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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPC 209N Argumentation and Debate

3 Credit(s)
This course provides an overview of the theories and concepts associated with argumentation and advocacy in communicative situations. Students learn to think critically and to argue constructively based on learning how argumentation is tied to both the construction of their own arguments and the evaluation of arguments by others. Students are given opportunities to experience and apply argumentation concepts and theories via academic debate, presenting oral arguments and field research. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: SPC101 or  .