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Rhetoric and Advocacy Minor

Course Number and TitleCredits
Introducing Rhetoric
Choose 2 of the following courses:
COMM 231 Public Speaking
COMM 321 Rhetorical Theories
COMM 332 Contemporary Public Communication
ENGL 304 Argument
ENGL 324 Topics in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication
6
Introducing Advocacy
Choose 2 of the following courses:
COMM 377 Advanced Public Presentation
COMM 412 History of Persuasion
COMM 484 Studies in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy
ENGL 221 Literature and Advocacy
ENGL 425 Rhetoric and Society
6
Introducing Socio-Cultural Issues
Choose 2 of the following courses:
COMM 351 Intercultural Communication
COMM 371 Communication, Gender, and Difference
COMM 488 Studies in Communication and Culture
ENGL 216 Literature and Global Consciousness
ENGL 396 Postcolonial Literature
SOC 305 Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOC 361 Sociology of Work
SOC 371/GENDER 371 The Social Psychology of Gender
6
Topics in Rhetoric and Advocacy
Choose 2 courses from the following:
COMM 332 Contemporary Public Communication
COMM 371 Communication, Gender, and Difference
COMM 377 Advanced Public Presentation
COMM/CONFLICT/SOC 390 Conflict Management
COMM 412 History of Persuasion
COMM 435 Collaboration and Facilitation
COMM 484 Studies in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy
COMM 488 Studies in Communication and Culture
ENGL 390 Ethnic Literature
ENGL 392 Film and Literature
ENGL 395 Women Writers
SOC 201 Theories of Society
SOC 290 Social Conflict and Peacemaking
SOC 380 Political Sociology
SOC 403 Social Change
SOC 421 Social Inequality
SOC 425 Urban Sociology
SOC 426 Rural Sociology
(Courses used to satisfy requirements in previous sections may not be used to satisfy credits in this section)
6
Total24
To complete the minor, courses selected must be from English, communication, and sociology.