Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

HUMA 302 001 (CRN: 23528)

RHETORICAL THEORY

Long Title: THEORIES OF RHETORICAL COMMUNICATION
Department: Humanities Division
Instructor: Worth, David S.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HUM 120 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 27-JUN-2022 8:52AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: This course will survey major theorists of speech and public communication ranging from classical to contemporary thinkers. Emphasis will be on understanding speech and public communication from consumer and scholarly perspectives. Students are expected to read and discuss material with the goals of gaining basic understanding of major rhetorical theorists specifically engage a particular topic in rhetorical theory. Our central questions involve the nature of and relationship between speaker, text, and audience.