A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value, and their practical applications.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Read, analyze, and critique philosophical texts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, major arguments, problems, and terminology in philosophy.
  • Present logically persuasive arguments both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in evaluation an application of philosophical concepts to various aspects of life.
  • Evaluate the personal and social responsibilities of living in a diverse world.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0


  • Must be TSI Complete for Reading