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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Critical Thinking and Writing
Course Number: PHIL 9
  • Students will be able to identify the premises/reasons for supporting the conclusion within an argument.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency (precision, clarity, organization) in argumentative writing (with a minimum of 6,000 words for the semester), where positions are defended, and ideas are explored.
  • Students will learn to analyze informal fallacies.
  • Students will be able to develop a thesis statement that advances a clear argument.
  • Students will be able to evaluate arguments (strong/weak, valid/invalid).
  • Students will be able to distinguish inductive and deductive arguments.