University of Calgary

COMS 369 - Rhetorical Communication - Winter 2018

An introduction to the basic principles of rhetorical theory, criticism and practice. Students will learn rhetorical perspectives on elements of communication such as argumentation, persuasion, audience, situation, genre and ethics. Students will apply rhetorical theory to the criticism of samples of public communication and will practice their rhetorical skills through in-class activities and assigned writing and oral presentations.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-0)

Notes

  • Preference in enrolment is given to Majors and Minors in Communication and Media Studies and the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies.

Corequisite(s)

  • Communication and Media Studies 201 or Communications Studies 201.

Antirequisite(s)

  • Credit for Communication and Media Studies 369 and either Communications Studies 361 or 369 will not be allowed.

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