Philosophy

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PHIL 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Investigates the issues, methodologies, and practice of philosophy with a particular focus on the nature of reality, boundaries of thought, and the origin and validity of values. Explores the worlds wisdom traditions leading toward the cultivation of independent philosophical thought. [D; CSU; UC]
PHIL 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81234 PHIL 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cuddy,Lucas 8 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81235 PHIL 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cuddy,Lucas 8 10*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81237 PHIL 101 62 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 478 Buckles,Gregory 8 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PHIL 103 LOGIC AND CRITICAL THINKING 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: ENGL 115 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Develops the critical reading, writing, and reasoning skills necessary for both academic success and good citizenship. Introduces deductive and inductive reasoning and the logic of analysis, as well as the systematic study of fallacies in reasoning. Emphasizes the practical applications of logic in daily life. Includes analytical and argumentative writing exercises. [D; CSU; UC]
PHIL 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82837 PHIL 103 E1 09:00AM-11:15AM MWF NAS Salgado-Avalos,Francisco 14 8*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 11/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PHIL 106 WORLD RELIGIONS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers the philosophical significance of major themes in religious thought. Studies the comparative and contrasting features of major religious philosophies, including an examination of the historical background and contemporary outlook. [D; CSU; UC]
PHIL 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81247 PHIL 106 76 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 7213 Spike,Ananda 8 14*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PHIL 120 ETHICS: THEORY AND PRACTICE 3 Units Recommended Preparation: PHIL 101 and 103, or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent. Covers critical examination of the basis of morality. Analyzes various ethical theories in terms of their origin, development, and application. Discusses the application of ethical theories to current and moral issues. D; CSU; UC EFFECTIVE FALL 2009 [Recommended Preparation: PHIL 101 and 103, or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers critical examination of the basis of morality. Analyzes various ethical theories in terms of their origin, development, and application. Discusses the application of ethical theories to current and moral issues. [D; CSU; UC]
PHIL 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81250 PHIL 120 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cuddy,Lucas 15 14*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 6
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