CMN 607 (01) - Persuasion in American Politics

Persuasion American Politics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15106
Study of the forms and strategies of persuasive discourse employed by contemporary American political leaders. Analysis of important political addresses of the 20th century, with attention to theoretical and critical issues in political communication and public address. Discussion of the status of rhetoric in modern politics, and the impact of persuasive discourse on campaigns, policy decisions, crisis management, political scandal, and the national identity. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457 and two 500-level courses, or permission. Writing intensive.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Per Fjelstad

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 5:10pm - 6:30pm HORT 115