Rainy River Community College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PHIL 1050 at Rainy River Community College in Summer 2017 (Jun - Jul)

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
PHIL 1110 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Meets MnTC Goal 6 and 9) This class examines the leading attempts to answer the basic philosophical questions about the moral life. It will include an inquiry into views of the good life, personal character, and moral choices in the private and public domain. Further inquiry will explore the grounds for arguing that some moral judgments are correct and others incorrect.
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Century College
PHIL 1031 - Ethics (Online) - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will examine questions of what is morally right and wrong. Theoretical questions such as "what makes an action morally right or wrong?", "what type of moral character should a person have?" and "are there correct answers to moral questions?" will be studied. Included in the course will be the study of ethical theory and the application of ethical theory to modern moral problems. Prerequisite: An assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 or above, or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of "C" or higher; assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of "C" or higher.
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Hennepin Technical College
PHIL 2200 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to ethics and moral philosophy, the branch of philosophy which concerns conduct and how we ought to live. Students explore the nature of ethics, important challenges to ethics as traditionally construed by philosophers, and several ethical theories prominent in the history of philosophy. Throughout the inquiry, students will have occasion to discuss various contemporary moral problems and see how ethical theories have addressed them. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area 6 & 9
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Inver Hills Community College
PHIL 1112 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Examine major classical and contemporary ethical theories, and in light of these theories, addresses some current contentious topics.
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Itasca Community College
PHIL 1111 - Ethics - 3 credits
This course identifies problems that arise when people think systematically about conduct, value, and questions of free will. Students examine a variety of views, both contemporary and classical, of what is right and good, and discuss them both orally and in writing. This course meets MTC areas 2, 6 and 9. Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing ability
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Lake Superior College
PHIL 1130 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Important ethical theories of right and wrong, good and bad. Includes egoism, divine command theory, natural law theory, utilitarianism, duty-based ethics, social contract theory, and virtue theory. The course will emphasize the use of reason in decision making. MTC goal areas: (6) Humanities and Fine Arts, and (9) Ethic and Civic Responsibility. (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
PHIL 1171 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course teaches you to apply a range of multicultural ethical theories: Western, African, Asian, Native American, feminist, and ecological. You will learn to think critically about ethical questions and apply ethical theories to practical issues. You will be required to demonstrate increasing knowledge of these topics through writing and dialogue. You will be encouraged to integrate the course material with your current academic and personal interests.
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Normandale Community College
PHIL 1103 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to the philosophical study of morality. It will examine several important and ethical theories concerning virtue and vice, the nature of right action, standards of value, and conceptions of the good life. Contemporary moral issues will be critically examined in light of these theories; topics may include marriage equality, animal rights, torture, euthanasia, freedom of speech, punishment and the death penalty, globalization and justice, and other issues. The course may also include topics in metaethics, such as ethical relativism. This course will help students to think analytically about the moral judgments we are tempted to make, with the goal of developing well-reasoned positions on important moral issues of personal and/or social concern.
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North Hennepin Community College
PHIL 1020 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will introduce students to both the methods and issues connected with thinking about morality and ethical systems. Moral skepticism will also be examined. The aim of this class is to allow students to be more aware of their own ethical modes of thinking and the diversity of ways morality enters into human lives.
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Northland Community and Technical College
PHIL 1102 - Intro to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 2, 6, 9) This course is a general introduction to ethics. The course examines theoretical explanations of the nature of morality and the moral assessment of actions, agents, and states of affairs. It also applies these explanations to contemporary moral issues. Prerequisites: None
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Northwest Technical College
PHIL 1201 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):6,9 This course presents and examines moral theories, and applies these theories in contemporary moral issues such as articulate reproduction, abortion, sexual equality, racism, privacy, euthanasia, the environment, etc. The course develops one's sense of ethical and civic responsibility by developing the capacity to identify, discuss, and reflect upon the ethical dimensions of political, social, and personal life and to understand the ways in which they can exercise responsible and productive citizenship. This course also assists in developing critical thinking skills by developing thinkers who are able to unify factual, creative, rational, and value-sensitive modes of thought. Prerequisite(s): None
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Pine Technical and Community College
PHIL 1220 - Human Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course presents students with an examination of the basic philosophical questions about moral values through the analysis of various controversial issues. Students will increase their understanding of how ethical decisions are created and evaluated through reading, writing, and discussion.
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Riverland Community College
PHIL 1130 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces the student to fundamental ethical principles developed throughout the history of philosophy through the study of classical and modern writings. Students are encouraged and challenged to apply such principles to contemporary issues. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and 9/EC); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
PHIL 1125 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An examination of the problems that arise when human beings attempt to think systematically about conduct and values. The course will include a survey of historical views about the right and the good, moral character and social justice. The course will apply moral theories, concepts and principles to real world ethical issues and cases. (Prerequisites: College level reading and writing). (3 C/3 lect, 0 lab). MNTC: Goal 2/Critical Thinking, Goal 6/Humanities - the Arts, Literature and Philosophy, Goal 9/Ethnic and Civic Responsibility.
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Saint Paul College
PHIL 1720 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the rich and varied tradition of ethical thought found in Western Civilization. Its historical focus will provide a background for perennial ethical themes. Students will examine a variety of theoretical frameworks through which to approach moral issues and will practice using the principles of each to make judgments about issues. Students are expected to develop a philosophical perspective on moral questions, as evidenced in the ability to relate the positions of various ethical philosophers to contemporary issues, both in written work and in classroom discussion. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0722 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goals 6 & 9) 3C/3/0/0
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South Central College
PHIL 100 - Ethics in Society - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Human Diversity (07)
This course studies the foundations for moral beliefs and values and the part they play in practical ethical judgments. After providing a general introduction to moral concepts and theories, the course covers a wide range of social problems through an analysis of power, privilege, and justice. The class is organized by overarching themes of race, social class, gender, and global concerns and addresses issues involving criminal justice, economic inequality, gender differences, and sexuality. (Prerequisite: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading Comprehension portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0090) (MNTC Goal Areas 7, 9)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
PHIL 103 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
This course is an introduction to ethical philosophy. Possible inquiry includes questions about how one should live, how we should treat others, how we should conceive of our communities, and what components are involved in making a moral choice. A philosophical analysis will provide a framework for discussing contemporary moral problems.
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