Undergraduate Course Catalog 2006-2007

COURSE: 10-242 Argumentation and Debate (3)
Students will learn how to defend or oppose positions through the use of research, analysis, logic, and to recognize common fallacies in reasoning.  They will learn formal theory of argumentation and how it is used in politics, courts, organizations, and interpersonal relationships.  The will learn to debate ethically in many contexts and to defend themselves from unethical tactics.