The Instigator
Murray_Me
Con (against)
Losing
4 Points
The Contender
tmar19652
Pro (for)
Winning
8 Points

Should college students be able to pick their own courses as freshmen?

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tmar19652
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/4/2013 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 2,740 times Debate No: 30951
Debate Rounds (3)
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Votes (4)

 

Murray_Me

Con

College students should not be able to pick their own courses because theyre gonna choose classes that arent gonna help them pass and use the best of thre abilities.
tmar19652

Pro

You have the burden of proof to show that college students should be able to pick none of their own courses. I will argue that college students should be allowed to pick their own electives and majors.
Debate Round No. 1
Murray_Me

Con

Murray_Me forfeited this round.
tmar19652

Pro

My opponent has the burden of proof, and they have made no arguments. I have nothing to adress and I hope they will "show-up" for the final round.
Debate Round No. 2
Murray_Me

Con

Murray_Me forfeited this round.
tmar19652

Pro

My opponent has not fulfilled their burden of proof, and they have not shown that students will pick classes that will not help them. Therefore, I urge you to vote Pro!
Debate Round No. 3
1 comment has been posted on this debate.
Posted by ExiOrca 3 years ago
ExiOrca
What type of freshman are you talking about? Highschool, college, university?
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Vote Placed by Archangel35 3 years ago
Archangel35
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Reasons for voting decision: Obviously con forfeited, but pro could have also made an argument, but he chose not to.
Vote Placed by morgan2252 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct to pro for con's FF. Neither side made an actual argument, nor did any use sources. S&G to pro because con has many typos, such as theyre, thre, and arent, as well as the word "gonna" twice. That's a lot of errors in one sentence.
Vote Placed by Daktoria 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: BoP is on the affirmative. Pro's shifting of burden of proof is an abuse of process. The correct argument is showing that college students should be able to pick their courses. Therefore, it's understandable that Con forfeited from duress.
Vote Placed by Lizard 3 years ago
Lizard
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Reasons for voting decision: forfeit