Spring 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10353 
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TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN Portable 601    20269 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10961 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10354 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10355 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11186 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  19777 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas N103  11966 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 18
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus McClellan 204 12289 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12289 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE Cohort Program. Spaces for non-ACE students are limited and will not be known until 2 weeks prior to the class start. Please email the instructor at that time to see if spots are available.
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program 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 (916) 570-5044.



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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10352 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11993 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11438 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11307 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  19999 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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10350 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11187 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12523 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10351 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11188 Textbook


PHIL 324    Symbolic Logic    3 Units

Same As: MATH 320
Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 125, or 129 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to symbolic logic. It includes a study of the logic of sentences (propositional logic) and the logic of classes and relations (predicate logic), together with an introduction to the nature of deductive systems. This course is not open to students who have completed MATH 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  19778 
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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 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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11437 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013