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PHIL110 - Critical Thinking

Course Details

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 Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 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 %
Book Title: Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide, 4th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link provided inside the classroom
Author: Bowell & Kemp
Publication Info: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415820912

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
Author:Bowell & Kemp
Unit Cost:$165.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.