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PHIL 103 Critical Thinking

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Designed to develop critical thinking. Presents techniques for analyzing arguments used in political rhetoric, advertisements, editorials, scientific claims, and social commentary. Develops the ability to create and refine written arguments. Includes inductive and deductive arguments, the validity and consistency of arguments, the relationship between evidence and conclusions, and the use of arguments in science.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area A3), UC