Apr 18, 2021  
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COMX 441W - Rhetorical Theories & Criticism in Technical Communication

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
Students examine the rhetorical theories of communication that have existed since classical times and those that have been developed in modern times, as these theories continue to inform effective decision-making strategies in professional communication. This course preparesstudents to view professional communication broadly as a culturally situated form of social action and production. Students integrate the discipline of rhetoric with the contemporary practice and academic field of professional communication, as they analyze contemporary issues, debates, and achievements in rhetorical theories relating to current professional communication practices.

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite Junior standing for undergraduates; graduate standing or permission of instructor for MSTC students. Satisfies upper division Writing core. Course generally offered 2nd semester.



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