May 26, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

WRTC 430. Contemporary Rhetorical Theory and Practice


3.00
Crosslisted: SCOM 343  

Examines contemporary rhetorical theory and practice in relation to specific social, economic and technological changes in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on theoretical frameworks. Students learn about the changing needs of postmodern communicators and how new rhetorical theories have developed to anticipate, respond to, and shape those changes. Also explored is the value of contemporary rhetorical theories for communicative and performative events. Prerequisite: WRTC 200  and WRTC 201  or permission of instructor