PHL 312 - Introduction to Logic

Texas Common Number: PHIL 2303
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
PHL 312 Introduction to Logic Online $850.00
Course Type:
Self-Paced Online

In this course students learn to recognize arguments and evaluate them. Three different types of logic are examined: categorical syllogistic logic, propositional logic, and predicate logic. Students will come away being able to form better arguments and to recognize good or bad arguments.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in person at an approved testing center (learn more). Proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Graded Assessments and Learning Modules

  • 2 learning modules
  • 5 assignments
  • 2 exams (taken at approved testing site)


Textbook(s) and Materials

  • Hurley, Patrick J. A Concise Introduction to Logic, 11th ed. Wadsworth Publishing Co., 2012.
    ISBN 10: 0-8400-3417-2
    ISBN 13: 978-0-8400-3417-5


Official UT Austin Description:
Logical structure of sentences and arguments; elementary symbolic methods; applications. May not be counted by students with prior credit for Philosophy 313, 313K, 313Q, or 344K.


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.