Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 130         16638 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 130         19928 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Gilbert            SCC MAIN PAC 130         18054 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Womack             SCC MAIN PAC 130         17306 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         16351 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         16353 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN PAC 130         17818 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         16355 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Gilbert            SCC MAIN PAC 133         16917 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN RHN 228         16639 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 112     16354 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Carboni            Davis Cntr Davis 119     17904 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Wallace            West Sac WSC 214         18392 Textbook
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 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         16350 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         16349 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN RHN 228         17245 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         16348 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Forrester          SCC MAIN PAC 130         17452 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Carboni            Davis Cntr Davis 212     18602 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Wallace            West Sac WSC 214         18686 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         16918 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         18438 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN PAC 130         17643 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC T.English            SCC MAIN RHN 228         16345 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC K.Roggli             Davis Cntr Davis 108     17779 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PHIL 331    History of Modern Philosophy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "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 is a study of the development of Western philosophy from Descartes to Kant. It is recommended for all philosophy, history, and humanities majors. Credit may be earned for PHIL 331 or PHIL 481, but not both. (C-ID PHIL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN RHN 228         18055 
Textbook
On-Campus


PHIL 338    Contemporary Philosophy    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 class addresses contributions to Western Philosophy in the 20th and 21st century. The topics of study might include Existentialism, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Feminism, Philosophy of Science, and Environmental Ethics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Quandt             SCC MAIN RHN 228         17553 
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, and Islam.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN RHN 228         17454 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jensen             SCC MAIN RHN 228         16356 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Bauer              SCC MAIN PAC 130         19930 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC W.Geffrey            SCC MAIN PAC 130         16359 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC TBA                  Davis Cntr Davis 214     16358 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Carboni            West Sac WSC 214         18687 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 17-May 20
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Diehl              SCC MAIN PAC 134         17307 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: October 30, 2014