Skip to Local Navigation
Skip to Content
California State University, Long Beach
General Education at CSULB
Print this pageAdd this page to your favoritesSelect a font sizeSelect a small fontSelect a medium fontSelect a large font

Critical Thinking (PCT)

GOAL:  To develop reasonable, clear positions and draw conclusions based on a synthesis of appropriate, valid  evidence from a variety of sources

as measured by students being able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the formal and informal fallacies of language and thought.
  • Demonstrate the ability to distinguish matters of fact from issues of judgment or opinion.
  • Analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas.
  • Reason inductively and deductively.
  • Reach well-supported factual or judgmental conclusions.


Back to top