May 23, 2024  
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ENGL 1C - Critical Thinking and Composition


4 units
4 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, reading, and writing skills beyond the level achieved in English 1A. Students will apply these skills to the analysis of written arguments in various forms and genres, including classic and/or 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 identify and employ deductive and inductive reasoning, and to effectively assert and support argumentative claims.



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