Spring 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 C; 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 - Second, Mar 16-May 13
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC D.Denman              TBA TBA                 32934 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Ethan 252     32934 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           23339 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           25231 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           23341 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Denman             Natomas Natomas N103     29081 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           23343 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN D 115           25899 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 115           26871 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 C; 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           23337 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           29191 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           26873 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 115           26357 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           23333 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           25901 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           23335 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN D 115           25903 Textbook


PHIL 325    Symbolic Logic    3 Units

Same As: MATH 320
Prerequisite: PHIL 320 or MATH 110, and MATH 120 or MATH 124 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers an introduction to symbolic logic including the logic of sentences (the statement of calculus) and the logic of classes and relations (the predicate calculus) together with an introduction to the nature and development of deductive systems. Applications include examples of logic used in elementary mathematics and the analysis of verbal arguments. Not open to students who have completed MATH 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           27609 
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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 C; 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           26869 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN D 115           31595 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN D 115           23345 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010