2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Lower Division GE Area A: Critical Thinking Courses


Goals


Area A Critical Thinking courses develop abilities to analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas; to reason inductively and deductively; and to reach well-supported factual or judgmental conclusions. Students in these courses study:

  • logic and its relation to language;
  • elementary inductive and deductive processes, including the formal and informal fallacies of language and thought; and 
  • how to distinguish matters of fact from issues of judgment or opinion.

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