Philosophy Course Offerings

PL 201 - Introduction to Philosophy

This course includes a consideration of some basic problems of philosophy, rationalistic and scientific knowledge, the mind and body, the nature of humanity and self-identity, and values in human conduct from the point of view of historical and contemporary schools of philosophy. It employs a historical overview and analysis of the important philosophical trends in metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics as they have developed within the western tradition. Students should bring to the course developed skills in reading and writing.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

PL 202 - Introduction to Logic

This course is designed to help the students to distinguish good/correct reasoning from bad/incorrect reasoning, learn to analyze fallacies, and use methods and principles developed by logicians to evaluate deductive and inductive arguments.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

PL 205 - Introduction to Ethics

Why should I be moral? What is the right thing to do? This course helps students to understand different approaches to ethics in the history of moral philosophy and gain an overview of contemporary moral issues. After completing this course, the students will be better equipped to make moral judgments, choose to do the right things, and live a virtuous life.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

PL 206 - Biomedical Ethics

This course helps the student to establish a moral framework for determining the moral obligations of health care related professionals in the wake of recent scientific, technological and social developments. The students have the opportunity to discuss the fundamental issues in current medical ethics, and write about the basic moral and social issues confronting the medical profession today.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

PL 207 - Contemporary Moral Choices

Today we are constantly facing challenges related to social, political, and personal ethics. This course helps the students to understand different moral theories and principles, identify the contemporary moral issues, and evaluate moral choices available. After completing this course, the students will be better equipped to deal with the challenges in morality.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)

 

PL 209 - Business EthicsBusiness EthicsBusiness Ethics

Students will examine ethical aspects of business norms and practices. Students will address issues and questions concentrating on how moral standards apply particularly to businesses, institutions, and behaviors. Recommended Skills: Students should bring to the course developed skills in reading and writing.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)