Apr 20, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CRJ 151 - Interpersonal Communications In Criminal Justice


Course Description: This course will examine the dynamics of professional and interpersonal communications within the field of criminal justice/law enforcement. Topics will include: verbal and non-verbal communication, stereotyping, civility, perceptions, crisis intervention, stress awareness and management, professional relationships, ethics, conflict resolution, and multicultural diversity. 

Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 101.
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate good public speaking skills
  • Identify, interpret, and practice effective verbal and non-verbal communications
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communications skills within the context of Criminal Justice, including empathy, social perception, and effective listening and responding, while employing ethical standards
  • Utilize technology to showcase samples of academic work
  • Describe career opportunities within the Criminal Justice field, compare and contrast roles and requirements for careers in Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections


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