Philosophy Course

Undergraduate

PHIL 201 Introduction to Philosophy

  • Format: Print
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $495

Philosophy concerns itself with fundamental questions about ourselves and our world, such as: What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? What is the nature of reality? Is knowledge possible? This course provides an introduction to Western philosophy from ancient to modern times through examinations of some of the major works that have provided influential and provocative answers to these questions.

PHIL 201 Introduction to Philosophy

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

Philosophy concerns itself with fundamental questions about us and our world, such as: What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? What is the nature of reality? Is knowledge possible? This course provides an introduction to Western philosophy from ancient to modern times through examinations of some of the major works that have provided influential and provocative answers to these questions.

PHIL 202 Ethics

  • Format: Print
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $495

This course will explore some of the moral and social issues that are the cause of much controversy in the contemporary world. The background for this exploration will be the core concepts that have emerged from over two thousand years of theorizing about ethics and values: rights, duty, self-interest, natural law, and so forth. These concepts are the tools of analysis and, in turn, the analysis will sharpen and refine our understanding of the concepts.

PHIL 202 Ethics

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course will cover key readings in the primary divisions of ethics. Meta-ethics concerns the basic questions of ethics: nature of the “Good,” moral/ethical methods or procedures, connection between morality and the divine, connection between moral responsibility and free will, and whether there are moral facts. Normative ethics provide systems to determine right action; we will read key works of primary ethicists. And applied ethics is the application of ethical theories to specific moral issues: capital punishment, abortion, and sexual ethics.

PHIL 205 Logic

  • Format: Print
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $495

An introduction to the essential principles of logical thinking, with particular attention to the fundamentals of inductive and deductive reasoning.

PHIL 205 Logic

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

An introduction to the essential principles of logical thinking, with particular attention to the fundamentals of inductive and deductive reasoning.

PHIL 324 Existentialism

  • Format: Print
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $495

Existentialism concerns itself with the problems of the individual coming to terms with their own existence. The course will concern itself with the structure/nature of subjectivity, relationship between the individual and others, freedom, authenticity, death, despair, and the meaning of life. A special emphasis will be given to religious existentialism: the relationship between the individual and the divine.

PHIL 324 Existentialism

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

Existentialism concerns itself with the problems of the individual coming to terms with their own existence. The course is concerned with the structure/nature of subjectivity, relationship between the individual and others, freedom, authenticity, death, despair, and the meaning of life. A special emphasis will be given to religious existentialism: the relationship between the individual and the divine.

PHIL 436 American Thought

  • Format: Print
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $495

The interaction of religious ideas, practices, and aspirations in United States History, 1607 to Present.

PHIL 436 American Thought

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

The interaction of religious ideas, practices, and aspirations in United States History, 1607 to Present

PHIL 436 American Thought

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $995.40

The interaction of religious ideas, practices, and aspirations in United States History, 1607 to Present