2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 178

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
PhilosophyEmphasis
ASSOCIATEOFARTS
The associateof arts degree is primarily for the student
whoplans to transferwith junior standing to a four-
year collegeor university for abaccalaureatedegree.
Thephilosophy emphasis is intended to adequately
prepare the transfer studentwhoplans toobtain aB.A.
inphilosophy.
EMPHASISOUTCOMES
Students completing the emphasiswill:
• Describemajorhistorical developments inWesternphilosophy.
• Identifymajorphilosophical figures anddefine their contributions
to thehistoryand thedevelopment of philosophical thought.
• Explain ethical theory.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH................................................................6CREDITS
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ADDITIONALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
Required: PHIL210
FOREIGNLANGUAGE....................................14CREDITS
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.........3CREDITS
TOTALADDITIONAL
DEGREEREQUIREMENTS......................17CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
PHIL101 Introduction toPhilosophy............................................3
PHIL102 Critical ThinkingandReasoning.....................................3
PHIL114 Introduction toSymbolicLogic......................................3
PHIL135 Introduction toEthics ....................................................3
PHIL210 WorldReligions..............................................................3
PHIL224 Introduction to thePhilosophyof Science......................3
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..18CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Choose electives from the followingor see an advisor to
choose courses that fulfillUNR’s breadth requirement.
PHIL119 Introduction to theOldTestament.................................3
PHIL200 The Judeo-ChristianTradition........................................3
PHIL201 PhilosophyGoes to theMovies. .....................................3
PHIL203 Introduction toExistentialism .......................................3
PHIL204 Introduction toContemporaryPhilosophy ....................3
PHIL207 Introduction toSocial andPolitical Philosophy .............3
PHIL225 Introduction to IndianPhilosophy .................................3
PHIL244 Bioethics .......................................................................3
PHIL295 Topical Issues inPhilosophy .......................................1-3
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS .........1CREDIT
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS...60CREDITS
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
4
English
ENG101
Composition I
3
Mathematics
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Emphasis
PHIL101
IntroductiontoPhilosophy
3
Emphasis/Diversity PHIL210
WorldReligions
3
Total 16
2ndSemester
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
4
English
ENG102
Composition II
3
FineArts
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Science
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Emphasis
PHIL102
CriticalThinkingandReasoning
3
Emphasis 16
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
3
U.S.andNevada
Constitutions
Elective
Seeapproved list
3
Humanities
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Science
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Emphasis
PHIL114
IntroductiontoSymbolicLogic
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Choosefrom listorseeanadvisor
1
ForeignLanguage Elective
Seeapproved list
3
SocialScience
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Emphasis
PHIL135
IntroductiontoEthics
3
Emphasis
PHIL224
IntroductiontothePhilosophyof
Science
3
Total 13
DegreeTotal 60
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