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Philosophy course work at Mountain View College is designed to facilitate intellectual, moral, and social growth in students by contributing to:
ir love for learning
Their development of the academic skills necessary for success
Their knowledge of the humanizing value and content of the liberal arts
The integration of their own worldviews, educations, and lives.
Philosophy courses will do this by assisting students with the:
ormation of their own worldviews, including beliefs about knowledge, perception, existence, free will, consciousness, human nature, divinity, and morality
Understanding of their present culture and its ideological evolution
Acquisition of vocabulary and concepts applicable to all other liberal arts course work
Understanding of ideas as demonstrated through the arts, politics, social morality, and popular culture.
Understanding of American and other cultures’ religious philosophies as manifested in sacred texts, trad
ition, worship, and art.
Development of the critical thinking skills necessary for sound argumentation, writing, and reading
Maturity of their personal characters and application of virtue to civilized living
Completion of credit requirements for the Associate’s Degree
Completion of credit for transfer toward the Bachelor’s Degree.
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