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PLS 201 - CRITICAL REASONING AND SKILLS

This course offers an orientation to university-level course work by developing skills in analytical thinking, argumentation, and expository writing. Especially important for those who have been away from school for a period of time, this introductory course has an informal, supportive atmosphere, designed for adult learning. Through interdisciplinary readings, class discussions, writing, and/or oral presentations, students develop the ability to analyze, interpret, and synthesize related subject areas. Typical assignments may include the analysis of opinion articles, book chapters, and other similar texts, as well as the analysis of visual rhetoric, including advertisements, political cartoons, and other media. Subject matter varies by section.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

Course Notes:

Must be admitted to the Fast-Track Program for Adults or

have Advisor consent to register.