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Course Descriptions

PHL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

3 Credits

An introduction to the fundamental questions of philosophy, including such issues as determinism, freedom, and responsibility; the relationship of mind to body; the grounds and limits of human knowledge; and the existence and nature of God.

Learning Attributes: WR

SUNY General Education: SUNY-H - Humanities (SHUM)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH), MCC-BCW - Writing (MBCW), MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Analyze a philosophical argument.
2. Create a philosophical argument.
3. Defend a philosophical argument.
4. Apply key concepts central to the study of academic philosophy.
5. Summarize complex readings in philosophy.
6. Analyze influential philosophical questions or problems.
7. Defend a philosophical argument in writing.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023
Spring Semester 2023
Summer Session 2023