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Critical Thinking Skills (3 Credits)

Students will have the skills necessary to evaluate real-life situations and to develop conclusions based on a critical analysis of information gathered through a variety of sources and methods. Critical thinking skills encompass “various forms of inquiry, abstract logical thinking, inductive reasoning, critical analysis, and ability to find and use information” using appropriate methods and techniques. [Board of Governors’ Policy (BOG) 1993-01]

Objectives:

  • To describe and apply methods of inquiry, abstract logical thinking, inductive and deductive reasoning;
  • To demonstrate critical analysis skills;
  • To identify and use problem solving techniques; and
  • To demonstrate techniques used to locate, use and evaluate information in relation to the above objectives.

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