Spring 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area I ; 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 of the course's required writing will reflect the standards of a college-level writing course. (C-ID PHIL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Tees               FLC MAIN FL5 111         16000 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Considine          FLC MAIN FL5 111         19557 Textbook



M         08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Tees               Rancho RCC1 227          16533 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Tees               Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16533 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Considine          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16180 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at considd@flc.losrios.edu

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Bauer              El Dorado EDC A213       16532 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Bauer              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16532 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Considine          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16591 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at considd@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Considine          El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16624 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at considd@flc.losrios.edu


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: This course introduces the student to classical and contemporary ethical theories and their application to a variety of contemporary moral issues such as capital punishment, animal rights, affirmative action, abortion, euthanasia, torture, and same-sex marriage. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Considine          FLC MAIN FL5 111         16534 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Bauer              El Dorado EDC A213       19928 Textbook


PHIL 320    Logic and Critical Reasoning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320; and ENGWR 101.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to basic principles of good reasoning with an emphasis on deductive logic. It examines the functions of language, the nature of arguments, common fallacies committed in communication, definitions, the logic of categorical statements, sentential logic, and types of inductive reasoning. Emphasis is placed on developing analytical skills and applying principles of valid reasoning to the arguments encountered in everyday life. (C-ID PHIL 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Considine          FLC MAIN FL1 207         16200 
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PHIL 350    Philosophy of Religion    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: This course is an introduction to traditional philosophical problems connected with religious belief. Issues to be discussed are the existence and nature of God, the problem of evil, the nature of religious language, the possibility of religious knowledge, the existence of miracles, religious experience, and mysticism. The rationality of religious belief will also be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Warnes             FLC MAIN FL5 111         19559 
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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 traditions, 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 Folsom Lake College's Ethnic/Multicultural requirement for the Associates Degree.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Warnes             FLC MAIN FL5 13          16576 
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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017