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COURSE DESCRIPTION

LBST 1B13
The Essay and the Argument: Rhetoric
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
This course is designed specifically for students who wish to sharpen their persuasive skills through an intensive study of the art of rhetoric and debate. Students will focus on advanced arguments through in-depth analysis of course readings as well as a close examination of various rhetorical tips and strategies.

Students who select LBST 1B13 Rhetoric, should already have strong language skills that will support them in advanced engagement with the ideas under discussion and their rhetorical exposition.
Anti-requisite: Students who previously took one of: ENGL 2B30, ENGL 1B01, ENGL 1B02, ENGL 1B03, or LBST 1A40 with one of LBST 1A41, 1A42 or 1A43 may not take this course for extra credit.
Notes: A writing course is required for all First-Year students not taking LBST 1D01 Liberal Studies One.

Revised description 2010-11
Conditions: The minimum passing grade for the first year writing course is 60% (C-).
Course was last updated February 5, 2010 - 11:50 AM