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CRTK 1300 - Introduction to Critical Thinking
Fall 2019, Section 66

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000858 CRTK 1300 66 Introduction to Critical Thinking
10/21 - 12/23
10/24 - 12/23
na - na
5:00pm - 7:50pm
3.0 Open Wallin, Nancy
Wallin, Nancy
Blended/Hybrid Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College
Building/Room: Northway Building INTRNET
Building/Room: Northway Building 1-466

Meeting Details
10/21/2019 - 12/23/2019 n/a na - na Northway Building INTRNET Wallin, Nancy
10/24/2019 - 12/23/2019 Th 5:00pm - 7:50pm Northway Building 1-466 Wallin, Nancy

  • Humanities and Critical Thinking

Location Details
Offered through: St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Campus: St Cloud Technical and Community College. Location: St Cloud Technical and Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 36 Enrolled: 13 Seats Remaining: 23

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
This course requires any of these 10 prerequisite categories
1. A score of 21 on test ACT Reading
2. A score of 78 on test Accuplacer Reading Comprehension
3. A score of 1047 on test MN Comprehensive Assessment Reading
4. A score of 480 on test SAT Reading Test
5. A score of 250 on test Accuplacer NG Reading
6. Both of these
ENGL 1308 - Stretch Analytical Writing I
READ 1112 - Critical Reading
7. Both of these
ENGL 1308 - Stretch Analytical Writing I
READ 0900 - Reading Fundamentals (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
8. Both of these
ENGL 1308 - Stretch Analytical Writing I
ESOL 0920 - Reading for College (Minimum grade: 2.0 GPA Equivalent)
9. Both of these
ENGL 1308 - Stretch Analytical Writing I
READ 0304 - Foundations for College Reading II
10. Both of these
ENGL 0304 - Foundations for College Writing II
READ 0304 - Foundations for College Reading II

Full refund is available until October 22, 2019, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is 1 business day(s) after October 21, 2019. The last day to drop this course is 1 business day(s) after October 21, 2019.
The last day to withdraw from this course is December 11, 2019.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $490.98
Tuition -nonresident: $490.98
Approximate Course Fees: $62.76

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Course Level

General/Liberal Education Category
  • 02 - Critical Thinking
  • All General Education Courses

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
Goal 02 - Critical Thinking
  • Gather factual information and apply it to a given problem in a manner that is relevant, clear, comprehensive, and conscious of possible bias in the information selected.
  • Imagine and seek out a variety of possible goals, assumptions, interpretations, or perspectives which can give alternative meanings or solutions to given situations or problems.
  • Analyze the logical connections among the facts, goals, and implicit assumptions relevant to a problem or claim; generate and evaluate implications that follow from them.
  • Recognize and articulate the value assumptions which underlie and affect decisions, interpretations, analyses, and evaluations made by ourselves and others.

Meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 2 - Critical Thinking - Intro to Critical Thinking is a practical course in critical thinking. It develops monological and multilogical and ethical reasoning skills and explores creative and logical approaches to problem solving. It examines how our thinking skills affect our personal identities, our relationships with others, and our understanding of culture. It analyzes systems of ideas, multiple perspectives on issues, and differing analytical approaches. It develops the higher order thinking skills, intellectual values, and the qualities of thought important for personal integrity, academic success, and effective citizenship. Student Learning Outcomes: * Solve problems using creative thinking and logical reasoning. * Distinguish between facts, assumptions, inferences and implications in beliefs and arguments. * Apply effective problem solving techniques to monological and multilogical problems. * Apply strategies for reducing the effect of bias and prejudice on thinking. * Analyze the Elements of Thought (Purpose, Questions, Information, Inferences, Assumptions, Point of View, Concepts, and Implications) in decision making. * Apply ethical reasoning to problem solving situations. * Apply the Intellectual Virtues (Intellectual Humility, Empathy, Integrity, Courage, Autonomy, Perseverance and Confidence in Reason) to the evaluation of beliefs, arguments, and theories.

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