Spring 2018 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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.BauerFLC MAIN FL5 11116114Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.ConsidineFLC MAIN FL5 11116696Textbook



M08:00AM-09:20AMLECD.ChungRancho RCC1 22716561Textbook
TBATBALECD.ChungFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16561Textbook
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.

TBATBALECD.ConsidineOff Campus RCC ONLINE16280Textbook
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
canvas.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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TeesEl Dorado EDC C10116560Textbook
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.

TBATBALECM.HoweryEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16609Textbook
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 canvas.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 13-May 16

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECM.WarnesFLC MAIN FL5 11116562Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.TeesEl Dorado EDC C10116748Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.BauerFLC MAIN FL5 1116292Textbook

PHIL 325    Symbolic Logic    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 the concepts and principles of propositional and predicate logic. It includes a study of the syntax and semantics of symbolic logic, truth tables, methods of formal proof for validity and invalidity, natural deduction, and the logic of relations and identity. This course is recommended for students of the sciences, computer programming, mathematics, and philosophy. (C-ID PHIL 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.ConsidineFLC MAIN FL2 23219961Textbook

PHIL 331    History of Modern Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320; and ENGWR 101.
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 the development of modern philosophy, from the Renaissance to Romanticism. The works of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant receive special attention. (C-ID PHIL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.ConsidineFLC MAIN FL5 11119962Textbook

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 introduces 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.WarnesFLC MAIN FL5 11116598Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: February 15, 2018