Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines some of the perennial questions that have been addressed in the history of philosophy. Some of these include: Do we have free will? Is there a God? What is knowledge? What is the fundamental nature of reality? What makes actions right or wrong? This examination includes a critical analysis of fundamental concepts involved in the issues addressed by these questions, as well as an evaluation of reasoning used to defend various answers to them.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 22-Dec 16
T         08:00PM-09:55PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Ethan 150     30341 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Ethan 150     30341 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           11030 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           13074 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           11032 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           11034 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Denman             Natomas Rm N103          13924 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN D 115           13746 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 115           15008 Textbook


PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of various approaches to understanding fundamental ethical ideas such as good, evil, right, and wrong. Deontological and consequentialist theories of ethics are presented. Subjectivist and objectivist views of ethics are considered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           11028 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           15834 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           15010 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 115           14376 Textbook


PHIL 320    Logic and Critical Reasoning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to basic principles of good reasoning. It focuses on recognizing arguments and identifying their premises and conclusions. It examines the distinction between inductive and deductive standards of evaluation and includes an overview of types of inductive reasoning, deductive argument patterns, use and misuse of language, and fallacious reasoning. Practical application to everyday life is emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           11024 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           13748 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           11026 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           15182 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           13750 Textbook


PHIL 350    Philosophy of Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to a philosophical examination of religion. This examination typically includes an analysis of basic religious concepts such as God, the afterlife, the soul, faith, karma, religious experience, good and evil. The rationality of religious belief and the relation of religion to science may also be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           15006 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           11036 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN D 115           11038 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010