This course attempts to introduce the fundamental concepts of logic and methods of logical reasoning, The purpose of the course is to develop in learners the skills required to construct sound arguments of their own and the ability to critically evaluate the arguments of others, cultivate the habits of critical thinking and develop sensitivity to the clear and accurate use of language.
The first chapter deals with the basic concepts of logic: the definition and components of arguments, the techniques of recognizing arguments, types of arguments, and evaluation of arguments. The second chapter deals with the relationship between logic and language. It discusses the cognitive and emotive meaning of words, the intensional and extensional meaning of terms, the types and purposes of definitions, and the intensional and extensional definitional techniques, from a philosophical point of view. The third chapter discusses the various forms of logical errors in arguments, which are commonly known as ‘fallacies’, with a special emphasis on the categories of informal fallacies.
COURSE CREDIT: 3 Prerequisite: microeconomics
Course description :
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of micro-economic theory that can be used to understand behavior within both market and organization and to make effective managerial decision. It is intended to provide students with economic tools and an economic analysis used for a managerial decision making.
The course concentrates on microeconomics analysis, which deals with model of consumer and economic behavior to serve as a basic for decision making.
Course objective

Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to:
• Apply detailed knowledge of many of the decision rules of microeconomics in organization.
• Use economic analysis as a problem solving tool in their organization.