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COM 409 - Debate Practicum

(1 to 3 units) CO14
Development of debate coaching and judging skills, peer mentoring, and event planning related to intercollegiate debate competitions. Continued debate skill development. Participation in UNR debate team is required. Up to 6 credits of 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; COM 309 ; Junior or Senior standing.

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

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. prepare and practice argument strategies for advanced levels of intercollegiate competitive debate.
2. compete at the advanced levels of intercollegiate competitive debate.
3. identify common judging criteria for competitive debate events.
4. manage event scheduling and planning for debate competition.


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