Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 3602 - Political Rhetoric


Rhetorical techniques found in political discourse are examined. Topics covered include symbolic politics, the place of myth in politics, and the political elements of film, literature, and television.

Requisites: Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop an understanding of the role of rhetoric in shaping the modern presidency.
  • Understand and explain why presidential rhetoric falls into well-recognized forms of speaking.
  • Apply the forms of rhetorical analysis and the history of rhetoric in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate specific skills in the areas of reasoning, organization of ideas and materials, researching a topic in depth, and the use of supporting materials in analysis of political speech.



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