Fall 2018 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 25-Dec 20

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510285Textbook
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510731Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11519470Textbook
F09:00AM-12:15PMLECD.DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 11512036Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510286Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11519471Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510287Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLECJ.DiclementineARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511759Textbook
MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECD.JacobsOff Campus Natomas N10110932Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.JacobsOff Campus Natomas/Ik G22012283Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510284Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511231Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511118Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECJ.DiclementineARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511005Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510283Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511561Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECD.LopezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11510893Textbook

PHIL 331    History of Modern 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 is an overview of important themes in the history of Western Philosophical thought from the Early Modern era to the turn of the nineteenth century. These themes may include the fundamental nature of reality, knowledge, values, society, God, and human nature. (C-ID PHIL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECD.JacobsARC MAIN DaviesHall 11519472Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.HoldenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11511117Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018