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Fall 2016 Semester
May 24, 2020
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COMM 1310 - Classical Foundations of Communication
Reviews the foundations of the field of speech and communication in ancient Greece and Rome. Topics include Aristotle’s ideas about persuasion, the sophistic tradition, the rhetorical theories of Cicero and Quintilian, and famous speeches of the golden age of Greece and Rome. Employs classical rhetorical theory as a mode of critical thinking and public involvement to study the processes of argumentation and persuasion in various interpersonal, political, academic, and pop culture settings.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Communication Studies Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, NUpath Societies/Institutions, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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