COMM 254 Rhetorical Traditions
Rhetoric permeates all aspects of social life and has been studied since the 5th century BCE. This course is a survey of the historical development of philosophies or theories of rhetoric from ancient Greece to the present day. It will cover major figures and movements within the discipline of Communication Studies. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit
- COMM-101. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
COMM 354 Rhetorical Theory & Criticism
In this course students will think, analyze, and write carefully about public messages that influence our experience, professions, lives and cultures. This course will explore the possibilities and difficulties of forming, using, and evaluating messages that individuals or groups use to influence or change a large public audience. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit
- COMM-254 OR RHET-125 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
- COMM-250 Must be taken prior to taking this course.