Oct 01, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

COMS 220 - Rhetoric and Public Issues


Role of public discourse and persuasive campaigns in selecting, structuring, and presenting versions of reality. Nature and impact of rhetoric in public controversy. Emphasis on rhetorical criticism of advocacy on controversial matters of public policy through critical analysis of speeches, debates, editorials, argumentative essays, and political and social changes.

Credits: 3