COM 21000

Debating Public Issues

Credit Hours: 3.00. 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. Typically offered Fall Spring.

This course is offered by the Brian Lamb School of Communication