Course Descriptions
2019-2020 School Year
PHILOSOPHY

PHI1623  Workplace Ethics  3.0   P
Introduces students to historical and current topics of cultural, societal, and inter-personal values and ethics seen in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on the study and application of concepts, issues, and perspectives relevant to workplace ethics.... Full Description

PHI2010  Introduction to Philosophy  3.0   P
Introduces students to philosophical theories, questions, and perspectives found in the study of epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy, and the philosophy of religion. In order to pass PHI2010, students must demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments; therefore the course meets the definition of a writing-intensive.... Full Description

PHI2635  Biomedical Ethics  3.0   P
This course explores ethical issues in the health care and medical fields. Topics include clinical bioethics, healthcare organizational ethics, philosophy of medicine, medical ethics and the law, conflict resolution in the context of medical ethics, decision making and values, life support, euthanasia, abortion, AIDS, genetic engineering. Students will acquire the necessary skills to address the most significant problems in the medical and healthcare fields. This course is especially valuable for students in health sciences and public policy but it is relevant to the interests of students in all degree and certificate programs.... Full Description

PHI2600  Introduction to Ethics  3.0   P
Introduces students to traditional and modern moral philosophers and their value systems. Students will apply moral methodologies and principles to current and traditional societal moral issues. In order to pass PHI2600, students must demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments; therefore the course meets the definition of a writing-intensive.... Full Description

PHI1100  Introduction to Informal Logic  3.0   P
This course provides a systematic study of the nature of reasoning through an examination of logic and logical expression in plain language and public discourse. The primary emphasis of the course will be on informal logic and fallacies, with attention also devoted to categorical propositions and formal logic.... Full Description