3 Units, (UC: CSU)
This course is designed to develop critical thinking, reading, and writing skills beyond the level of English 101. Students will develop critical thinking by writing strong arguments based on poetry, drama and faction, as subject matter. Students will learn to identify premises and conclusions and recognize patterns of faulty logic in developing arguments. They will learn to distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning and will demonstrate this and utilizing research strategies.
Prerequisites: English 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
Development of critical reading and writing skills through novel, short story, drama, and poetry analysis.See Schedule of Classes