COMM 313 Persuasion

The study of theories from public speaking and psychology about the use of communication to influence people. Students practice the composition and delivery of persuasive messages in a variety of situations (i.e., public address, advertising, interpersonal). Students also write critical analyses of selected persuasive messages from contemporary society. Prerequisite: ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Fall, odd years.