Fall 2013 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. (C-ID PHIL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10385 
Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 228  19412 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11063 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  20184 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10386 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10387 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11292 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  13315 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas N202  11353 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Dec 19
W         05:55PM-07:30PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C201 12282 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas N202  12282 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.


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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10384 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11867 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11669 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11487 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. (C-ID PHIL 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10382 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12688 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10383 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11719 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11293 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 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11668 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10388 Textbook

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013