Student Learning Outcomes

The following are the official Student Learning Objectives for the Argumentation (Comm 104) Course, adopted by the Department of Communication Studies and Modesto Junior College.

After completing COMM 104, students should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between types of propositions and the discovery of issues inherent to their analysis.

  2. Find, evaluate, and incorporate research materials into written and oral argumentation, as well as cite sources correctly.

  3. Create logically strong arguments and apply principles of fair-minded argument, which includes how to identify and respond to bias, fallacious reasoning, and propaganda.