minor in health communication is designed to provide students not majoring in communication studies with conceptual and applied knowledge about communication interaction and its effects on health care, health care practitioners and patients/clients. Students will gain strong writing and research skills, project management expertise, leadership and team building skills as well as gain knowledge in the areas of interpersonal doctor-patient communication, health campaigns and public health, culture and health, ethics and health, and organizational communication. It is designed for students pursuing careers in related health care fields or for students who have an interest in health communication.
Offering Academic Unit: School of Communication Studies
Academic Unit Website: http://www.jmu.edu/commstudies/
Undergraduate Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/catalog/15/programs/communication-studies.shtml#HEALTHMINOR