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Philosophy (PHI)

PHI 100  (3 credit hours)  
Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality  

Introduces students to philosophical studies with emphasis on issues of knowing, reality, and meaning related to human existence. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 110  (3 credit hours)  
Medical Ethics  

Introduces examination and application of major ethical theories to specific moral questions related to health care. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 120  (3 credit hours)  
Introductory Logic  

Covers argumentation, syllogistic and sentential logic. Focuses on the use of formal methods in the construction and criticism of actual arguments, the aim being to inculcate standards of good reasoning, e.g., clarity, consistency, and validity. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 130  (3 credit hours)  
Ethics  

Introduces students to a critical examination of philosophical principles related to moral action and political values. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 140  (3 credit hours)  
The Ethics of War and Peace  

Ethical reasoning and application of ethical theories to moral issues connected to war and peace. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 150  (3 credit hours)  
Business Ethics  

Presents ethical theories and techniques of moral reasoning used to analyze moral issues in business. Applies ethics and reasoning to current issues of management, employees, government, public safety, and the environment. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 160  (3 credit hours)  
Philosophy Through Pop Culture  

Surveys major philosophical themes, such as value, morality, evil, friendship, beauty, God, reality, and the meaning of life, and applies these themes to an examination of how they are represented in several sources of popular culture, including literature, film, art, music, media, and stage. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 170  (3 credit hours)  
Philosophy of Religion  

Introduces students to issues in philosophy of religion including defining the concept of God, arguments for and against the existence of God, the relation between faith and reason, the nature of religious experience, the problem of evil, and immortality. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 180  (3 credit hours)  
Animal and Environmental Ethics  

Presents ethical theories and techniques of moral reasoning used to analyze moral issues as they relate to animals and the environment. Applies ethical reasoning to current issues, such as sustainability, research, farming, hunting, future generations, and value. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 200  (3 credit hours)  
Professional Responsibility  

Assess the proper role of ethics within different professional settings, examining different professional codes of ethics and approaches to leadership and professionalism. Examine the nature of the professional's client relationship, recurring moral dilemmas, and the role of professionals in society. Develop a professional portfolio and practical professional skills. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 250  (3 credit hours)  
Symbolic Logic  

Introduces students to the methods of formal deductive logic with emphasis upon applications to mathematics, computer science, and/or legal reasoning. Covers the language and rules of formal logic as well as techniques of formal proof. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Math placement scores at or above benchmark OR KCTCS math placement exam recommendation OR Successful completion of transitional math coursework OR Concurrent enrollment in PHI250-S.
Attributes: QR - Quantitative Reasoning
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 250S  (1-2 credit hours)  
Co-Requisite Remediation for Symbolic Logic  

Provides supplementary instruction for students who do not meet college readiness standards for PHI 250. Covers content necessary for success in PHI 250 as needed. Lecture: 1-2 credits (15-30 contact hours).

Co-requisite: PHI 250.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 260  (3 credit hours)  
History of Philosophy I: From Greek Beginnings to the Middle Ages  

Provides an introductory study of the development of Western philosophy from ancient through late medieval times, including the development of fields such as logic, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 270  (3 credit hours)  
History of Philosophy II: From the Renaissance to the Present Era  

Provides an introductory study of the development of Western philosophy from early modern through contemporary times, including the development of fields such as metaphysics, analytic and continental philosophy, and ethics. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 299  (3 credit hours)  
Special Topics in Philosophy: Topic  

Examines special topics in philosophy. Includes, but not limited to, individual philosophers, movements, writings, traditions, and selected eras. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 1501  (1 credit hours)  
Theories in Business Ethics  

Presents ethical theories and techniques of moral reasoning used to analyze moral issues in business. Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 1502  (1 credit hours)  
Applying Business Ethics  

Applies ethics and reasoning to current issues of management. Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: PHI 1501.
Components: LEC: Lecture
PHI 1503  (1 credit hours)  
Defending Business Ethics  

Evaluates current theories of corporate responsibility. Lecture: 1.0 credits (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: PHI 1502.
Components: LEC: Lecture