2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: PHIL 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Philosophy

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: A study of the major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value and their practical application. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3801015112


Course Number: PHIL 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to World Religions

This is a Texas Common course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: A comparative study of world religions, including but not limited to Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015212


Course Number: PHIL 2289 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC

Course Title: Academic Cooperative

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of philosophy. There is a two credit or a three credit course available. (2 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212


Course Number: PHIL 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Formal Logic

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to formal and informal logic, including syllogisms, prepositional and predicate logic, logical proofs in a system of rules, fallacies, definitions, analogies, and use of language. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3801015212


Course Number: PHIL 2306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Ethics

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The evaluation and application of classical and/or contemporary ethical theories connecting the good life, human conduct in society, morals and standards of value. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3801015312


Course Number: PHIL 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: A study of major issues in social and political theory and/or the work of major philosophical figures in this area. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3801015412


Course Number: PHIL 2316 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Classical Philosophy

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Study of major philosophers and philosophical themes from ancient through medieval periods. Emphasis may vary from semester to semester. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3801015512


Course Number: PHIL 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Philosophy of Religion

This is a Texas Common course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: A study of the major issues in the philosophy and experience of religion. Topics may include the existence and nature of God, the relationships between faith and reason, the nature of religious language, religious experience, and the problem of evil. Emphasis may vary from semester to semester. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015512


Course Number: PHIL 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC

Course Title: Academic Cooperative

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of philosophy. There is a two credit or a three credit course available. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.