Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
CMST 228   Argument and Reasoning 3  
  An introduction to the field of argumentation, addressing the basic structure, types and critical analysis of argument. Students will learn to identify types of reasoning, argument fallacies and pseudo reasoning, and will apply this knowledge in the construction of arguments supporting and attacking given positions. A course designed to improve a student's critical thinking skills. Note: This course does not address formal debate structures (NDT, CEDA, LD, Parliamentary), but focuses on the generic "debate" as the process for the exchange of arguments for and against given propositions.  
  Minnesota Transfer Goals: 6 9  

 
CMST 228 is an elective course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Marketing and Sales Management - OPTION 2 AAS Degree (2018-2019)
Communication Studies Certificate (2018-2019)
Communication Studies Certificate (2017-2018)
Speech and Theater Arts AA Liberal Arts Degree (2013-2014)
Speech and Theater Arts AA Liberal Arts Degree (2012-2013)