Advanced Critical and Rhetorical Theory: Rhetoric Matters
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of key concepts and issues related to rhetorical theory. Focus is on material rhetoric and other theories related to environmental communication. Students will explore these concepts and issues through a variety of readings and case studies. Students will be expected to complete a number of in-class and homework assignments related to course readings; to provide leadership of in-class discussions; and complete a theoretical/critical essay that will be submitted to an upcoming communication conference.