Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL& 115: Critical Thinking

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W, SR
The class provides an informal, non-symbolic introduction to logic and critical thinking emphasizing real-life examples, natural language applications, and the informal logical fallacies. Students learn the concept of an argument, learn how to distinguish arguments from non-arguments, and study different patterns of argumentation. Students also learn how to critically evaluate arguments and how to construct arguments of their own.
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 095  or permission of instructor.
Distribution for DTA: Humanities