303. METAPHYSICS. (2) A study of the basic n ature of metaphysical thought. Attention is paid to met aphy sical categories, met aphysical theories, and great metaphysical thinkers. 304. EPISTEMOLOGY. (2) An investigation into the nature, validity, and scope of human thought and knowledge. A study of basic theory and outst anding schools of epistemology. 305. ETHICS. (3) A study of basic theory in ethics and axiology wi th a survey of principal ethical theor ies and thinkers. Correlation with Biblical teaching on ethical matters. 307. ESTHETICS. (2) A study of the hi story of artistic expression and cultural periods in r eference to the philosophy of aesthetics. 308. THOMISM. (2) A study of the basic philosophical elements in Catholic thought, with special emphasis upon the contributions of Thomas Aquinas and the present day neo­ Thomists. 309. PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION. (2) The study of the concepts of religion from the standpoint of philosophy. An investigati on of the leading philosophers, philosophies, and concepts of the philosophy of religion. 400, 401. DIRECTED RESEARCH. (2, 2) Guided r eading and r esearch in philosophers or philosophical topics. 402. PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. (3) An analysis of the n at ure of scient ific theory, scienti fic knowledge, and scientific experimen tation . Consideration of the limits of science as well as the r elation of science to epistemology and metaphysics. 4-03. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN PHILOSOPHY. (3) Selected problems in philosophy. SPEECH DEPARTMENT Associate Professor RICHARD CHASE; Assistant Professor IRENE BoYD; Instructor WILLIAM ADAMS Obiective. Believing that in any society the individual's adjustment and success is dependent largely upon his effectiveness in oral communi ca t ion, the Speech Depar tment consi ders acceptable speech an essential for every student. Courses may deal with public speaking gener ally; with special aspects such as composi tion, con­ tent, and delivery; or with specialized forms such as radio, oral reading, story­ telling, speech correction, and visual aids. Emphasis is placed upon worthy motiva­ tion; fresh , valid, and significant content; and clear and forceful delivery. 20. SPEECH CLINIC. (0) Training for students with voice and articulation disorders, stuttering, cleft palate speech, etc. Individual and group situations. 101 , 102. BASIC SPEECH. (2, 2) A performance course design ed to provide the individual with experience in oral communication; particular attention given to preparation, presentation, poise, and audience rapport .

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