Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will apply the critical thinking techniques of analysis, evaluation, and synthesis to areas of philosophical inquiry including meta-philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of religion, history of philosophy, and existentialism. Students will practice distinguishing fact from opinion, employing inductive and deductive reasoning, identifying logical errors and fallacies, and developing oral and written arguments to support their own philosophical perspectives or challenge the perspectives of others. The quality and quantity of the course's required writing will reflect the standards of a second semester composition course. (C-ID PHIL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Dale               CRC MAIN BSS 114         19245 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Schubert           CRC MAIN BSS 129         13934 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Tees               CRC MAIN BSS 125         15258 Textbook
 

F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC A.Cinelli            Elk Grove EGA 205        15150 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


PHIL 304    Introduction to Asian Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the philosophical traditions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism focusing on metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Carey              CRC MAIN LRC 104         14775 
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PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The application of theories developed by traditional and contemporary moral philosophy to the ethical problems, dilemmas, and issues of today. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Velasquez          CRC MAIN BSS 114         13932 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Velasquez          CRC MAIN BSS 129         14343 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Cinelli            CRC MAIN BSS 114         14252 Textbook


PHIL 320    Logic and Critical Reasoning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An introduction to basic principles and frameworks of logic and critical thinking appropriately used in argument analysis: deduction, induction, fallacy recognition. Emphasis on developing analytical skills and applying principles of good reasoning to the arguments encountered in life. Argument topics from academic fields and textbooks, the electronic and print media, advertisements, politics and ethics may be considered. The quality and quantity of the course's required writing will reflect the standards of a second semester composition course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Dale               CRC MAIN BSS 128         13931 
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PHIL 352    Introduction to World Religions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce students to the major world religious traditions, including indigenous sacred ways, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Students will study the practices and beliefs of each tradition and will read selected material from the sacred writings of each tradition. Also, the influence of these religions on contemporary issues in the United States including ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and sexual orientation is considered. This course fulfills Cosumnes River College's Ethnic/Multicultural requirement for the Associates Degree.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Sutter             CRC MAIN BSS 114         14287 
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PHIL 356    Introduction to the Bible    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students survey the literary, historical, ethical, theological and philosophical themes of the Bible. Students will read extensive passages from the Hebrew and Christian scriptures with special focus on textual exegesis and analysis. Topics from the Hebrew scriptures include the Law, the development of monotheism, the social justice tradition of the Prophets, and the Writings. Topics from the New Testament scriptures include the investigation of the Gospels and the "Jesus Problem" and the examination of the early development of the Christian Church.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Sutter             CRC MAIN BSS 120         13936 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017