COMM 114 Argument and Critical Discourse

Examination of argumentation as a part of human interaction and investigation. The course emphasizes the processes by which people give reasons to gain adherence and to justify beliefs and actions. Students will develop, deliver, and critically analyze persuasive arguments through written assignments and in-class presentations. Recommended: Completion of WR 121 with a grade of C or better.




Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAOT Speech, AAS Communication, AS Speech, AAS Speech


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Engage in ethical communication processes that accomplish goals. Respond to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts. Build and manage relationships. Analyze, evaluate and rationally respond to the arguments of others. Present effective arguments and rebuttals.