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PHIL 1301 (PHIL 1301) Introduction to Philosophy (3-0). An introduction to the field of philosophy and its leading questions in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics, social philosophy, existentialism, logic, and aesthetics.
PHIL 1302 (PHIL 2306) Ethics (3-0). An introduction of systematic approaches to moral reasoning, including both normative ethics and meta ethics as moral philosophy. Survey of approaches to judging the Tightness or wrongness of actions and judgments about the goodness or badness of things.
PHIL 1303 (PHIL 2303) Logic (3-0). An introduction to logic emphasizing the nature of the rational process, types of reasoning, the scientific method, and fallacies. Sound reasoning skills are developed.
PHIL 2301 Special Topics in Philosophy (3-0). Selected topics in Philosophy. May be repeated for credit when the topic varies.
PHIL 2302 Readings and Research in Philosophy (3-0). An individualized course with varying topics to be chosen by the instructor in consultation with the student. May be repeated once.
PHL 3301 Bioethics (3-0). This course will address significant matters pertaining to contemporary issues in bioethics. Specific attention will be given to the development of the discipline, how particular religious and philosophical themes illuminate and address issues of human suffering and death, and how such perspectives lead to certain commitments in various contested areas of bioethical concerns (In vitro fertilization, abortion, genetic engineering, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and perspectives on death and dying).