SPCH U312 - Rhetorical Theory & Criticism

Description
Historical development of rhetorical studies in communication, from classical Western antiquity to the present. Emphasis is placed on the conceptualizations of rhetoric in different historical contexts and introduction to a selection of contemporary approaches (critical methods); fundamentals of argumentation; the principle elements of rhetorical style; and surveying several established methods and procedures of rhetorical criticism. Prerequisite: SPCH U201.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
MW, TuTh
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1