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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

New SUNY General Education: SUNY - Critical Thinking and Reasoning Competency, SUNY - Humanities

Retiring 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. Summarize complex readings in philosophy.
2. Analyze and evaluate an argument on a philosophical problem.
3. Apply key concepts central to the study of philosophy in the analysis of issues or common problems.
4. Identify objections or alternatives to proposed solutions to theoretical or practical problems.
5. Write an argument that analyzes, evaluates, or defends a solution to a philosophical problem.
6. Situate course content in multiple historical, social, or cultural contexts.

Course Offered Fall; Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024