Spring 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 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 19-May 18
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas N201  13110 
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ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Denman             Off Campus Natomas N201  13110 Textbook
The above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10299 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10736 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10300 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10301 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Diclementine       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10912 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12215 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC V.Keyser             Off Campus Natomas N201  11475 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC E.Haven              Off Campus Natomas N201  13447 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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10298 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11495 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11091 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10990 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC M.Warnes             Off Campus McClellan 101 20330 Textbook


PHIL 315    Contemporary Moral Issues    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 is an investigation into some of the moral issues our society presently faces. These issues may include abortion, euthanasia, genetic engineering, individual liberty and the collective good, sexuality/gender and society, war and terrorism, capital punishment, hunger/poverty and moral obligation, discrimination, and affirmative action.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        03:00PM-06:10PM LEC E.Haven              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  12693 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10296 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10913 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11728 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Lopez              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  10914 Textbook


PHIL 324    Symbolic Logic    3 Units

Same As: MATH 320
Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 125, 129, or 133 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. (C-ID PHIL 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  12216 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Holden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  11090 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016