Fall 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 22-Dec 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10350 
Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12513 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10892 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12718 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  20325 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10351 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10352 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11090 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12306 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC E.Haven              Off Campus Natomas N201  11141 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Warnes             Off Campus Natomas/Ik G214 13181 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC E.Haven              Off Campus Natomas N201  18838 Textbook


PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
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 ethics and moral philosophy. It includes a survey of various normative ethical theories including Aristotle's Virtue Ethics, Utilitarianism, and Kant's Deontological Ethics. It may also cover various meta-ethical issues such as ethical relativism vs. ethical objectivism, as well as questions of knowledge and justification of moral claims. It may also include the application of normative ethical theories to contemporary moral issues. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10349 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11527 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11370 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11230 Textbook


PHIL 320    Logic and Critical Reasoning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10347 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12025 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10348 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11091 Textbook


PHIL 350    Philosophy of Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11369 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10353 Textbook

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015