CMST 3350. Modern Rhetorical Theory and Criticism. 3 cr. hrs.

Discusses contemporary theoretical and critical approaches to the description, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of public discourse. Examines and applies principles established by such theorists as Kenneth Burke, Ernest G. Bormann, Chaim Perelman, and Stephen Toulmin, among others. Prereq: CMST 1000 and CMST 3300; or cons. of instr.