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COM 209 - Argumentation and Debate -T

This course will acquaint students with several theoretical and practical approaches to argumentation. The course covers concepts of argumentation such as, but not limited to, narrative argument, stock issues, argument analysis, rhetorical framing, refutation, constructing a debate case, logical fallacies, using evidence, and language and style. Students will also debate value and policy resolutions and learn how to evaluate debates. In presidential election years, the course will include a unit on presidential debates while covering the concept of framing within presidential campaigns.

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Fees: $0.00

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