2020-2021 College Catalog 
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2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 2055 - Argumentation & Debate

Credit(s): 3
A sophomore course designed to introduce performance skills and fundamental theory needed to research, perform, and critique both formal and informal arguments and debate while incorporating nonverbal communication skills.  The course focuses on effectively evaluating the credibility of evidence in arguments as well as analyzing and organizing evidence to formulate effective arguments and educated opinion. The fundamentals of accepted competitive debate structures will be practiced. COMM 2055 builds on the General Education Oral Communication Competencies first developed in COMM 2045.

Prerequisite(s): COMM 2045  

Corequisite(s): PHIL 1040  

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

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