Community College of City University

DSS10601 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CGE14401 or DSS10806
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The aim of this course is to equip students with basic skills of exercising critical thought and identifying smart and creative approaches to solve difficult problems. Students will be equipped with tools for critical analysis of arguments and effective problem solving. Special attention will be given to the application of such tools to the practical affairs of everyday life.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Division of Social Sciences