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Examination of philosophical issues related to faith such as concepts of religion and of God, arguments for and against the existence of God, the problem of evil, religious language, mysticism and religious experience, faith and reason, religion and science, religion and morality, religion and politics, revelation, miracles, life after death, relativism and pluralism, particularism and universalism. Course will include traditional and contemporarty approaches. (Even years only.) Prerequisite: One course in philosophy and one course in religion or permission of the instructor.

Hours
3

Reading courses for Religion/Philosophy majors and Philsophy minors, taken in the junior year.

Hours
0

Reading courses for Religion/Philosophy majors and Philosophy minors, taken in the junior year.

Hours
1

(S) An introduction to philosophy through examination of modern trends in the discipline. Attention is given to developments in philosophy in the 20th century, including but not limited to pragmatism, philosophy of language, and existentialism. Particular attention is given to the role of philosophy in discussions political, social, and religious issues from the late 19th century to the present. This course may cross-list with HUMN 215.

Prohibited: HUMN215
Hours
3

(F) An introduction to philosophy through the examination of philosophical issues related to religious faith such as arguments for the existence of God, the problem of evil, religious language, mysticism and religious experience, revelation and reason, natural law, miracles, life after death, relativism and pluralism, particularism and universalism. Course will include traditional and contemporary approaches. (Even Years Only).

Hours
3

(F) Reading courses for Religious Studies majors and minors, taken in the junior year.

Hours
1

(S) Reading courses for Religious Studies majors and minors, taken in the junior year.

Hours
1

(S) An introduction to the aims, methods and history of philosophy with special attention to questions related to the nature of moral value, skepticism and relativism, the individual and society, concepts of justice, and contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed upon helping students to develop skills in moral reasoning and critical thinking. Prerequisite: One course in philosophy and one course in religion or permission of the instructor. This course may substitute for PLSC 360, Political Philosophy. (Even Years Only).

Prohibited: PLSC360
Hours
3

(F, S )A 2-semester sequence, these courses are intended for life science and non-science students. They must be taken sequentially. PYHS 111 topics include mechanics of motion; the properties of solids, liquids, and gases; and thermal phenomena. Does not count toward a minor. Co-requisite: MATH 131 or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites: MATH131 Corequisites: PHYS113
Hours
3

(F,S) A 2-semester sequence, these courses are intended for life students and non-science students. They must be taken sequentially. PHYS 112 topics include wave motion and vibrations; electricity and magnetism; optics; and selected topics in modern physics. Does not count toward a minor Co-requisite: MATH 131 or permission of instructor.

Prerequisites: MATH131 and PHYS111 Corequisites: PHYS114
Hours
3

(F, S) Laboratory experiments accompanying Physics 111 and 112 respectively to illustrate basic principles and develop laboratory skills. No credit may be received for these laboratory courses without concurrent or prior completion of the corresponding lecture course.

Hours
1

(F, S) Laboratory experiments accompanying Physics 111 and 112 respectively to illustrate basic principles and develop laboratory skills. No credit may be received for these laboratory courses without concurrent or prior completion of the corresponding lecture course.

Hours
1

(F, S) Mechanics of solids, liquids and gases; laws of thermodynamics; kinetic-molecular theory, vibrating bodies; wave physics; laws of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, Ohm, Joule, and Lenz; electromagnetism; optics. Pre- or co- requisite: MATH 242.

Prerequisites: MATH242 Corequisites: PHYS213
Hours
4

(F, S) Mechanics of solids, liquids and gases; laws of thermodynamics; kinetic-molecular theory, vibrating bodies; wave physics; laws of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, Ohm, Joule, and Lenz; electromagnetism; optics. Pre- or co-requisite: MATH 242.

Prerequisites: MATH242 Corequisites: PHYS214
Hours
4

(F, S) A general physics laboratory course involving experiments in mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and optics. Experiments are coordinated with PHYS 211-212.

Hours
1

(F, S) A general physics laboratory course involving experiments in mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and optics. Experiments are coordinated with PHYS 211-212.

Hours
1

(F) Study of modern physics: relativity, quantum mechanics, wave/particule duality, atomic/nuclear/particle physics, cosmology. Prerequisite: PHYS 111 & 112 or 211 & 212 (Even Years Only).

Hours
3

(F) Calculus-based problem solving supplement to Physics 304: Modern Physics. Prerequisites:Phys 211, 212, Math 242 (pre- or co-requisite: PHYS 304). (Even Years Only).

Hours
1

(on demand) Thermodynamic systems and processes, equations of state, PVT surfaces and real substances, laws of thermodynamics, energy equations, enthalpy, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, application of thermodynamics to simple systems. Prerequisites: PHYS 212; pre- or co-requisite: MATH 243. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: PHYS212 and MATH243
Hours
3

(on demand) A study of the physical, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties of solid phase materials. Also to be considered are experimental methods for investigating solids. Pre-requisites: Math 131 and either Physics 111 & 112 or Physics 211 & 212.

Hours
3

(F,S) A survey of the principal characteristics of the American National Government; examination of constitutional principles, federalism, political participation, institutions of government, and the politics of public policy. See the History section of the catalog for information on the History and Political Science area major.

Hours
3

(S) This course presents an overview of the development of federal and state court systems examining structure, administration, case flow, and interaction with other portions of the criminal justice and governmental systems. Cross-listed as CRJU 209.

Prohibited: CRJU209
Hours
3

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