Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 340 - Rhetorical Theory

Survey of rhetorical theory and practice from ancient to modern times. Emphasis on rhetorical application to public speaking settings.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how rhetorical messages can influence people
  • Analyze principles of public discourse and how they shape and are shaped by events – both historical and contemporary.
  • Evaluate how the communicator and the audience mutually create meaning.
  • Critique rhetorical messages

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Online Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Online Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Online Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Online

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