Dec 07, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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RHET 325/3340 - Making Your Case: The Art of Persuasion (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
RHET 1020  or its equivalent

Description
This course immerses students in the study of argumentation in the humanities and social sciences (philosophy, law, rhetoric, journalism and politics). It offers an overview and comparison of its theory, structure, mechanisms and practice. By approaching argument in a systematic fashion, students will be introduced to instruments for identifying differences of opinion, analyzing and evaluating argument, researching theory, and presenting coherent arguments in oral and written discourse.



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