Fall 2013 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.
General Education: CSU Area A3; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, critical thinking techniques are used to analyze and evaluate the positions, arguments, and methods of several thinkers on topics such as human freedom, the belief in God, the nature and limits of scientific knowledge, the basis of moral judgments, natural rights, and the nature of the State.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.Wallace            SCC MAIN PAC 130         18068 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         18006 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16135 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN PAC 130         17375 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16136 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16138 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         16508 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 130         16507 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN RHN 228         16140 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 214     18072 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 108     16139 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Gilbert            Davis Cntr Davis 205     17796 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a "C" or better
General Education: 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, and our relationship to the environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16132 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Simmons            SCC MAIN RHN 228         16133 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN BUS 240         16131 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         17657 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         17298 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN RHN 228         16134 Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 320    Logic and Critical Reasoning    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Logic and Critical Reasoning provides instruction and practice in effective, purposeful, and rational thinking. 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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN RHN 228         16123 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 134         16858 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN RHN 228         16126 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN RHN 228         18069 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16124 Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 352    Introduction to World Religions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: 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, and Islam.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN RHN 228         18391 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 134         16141 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN RHN 228         16143 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN RHS 171         17324 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC G.Wallace            Davis Cntr Davis 119     16144 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC W.Geffrey            West Sac WSC 216         18919 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


PHIL 353    Religions of the Far East    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade "C" or better
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 introduction to the major religions of the Far East: Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shintoism, and Sufism. The origins, myths, basic teachings, development, and modern forms of each religion will be surveyed through comparison and contrast with each other in order to clarify religious concepts and practices. The influences of these religions on Western cultures will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Carboni            SCC MAIN PAC 130         19203 
Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 368    Law, Justice, and Punishment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a "C" or better
General Education: 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 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 130         18007 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN RHN 228         17376 
Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 495    Independent Studies in Philosophy    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or a small group of students who wish to study, research, and/or pursue philosophical topics beyond those covered in regularly offered courses. This course will allow students to study specific topics and gain new perspectives in the discipline. U.C. 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 toward the minimum 60 units required for admission.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Simmons             TBA TBA                 20402 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Carboni             TBA TBA                 20406 Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014