Academic Catalog 2022-2023

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Philosophy (PHIL)

PHIL 1100 — Intro to Philosophy   3 credit hours

This course is an introduction to philosophical thought from the Greek philosophers to the present. It exposes students to thinkers, history, and culture through the ages and reinforces the process of critical thinking.

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

PHIL 1130 — World Religions   3 credit hours

This course is a survey of the world's major religions, including their historical developments, doctrines, philosophies, and impacts on society. It introduces students to the three great monotheistic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and to other religions that have a plurality of gods or other foci of worship (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Jainism, and the New Age). It also examines the role these religions play in society today.

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 0980, MATH 0990

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

PHIL 2200 — Ethics   3 credit hours

This course is an introduction to the philosophical study of morality, including the theory of right and wrong behavior, the theory of value (goodness and badness), and the theory of virtue and vice. Besides providing familiarity with the primary questions addressed within moral philosophy and the most influential answers given by well-known philosophers, this course is designed to help students develop their abilities to read, explicate, analyze, and evaluate philosophical literature, write and express themselves well about their own ethical positions, and think critically and analytically about ethical issues.

Schedule type: Lecture, Web