Philosophy Courses

Philosophy Courses

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PHI - Philosophy

PHI-001: Introduction to Philosophy (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 908 and REA 054. This course focuses on traditional philosophical systems and how they are relevant to solving the problems of contemporary existence. Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

PHI-002: Introduction to Logic (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. Students are introduced to techniques for evaluating the quality and correctness of a chain of thought. One of the goals of learning these techniques is to extend one's thinking and learning beyond simple memorization and repetition; that is, one begins to understand what it means to think critically about a subject matter. Another aim is to improve one's ability to read critically and to recognize and avoid logical errors. This class demonstrates that there are right and wrong ways to reason, and that good reasoning is a skill that can be developed and improved. Pass/No Pass Option.

A3 - CSU Critical Thinking, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities

PHI-003: Introduction to Ethics (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: ENG 001A. This course explores prominent ethical theories and addresses contemporary moral problems.

1B - IGETC Critical Thinking, A3 - CSU Critical Thinking, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

PHI-005: Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course will introduce students to a critical study of some major social and political problems. Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities