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Critical Thinking I
A course designed to develop clarity of thought and method in the construction, analysis and evaluation of both unsupported claims and those supported by arguments. While there will be some exposure to the notion of logical form, the emphasis here is upon informal principles and arguments stated in ordinary language. Topics include the nature and methods of argument, classification and definition, along with some common fallacies and some questions about meaning and language. Restriction: Criminal Justice, Politics and Governance, Psychology, Sociology, Undeclared Arts. PHL 214 is not available for credit to students who choose SSH 105.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL
SSH 105, PHC 182
Not available to ACS, Criminology, English, Environmental and Urban Sustainability, Geography, History, GCM, Int'l Econ, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Psychology, Sociology or Undeclared Arts students.
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Criminology and History Double Major
- Criminology and Politics and Governance Double Major
- Criminology and Sociology Double Major
- History and Politics and Governance Double Major
- History and Sociology Double Major
- Minor in Philosophy
- Open Elective Table
- PHL 597 - Introduction to Formal Logic
- PHL 924 - Critical Thinking II
- Politics and Governance and Sociology Double Major
- RTA 433 - Issues in Sports
- SSH 105 - Critical Thinking I
- Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies