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Philosophy Courses

2002
PHI

Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

Prerequisites: ENC1101 and PHI2010 or PHH 2060 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) This course presents an in-depth focus into modern and contemporary philosophy. Through a variety of selected readings the student will be introduced to some of the major philosophies and philosophers from the modern and contemporary periods. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which student will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2002H
PHI

Honors Modern And Contemporary Philosophy

Credit hours: 3

2010
PHI

Introduction to Philosophy

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) This is a foundation course in philosophy. Students will learn about topic such as epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics. The course introduces the methods of philosophy, addresses some major philosophical questions and examines the views of various philosophers from around the world. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college- level writing and requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2600
PHI

Ethics

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) This course is a critical evaluation of the major theories of moral values. Throughout the course, emphasis is on the application of theory to contemporary ethical problems. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2600H
PHI

Honors Ethics

Credit hours: 3

2635
PHI

Biomedical Ethics

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) A study of the controversial ethical issues that arise within the practice of medicine and within biomedical research. Case studies and thought experiments will be used to explore the moral and professional responsibilities of those working in the medical profession. Topics include patient relationship, abortion, infertility, genetics, cloning, euthanasia, organ transplant and health care reform. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2635H
PHI

Biomedical Ethics Honors

Credit hours: 3

2949
PHI

COOP/Work Experience/Philosophy

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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