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COM 21000 - Debating Public Issues

Study of argumentation as applied to public discourse. Lectures on logic and reasoning, library research methods and bibliography, identification and analysis of issues, construction and organization of cases, refutation and rebuttal, and the phrasing and delivery of the argumentative speech. Preparation of debate cases.

Preparation for Course
P: COM 11400.

Cr. 3.