Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.VanPattenCRC MAIN LRC 10414205Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.DaleCRC MAIN LRC 10414664Textbook
 

F09:00AM-12:10PMLECJ.VelasquezElk Grove EGA 11515502Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

M07:00PM-10:05PMLECA.CinelliCRC MAIN BSS 11914557Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.Ortiz BautistaCRC MAIN WIN 25214814Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.VanPattenCRC MAIN BSS 12915606Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.DaleCRC MAIN BSS 12814544Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLECA.CinelliCRC MAIN BSS 11415222Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.VanPattenCRC MAIN BSS 12014206Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.VanPattenCRC MAIN BSS 12914755Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.VanPattenCRC MAIN BSS 11914207Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: May 23, 2018