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PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: PHI 1101
AGEC: Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Representative problems and theories regarding the nature of reality and the acquisition of knowledge including examination and development of personal philosophical positions.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze and compare key philosophical concepts in philosophical literature introduced to students.
2. (Knowledge Level) Recognize examples and identify possible questions asked within sub-fields of philosophy; ontology, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics.
3. (Comprehensive Level) Associate major philosophers with positions they have taken regarding key philosophical issues: pragmatism, existentialism, utilitarianism, empiricism, and rationalism.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze key philosophical concepts and apply them to real world issues.
5. (Application Level) Identify the personal beliefs of major philosophers and relate to several philosophical issues and positions.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None