Philosophy Courses

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PHIL&101|Intro to Philosophy [H]

5 Credits

Formerly PHI 101

A study of the fundamental questions concerning humans and the universe that recur in the history of their thoughts, religion, knowledge, reality, and morality.

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PHIL 106|Introduction to Logic [H]

5 Credits

Formerly PHIL&106

A study of the principles of formal and informal thinking: induction, deduction, and language.

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PHIL&120|Symbolic Logic [Q/SR]

5 Credits

A study of the principles of formal thinking, which includes an analysis of symbolic theory within a context that encourages the development of logical skills.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: grade of 2.0 or higher in MATH 094 or MATH 095 or MATH 098 or MATH 050 or MATH 070 or MATH 072 or appropriate placement.

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PHIL 131|World Religions [H]

5 Credits

Formerly PHI 131

A survey of the major religious systems of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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PHIL 150|Introduction to Ethics [H]

5 Credits

Formerly PHI 150

An introduction to moral concepts; their assumptions, arguments, implications, and practices. Special consideration is given to topics in the area of medicine, business, war, individual rights, and the future.

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PHIL 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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PHIL 299|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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PHIL 305|Professional Ethics [H]

5 Credits

This course examines the role of ethics and social responsibility in the management of public and private sector organizations and businesses. An emphasis is on contemporary trends in corporate responsibilities with respect to ethical, legal, economic, and regulatory conditions in the global marketplace. The use of the case study approach is applied to a contemporary business ethical issue.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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PHIL 315|Professional Ethics in Healthcare [H]

5 Credits

This course examines the role of ethics and social responsibility in the management of public and private healthcare organizations. Topics to be explored include the nature of morality, normative theories of ethics, justice and economic distribution as it relates to healthcare and healthcare-funded programs; the impact of technology on ethics in healthcare; and ethical situations in patient care. This course also examines practical applications of ethical theories in the context of real world scenarios, delving into the "hard work" of maintaining an ethical backbone through the steadfast commitment necessary to maintain accountability and integrity in the workplace.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: meets the criteria for acceptance into a BAS/BSN program, completion of a two-year degree or equivalent, or instructor approval.

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