302 Medieval Philosophy (3) The history and philosophy in the West from Augustine to William of Occam, with special emphasis upon Augustine and Thomas Aquinas . In co ntra st to 212, the lower division course which covers the same period, this course is designed for students who have already taken at least one course in philosophy and are expected to achieve at a higher level of learning. 303 Modern Philosophy (3) The history of philosophy in the West from the Renaissance through the eighteenth century. In contrast to 213, the lower division course which covers the same period, this course is designed for students who have already taken at least one course in philosoph y and are expected to achieve at a higher level of learning. 312 Symbolic Logic (3) An introduction to the basic elements of modern symbolic logic, including propositional logic and predicate logic. 350 Philosophy Seminar (1 ·2) Reading, research and discussion in selected philosophical topics and problems. Prerequisite: The student must be a philosophy major or minor, or a humanities major with an empha sis in philosophy, or have the consent of th e professor. May be repeated with different course content. 411 Metaphysics (3) An historical and critical examination of selected metaphysical problems,
442) must be taken. Admis.5ion to these courses is contingent on successful com pletion of all components of the chal lenge proces.5. The following courses may be challenged: 201, 202, 204, 303, 340, 342,344,362,364,366,450,451 and 452. Additional Policies: licensed Vocational Nurse I. The applicant must hold cur rent registration in the Uni ted States. Graduates of regionally accredited nursing programs in the process of obtain ing licensure will be admitted on provisional status. 2. The applicant may take the 30 unit curriculum or the transfer-chal lenge curriculum. Option I: Thirty Unit Curriculum I. This option permits the L.V.N. to take nursing and related sci ence courses in order to qualify for the California registered nurse licens ing examination. Transfer into the degree program is possible. 2. The applicant's portfolio will be evaluated on an individual basis. Academic credit earned in regionally accredited institutions of higher edu cation for comparable prelicensure courses will be accepted for transfer. 3. The following courses must be completed prior to taking the R.N.
Chair: Delbert]. Hanson, Ph.D. FACULTY Professors: Hanson , Moreland Associate Profes.50rs: Ciocchi, Geivet~ Rae OBJECTIVES The objectives of the philosophy major center on intellectual content and skills becoming part of the student's life and character: (I) development of the habit of reflective and evaluative thinking; (2) growth in the abi lity to read and understand philosophic literature and to write well about this material; (3) gaining an acquaintance 111th the intellectual tra dition of the West; (4) acquiring the abil ity to apply philosophical conceplS to life's problems; (5) making se1ious progres.5 in formulating one's own world and life view; and (6) advancing towards full intel lectual and personal integration of acade mic srudies with Christian teaching. The philosophy major may be taken as a liberal arts major, as pre professional preparation for careers in such fields as the law, education and the ministry, or as preparation for graduate study in philosophy. DEGREE PROGRAM A Bachelor of Arts degree in Philoso phy is offered upon completion of the university baccalaureate and major requirements. The philosophy major consists of 35 units beyond the gen eral education requirement. The stu dent must take the three cou rses in the history of philosophy sequence (301, 302, 303), the three courses in the major divisions of philosophy (411 , 412, 413), and select nine unilS from courses designated as "Advanced Studies in Philosophy." In addition , the student must take eit her 210 Introduction to Logic or 312 Symbolic Logic. Those planning on graduate work in philosophy will be advised to take Symbolic Logic. Finally, each stu dent must meet the departmental seminar requirement of five units, as follows: two units of 350 Philosophy Seminar and three units of 450 Advanced Philosophy Seminar. Humanities Major/Philosophy Concentration The Department of Philosophy offers a philosophy concentration for the humanities major. (See Humanities sec tion for specifics.) It is basically a minor in philosophy, but more flexibility is pos sibile through department advisement.
A Philosophy Minor is offered with the completion of 18 unilS beyond the gen eral education requirement, 15 of which mtlSt be upper dil~sion. TI1e student must select two courses from 30I, 302 and 303 and two courses from 411, 412 and 413. Note: No studelll wlw has taken one of the lower division histmy ofphi/osojJhy courses (211, 212, 213) will be pennilled to enroll in its rorresponding upper division number (301, 302, 303). Any student who falls into this category, and who is also a /Jhilosophy major, a philosophy min01; or a humanities major with a philosophy emphasis - all of whom are required lo take upper division courses in the histmy of philosojJhy - will be asked to substitute another philosophy course for the histmy of/Jhiwsophy course. Selection of an a/1n·op1iate substitute will be made in consultation with the student's advisor. COURSES 21 0 Introduction to Logic (3) Ageneral introduction to logic cover ing both deductive and inductive inference , and the analys is of argu ments in ordinary language. 211 Introduction to Ancient Philosophy (3) An introduction to philosophy through a study of the earliest period of philosophic development in the West, covering the Presocratics through the eo-PlatonislS. 212 Introduction to Medieval Philosophy (3) An introduction to philosophy through a study of the history of philosophy, from Augustine to William of Occam, 11~th special emphasis upon Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. 213 Introduction to Modern Philosophy (3) An introduction to philosophy through a study of the history of philosophy from the Renaissance through the I8th century. 214 Introduction to Philosophy (3) Ageneral introduction to the nature, problems, methods, concepts, and divisions of philosophy. 215 Introduction to Ethics (3) An introduction to philosophy through a study of the principal ethical theories and thinkers; basic ethical problems and related biblical teaching. 301 Greek and Roman Philosophy (3) The history of philosophy in the West from the Presocratics through the Neo PlatonislS. In contrast to 211, the lower division course which covers the same period, this course is designed for stu denlS who have already taken at least one course in philosophy and are expected to achieve at a higher level of learning.
licensure examination: Biology 281 Physiology* Biology 282 Microbiology*
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Nursing 300 Professional Nursing Seminar 3 units Nursing 340 Mental Health Nursing of the Client/ Family 4 units Nursing 344 Nursing of the Older Adult Client 4 units Nursing 364 Advanced Nursing of the Client/ Family 4 units Nursing 450,451,452 Leadership/ Management in Nursing 7 units 30 units *Transfer credit will be granted. Option II: Transfer-Challenge I. Just as ADN students must demonstrate comparability of transfer courses, LYN students will be given the same opportunity. However, LVN's will be allowed to challenge lower division courses if unable to demonstrate comparabi lity from a regionally accredited academic institu tion. Nursing 201 and 202 must be challenged in sequence. 2. Other courses required for li cen sure maybe challenged based on individ ual portfolio evaluation. Nursing in the Community (460) and nursing research courses (441, 442) must be taken.
topics, and systems. 412 Epistemology (3)
An historical and critical examination of the philosophical study of the nature, scope and validity of human knowledge. 413 Ethics (3) A study of the principal ethical theo ries and thinkers, basic ethical prob lems and related biblical teaching. 415 Advanced Studies in the History of Philosophy (3) Reading, discussion and research in selected topics or periods from the his tory of philosophy. May be repeated with different course content. 425 Advanced Studies in the Divisions of Philosophy (3) Studies in a single di1~sion of philoso phy, such as aesthetics, the philosophy of religion , the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of history. May be repeated with different course content.
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