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Philosophy (PHIL)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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PHIL 1101 Introduction to Philosophy (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers an introduction to the problems, methods and terminology of philosophy, the types of questions addressed by philosophers, and the pivotal thinkers and systems of Western civilization from the Greeks to the 20th century. PHIL 101 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy and humanities.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100        Lab fee: $2.00

PHIL 1130 Ethics (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course introduces students to moral reasoning, examining theories of right and wrong, good and bad, justice and injustice as they have been viewed in the past and as they shed light on contemporary ethical issues. PHIL 1130 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy and humanities.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100       Lab fee: $2.00

PHIL 1150 Introduction to Logic (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
PHIL 1150 is an introduction to critical thinking and the methods of inductive, deductive and symbolic logic. PHIL 1150 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy, humanities, and, in some instances, mathematics and science. Check with an academic advisor.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1075 and placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $2.00

PHIL 2250 Symbolic Logic (SP)

3 credits
This course offers a presentation of deductive logic focused on propositional logic, natural deduction and predicate logic. Symbolic Logic develops in greater detail the principles of deductive logic covered in PHIL 1150. This course meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs and distributive transfer requirements in philosophy, humanities, and in some cases, mathematics and sciences. Check with academic advisor.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1075 and placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $2.00

PHIL 2270 Philosophy of Religion (SP)

3 credits
This course presents an introduction to the major issues in the philosophy of religion including the existence of God, faith and reason, the problem of evil, miracles, death and immortality, and God and morality. PHIL 2270 meets elective requirements in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree programs.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100       Lab fee: $2.00

PHIL 2294 Special Topics: Philosophy (On Demand)

1-3 credits
Students explore special topics in Philosophy designed to meet specific needs.
Lecture: Varies