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.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105 and READ 400.