ILS 200: Critical Thinking & Expression – 3 credits

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What does it mean to think critically? To find fault? To employ intellectual rigor? Can we imagine a method of critical thought that produces writing with the potential to change the world? This course takes the definition of “critical thought” seriously in order to expand our idea of what critical communication is and has the potential to be. Explores the three modes of argument and expression: verbal, visual, numerical. Students engage in critical thinking about how these modes are structured and used. Practice in, and interpretation of, the three modes.

Requisite: Satisfied Communications A requirement

Breadth - Humanities

Level - Elementary

Counts as L&S Credit

This course fulfills the Communications B requirement.