Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHIL 300    Introduction to Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN PAC 130         18744 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Simmons            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16265 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         17739 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Wallace            SCC MAIN PAC 130         18654 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16266 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Bauer              SCC MAIN PAC 130         16268 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16671 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16670 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN PAC 120         16270 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 214     18748 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 108     16269 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Gilbert            Davis Cntr Davis 204     18349 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16261 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Naify              SCC MAIN PAC 201         16262 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 201         16260 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Gilbert            SCC MAIN PAC 130         18113 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 124         17645 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN PAC 120         16263 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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Sorensen           SCC MAIN PAC 201         16252 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Wallace            SCC MAIN PAC 106         16255 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17119 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 201         18745 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16253 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 25-Dec 20
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN BUS 223         17680 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 201         19826 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 202         16271 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 202         16273 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Naify              Davis Cntr Davis 214     16274 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

Sa        09:00AM-12:00PM LEC D.Restaino           SCC MAIN RHN 228         16275 Textbook
Telecourse. All class meetings are on Saturday in Room RHN 228. 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 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 130         18656 
Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 480    History of Classical Philosophy - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 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 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 124         17740 
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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Simmons             TBA TBA                 20503 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013