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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLI 272 - Persuasion and Political Change

A study of how presidents, politicians, and social movement activists worldwide use language and persuasive symbols to increase their influence and bring about social and political change. Students complete a semester-long project in which they analyze a significant political text utilizing descriptive-analytic, historical-contextual, critical, and interpretive research methods. This course is well-suited for students wanting to undertake a significant research project and develop their skills in academic writing. It fulfills the department’s research methods requirement. Every year. (4 Credits)