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2021-2022 Catalog [Archived] 
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PSYC 103 - Critical Thinking and Psychology

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

This course focuses on the development of critical thinking skills related to psychology. In addition to learning basic skills of logic, students will also learn about the logic of the scientific method and the common errors of human cognition that impede critical thinking. Emphasis is placed on the application of critical thinking skills to writing effective arguments, analyzing the writings of others, and understanding contemporary controversies in psychology.

(formerly Psychology 3)

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