Fall 2016 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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Tees               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  20643 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10317 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10825 Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12272 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12446 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10318 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10319 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11012 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12104 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Warnes             Off Campus Natomas N201  11058 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Warnes             Off Campus Natomas/Ik G214 12733 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Tees               Off Campus Natomas N201  13027 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10316 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11411 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11270 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11139 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10314 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11854 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  19301 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11013 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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11269 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10320 Textbook

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016