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HUM 127

HUM 127

Introduction to Philosophy

Course focuses on the most fundamental questions that human beings have always asked. Topics include a critical examination of theories about reality and truth, moral values and social justice, personal identity and free will, aesthetic values, and systems of religious beliefs. Three credit hours. No prerequisites.
(IAI H4 900)

Note: Each instructor develops his or her own focus for HUM 127. Please contact the instructor for information on the class focus and books. A number of these sections can be used to complete the Great Books Program. The Great Books sections will be cappped at 25 students and will emphasize discussion.

Section 001

TR

11:00am-12:15pm

Skokie

Jonathan Benson

Section 002

TR

2:00pm-
3:15pm

Skokie

Jonathan Benson

Section 0G1
Great Books

 MW

9:30am-
10:45 am

Des Plaines

Tiffany Traylor

Section 0G2
Great Books

 TR

9:30am-
10:45am

Des Plaines

Peter Hudis

Section 0G3

Great Books

MW

8:00am-9:15am

Des Plaines

Tiffany Traylor

Section 0G4
Great Books

 MW

9:30am-
10:45am

Skokie

Vincent Samar

Section OG5
Great Books

TR

12:30pm- 1:45pm

Des Plaines

Eduardo Frajman

Section 0G6
Great Books

 MW

2:00pm-
3:15pm

Des Plaines

Tyler Zimmer

Section 0W1

 S

9:00am-
1:00pm

Skokie

TBA

Section OW1 is a late-start course. This is a 10-week course beginning on 10/4.

Section 0C1    

Section 0C1 is an online class. Weekly participation is required.    Carlos Briones

Section 0C2

Section 0C2 is an online class. Weekly participation is required. TBA


Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 24
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.*

July 31
Classes end.

August 4
Faculty grading due.

August 4
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 18
Faculty return for fall 2014 semester.

August 22
Second summer interim classes end.

August 25
Fall 2014 semester classes begin.

August 28
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 21
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

Full Academic Calendar