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Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 20, 2018

Philosophy (PHIL)


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, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN PAC 13017821Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13016688Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN PAC 13017848Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13017486Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13018400Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 13016690Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN PAC 13018865Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13016932Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 13016933Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.EnglishSCC MAIN PAC 13416692Textbook
On-Campus

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECK.RoggliDavis Cntr Davis 11917850Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECK.RoggliDavis Cntr Davis 11916691Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PHIL 306    Environmental Philosophy    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 explores historical and contemporary philosophical positions regarding our place in nature and how these positions apply to specific environmental issues. It examines what makes the natural environment valuable and the responsibilities that arise from that value. In addition, it presents theories regarding how the environment affects our ability to know and shapes our beliefs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.ForresterSCC MAIN TEC 20618258Textbook
On-Campus


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, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.ForresterSCC MAIN RHN 22816686Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN RHN 22816687Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.ForresterSCC MAIN RHN 22817657Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECT.QuandtSCC MAIN RHN 22816685Textbook
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 25-Dec 20
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 12416683Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.RodriguezSCC MAIN PAC 12417135Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.Carboni TBA TBA17849Textbook
On-Campus


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, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.NaifySCC MAIN PAC 13020368Textbook
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, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN RHN 22818013Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.NaifySCC MAIN TEC 20616694Textbook
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, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.Diehl TBA TBA17822Textbook
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. (C-ID PHIL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.JensenSCC MAIN PAC 12117487Textbook
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, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA18362Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 20, 2018

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