This course offers an introduction to concepts, theories, and practices in the field of argumentation and debate. Emphasis will be placed on propositions and analysis, issues, evidence, reasoning and rebuttal strategic. Students will explore how to construct and evaluate arguments as a way to enhance critical thinking, reasoning, and logic. Access to library resources, various database and Internet will be critical for the success of this course. Meanwhile, assigned readings, writings, research, speech and debate will be integrated into this course.