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COMM112 Argument, Advocacy, & Debate

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Explores theories of persuasion. Examines argumentation in human interaction with an emphasis on how argumentation influences self, others, and community. Provides opportunities to develop skills of inquiry and advocacy through oral discourse, including critical analysis of reasoning and evidence. Investigates how argumentation, advocacy, and deliberation help communities in decision-making processes. Prerequisites: MTH 20 or equivalent placement test score, and WR 121 or any writing course for which WR 121 is a prerequisite. Audit available. (See course content and outcomes.)

Credits: 4

List of classes for COMM112 Argument, Advocacy, & Debate
CRNClass typeLocationDays & timeDatesSeats availableFacultyMore info
12162RemoteNot applicable
Monday and Wednesday
from 1 to 2:50pm

From January 9 through March 22, 2023
Li-Ren ChangBooks for CRN 12162
Class details for CRN 12162
Notes: Online work and activities also required
13224RemoteNot applicable
from 1 to 2:50pm

From January 10 through March 21, 2023
Kelly P KehoeBooks for CRN 13224
Class details for CRN 13224
Notes: Online work and activities also required
and OnlineNot applicableAvailable 24/7
From January 11 through March 21, 2023

Class schedule definitions

cost is based on the number of credits – see tuition and fees
$0 or <$40 means low cost books (doesn't include other supplies like calculators)
use the CRN to register in MyPCC – see how to register
Class types:
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  • In-person: class takes place at specific times and locations. Attendance in person is required.
  • Online: class does not have meeting times. Regular online interaction is required and there are weekly assignments.
  • Remote: class takes place at specific times online. Students must be logged in during class meeting times.