Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better, or by the assessment process.
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: This course will apply critical thinking techniques of analysis and evaluation to the methods, arguments, and positions of several philosophers on topics such as human freedom, the belief in God, the nature and limits of scientific knowledge, natural rights, the nature of the State, and the basis of moral judgments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN T10             30112 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30112 - as of 7/26/11
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Restaino           SCC MAIN T07 1           23126 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Simmons            SCC MAIN T07 1           23128 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN T07 1           26530 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN BUS 236         29809 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 29809 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN T07 1           23130 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Naify              SCC MAIN T07 1           23134 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN T07 1           24008 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN T07 1           24006 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN T05             23138 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Naify              Davis Cntr Davis 103     30117 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30117 - as of 7/26/11
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 104     23136 Textbook
TTh       05:40PM-07:00PM LEC N.Diehl              Davis Cntr Davis 150     28298 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.



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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN T04 1           23120 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN T04 1           23122 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN T04 1           23118 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN T07 1           27536 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Roggli             SCC MAIN T04 1           26304 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN T05             23124 Textbook
On-Campus



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: Logic and critical reasoning provides instruction on the tools needed to be an effective rational person. The student will learn to identify premises and conclusions in arguments and to identify cogent inductive arguments and valid deductive arguments. Special emphasis is placed on recognizing and overcoming perceptual and cognitive errors and biases that hinder the ability to think critically. The standards of critical thinking and logic will be discussed in terms of their historical development and their cultural impact on society.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN T04 1           23102 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN TEC 102         23108 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN BUS 143         25084 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Gilbert            SCC MAIN T04 1           30113 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30113 - as of 7/26/11
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN T07 1           23104 Textbook
On-Campus



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 is an introductory survey of selected world religions. Emphasis is on the origins, beliefs, and interpretations of philosophical concepts underlying Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, African, and Native American religions. Major topics include ideas of revelation, mysticism, religious myths, worship, and ritual.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN T07 1           23140 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN AUD 34          23146 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Naify              Davis Cntr Davis 104     23148 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

Su        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Bauer              West Sac WSC 221         26384 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Sa        09:00AM-12:00PM LEC D.Restaino           SCC MAIN T07 1           23150 Textbook
Telecourse. All class meetings are on Saturday in Room T07 1. Schedule of meetings: TBA.



PHIL 368    Law, Justice, and Punishment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the student to the historical, cultural, legal, and philosophical development in American culture of (1) abstract principles such as rights, justice, the nature of law, freedom of speech, equal protection of the law, and following precedent; and (2) theoretical issues such as statutory and constitutional interpretation, utilitarian and retributive theories of punishment, and justice as fairness; and (3) practices such as the exclusionary rule, plea bargaining, and the insanity defense.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN T07 1           29811 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 29811 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus



PHIL 480    History of Classical Philosophy - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Enrollment Limitation: Eligibility for the Honors Program
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the origin and development of Western philosophy from the period of the ancient Greeks and Romans. The course is recommended for all philosophy, history, and humanities majors. This honors section uses an intensive instructional methodology designed to challenge motivated students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN BUS 203         26534 
Textbook
On-Campus



PHIL 495    Independent Studies in Philosophy    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: See Independent Studies. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Simmons             TBA TBA                 30383 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Simmons             TBA TBA                 30437 Textbook
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011