Feb 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Catalog
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ENGL 1C - Critical Thinking and Composition


3 units
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite: ENGL 1A  or ENGL 1AH  with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course focuses on the development of critical thinking skills. Students will apply these skills to the analysis of written arguments in various forms and genres, both classic and contemporary, and to the writing of effective persuasive essays. Students will learn to evaluate and interpret data, to recognize assumptions, to distinguish facts from opinions, to identify and avoid logical fallacies, to employ deductive and inductive reasoning, and to effectively assert and support argumentative claims.



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