Jun 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FCO 105 Rhetorical Communication

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful, goal-driven written, oral, and visual communication in academic and professional contexts.  All subjects and professional fields require effective (i.e., rhetorical) communication directed at well-defined audiences to explain information and to offer a compelling rationale, and this course illustrates the process-oriented approach needed to achieve rhetorical objectives.  Rhetorical Communication also introduces students to the knowledge-producing and critical thinking potential of language, the impact of technology on language and information, and the nature of communication as ethical action. Prerequisite: SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score above 500, SAT Reading subscore above 25, ACT Critical Reading score above 20, or concurrent enrollment in FCO 103 

3 credit hours
Satisfies Foundations - Communication for “Generation Next” with a grade of 2.0 or better