Course Descriptions

Philosophy - PHIL
  • PHIL-001
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Credit(s) 3

Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 001 introduces philosophical ideas and methods concerning knowledge, reality and values. Expected topics will include the sources and limits of knowledge, and the nature of reality. Other topics that may be examined from a philosophical perspective include the nature of the self, truth, ethics, religion, science, language, beauty and art, political theory, or mind.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
Prerequisite(s):
ENG 051A
Transfers to:
UC/CSU
  • PHIL-002
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Credit(s) 3

Introduction to Logic
PHIL 002 is a critical thinking course in the study of the basic concepts and methods of logic, the development of skills in deductive and inductive reasoning and informal logic relevant to evaluating argument presented in everyday context.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
Prerequisite(s):
ENG 001A
Transfers to:
UC/CSU
  • PHIL-003
  • Ethics
  • Credit(s) 3

Ethics
PHIL 003 is a study of classical and contemporary ethics which aims at a clearer understanding of the motivations and approaches to moral decision-making as well as aiding students in their efforts to clarify their own values.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
Prerequisite(s):
ENG 051A
Transfers to:
UC/CSU