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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 201 - Introduction to Philosophy


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C2
Major themes, thinkers and methods in philosophy. Topics include the history of philosophy, the nature of philosophical questioning, God, reality, truth and the self.

Equivalent Quarter Course: PHIL 2001.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C2 - Lower Division Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will be able to write clear, academically informed, argumentative essays.
  2. Students will be able to closely read texts, create original arguments, analyze the arguments of others, and express these criticisms orally and in writing.
  3. Students will appreciate the interest of philosophical questions and demonstrate knowledge of philosophical traditions and their concepts.


C2. Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. Show appreciation for the humanities using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. develop their affective and cognitive faculties through studying great works reflecting the rich diversity of human imagination and/or inquiry; and
  3. engage in critical self-reflection relating themes in the humanities to the students’ own lives.



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