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    Pellissippi State Community College
  Feb 18, 2018
2017-2018 College Catalog
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SPCH 2320 - Argumentation & Debate I

Credit(s): 3
A sophomore course designed to introduce students to performance skills and fundamental theory needed to research, perform, and critique both formal and informal arguments and debate while incorporating nonverbal communication skills. The students will learn to effectively evaluate the credibility of evidence in arguments and will learn to thoroughly analyze and organize evidence to formulate effective arguments and educated opinion. They will learn and practice the fundamentals of accepted competitive debate structures. SPCH 2320 builds on the General Education Oral Communication Competencies first developed in SPCH 2100 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010  and SPCH 2100  

Corequisite(s): PHIL 2400  

Note: this course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

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