PHL 301 - Introduction to Philosophy
|Course Number||Course Title||Day & Time||Course Fee||Register|
|PHL 301||Introduction to Philosophy||Online||$850.00|
This course explores the definitions, origins and basic tenets of philosophy. Topics include Greek philosophy, Chinese philosophy, ethics, skepticism, rationalism, idealism, truth, and much more. This course also prepares students for taking more advanced courses in philosophy.
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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
- 4 learning modules
- 13 assignments
- 2 exams (taken at approved testing site)
Textbook(s) and Materials
- Solomon, Robert C. Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, 10th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
ISBN 10: 0-1997-6486-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-19-976486-0
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.