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HON 195 - Honors Seminar in Critical Analysis

3 Credits

In this interdisciplinary seminar course, students will examine a selected topic/theme that will develop critical thinking skills, refine oral communication skills, and further develop expository writing ability. This course requires students to conduct research on the selected topic and engage the scholarship of experts in fields pertaining to the course focus.

Learning Attributes: WR

New SUNY General Education:
SUNY - Critical Thinking and Reasoning Competency
SUNY - Information Literacy Competency

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH), MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Identify connections between/among a range of academic disciplines in an effort to clearly articulate issues/problems relevant to course topic
2.Analyze and evaluate arguments in scholarly texts
3.Develop well-reasoned (logical) arguments to form judgments and/or draw conclusions
4.Evaluate information with an awareness of authority, validity, and bias
5.Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical dimensions of information use, creation, and dissemination

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023