PHI– Philosophy

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

PHI-215 Philosophical Issues (3 0 0 3)

This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critically evaluate the philosophical components of an issue. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. State prerequisite: Take ENG-111. (FA and SP). National ID (CIP) 38.0101.
Competencies
1. Engage in critical thinking.
2. Identify, reconstruct, and evaluate philosophical arguments.
3. Analyze key philosophical concepts within epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of major philosophical views, and how they relate to contemporary issues.
This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHI-240 Introduction to Ethics (3 0 0 3)

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. State prerequisite: Take ENG-111. (FA and SP). National ID (CIP) 38.0101.
Competencies
1. Engage in critical thinking about moral issues.
2. Identify, reconstruct and evaluate ethical arguments.
3. Analyze key ethical concepts.
4. Demonstrate understanding of major views in moral philosophy and how they relate to contemporary ethical and social issues.
This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]