Argumentation and Public Policy Certificate

Argumentation and Public Policy

This certificate provides the coursework to broaden the student’s experience of applied argumentation in the context of public policy. The courses provide the student with the background to make, refine, refute, and evaluate public policy arguments in a variety of subject areas at the undergraduate level.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. COM 321(6), 322(3). Note: COM 321 must be repeated to a minimum of 6 hours.
  2. Three hours from the following in consultation with certificate advisor: COM 397(1-3), 450(3), 454(3), 496(1-3); PLS 301(3), 320(3), 555(3), 573(3).
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a GPA of 3.00 or higher in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.