Formal Logic and Competitive Debate

Course #:

RHET

6-553

Division:

Humanities

Department:

Rhetoric

Suggested Age:

13-18

Prerequisites:

Prior speech or debate class or competition participation or approval of the instructor

Formal Logic and Competitive Debate

Course Description:

This high school level course provides student with both a thorough introduction to formal logic and will prepare students to compete in NCFCA-style debates.  The course can be counted as a ½ credit for speech and debate and ½ credit for logic.


Students in this class will be encouraged to compete in NCFCA debate tournaments.  As such, the instructor will provide information about local and regional events.  Although the instructor will attend tournaments, parents are responsible for affiliating independently with NCFCA and supervising their students at tournaments and all costs associated with the tournament and travel thereto.

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