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    Feb 07, 2023  
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COM 309 - Advanced Debate

(1 to 3 units)
Developing well-reasoned and supported arguments. Focus on identifying and responding to most pressing issues and arranging and delivering cases in an effective manner. Participation in UNR debate team is required. Up to 6 credits of COM 209, 309, 409 combined can be applied to communication studies major or minor.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission. Participation in UNR debate team required.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Other

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. argue positions more confidently and effectively for particular competition events.
2. evaluate and critique different types of evidence and reasoning.
3. develop and present convincing counterarguments for particular issue strategies.
4. synthesize and apply information from previous coursework to discuss social justice issues.


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