PHL101 Introduction to Philosophy  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Prerequisite(s): ( WR121 )

Introduces students to the philosophical quest for wisdom for the purpose of personal transformation: To understand themselves, reality, and their place within it by exploring fundamental questions and problems of metaphysics (the study of the nature of reality) and epistemology (the study of knowledge and truth) from a cross-cultural perspective

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

PHL102 Ethics  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Prerequisite(s): ( WR121 )

Investigates the nature of moral philosophy by examining ethical theories from a variety of cultural traditions as well as issues in applied ethics such as just war and pacifism, euthanasia, environmental ethics and cloning. Enables students to develop and reflect critically on their own ethical stance.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

PHL103 Intro to Logic and Critical Thnkg  3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)

Prerequisite(s): ( WR121 )

Focuses on improving critical reasoning skills in academic studies and daily life by examining the basic concepts of logic and critical thinking; the use of language; propaganda and doublespeak; and informal fallacies in academic arguments, editorials, letters to the editor, and advertising. Attention given to writing arguments and position papers.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

PHL180 Internship: Philosophy  1-12 credits  (3 lab hrs/wk/cr)

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

Practical on-site experience that will allow students to explore workplace environments and career options.

This course may be taken 12 times for credit.

Course classification: LDC

PHL280 CWE: Philosophy  1-12 credits  (3 lab hrs/wk/cr)

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

This course offers career exploration and workplace experience within a widely defined number of supervised settings which provide professional experience in the field of philosophy.

This course may be taken 12 times for credit.

Course classification: LDC