Philosophy (PHL)

Philosophy

Course Information Cr Hrs
PHL-101 Introduction to Philosophy

This course examines the some of the questions and arguments which have influenced the western tradition of philosophical inquiry. Among the areas of philosophy we will explore are epistemology (What can I know?), metaphysics (What is real?), ethics (What makes a right action right?), philosophy of religion, and social and political philosophy.

3-3-0
PHL-105 Introduction to Ethics

This course is an investigation of the morals and values confronting the individual and society and an examination of the major systems, both traditional and modern, of ethical thought. An analysis of current topics will include the nature of morality and ethics and the criteria for evaluating actions.

3-3-0
PHL-110 Religions of the World

This course explores religion as a significant part of human experience and introduces the student to the historical development and the current beliefs and practices of diverse religious traditions in the United States and around the globe.

3-3-0
PHL-120 Introduction to the New Testament

This introductory course to the New Testament emphasizes its literary structure and development, the philosophical themes which run through it and the larger historical world from which it emerged. No previous familiarity with the New Testament is expected.

3-3-0
PHL 125 Introduction to the Old Testament

This introductory course to the Old Testament emphasizes its literary structure and development, the philosophical themes which run through it and the larger historical world from which it emerged.  No previous familiarity with the Old Testament is expected.

3-3-0