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PHIL 103 - Critical Thinking

3 Credit(s).

Offers logical and effective approaches to addressing everyday complexities using logic and critical thinking tools to decipher and understand social, political, moral, philosophical and other forms of reasoning. The course affords students an opportunity to become aware of and develop intellectual skills that build strong reasoning and analytic abilities. Critical thinking describes what constitutes an argument, examines rhetoric and fallacious reasoning as well as the roles that language and culture can play in everyday reasoning. Critical thinking provides the thinking skills necessary to effectively function in a complex global society and provides an understanding of barriers to good reasoning. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 052  or   and RDNG 052  or ESOL 054 ; or   ; and MATH 081 


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