Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 1301

Introduction to Philosophy

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This is a study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value, and their practical applications.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 1304

Introduction to World Religions

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a comparative study of world religions, including but not limited to Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2303

Introduction to Logic

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to symbolic logic, including syllogisms, propositional and predicate logic, and logical proofs in a system of rules.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2306

Introduction to Ethics

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a systematic evaluation of classical and/or contemporary ethical theories concerning the good life, human conduct in society, morals, and standards of value.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2307

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study of major issues in social and political theory and/or the work of major philosophical figures in this area.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2316

Classical Philosophy

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study of major philosophers and philosophical systems from the ancient through medieval periods.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2321

Philosophy of Religion

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study of the major issues in the philosophy of religion such as the existence and nature of God, the relationships between faith and reason, the nature of religious language, religious experience, and the problem of evil.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

PHIL 2389

Academic Cooperative: Philosophy Capstone

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course serves as an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjuction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of philosphy. A study of topics and texts in philosophy that prepares the student for studies beyond the associate's degree level.

Prerequisite: 9 credit hours earned in Philosophy, or permission of the Department Chair.