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Course Code: PHIL110 Course ID: 4952 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Critical Thinking introduces skills, concepts, models, and techniques for reading, writing, and thinking critically. Critical thinking is a necessary process for identifying and solving problems in academia and the workplace, as well as interpreting information in the media. Through the use of critical and logical thought processes, students will develop practical, analytical skills that prepare them for the investigative nature of being life-long learners.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO-1: Define critical thinking and logical analysis (Knowledge)

CO-2: Describe logical processes and logic models used in problem solving (Comprehension)

CO-3: Apply logical processes, including mathematical models, to assess and evaluate problems (Application)

CO-4: Produce accurate calculations, symbolic operations, and logical processes in writing (Application)

NameGrade %
Forums 48.00 %
Week 1 Forum 8.00 %
Week 2 Forum 8.00 %
Week 3 Forum 8.00 %
Week 4 Forum 8.00 %
Week 6 Forum 8.00 %
Week 8 Forum 8.00 %
Blog Posts 12.00 %
Week 2 The Inquiring Thinker 4.00 %
Week 4 The Practical Thinker 4.00 %
Week 6 Constructing an Argument 4.00 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Week 3: Full of Fallacies 10.00 %
Week 5: Source Evaluation 10.00 %
Infographic 20.00 %
Week 7: Infographic 20.00 %

CO-1: Define critical thinking and logical analysis (Knowledge)

CO-2: Describe logical processes and logic models used in problem solving (Comprehension)

CO-3: Apply logical processes, including mathematical models, to assess and evaluate problems (Application)

CO-4: Produce accurate calculations, symbolic operations, and logical processes in writing (Application)

Book Title:Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide, 4th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9780415820912
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Bowell & Kemp
Unit Cost:$165.00
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.