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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

COMM 4400 - The Rhetoric of Leadership

This course is a critical examination of rhetorical strategies used by leaders in public discourse. Emphasis will include the study of rhetorical criticism and its use to deconstruct select historical and contemporary speeches and other message formats from leaders. Application of rhetorical analysis methods to leadership discourse will be explored in diverse sources such as organizations, politics, social, environmental and protest groups, religion, and popular culture.

Prerequisite: COMM 1110 or permission of instructor