Spring 2018 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: 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 uses critical thinking techniques to analyze and evaluate the positions, arguments, and methods of different thinkers as expressed in primary texts. Typical topics include 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. (C-ID PHIL 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN PAC 12417140Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13018612Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN RHN 22817328Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13017643Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13016924Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13016926Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13018023Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13016928Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.EnglishSCC MAIN PAC 12417141Textbook
On-Campus

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.RoggliDavis Cntr DAC 12316927Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.RodriguezOff Campus DAC 19267Textbook
Off-Campus - DaVinci High School, 1400 East 8th Street, Room 24, Davis.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECJ.CarboniWest Sac WSC 21418376Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



PHIL 310    Introduction to Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a "C" or better
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, and our relationship to the environment. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13016923Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN RHN 22816922Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.ForresterSCC MAIN RHN 22817599Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN RHN 22816921Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.ForresterSCC MAIN PAC 13017748Textbook
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.CarboniSCC MAIN PAC 11617329Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.DiehlSCC MAIN RHN 22818402Textbook
On-Campus

MW09:30AM-10:50AMLECK.RoggliDavis Cntr DAC 10817993Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.



PHIL 325    Symbolic Logic    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 nature of deductive systems of logic and their application. Students will learn to evaluate argument forms for validity and soundness. 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

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.NaifySCC MAIN PAC 13020632Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20634 - as of 10/31/17
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, and Islam.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13017749Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN RHN 22816929Textbook
On-Campus



PHIL 368    Law, Justice, and Punishment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a "C" or better
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, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECN.DiehlSCC MAIN RHN 22817644Textbook
On-Campus



PHIL 481    History of Modern Philosophy - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 development of Western philosophy from Descartes to Kant. It is conducted in a seminar format and uses an intensive instructional methodology that is designed to challenge motivated students. Credit may be earned for PHIL 331 or PHIL 481, but not both. (C-ID PHIL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN PAC 12118825Textbook
On-Campus



PHIL 495    Independent Studies in Philosophy    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABT.Quandt TBA TBA18940Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus



Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 11, 2018