Philosophy (PHI)

PHI 2010  Introduction to Philosophy  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing  
General Education Category: Writing Skills Requirement, Humanities Core Course, Humanities General Education  

In this course, students will be introduced to the nature of philosophy, philosophical thinking, major intellectual movements in the history of philosophy, including topics from the western philosophical tradition, and various problems in philosophy. Students will strengthen their intellectual skills, become more effective learners, and develop broad foundational knowledge. This is a state-designated general education core course.

PHI 2010H  Honors Introduction to Philosophy  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing and admission to the EFSC Honors Program  
General Education Category: Writing Skills Requirement, Humanities Core Course, Humanities General Education  

In this course, students will be introduced to the nature of philosophy, philosophical thinking, major intellectual movements in the history of philosophy, including topics from the western philosophical tradition, and various problems in philosophy. Students will strengthen their intellectual skills, become more effective learners, and develop broad foundational knowledge. This is an honors course and a state-designated general education core course.

PHI 2948  Service Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives students opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.